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Reference No : 11015 External Position Closing Date: Monday 24 May, 2021
Location MAYFIELD St Columban's Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Full Time
Description St Columban's Primary School, Mayfield is seeking at full time temporary teacher to join the team in 2021.

St Columban's Primary School, Mayfield has, for over one hundred years, represented a snapshot of the wider community. We nurture our students to become active, accepting and culturally aware future citizens. Our students draw from the areas of Mayfield, Mayfield West, Tighes Hill, Warabrook and Carrington. Our unique school community boasts the highest multicultural population of any primary school in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle with many families from Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa, as well as Indigenous Australians, forming a school community that is culturally aware and accepting of others.
Position Requirements Teachers in a Catholic school have a unique role to play and are assigned with the task of ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow both academically and spiritually and to live purposeful lives.

The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes.

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 • Practising Catholic with a current Parish Priest Reference (Primary and Religion Teachers);

• Ability to articulate a clear understanding of and a personal commitment to Catholic Education and to actively supporting the Catholic ethos and culture of the school;

• Ability to apply appropriate knowledge in order to plan and prepare contemporary and compliant teaching and learning programs in your nominated areas which meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students; and encourage them to work towards attainment of their potential;

• Demonstrated ability to effectively utilise data to optimise organisational and educational outcomes;

• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community in order to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes;

• Desire to contribute to the establishment of a staff wide culture of professional learning, reading and reflective practice;

• Demonstrate an innovative and agile mindset that supports and enhances a culture of continuous improvement within the school environment;

• Evidence of excellent organisational and administrative skills;

• Willingness to Comply or Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead Policy. Category B or D – Accreditation to Teach or Accreditation to Teach Religion.

The applicant must provide evidence of the following:

• Qualifications as a four year trained teacher;

• Current NESA Accreditation;

• Current Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)number;

• Completion of Anaphylaxis training.
Desirable Criteria • Experience in teaching Initial It

• Experience with Positive Behaviour for Learning

• Demonstrated ability to differentiate curriculum
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 Monday 24 May, 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
  Danielle Reed ( 4968 3315
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Danielle Reed

By post:

St Columban's Primary School
PO Box 230

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info To apply: Please provide a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria along with your resume. Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees including their contact details, one of whom must be their current principal. In addition, a parish priest reference is required for this position. If you are applying as a Graduate Teacher, please provide contact details for your most recent Supervising Teacher. If you are not currently working in a school, please provide your previous supervisor/principal. Please ensure you provide out of hours contact details for your referees also, not providing these details can delay the recruitment process. *Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted*
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