EAL/D Teacher

Catholic Education - Diocese of Wollongong (see more jobs from this school)

Wollongong, NSW 

Primary Teacher

Teaching Subject: ESL / EALD

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 3 February 2023

Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Ingleburn and St John the Evangelist Catholic Primary School, Campbelltown

<p><b>Location:</b> Catholic Education Office, Wollongong</p><p>The Director of Schools invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced personnel for this permanent full time position as an EAL/D Teacher. Currently, this position will be across two of our Catholic Primary schools, Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Ingleburn and St John the Evangelist Catholic Primary School, Campbelltown commencing 20 February 2023 (to be negotiated).&nbsp;The initial appointment will be for a period of three years after which permanent teaching positions will be negotiated within the system of schools.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>POSITION DESCRIPTION</strong></p> <p>As a member of the School Improvement Services Primary Team (SI-P), the position requires significant experience in curriculum and the capacity to support EAL/D students within Primary Schools. This role is part of a wider EAL/D team, and as such, the EAL/D Teacher will be required to:</p> <ul> <li>work within and across two Primary schools to support the needs of EAL/D learners collaborate with the School Leadership Team and CEDoW EAL/D Officers</li> <li>work within the EAL/D school team to implement the EAL/D Management Plan responsibilities design and facilitate professional learning opportunities in order to build teacher capacity</li> <li>coordinate and facilitate the collection of student work samples and assessment data to support EAL/D students’ learning needs</li> <li>through a range of pedagogical processes, including collaborative planning, co-teaching with classroom teachers and the design of student learning plans</li> </ul> <p><strong>ESSENTIAL SELECTION CRITERIA</strong></p> <ul> <li>Demonstrate a deep understanding and commitment to the mission and purpose of the Catholic School within the broader Catholic Church.</li> <li>well-articulated understanding and application of student-centred, quality EAL/D pedagogical practices grounded in current evidence-based research.</li> <li>The ability to identify EAL/D student needs and plan interventions K-6.</li> <li>Apply expert knowledge of the diverse needs of students of EAL/D to support their full participation in learning.</li> <li>Facilitate the analysis of student work samples using the ACARA EAL/D Learning Progressions (and/or The ESL Scales) to direct teaching and learning.</li> <li>Use a range of assessment strategies and analyse data to inform student learning.</li> <li>Demonstrate commitment to engage professionally with colleagues, parents /carers and the wider school community.</li> </ul> <p><strong>GENERAL CAPABILITIES</strong></p> <ul> <li>Well-developed interpersonal skills.</li> <li>Well-developed oral and written communication skills. Strong organisational skills.</li> <li>Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.</li> </ul> <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong></p> <ul> <li>University TESOL training or a willingness to undertake such training. Appropriate qualifications for teaching Primary K – 6.</li> <li>Accredited Level B to teach Religious Education in accordance with To Work, Teach and Lead Policy or a commitment to gain this level within the first 5 years of employment with CEDoW.</li> <li>The applicant must be accredited with NESA to teach in NSW.</li> </ul> <p><strong>WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE</strong></p> <p>This role is classified as child related work, and therefore a Working With Children Check (WWCC) is required prior to your employment with CEDoW.</p> <p><strong>POSITION APPLICATION</strong></p> <p>Applicants are to complete an online application that asks to briefly address the essential criteria (equivalent to 2-3 pages) and submit a short CV (2-3 pages).</p> <p>To submit your Application, please select the 'Apply Now' button at the bottom of this advertisement.</p> <p>To confidentially discuss your application, contact Kay Blundell, Senior Professional Officer - School Improvement Services - Primary, on 4250 9105.</p> <p><em>The Catholic Education Office is an agency of the Church called to stewardship and service in support of the System of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Wollongong. Through partnerships with clergy, parents, staff, school leaders and students, contributes to strengthening the Communion of the Church.</em></p> <p><strong>Closing date: 3 February 2023 at 5pm</strong></p>
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