Learning Support Teacher (Secondary), Booragul

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St Paul's Catholic CollegeBooragul
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Location BOORAGUL St Paul's Catholic College
Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time
Description The Learning Support Teacher will have responsibility for supporting the Learning Support Coordinator in 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. The Learning Support Teacher is responsible to the Principal.
Position Requirements • A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education.
• The Learning Support Teacher works under the direction of the Learning Support Coordinator.
• Assisting with the initial identification of students with special educational needs;
• Working collaboratively with the principal, learning support coordinator, 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;
• Collaboratively designing, implementing, modifying and evaluating individual Personalised Plans (PPs) with class teachers and other relevant people;
• Working collaboratively with and overseeing the work of other learning support personnel;
• Contributing to the preparation of documentation required under legislation in line with privacy and confidentiality obligations, for example, student files;
• Assisting in the preparation of funding submissions;
• Contributing to the provision of staff professional development and parent education programs.
Essential Criteria The applicant should:
• have the appropriate experience and/or qualifications in Special Education
• have teaching qualifications and experience in a Secondary School
• be appropriately qualified as a four year trained teacher
• record current NESA and Working With Children number on application
• applicants will need to comply with the Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead (formerly FEA ) and will need to work towards Accreditation at Category B – Accreditation to teach. 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 2015.
Applications Close Friday 19 October, 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
  Graeme Selmes (graeme.selmes@mn.catholic.edu.au) 4958 6711
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Graeme Selmes

By post:

St Paul's Catholic College
PO Box 194

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the after hour contact details for your referees. 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 Paul's Catholic College
Address: 70 Primrose Street, Booragul, New South Wales, NSW 2284, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4958 6711