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Reference No : 9135 External Position Closing Date: Wednesday 26 February, 2020
Location ABERDEEN St Joseph's High School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Full Time
Description St Joseph's High School, Aberdeen is seeking a full-time Temporary English (Standard) Stage 4,5 and 6 for Term 2 and 3 2020.




• Join a school set among green fields with extensive picturesque views of rich farmlands, cattle grazing, the Hunter River and distant mountains;


• Join an agricultural environment committed to enriching staff and students with a variety of real life experiences through interactive agricultural projects;


• Incentives available to compensate for additional costs associated with relocation to this location in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.



St Joseph’s High School is a co-educational, Year 7-12 school committed in partnership with the community to meeting the academic, social, physical and spiritual needs of its students. St Joseph’s promotes an authentic learning community with a rigorous and comprehensive academic curriculum encouraging high standards of education for every student. Relocating to a new community to live and work is a leap of faith. It involves a shifting away from family, friends and familiar routines. However, it can also open up possibilities of opportunities for professional growth, unique experiences and new friendships.
Position Requirements • A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education;


• Ability to teach in the relevant curriculum area/s;


• High level knowledge of the relevant key learning area/s and a proven capacity to improve student learning;


• Effective classroom management and teaching skills which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential;


• Exemplary values and attitudes appropriate to professional practice and the intellectual, physical and social development of students;


• Ability to successfully implement and evaluate curriculum initiatives in accordance with curriculum and standards framework;


• Demonstrated capacity to reflect critically upon professional practice and commitment to ongoing professional learning;


• Commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities as a member of the school team;


• Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and other teachers;


• Use of interpersonal skills to develop positive relationships with students, school staff and the wider community;


• Willingness to fulfil the requirements of the CSO Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead Policy.
Essential Criteria • Current NESA Accreditation and Paid Working With Children Check (WWCC);

• Qualifications as a four year trained teacher;

• Completion of Anaphylaxis training;
Desirable Criteria • Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead 2018 - formerly the Faith Education Accreditation (FEA) Policy 2012;

• Current Accreditation at Category B – Accreditation to Teach (Teaching staff who do not teach Religion) or working towards this accreditation.
Starts16/03/2020
Finishing Date11/10/2020
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Wednesday 26 February, 2020
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
  Robert Holstein (robert.holstein@mn.catholic.edu.au) 6543 7444
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Robert Holstein
robert.holstein@mn.catholic.edu.au

By post:

Principal
St Joseph's High School
PO Box 12
ABERDEEN 2336

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Benefits include:
• an incentive package of $1500 including contribution towards removal expenses and an upfront benefit payment for eligible candidates;
• a corporate fitness program;
• employee assistance program (EAP);
• paid parental leave;
• training and staff development programs;
• access to long service leave after just five years;
• opportunity for leasing motor vehicles; and
• 9.5 per cent superannuation. To apply: Please provide your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria directly to Principal – Robert Holstein: robert.holstein@mn.catholic.edu.au Applications Close: Wednesday 26th February 2020, 3pm.