Senior School Teacher - English, Marion, South Australia

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Westminster SchoolMarion, South Australia
Date posted:
Start date: 23/01/2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Fixed-term part-time for 2020 (0.55 – 0.75 FTE).

Commencing Term 1.

About the Senior School Teacher – English

We are seeking a professional, and suitability qualified English Teacher to join our English Faculty located in the Senior School. You will be expected to build positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues and collaborate with colleagues to ensure the best possible outcomes for students.

The ability to teach Psychology will be highly advantageous.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Plan and organise content into coherent, well-sequenced learning and teaching programs in line with the Australian Curriculum and Faculty curriculum documentation
  • Provide feedback and professional support to improve individual student learning outcomes
  • Develop, apply and record a range of assessment strategies that provide informed and timely feedback to students
  • Utilise the School’s Learning Management System to enhance individual learning and provide timely feedback to students and parents regarding academic progress.
  • Contribute to the development of a strong learning community and culture
  • Develop positive and professional relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • Contribute to collegial discussions and planning to improve the learning outcomes for students
  • Contribute to Pastoral Care and Co-curricular programs of the School

Key Selection Criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • Demonstrated passion for and experience in teaching English.
  • Innovative and exemplary classroom practitioner with a proven record of student outcomes
  • High level of ICT skills, knowledge and effective incorporation into classroom practice, including 1:1 laptop program
  • The capacity to cater for students with a range of abilities and learning styles within the classroom and to monitor, and respond to, student progress
  • The capability to work cooperatively with students, staff and parents to produce the best learning outcomes for students
  • Regular and up to date professional knowledge and learning
  • Support for the ethos of an independent, coeducational, Uniting Church school
  • Ability and willingness to teach Psychology is advantageous

Key Selection Criteria: Personal Qualities:

  • Enthusiastic, resilient and optimistic educator
  • A high level of organisational ability; is flexible and can prioritise and manage multiple demands in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of communication skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills which enable positive relationships to be built with managers, peers, staff, parents and students
  • Able to successfully work independently, and collaboratively, as part of a team
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and continuous improvement

A position description is available on our website under Careers.

For further information about this role please contact the

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Mr David Wallage, Head of Senior School as soon as possible.        

Applications will be reviewed and progressed when received.

Applications will only be accepted when submitted through Seek.

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More about Westminster School
Address: 1-27 Alison Avenue, Marion, South Australia, SA 5043, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 8 8276 0276