Classroom Teacher - St John the Apostle Primary, Florey ACT

St John the Apostle Primary (Florey)

Florey, ACT 

Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 23 June 2024

Join the St John the Apostle school community, where we work together for the education of all of our students and lead each year level through their learning journey from Kindergarten to Year 6.

<p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Florey, ACT<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Temporary<br><strong>Employment Status: </strong>Full-time<br><strong>Salary Range:</strong>&nbsp;$76,754 to $126,236 (based on skills and experience) plus superannuation<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;22 July 2024<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong>&nbsp;11.55pm Sunday, 23 June 2024</p><p><strong>About Us</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.</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.</p><p><strong>About the School</strong></p><p>St John the Apostle Primary School is a unique and exciting community. We are a highly collaborative team who seek to inspire, support and celebrate the learning of all; we strive to help every student realise their intellectual, spiritual, cultural and social aspirations. With a strong&nbsp;vision for the future,&nbsp;we create a professional learning environment that builds the expertise and leadership capacity of teachers to have a significant positive impact on student well-being and achievement in their own class and across the school.</p><p><strong>About the Role</strong></p><p>St John the Apostle Primary School is currently seeking to appoint a Classroom Teacher.</p><p>To be successful in this role, you will create a learning environment that stimulates learning and promotes excellence. You will have experience in planning an engaging curriculum for a variety of year levels, a comprehensive understanding of assessment and reporting strategies and providing effective and timely feedback to parents and students.</p><p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></p><ul><li>A positive and collaborative workplace culture</li><li>An extensive training in our high-quality professional learning program, Catalyst</li><li>Access to curriculum resources that support evidence-based, high impact teaching practice</li><li>Permanent contract</li><li>Access to salary packaging, including novated leasing</li><li>24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption)</li><li>Up to 14 weeks of paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave)</li></ul><p><strong>Key Responsibilities</strong></p><ul><li>Always demonstrate active support of CE and school policies and procedures.</li><li>Create a learning environment which stimulates learning and promotes excellence, and which accepts and acknowledges the needs of students to be both challenged and supported.</li><li>Make the best use of resources available.</li><li>Have enthusiasm for High Impact Teaching Practices including Explicit and Direct Instruction and other evidence-based practices.</li><li>Identify learner needs, conferring with specialist staff in the school when necessary.</li><li>Use a variety of teaching and learning techniques to meet individual needs and support student growth.</li><li>Plan for and explain criteria for assessment to students in advance.</li><li>Provide timely and useful feedback to students.</li><li>Communicate in a clear, respectful, and professional way in order to optimise each student’s development.</li><li>Plan for and implement all lessons for the assigned grade.</li><li>Maintain professional confidentiality on information about students.</li><li>Be proficient in the use of IT as a teaching and administrative tool</li><li>Plan, prepare, record and evaluate work to be undertaken by classes.</li><li>Mark and assess students’ work and keep complete and accurate records of each student’s progress.</li><li>Communicate with parents in written reports and parent teacher interviews and at other times as required.</li><li>Communicate with and establish effective and cooperative working relationships with teaching and non-teaching colleagues.</li><li>Help enable the best use of shared resources.</li><li>Undertake playground, class and other supervisions according to rosters as required.</li></ul><p><strong>Qualifications</strong></p><ul><li>Must hold a relevant Working with Children registration and Teaching Accreditation</li><li>Must have commenced or completed relevant degree.</li></ul><p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p><p>In order to be a vibrant team member of the St John the Apostle Primary School Staff, the successful applicant will need to be a person who demonstrates:</p><ol><li>An understanding and commitment to the Church’s mission in Catholic Education and the capacity to contribute to the spiritual and community life of the school.</li><li>Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills to engage positively with colleagues, students and parents.</li><li>The capacity to be a proactive member of a professional learning community complying with the legal, administrative, and professional requirements. Classroom practices and organisational skills that create supportive and safe environments for all students, including meeting a variety of learning needs.</li><li>A thorough knowledge of the Australian Curriculum with the ability to organise, select and design content for effective teaching and learning.</li><li>Successful planning and implementation of programs including the use of Daily 5 Literacy structures, evidence-based teaching and learning practices, inquiry-based teaching and learning pedagogy and the integration of technology.</li><li>A comprehensive understanding of assessment and reporting strategies and the need to provide effective and timely feedback to parents and students.</li></ol><p><i>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.</i><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Application Process</strong></p><p>Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.</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.</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.</p><p>For further information about the School, please visit our <a href="">website.&nbsp;</a>Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed <a href="">here</a>.</p><p><strong>Position specific queries:</strong> Please contact Principal Matthew Garton on&nbsp;02 6258 3592 or via email <a href=""></a></p><p><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6218 0007 or via email <a href=""></a>&nbsp;</p><p>#S-DNI</p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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