Primary Teacher

St Lawrence's PS Coonabarabran

COONABARABRAN, NSW 


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.50 FTE)

Applications Close: 28 June 2024


Guiding young minds through enchanting rural landscapes, the Primary School Teacher sparks knowledge, growth, and endless possibilities.

<p><strong>St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School, Coonabarabran</strong><br><strong>Co-educational, years K-6</strong><br><strong>Temporary, Part Time Position (0.5FTE, Parental Leave)&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>Commencing: Term 3 until the end of Term 4 2024</strong></p><p><br><strong>About the Role</strong><br>We have an exciting opportunity for an approachable and caring Primary Classroom Teacher to join the supportive team at St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School in Coonabarabran, NSW. The teacher in a Catholic school is someone who can encourage development and nurture the personal, spiritual and educational growth of each and every student.&nbsp;</p><p>We are seeking a Teacher who understands and commits to supporting the mission and ethos of Catholic education within the school by:</p><ul><li>Creating a learner-centred, supportive, and cooperative learning environment aligned with curriculum policies.</li><li>Developing and implementing quality curriculum programs using effective teaching methods; assess and report student progress.</li><li>Using inclusive teaching strategies and adapt practices for equitable education.</li><li>Analysing student assessment data to identify learning barriers and encourage improvement.</li><li>Engaging in ongoing professional development to enhance student outcomes.</li><li>Collaborating with school leadership, staff, and contribute to school life.</li><li>Providing student supervision and assist in organising extracurricular activities.</li></ul><p><br><strong>About You (Selection Criteria)</strong><br>We are seeking someone who can address the following selection criteria:</p><ul><li>Hold relevant tertiary qualifications and accreditation to teach in NSW.</li><li>Religious Education Qualifications (desirable)</li><li>Knowledge &amp; use of assessment strategies&nbsp;</li><li>Capacity to use personalised learning &amp; differentiation to support learners in the classroom&nbsp;</li><li>Effective classroom and playground management skills</li><li>Demonstrated commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities</li><li>The ability to develop positive relationships both inside and outside the classroom, based on mutual respect, patience and understanding</li><li>Excellent oral, written &amp; IT skills including Google suite experience.</li><li>Ability and willingness to accept and implement policy directives and agreed practices</li><li>Attendance at staff meetings</li><li>Commitment to the values and mission of Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst and the capacity to integrate the Church’s teachings into all aspects of curriculum&nbsp;</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Our Offer</strong></p><ul><li>Temporary, part-time hours:<ul><li>Week One: Monday &amp; Tuesday</li><li>Week Two: Monday, Tuesday &amp; Wednesday</li></ul></li><li>Ability to work additional casual hours where required</li><li>Access to leadership development</li><li>Positive, engaging, and supportive culture</li><li>An organisation who is committed to fostering professional growth and provides various opportunities for ongoing training and development and social opportunities</li><li>Benefit from being part of a larger network within the Catholic Education system and create strong, lifelong teacher networks</li><li>Join a well-established class and collaborate with an experienced teacher who has been with our school for several years and is familiar with all the procedures</li><li>Coonabarabran’s local markets, events, and festivals contribute to its unique charm, allowing residents to connect and participate in the community spirit</li></ul><p><a href="https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/warrumbungle-area/coonabarabran">Click here to find out more about Coonabarabran, NSW.</a></p><p><br><strong>About Us</strong><br>Responsible for 33 schools, approximately 9,600 students and 1,700 staff, Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst (CEDB) is encompassed by the Blue Mountains, Warrumbungle Ranges, the Pilliga, Macquarie River, Lachlan River, Abercrombie River and the Jenolan State Forest. The Diocese covers 103,680 square kilometres, comprises of Three Traditional Nations: the Wiradjuri, Gamilaraay/Gomeroi, and Wailwan nations and boasts the beauty of the central west and orana regions of NSW. A diversity of opportunities awaits you.</p><p>St Lawrence's Catholic Primary School is a school with a rich history and a strong reputation for its family atmosphere, academic achievements, and well-rounded success. Since its establishment in 1888 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, our school has been committed to providing an education that equips students with knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world. Our dedicated educators strive for high levels of learning for all students, offering diverse programs that cater to individual needs and promote equity. We prioritise foundational skills in literacy and numeracy while emphasising other key areas such as technology, the arts, agriculture, and sport. With a Christ-centered learning environment, active parental and community support, and effective communication channels, we aim to create an enjoyable and productive educational experience for all.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="https://www.stlawriescoona.catholic.edu.au/">Click here to find out more about St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School, Coonabarabran.</a><br><br><strong>How to Apply</strong><br>If you’re looking to make the next step in your teaching career, we would love to hear from you! Click “Apply” to be taken to our online application portal where you will be asked to complete our online application form. All applications will require:</p><ul><li>An updated CV/Resume</li><li>A cover letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the “About You” section of this advertisement</li><li>Contact details of appropriate referees</li><li>All supporting documentation (statements of service, transcripts, identification, WWCC etc)</li></ul><p><strong>Applicants must be submitted by 11:55pm on 28 June 2024</strong></p><p><i><u>Please note that the CEDB intends to fill this vacancy as quickly as possible and therefore will close the job as soon as the right candidate is found. We encourage you to apply right away!</u></i></p><p><strong>A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles, valid for a period of 12 months.</strong></p><p>Further details of this position can be obtained by contacting the school on 02 6842 1732.</p><p><i>CEDB is committed to instilling Safe Child standards in all our schools and CEDB with an understanding that keeping children safe is the responsibility of everyone within our school community.</i></p><p><i>A valid Employee Working with Children Check is required for this position.</i></p><p><i>Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.</i></p><p><i>Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst is an equal opportunity employer.</i></p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.pageuppeople.com/1040/tn/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/495894/primary-teacher">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>