Learning Support Teacher Temporary Full-Time 2021


Job no: 499370
Work type: temporary 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.

Teachers with relevant experience across Stages 2-4 are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will develop personalised daily learning programs that responds to the additional learning needs of Stage 4 students. They will work collaboratively with teachers, co-teaching and designing pedagogy and also as part of the Learning Support Team.

This is a temporary full-time position for the 2021 school year and will commence 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 and they will have the capacity to:

  • Develop meaningful teaching programs that meet individual learning needs in foundational literacy and numeracy, safety and social skills and executive functioning.
  • Develop resources and learning opportunities for students on Life Skills program of study
  • Collaborate with teachers, leading teachers and specialists to plan, implement and evaluate individualised programs
  • Apply interventions and adjustments for students with disability to enable successful participation and progress in learning and skills for living
  • Apply knowledge of current developments in both curriculum and quality learning and teaching
  • Provide targeted reading and writing intervention daily based on evidence-based reading, writing and numeracy interventions
  • Collaborate with students' families, teachers and specialists in planning learning and social support.

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