Secondary Teacher – English and HSIE Stage 4-6 Job in Marsden Park NSW at Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta –
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St Luke’s Catholic College (Secondary) – Marsden Park
Teacher of English and HSIE – Stage 4 – 6
A full-time, permanent position commencing Term 1, 2022.
Current or previous experience teaching HSC English and/or History courses will be advantageous.
The College Community
Having commenced in 2017 with 86 students across Kindergarten to Year 6, St Luke’s at Marsden Park is a next generation learning community within the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP). As a ‘next generation Catholic Learning Community’ we are designing and establishing the ‘new normal’ for preschool to post school learning in an environment characterised by a flexible, stage based curriculum which nurtures and grows faith-filled, curious children to become creative contributors and innovative problem solvers for a changing world. In 2021, we have enrolled over 1200 students from Kindergarten to Year 10 in addition to 59 children per day in our long day centre. In 2022, we will commence with our first Year 11, Stage 6 preliminary HSC cohort; hence our need for experienced HSC teachers to join the growing teaching team at St Luke’s.
Teacher Role Requirements
At St Luke’s, teachers strategically work in teams across a stage to collaboratively plan, prepare, teach, assess and evaluate student learning and are required to:
Support and assist the evangelising mission of Catholic education;
See themselves as learners and be committed to ongoing professional learning;
Work collaboratively with other teachers to design inquiry learning experiences where students exercise choice to demonstrate knowledge and understanding;
Enhance social skills and nurture the growth of enterprise skills including critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration for each student;
Use digital technology as an enabler and accelerator for student and teacher learning;
Use diagnostic data, summative data and formative data, including observations, annotations and work samples, to inform ‘next steps’ for students;
Demonstrate deep understanding of curriculum and pedagogy and how these underpin:
Developing our 6 Pillars of Learning;
inquiry-based interdisciplinary learning;
responses to complex real-world questions and problems; and,
using technology for both consumption and creation.
Regularly provide students with feedback as part of the teaching and learning cycle;
Be open to growth and development through professional learning experience which includes practice analysis conversations, classroom observations and input from St Luke’s coaches; and,
Experience teaching HSIE/English in a secondary school.
Know and apply NESA and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) requirements.
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Read the St Luke’s Teacher Norms
Applications are to be received no later than 9:00am, Friday 3 December. When forwarding your formal application, please include the following:
A cover letter of no more than one A4 page, or a 2-3 minute video outlining why you are suitable for this role.
A supporting statement of no more than two A4 pages how your skills set, expertise and experience align with this new thinking, ‘new normal’ teaching role. 4-6 hyperlinks with supporting evidence may be advantageous.
One page resume with three referees.
All applications are to be marked attention and sent to Principal Leader, Mr Greg Miller
via email, [email protected]
Advertised: 24 Nov 2021 14:11 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 03 Dec 2021 09:12 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
About the Company
Company: Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta –
Company Location: Marsden Park NSW