EAL/D Teacher

St Mary's CPS Orange


Primary Teacher

Teaching Subject: ESL / EALD

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 October 2023

Join our team of passionate EAL/D teachers and help students from diverse backgrounds excel in English, one word at a time

<p><strong>St Mary’s Catholic Primary School &amp; Catherine McAuley Catholic Primary School<br>Co-educational, years K-6<br>Temporary, Full time Position (potential for permanency for the right candidate)<br>Commencing: Term 1 2024</strong></p> <p><strong><br>About the Role<br></strong>In recognition of the diverse needs of our school communities, we have an exciting opportunity for 2 new EAL/D Teachers to join the team one based in each school in Orange, NSW.</p> <p>English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) teachers are employed to ensure identified students are provided with appropriate support to develop their English language and literacy skills to enable them to fully participate in schooling and achieve equitable educational outcomes.</p> <p>The aims of the EAL/D teacher role in a Catholic school are to:</p> <ul> <li>Work within school teams to assist classroom teachers to develop and effectively implement responses to support the curriculum learning needs of all EAL/D students.</li> <li>Gather, analyse and use the EAL/D Learning Progressions to inform their practice, and plan, create and deliver effective and meaningful English language learning activities according to this document</li> <li>Mentor, monitor and actively engage in the English language development and academic performance of EAL/D students.</li> <li>Create a positive and engaging learning environment.<br><br></li> </ul> <p><strong>About You<br></strong>The new EAL/D Teacher will enrich the experiences of our students through contemporary teaching experience, relevant qualifications and meet the following selection criteria:</p> <ul> <li>Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with classroom teachers, students and parents</li> <li>Experience working with children in an educational setting</li> <li>An understanding of the EAL/D Learning Progressions</li> <li>A willingness to engage in Professional Learning to develop best practice in education through professional development and working with an expert other</li> <li>The position is based in a variety of delivery models and modes of instruction</li> <li>The role may require additional hours outside of school for professional development or other school-related activities</li> <li>The successful applicant will acknowledge and agree to the requirement to work within the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers<strong><br><br></strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>About Our Offer<br></strong>Our teachers are valued and enjoy the many benefits of working with Catholic Education, Diocese of Bathurst.&nbsp; Some benefits include:</p> <ul> <li>Support your aspirations in your teaching leadership journey with 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</li> <li>Benefit from being part of a larger network within the Catholic Education system and create strong, lifelong teacher networks</li> <li>Orange has a strong community spirit, with various local events, markets, and fairs that bring residents together and contribute to a sense of belonging</li> <li>Orange is renowned for its flourishing food and wine scene, with numerous wineries, vineyards, and gourmet restaurants. Residents can enjoy local produce, wine tasting tours, and farm-to-table dining experiences</li> </ul> <p><strong><br>About Us<br></strong>The Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst (CEDB) is responsible for 33 schools, approximately 9,300 students and 1,700 staff. CEDB is seeking dynamic staff to join our school communities who are committed to making a difference in the lives of their students and their world. Situated in the beauty of the central west region of NSW, a diversity of opportunity awaits you and your family, whether you choose to apply to a school in one of our regional centres or to a school located in small rural community.</p> <p><u>St Mary’s Catholic Primary School</u><br>St Mary's Catholic Primary School is a faith-filled community, located in Orange NSW, that strives each day to live our motto of Learning, Justice and Love. As a Catholic school, a high priority is placed on the formation and practice of our faith.&nbsp;St Mary's Catholic School provides a contemporary curriculum that aims for excellence for all learners and this is evident in strong academic results.</p> <p><u>Catherine McAuley Catholic Primary School</u> <br>Catherine McAuley Catholic Primary School is a faith community, located in the heart of Orange NSW, that is inspired by the person and teachings of Jesus Christ. As a Catholic school, a high priority is placed on the formation and practice of our faith. Designing and delivering a rigorous educational program that strives to meet the spiritual, academic, social, emotional, creative and physical needs of students.</p> <p><strong><br>How to Apply<br></strong>All applications are to include an updated CV/ resume, a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and the CEDB application document with all supporting documents attached. <strong>Applicants must be submitted by 11:55pm on 8 October 2023.</strong></p> <p><em><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></em></p> <p>A valid Working with Children Check Number is required for this position and must be provided at the time of application. To obtain a Working with Children Check Number visit www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au or call (02) 9286 7219.</p> <p>Interested applicants are encouraged to have a conversation with either principal Ms Jo Flynn 02 6361 3344 or Ms Gayle Stratton 02 63627926 for further clarification of the nuances of this role.</p> <p><em>Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.</em></p> <p><em>Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst is an equal opportunity employer.</em></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.pageuppeople.com/1040/tn/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/494630/eald-teacher">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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