Secondary Teaching Position - Literacy Coach / Teacher, Maitland

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All Saints College - St Peter's CampusMaitland
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location MAITLAND All Saints College, St Peter's Campus
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE0.6 FTE
Description All Saints’ College – St Peter’s Campus’ Strategic Plan articulates the need for strong student literacy skills to enable successful learning and allowing for confident, active and engaged citizenship within the local and global communities. The role aims to:
• Provide mentoring support to teachers at All Saints’ College – St Peter’s Campus in implementing explicit strategies to improve student learning.
• Provide support to the school in developing, monitoring and evaluating school initiatives.
• Assist with the provision of relevant professional development opportunities for teachers in the areas of literacy.
• Assist the school in the analysis of NAPLAN results to support planning and target setting.
• Provide literacy interventions to identified students from Years 7 to 10 by adopting a 3-tiered approach - whole class, small group, or individual. The Literacy Coach / Teacher at All Saints’ College – St Peter’s Campus, Maitland, will work with Leaders of Learning (Studies Coordinators) and teachers across all KLA’s to improve Literacy outcomes for our students. This will be achieved through the development of effective teaching strategies supported by data driven evidence. It will also involve effective evaluation and monitoring of student progress.
Position Requirements The Literacy Coach/Teacher must be able to demonstrate:
• A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education
• An excellent understanding of the processes for teaching literacy, diagnosing student needs, strategic planning and implementing intervention strategies.
• A capacity to implement a range of literacy strategies suitable for whole classes, small groups or individual students.
• An understanding of current curriculum requirements in schools.
• A capacity to work individually with Coordinators and teachers to promote literacy initiatives throughout the school.
• A willingness to present at staff meetings, and conduct literacy based professional development and training for staff.
• A high level of communication, interpersonal, organisational and ICT skills.
• A capacity to assist Coordinators and teachers to identify, select and monitor the most appropriate resources and intervention programs for the school.
• A willingness to work with the Learning Support Coordinator and class teachers in planning for the most appropriate intervention strategies for students requiring intensive literacy support.
Essential Criteria • 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. ( Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.
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 Tuesday 30 April, 2019
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
  Nicholas Wickham ( 4933 6933
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Nicholas Wickham

By post:

Head of Campus
All Saints College, St Peter's Campus
9 Free Church Street

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 All Saints College - St Peter's Campus
Address: 9 Free Church Street, Maitland, New South Wales, NSW 2320, Australia.
Telephone: +61 2 4933 6933