Leading Teacher - Behaviour Team and Marist Learning Zone

Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW 


Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 20 May 2024

Supporting Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese s strategic intent of improving learning outcomes for all students.

<p><strong>Location: </strong>Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese</p><p>The Wellbeing Directorate offer the CSPD school communities services that provide targeted and individualised support for their students, these include the Wellbeing Behaviour and Specialist Programs Team and The Marist Learning Zone (which is situated in the vibrant community of Mt Druitt), these targeted and individualised support teams are dedicated to empowering students who may be experiencing challenges with their behaviour, within the school context.</p><p>We cordially invite exceptional educational leaders to apply for the position of Leading Teacher (2 point coordinator) a joint role across the CSPD Behaviour and Specialist Programs Team and Marist Learning Zone (in collaboration with Marist Schools Australia and the Lavalla 200 Community Mt Druitt, Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD).</p><p>As a Leading Teacher, you will be at the forefront of support schools in meeting the needs of students who are experiencing complex challenges within the learning and community contexts. Your expertise in leading and managing people, exceptional communication skills, and strong leadership abilities will be instrumental in assisting our school communities in supporting the needs of their student. You will work alongside other Leading Teachers, Leading Counsellors and Specialist teachers. You will hold a case load of students/ schools, across your time at MLZ and the Behaviour and Specialist Programs Team.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Responsibilities</strong></p><ul><li>Lead, Manage, and Inspire: Utilise your exceptional people management skills to lead and collaborate with a diverse team of teachers from various teams. Mentor, communicate, and collaborate effectively to enable professional learning and develop the capability of executing effective learning interventions.</li><li>Personalised Learning: Design and implement personalised learning programs to cater to the unique needs of students with learning, developmental, social, and emotional challenges. Collaborate with leaders, teachers, case managers, parents, carers, and external providers to create tailored programs that empower students to achieve their full potential.</li><li>Pathway Creation: Lead and coordinate students, in collaboration with families, into different educational pathways, including the mainstream school system and apprenticeships. Provide guidance and support to ensure students are equipped with the necessary skills for successful transition and long-term success. Develop the capacity of colleagues to respond to the diverse needs of students.</li><li>Wellbeing and Engagement: Implement programs and strategies responsive to the wellbeing needs of students and increase their engagement. Work systematically with schools, families, staff, and leaders to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.</li><li>Stakeholder Collaboration: Engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in the delivery of learning initiatives. Build strong relationships with schools, families, staff, and leaders to foster a collaborative approach to student success.</li><li>K-12 Intervention: Your role on the Behaviour and Specialist Programs team will see you working across any of our 83 school communities, from kindergarten to Year 12.</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About the role</strong></p><ul><li>Work within a multi disciplinary team</li><li>Deliver and develop professional learning to CSPD staff and students</li><li>Build capability of teams within our schools&nbsp; to respond to the changing diverse needs of students</li><li>Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate learning programmes and interventions for students</li><li>Implement programmes and strategies responsive to the wellbeing needs of students and increasing their engagement&nbsp;</li><li>Develop the capacity of colleagues to respond to the diverse needs of students (would need to have a background on working with the needs of students)</li><li>Work systemically with schools, families, staff and leaders&nbsp;</li><li>Engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in the delivery of learning initiatives</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About you</strong></p><p>To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the purpose and core values of CSPD along with:</p><ul><li>Tertiary qualifications in the relevant area of study</li><li>Appropriate demonstrated leadership experience</li><li>Have an interest and a passion for working with students who present with complex needs within our mainstream school communities</li><li>Understand and commit to our mission in Catholic education and leading in a Marist/CSPD partnership&nbsp;<br><br>&nbsp;</li></ul><p>We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Interested?</strong></p><p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian <a href="https://ocg.nsw.gov.au/">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>CSPD promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Apply today!</strong></p><p>If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CSPD go to <a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/">https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a> or follow us on LinkedIn.</p>