Primary Teaching Position, Merewether

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleMerewether
Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location MEREWETHER St Joseph's Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE0.6 FTE
Description Part-time Temporary Executive Release Teaching Position at St Joseph's Merewether.
Position Requirements • high level knowledge of the relevant key learning areas (K-6) and a proven capacity to improve student learning through effective assessment practices.
• high quality classroom teaching skills in the area of ES1 - 3 which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential.
• outstanding classroom practitioner with a good understanding of contemporary pedagogy including effective differentiation catering for diverse learning needs.
• willingness to engage with the school community to enrich the educational context for students and work to promote the links between home, school and parish.
• must be able to demonstrate positive relationships with students, staff, parents and clergy
• Commitment to work effectively as a member of a class teaching team with flexibility of teaching days and availability for more days as required
Essential Criteria Applicant must
• be appropriately qualified as a four year trained primary teacher
• be a practising Catholic and able to teach Religious Education
• record current NESA and Working With Children number on application as well as Date of Birth.
• evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied. (
• A sound understanding of and commitment to Catholic Education.
• 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. Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.
Desirable Criteria • Be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of contemporary teaching practices including innovative and creative delivery of learning.
• Demonstrate proven competency to work in collaborative team environments where the environment is recognised as fundamental to the learning process.
Finishing Date20/12/19
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Friday 12 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
  Diane Murphy ( 4961 2827
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Diane Murphy

By post:

Principal (Acting)
St Joseph's Primary School
PO Box 183

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the contact details of your parish priest as well as after hour contacts for other 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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