Primary K-6 Teacher - Diversity Teacher (Temporary - Term 3 & 4, 2021) 4 days a week
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Work type: temporary part-time
Location: St Thomas Aquinas Primary School - Springwood
St Thomas Aquinas is a co-educational Catholic school committed to providing a comprehensive education from Kindergarten to Year 6. We offer a balanced and caring learning environment focused on the needs of each child. Our school community is committed to living our motto, Love One Another.
We are part of
Catholic Education – Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.
About the opportunity:
St Thomas Aquinas is seeking a part time Diversity Teacher to join our team on a temporary basis, working 4 days per week, until the end of Term 4. Our curriculum is rich and diverse and we offer learning spaces designed for the 21
st century learner. You will work alongside a passionate and supportive team committed to achieving positive learning outcomes for each student. More specifically you will:
Creating inclusive practice in school culture in relation to the effective implementation of personalised learning and adjustments for students with additional needs and disability
Understanding and implementing the Personalised Planning process
Providing specialised teaching support services to schools aimed at building teacher capacity using a gradual release model
Providing expert advice to leadership teams, teachers and the wider system on matters related to specific disabilities and/or additional needs in accordance with CEDP guidelines
Working collaboratively to ensure inclusion, access and participation and to maximise learning outcomes for students with additional needs
To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of CEDP along with:
Have a sound understanding of the learning needs of children and a demonstrated empathy for students with individual learning needs
Be able to implement specialised learning programs and engage students in a vibrant differentiated education program
Show a genuine appreciation and commitment to overall well-being of students
Qualifications and accreditations:
Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance
Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4-year degree)
We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future. We also offer competitive remuneration, salary packaging, parental leave, flexible work, wellbeing programs and professional development.
This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including 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. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian
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.
If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button. To find out more about CEDP go to
https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn.
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Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time 07 Jun 2021 08:06
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
25 Jun 2021 11:06
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