Primary Teaching Position x 2 positions

St Patrick's Primary SchoolWallsend
Location WALLSEND St Patrick's Primary School
Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time
Description St Patrick's Primary School, Wallsend is seeking 2 x permanent full time teachers to join the team for 2022.

St Patrick's Primary School, Wallsend is a Catholic community in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle offering families a welcoming and caring environment for their children to learn, grow and achieve academically from Kindergarten to Year 6. St Patrick’s offers high-quality education in a contemporary learning environment that nurtures creativity, critical thinking and innovation, supported by outstanding facilities and technologies. The school community of St Patrick’s work together to ensure a positive and challenging learning environment that supports the needs of all studentsand is a true professional learning community at work.
Position Requirements Teachers in a Catholic school have a unique role to play and are assigned with the task of ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow both academically and spiritually and to live purposeful lives.

The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes.

The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Code’s of Conduct.
Essential Criteria
• Catholic, with the ability to articulate a personal commitment to Catholic Education (Primary and Religion Teachers only)

• Willingness to actively support the Catholic identity of the school

• Ability to apply appropriate knowledge in order to plan and prepare contemporary and compliant teaching programs and assessments in your nominated areas which meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students; and encourage them to work towards attainment of their potential

• Demonstrated ability to effectively utilise assessment and relevant school data to optimise
organisational and educational outcomes

• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community in
order to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes

• Desire to contribute to the establishment of a staff wide culture of professional learning, reading and
reflective practice

• Demonstrate an innovative and agile mindset that supports and enhances a culture of continuous
improvement within the school environment

• Evidence of excellent organisational and administrative skills

• Willingness to Comply or Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead Policy. Category B or D – Accreditation to Teach or Accreditation to Teach Religion.

The applicant must provide evidence of the following:

• Qualifications as a four year trained teacher;

• Current NESA Accreditation;

• Current Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)number;

• Completion of Anaphylaxis training.
Desirable Criteria
• Applicant understands what a true professional learning community is.

• Has experience and understanding in Lyn Sharatt’s 14 Parameters as displayed in her book Clarity.
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.
Applications Close Sunday 19 September, 2021
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
  Daniel Ariel ( 4955 8570
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Daniel Ariel

By post:

St Patrick's Primary School
P O Box 190

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info To apply:
• Please provide a cover letter and a separate document with statements addressing the selection criteria (maximum 3 pages) along with your resume.
• Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees including their contact details, one of whom must be their current principal. In addition, a parish priest reference is required for this position.
• If you are applying as a Graduate Teacher, please provide contact details for your most recent Supervising Teacher. If you are not currently working in a school, please provide your previous supervisor/principal.
• Please ensure you provide out of hours contact details for your referees also, not providing these details can delay the recruitment process. ** Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted **
Attached Documents
Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.

St Patrick's Primary School


Learn moreabout this school