Primary K-6 Teacher
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Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St Nicholas of Myra Primary School - Penrith
Located in Penrith, St Nicholas of Myra was established in 1852 and is the oldest of three primary schools in the area. With our strong focus on seeking truth through learning, St Nicholas of Myra students are engaged and excited learners who are challenged think critically.
We are close to main transport links being 5 minutes from the M4 and a 10 minute walk from Penrith Railway Station.
We are a school with a diverse mix of cultural groups that is closely connected to our families and Parish community. Being a small school allows us to know all our children and families, so we can tailor our response to their evolving needs.
We look forward to hearing from you in the near future to discuss the possibility of joining our vibrant, connected community.
A typical day will include:
Structuring lessons to meet the physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of each student
Creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive and challenging learning environment and implementing fair and equitable behaviour management plans
Interpreting and using student assessment data to diagnose barriers to learning and to challenge students to improve their performance
Effectively managing the learning cycle, including planning for learning and assessment, developing learning programs, teaching, assessing, providing feedback on student learning and reporting to parents/carers
Engaging with our school community within and beyond the classroom to enrich the educational context for students
What you can bring:
An understanding of contemporary pedagogical approaches for primary years learners
Knowledge of the content and sequence of Key Learning Areas
Knowledge of a variety of online and multimedia programs to support student learning
Ability to make content meaningful to students at different levels
A natural aptitude and drive to work with and within a collaborative team environment
Well-developed communication, administration and interpersonal skills
A willingness to learn and a commitment to your own professional development
Essential Qualifications and Accreditations:
Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4-year degree, or 75% complete)
Working with Children Check (for employment purposes)
Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (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.
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 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
Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time 25 May 2023 09:05
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
09 Jun 2023 11:06
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