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Reference No : 10975 External Position Closing Date: Tuesday 27 April, 2021
Location LOCHINVAR St Patrick's Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE0.9 FTE
Description The Catholic Schools Office is seeking an experienced ESL Teacher for placement in a temporary part-time capacity at St Patrick's Primary School, Lochinvar.
Position Requirements • Experience in implementing effective early literacy strategies with EAL/D students from ES1 and Stage 1.


• Sound knowledge of the ESL Scales and the EAL/D Learning Progressions


• Sound knowledge of the skills and processes needed to effectively support the literacy needs of young EALD students


• Employ a range of strategies to support and motivate student learning


• Empathy with and understanding of the needs of students speaking English as an additional language or dialect


• Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively as a team to support the literacy and English language skills of EAL/D students



The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Code’s of Conduct.
Essential Criteria • be appropriately qualified as a four year trained teacher

• record current NESA and Working With Children number on application

• Current references from recent employers to support the above criteria must be provided with the application

Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.
Desirable Criteria Experience in teaching English as a Second Language to newly arrived students in Australia.
Starts3/5/21
Finishing Date17/12/21
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.
Applications Close Tuesday 27 April, 2021
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Jacqueline Wilkinson (Jacqueline.Wilkinson@mn.catholic.edu.au) 4930 7270
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Jacqueline Wilkinson
Jacqueline.Wilkinson@mn.catholic.edu.au

By post:

Principal
St Patrick's Primary School
65 New England Highway
LOCHINVAR 2321

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the contact details of your parish priest as well as after hour contacts for other referees. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.