Learning Support Coordinator, Hamilton

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St Francis Xavier's CollegeHamilton
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Location HAMILTON St Francis Xavier's College
Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time
Description The Director of Schools invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and highly motivated people for the position of Learning Support Coordinator within the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. The Learning Support Coordinator will have responsibility for the management of special needs focus programs, inclusive of gifted and talented, assistance to teachers with curriculum differentiation, supervision of support personnel as appropriate; and be able to assist schools in their professional development needs.
Position Requirements • A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education.
• Has completed or agrees to complete the requirements of the Diocesan Faith Education Accreditation Policy.
• Coordinate the identification of students with special educational needs;
• Working collaboratively with the principal, class teachers, parents and students to develop appropriate assessment strategies, identify resources and implement effective strategies to create learning and social opportunities for students with special education needs;
• Liaising with the relevant schools particularly in relation to transition periods;
• Working collaboratively with and overseeing the work of other learning support personnel;
• Facilitating Referral and Assessment procedures with Catholic Schools Office Student Support Staff after consultation with the Principal, Teachers and parents.
• Liaising with outside agencies after consultation with the Principal, Teachers and parents.
• Contributing to the preparation of documentation required under legislation in line with privacy and confidentiality obligations, for example, student files;
• Coordinate the preparation of funding submissions;
• Managing the Schools Special Education resources.
• Contributing to the provision of staff professional development and parent education programs.
Essential Criteria • Applicants will need to comply with the Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead - formerly the Faith Education Accreditation (FEA) Policy 2012 and will need to work towards Accreditation at Category D – Accreditation to Teach Religion.
• Current NESA and Working With Children number must be recorded on application.
• Be appropriately qualified as a four year trained secondary teacher.
• Evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied. (https://etraining.allergy.org.au/login/index.php) Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Wednesday 14 November, 2018
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Colin Mulhearn (colin.mulhearn@mn.catholic.edu.au) 4961 2863
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Colin Mulhearn

By post:

Assistant Principal
St Francis Xavier's College
PO Box 300

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae (full personal details and contact details of referees) should address the criteria as outlined above. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.

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More about St Francis Xavier's College
Address: 286 Parkway Avenue, Hamilton, New South Wales, NSW 2303, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4961 2863