Visual Arts Teacher - Parental Leave Contract

St Patrick's College, Strathfield (see more jobs from this school)


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Visual Art

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 28 June 2024

<p>Visual Arts at St Patrick’s College, Strathfield, provides students with the skills and experience to navigate an increasingly multi-sensory world. Students are encouraged to investigate and manage multiple modes of learning in a dynamic and collaborative environment.</p><p><strong>Temporary full-time (1.0 FTE) Parental Leave Contract position commencing on Monday 19 August 2024 and concluding Friday 26 September 2025</strong></p><p>We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Visual Arts Teacher to cover a period of parental leave. You will be committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management. You will be passionate about engaging all students to deliver the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences.</p><p>To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate you satisfy all of the following essential selection criteria:</p><p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p><ul><li>A working understanding of, and commitment to the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition.</li><li>Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours and professional boundaries that reflect child safeguarding values in practice.</li><li>Qualified to teach Visual Arts, ideally with experience in Photographic and Digital Media - Stage 4 to Stage 6 with NESA Accreditation and approval to teach in NSW.</li><li>Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner.</li><li>Experience in differentiation of curriculum.</li></ul><p><strong>How to apply</strong></p><p>To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional staff, apply via the online ‘Career Application’ available on our website <a href="" rel="nofollow">Working at SPC | St Patrick&#39;s College Strathfield</a></p><p>Your application should consist of:</p><p><strong>1.Cover letter</strong> (maximum two pages) that highlights your claim for the role and demonstrates your suitability by addressing the following two target questions:</p><p><strong>(a) </strong>What motivates you to want to become a teacher with St Patrick’s College, Strathfield?</p><p><strong>(b) </strong>How would you use your expertise to enrich the learnings of our students?</p><p><strong>2.Current CV</strong> (maximum five pages) outlining your qualifications, experience and skills together with the contact information for three (3) referees (at least two must be from your current employer).</p><p><i>All applications should be addressed to The Principal (MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred).</i></p><p>A working understanding of, and a commitment to the Catholic ethos of a school in the Edmund Rice tradition, a valid Working with Children clearance and participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment.</p><p>Evidence of a valid WWCC clearance will be required prior to employment.</p><p>St Patrick’s College is a child safe and child-centred organisation, committed to the protection of children and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. It is our commitment to ensure that each and every child and young person under our care are kept safe and free from all forms of harm and abuse.</p><p><strong>Applications close 4:00 PM Friday 28 June 2024.</strong></p><p>General inquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Adviser by phoning 02 8705 9251.</p><p>The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment.</p><p><i>St Patrick’s College is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and selection decisions are based solely on merit and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.</i></p><p><i>We are committed to reconciliation and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. </i></p>
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