Religion and Physical Education Teacher - Merici College, Braddon ACT

Merici College (Braddon) (see more jobs from this school)

Braddon, ACT 


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: PDHPE , Physical Education , Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 30 June 2024


Merici College is an all-girls 7-12 Catholic College committed to excellence in the education of girls, striving to assist all students to develop their potential academically, spiritually, culturally, physically and socially through innovative programs. Merici College is an IB World School, authorised to offer the Diploma Programme (Years 11-12) and the Middle Years Programme (Years 7-10).

<p><strong>Location: </strong>Braddon, ACT&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:&nbsp;</strong>Permanent&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Status:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary Range: </strong> $76,754 to $129,948 (based on skills and experience) plus superannuation<br><strong>Start Date:</strong> 22 July 2024, Term 3&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong>11.55 pm, 30 June 2024</p><p><strong>About Us&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education in the ACT and NSW, operating 56 Catholic Systemic Schools and nine Early Learning Centres.&nbsp;</p><p>CECG is committed to workforce diversity and creating inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from suitable candidates from all diversity groups to support our system of schools and early learning centres in delivering quality education outcomes for the students in our care.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Merici &nbsp;</strong></p><p>Merici College is an all-girls 7-12 Catholic College committed to excellence in the education of girls, striving to assist all students to develop their potential academically, spiritually, culturally, physically and socially through innovative programs. Merici College is an IB World School,&nbsp;authorised&nbsp;to offer the Diploma&nbsp;Programme&nbsp;(Years 11-12) and the Middle Years&nbsp;Programme&nbsp;(Years 7-10).&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About the Role</strong></p><p>Merici College is seeking a Religion and Physical Education (PE) Teacher. Ideally, the successful candidate will bring excellent teaching skills as well as very good curriculum knowledge. An excellent understanding of the Religion and PE Curriculum is also desired as the school is committed to a journey that sees the implementation of the Religion and PE Curriculum through an inquiry perspective. The successful candidate will join a strong, supportive, and committed Leadership Team committed to the well-being and growth of all staff and students.</p><p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>A positive and collaborative workplace culture&nbsp;</li><li>Extensive training in our high-quality professional learning program, Catalyst&nbsp;</li><li>Access to curriculum resources that support evidence-based, high-impact teaching practice&nbsp;</li><li>24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption)&nbsp;</li><li>Up to 14 weeks of paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave)&nbsp;</li><li>Support for professional development and study opportunities&nbsp;</li><li>Opportunities to transfer to other schools within the Archdiocese across ACT and NSW to support lifestyle choice&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Key Responsibilities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Provide an optimal learning environment for students to achieve excellence</li><li>Cater for a range of individual needs and learning styles.</li><li>As part of a team design, document and deliver courses that engage students in learning and incorporate the Powerful Learning Principles.</li><li>Use ICT in the classroom to enhance learning</li><li>Provide regular ongoing feedback on student coursework via the timely return of marked work along with constructive feedback that allows the student to reflect on what they have achieved and know how they can improve</li><li>Monitor and regularly record student results via electronic spreadsheets and report on student progress in learning</li><li>Provide prompt and timely follow-up with parents, students, and staff</li></ul><p><strong>Qualifications&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Hold a Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) registration.&nbsp;</li><li>Hold a Teaching Quality Institute (TQI) accreditation.&nbsp;</li><li>Tertiary educational qualifications in the subject area and willingness to teach in more than one subject area</li></ul><p><i><u>To teach Religious Education in a Catholic school (to be a Religious Education Teacher), an employee must</u>:</i></p><ul><li>Have completed 6 undergraduate subjects or 4 postgraduate subjects</li><li>Must be Catholic</li><li>Must have completed, be due to completed, or have a willingness to complete Accreditation D – Teach Religious Education in a Catholic school.</li></ul><p><strong>Selection Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ol><li>A willingness to lead, with support, the implementation and development of an inquiry approach to the teaching of Religious and PE Education.</li><li>An ability to model excellent classroom practices.</li><li>An ability to form and maintain good relationships.</li><li>An ability to work collaboratively in team environments.</li><li>A strong commitment to the Catholic Ethos of the school and a demonstrated ability to foster it in the community</li><li>Will be a practicing Catholic who contributes in a significant way to the Catholic life of the school.</li></ol><p><i>Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the position duties, criteria, and skill set required.&nbsp;</i></p><p><strong>Other Eligibility Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible to apply for this position.&nbsp;</li><li>Appointment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CECG policy.</li></ul><p><strong>Application Process&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes, and experience as outlined in the Position Description.&nbsp;</p><p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CE policy.&nbsp;</p><p>For further information about the School please visit our&nbsp;<a href="https://www.merici.act.edu.au/">website</a>. Information about the Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed&nbsp;<a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Position-specific queries:</strong>&nbsp;Please contact Nicola McLennan&nbsp;on 02 6243 4100 or via email <a href="mailto:nicola.mclennan@mercic">nicola.mclennan@merici.act.edu.au&nbsp;</a></p><p><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment team on 02&nbsp;6234 5427&nbsp;or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>#S-DNI&nbsp;</p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/503277/religion-and-physical-education-teacher-merici-college-braddon-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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