Science Stage 6 Chemistry And Biology Teacher Permanent Full...


Job no: 499372
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: Penola Catholic College - Emu Plains
Categories: Teaching

The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Secondary Teacher to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students.

Penola Catholic College is a dynamic learning community that is focusing on contemporary learning in a 7-12 co-educational context. The College requires a highly motivated and experienced teacher to teach primarily Stage 6 Chemistry and Biology, as well as Stage 4 and 5 Science.

This is a permanent full-time position to commence at the College on the 27th January 2021.

Key focus areas

The Secondary Teacher will fit the following criteria:

  • Extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how the identified subject areas are learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn the subject matter and how the learning and teaching of the subject matter can be enhanced.
  • Understanding of how to differentiate learning to cater for students needs in order to maximise student learning.
  • Sound understanding of the learning environments, lesson plans, use of technology, teaching practices and delivery of assessment and learning feedback.
  • Committed to the continual improvement of their teaching practice and take opportunities for personal professional development.
  • Work creatively and constructively within a range of 'communities' inside and beyond the school and set high, achievable goals for themselves and their students.
  • Able to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning.

The successful candidate will also possess the following skills and/or experience:

  • Appropriate qualifications and experience to teach Stage 6 Chemistry and Biology
  • Recent experience teaching Science Years 7-12
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a KLA team that demands high expectations in planning student centered contemporary learning
  • Strong communication, organisational and time management skills
  • Desire to be part of an innovative and creative contemporary teaching and learning team
  • Confident in differentiating the curriculum to meet the needs of all learners
  • Be committed to the Catholic Ethos and transformation focus of the College
  • A willingness to participate in extra-curricular activities.

Please respond to the above selection criteria in your cover letter.

Please include two professional referees.

The Organisation

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney.

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

Advertised: 16 Oct 2020 19:10 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 26 Oct 2020 09:10 AUS Eastern Daylight Time