Inspired learning. Empowering young women of integrity. We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented teaching professional to join our dynamic Religious Education team.
As an independent Anglican school, the Religious Education program plays an important role across the school in teaching the students about the Christian faith and also world religions and ethics. The position will involve teaching junior years as well as some senior classes and an allocation for chaplaincy work.
The position is a 12-month temporary part time role (0.50 teaching load) commencing in Term 1 2020, with the possibility of extension. Experience teaching Studies of Religion is highly desirable.
Responsibilities of the role include:
- Applying knowledge of content/discipline through the implementation of effective teaching activities and programs relevant to the curriculum stage.
- Integrating ICT in teaching and learning to meet syllabus outcomes.
- Applying a theoretical and practical understanding of different approaches to learning to enhance student outcomes.
- Using a variety of appropriate strategies and resources, including ICT, to make content meaningful to all students.
- Providing timely, effective and consistent oral and written feedback to students to encourage them to reflect on and monitor their learning.
- Using a range of assessment tools and documentation to provide information about students and to inform teaching plans and activities.
- Understanding and using database systems to maintain records and track student learning.
- Using student assessment results to evaluate teaching and learning programs and inform further planning.
- Managing student behaviour by engaging students in purposeful and worthwhile learning activities.
- Establishing safe and supportive learning environments.
We are looking for someone who:
- is passionate about the teaching of Religious Education;
- possesses teaching qualifications and is an effective classroom teacher with an excellent understanding of the curriculum and pedagogy;
- can demonstrate a sound knowledge and personal affinity with the Christian tradition, biblical studies and ethical issues;
- is passionate about the teaching and development of spiritual understanding amongst students
- can display a high level of biblical literacy and awareness of issues in Religious Studies;
- has a natural rapport with staff and girls;
- has the ability to engage students and inspire them to obtain the best results;
- is knowledgeable about the effective use of ICT in the classroom in order to improve student learning outcomes;
- is confident in differentiating the curriculum in the classroom;
- will support the co-curricular and pastoral care programs at the school;
- will actively support the ethos of this Anglican Independent School; and
- has a commitment to ongoing professional learning.
Any applicant will be required to supply a current Working with Children Check Number or Application Number.
Please note that only candidates successful in progressing to interview stage will be contacted.
Applications should include the names of at least two referees and curriculum vitae.