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Secondary Religious Education Teacher (Temporary Full-Time from 28 January to 14 August 2020 - Maternity Leave position)

Apply now Job no: 498087
Work type: Temporary Full Time
Location: Delany College - Granville
Categories: Teaching

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

Teachers within the Diocese are responsible to the Principal and shares in the learning and teaching of subject matters to students of the school community. Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community they serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church.

Key focus areas

The Secondary Religious Education Teacher will fit the following criteria:

-Demonstrate understanding of the curriculum and the Theology by which it is underpinned, by knowing key concepts, skills, pedagogy, subject specific literacy and language and current issues pertaining to Religious Education.

-Teachers are able to critically select each of these appropriate to each student's stage of development and challenges students to be witnesses of faith by providing them appropriate activities in formation.

-Teachers of Religious Education plan for and implement effective learning and teaching by negotiating with students to develop individual, explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals.

-This teacher designs conceptually coherent learning programmes using research evidence and appropriate teaching strategies.

-Analyses and evaluates a student's learning by using a range of strategies for providing feedback in relation to the student's current and future learning.

-Teachers of Religious Education are foremost a Witness to Faith. They are committed to the continual improvement of their teaching practice by using professional teaching standards and key educational and Church documents to evaluate regularly their professional knowledge, practice and engagement. The Religious Education teacher takes opportunities for personal professional learning and regular formation for mission.

The Organisation

Catholic Education within the Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment in its primary and secondary schools and for early learning and out of school hours care centres in western Sydney. One of the largest employers in western Sydney, Catholic Education's recruitment, selection and appointment processes reflect its purpose and intent, and that is to provide quality Catholic schooling by strengthening the professional lives of staff, and to improve the learning outcomes for each student within a Catholic faith community.

How to Apply

Candidates should download the position description and read the candidate information guide on how to submit applications. Please state which role you are applying for in your covering letter.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a working with childrens' check. For more information please contact appointments@parra.catholic.edu.au.

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