Gilroy Catholic College, Castle Hill is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Secondary Science Teacher, Years 7 - 12, to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students.
Our teachers are highly skilled and passionate about providing the best learning opportunities for every student. Our commitment to best teaching and learning practice is supported by an extensive professional development program for all staff.
Teachers at Gilroy are lifelong learners themselves so they know what it takes to develop a love of learning. They meet each student where they are on their learning journey, and challenge and support them to become the best learner they can be. Gilroy provides students with a high quality education that prepares them for their future.
It is the quality of our teachers that makes all the difference.
This is a permanent full time position to commence as soon as possible.
Key focus areas
The Secondary Science Teacher will fit the following criteria:
- Contemporary and authoritative professional knowledge and understanding of the teaching of science and the factors that influence learning and development, effective pedagogies, assessment and reporting, a wide range of resources, including interactive technologies, and their use in teaching and learning
- Understanding of how to differentiate learning to cater for students needs in order to maximise student learning.
- Exemplary professional practice which includes building effective relationships and managing complex interactions, creating and maintaining engaging and intellectually challenging and safe learning environments, planning, implementing and evaluating rigorous and inclusive learning programs
- Use assessments and constructive feedback to inform teaching and learning and communicating effectively with different audiences using a range of strategies
Inspiring a love of learning in your students
Being engaging and innovative
Demonstrating a commitment to unleashing the potential of each student
Active listening skills and the ability to engage with and builds strong positive relationships with members of the school community including employees, students and parents
The ability to cater for students with diverse backgrounds, needs and abilities
You maintain industry currency, share your passion for learning and are an expert in your field
Qualifications and accreditations:
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 CSPD’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 here.
CSPD 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 CSPD go to https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn.
We are part of Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) 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.