English Teacher - Permanent

Oakhill College Castle Hill


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 31 January 2023

Oakhill College seeks an innovative and skilled English Teacher to join our team.

<p>Oakhill College is an Independent Catholic Secondary School conducted in the Lasallian tradition, with an enrolment of 2,000 students, boys Years 7 to 10, co-educational in Years 11 and 12. Oakhill College is located in Castle Hill, NSW, and offers a wide range of subject choices and extra-curricular activities. </p><p>Applications are invited from suitably qualified teachers for the following position. </p><p><b>English Teacher </b></p><p><b>Permanent Full-Time Position </b></p><p><b>Commencing 2023 </b></p><p>Oakhill College seeks to appoint an innovative English teacher with excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will have knowledge of current developments in teaching and learning and a passion and enthusiasm for teaching. </p><p>Applications are welcomed from graduate or experienced applicants. </p><p><b>Key duties and responsibilities:</b></p><p>• Ability to teach English across Stages 4-5; </p><p>• Demonstrated passion for literacy; </p><p>• Planning and implementing effective teaching and learning strategies; </p><p>• Assessing, providing feedback and reporting on student learning; </p><p>• Inspiring students to aspire; </p><p>• Ability to work collaboratively; </p><p>• Managing student behaviours; </p><p>• Knowledge of current pedagogy. </p><p><b>The successful applicant will: </b></p><p>• Hold a degree with a specialisation in English education (preferred); </p><p>• Demonstrate a clear understanding and commitment to the Mission of the Catholic School; </p><p>• Be supportive of the Lasallian ethos of the College; </p><p>• Be an innovative, and engaging team member; </p><p>• Teach with excellence, professionalism, and commitment; </p><p>• Have an ability to relate to girls and boys with practical knowledge of boy’s education issues and initiatives in the foundation years (Stage 4 and 5); </p><p>• Adhere to the Colleges Safeguarding Standards and Child Protection policies and procedures; </p><p>• Be committed to professional growth and development of excellence. </p><p>Oakhill College is committed to innovative high-quality teaching and learning and provides excellent facilities and resources. The College offers staff a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive environment with an emphasis on community, academic excellence, and pastoral care and development. </p><p>A position description is available on the College website </p><p><b>APPLICATION MUST BE MADE ON-LINE VIA THE COLLEGE WEBSITE </b></p><p>https://www.oakhill.nsw.edu.au/about/employment-1 </p><p>To apply for the role, candidates need to submit a covering letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date curriculum vitae that clearly details their relevant skills and experience. </p><p>Oakhill College is committed to child safety and Safeguarding Standards and the health, safety and wellbeing of our students, staff, and school community. Rigorous checks will be conducted prior to confirmation of employment including; NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC), National Police Check, references, background, identity, work rights, Covid-19 vaccination, and statutory checks. </p><p>Vaccination against COVID-19 or a valid medical contraindication to COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of any offer of employment by Oakhill College. Vaccination means two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. A valid medical contraindication must be in accordance with ATAGI guidelines. Applicants are required to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status as part of their application for employment. Any offer of employment will be conditional on the applicant providing evidence of their vaccination status, which may be an immunisation history statement, COVID-19 digital certificate or approved medical contraindication certificate. </p><p><b>Applications close at 9:00am on Tuesday 31st January 2023 </b></p><p><b>Please note: We will consider candidates as they apply and encourage early application. Interviews may commence prior to the closure date. </b></p><p><b>No recruitment agencies please.</b></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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