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Science Teacher

Advertiser: Danebank SchoolMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Oct 2020
Location
Sydney, Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Education & Training, Teaching - Secondary

Science Teacher

Please do not apply through this website. Applicants must complete the relevant application form available online at www.danebank.nsw.edu.au/employment

Position Purpose:

Excellent classroom teachers are foundational to the learning environment at Danebank. As such, teachers are responsible for creating and maintaining effective learning environments which support the learning needs of the students.

Danebank teachers are organised, enthusiastic and passionate about the potential of their students. They are life-long learners themselves who model excellent learning and who develop positive professional relationships with their students, parents and colleagues. They skilfully develop relevant, structured, learning opportunities with clear time-frames and deadlines, where process as well as content is made explicit and where students are encouraged to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways and in a variety of settings.

Teachers must ensure that they meet all requirements of NESA in the delivery of curriculum, as well as working with individual students to support and/or extend their underlying abilities. Classroom teachers must also meet the School’s expectations in supporting the wellbeing, spiritual and co-curricular needs of the students in their care, in the context of the School’s ethos and Code of Conduct

Key Responsibilities - Teaching and Learning

  • Creates inclusive, supportive learning environments that model Christian world views
  • Plans and implements coherent, well sequenced teaching and learning programs that engage students and promote learning
  • Uses a range of teaching strategies verbal and non-verbal, to deliver quality teaching that is responsive to the learning strengths and individual needs of students
  • Purposely integrates literacy, numeracy and ICT into teaching and learning programs
  • Demonstrates experience assisting students to achieve learning outcomes across all Stages of NESA Science curriculum
  • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively to develop curriculum and assessments
  • Uses continuous assessment for, as and of learning and constructive feedback to inform teaching practices as well as assess and instructive.
  • Expects a quest for excellence and ensures appropriate academic and behavioural outcomes from each student, working with the Head of Department and Year Coordinators to ensure that these are met.
  • Works collaboratively with Science staff, Year Coordinators, Learning Enrichment Team, School Counsellors/Clinical Psychologists, House Patrons
  • Works with Students, Parents/Carers, Administration Staff regarding matters that may affect student learning

Experience/Skills Required

  • A personal Christian faith and commitment, demonstrating a commitment to Christian teaching practice
  • Experience teaching in Science 
  • Ability to deliver effective pedagogy in an innovative and engaging manner
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Professional and personal integrity
  • Being flexible and open to change
  • Being proactive and innovative
  • Technologically literate and experienced in the integration of technology 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of people in teamwork situations
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to change
  • Involvement in co-curricular activities
  • Commitment to one’s own ongoing learning

 

Please note

  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. 

  • Do not apply through this website. Applicants must complete the relevant forms available at www.danebank.nsw.edu.au/employment

  • Please read the full job description at www.danebank.nsw.edu.au/employment

  • Hard copies of the application form, a relevant cover letter, resume and supporting documents must be submitted to:
    The Principal, Danebank School
    80 – 98 Park Road Hurstville NSW 2220

 

Position Commencing Term 1 2021

Applications close: 4pm on Thursday 29 October 2020

Please do not apply through this website. Applicants must complete the relevant application form available online at www.danebank.nsw.edu.au/employment

Position Purpose:

Excellent classroom teachers are foundational to the learning environment at Danebank. As such, teachers are responsible for creating and maintaining effective learning environments which support the learning needs of the students.

Danebank teachers are organised, enthusiastic and passionate about the potential of their students. They are life-long learners themselves who model excellent learning and who develop positive professional relationships with their students, parents and colleagues. They skilfully develop relevant, structured, learning opportunities with clear time-frames and deadlines, where process as well as content is made explicit and where students are encouraged to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways and in a variety of settings.

Teachers must ensure that they meet all requirements of NESA in the delivery of curriculum, as well as working with individual students to support and/or extend their underlying abilities. Classroom teachers must also meet the School’s expectations in supporting the wellbeing, spiritual and co-curricular needs of the students in their care, in the context of the School’s ethos and Code of Conduct

Key Responsibilities - Teaching and Learning

  • Creates inclusive, supportive learning environments that model Christian world views
  • Plans and implements coherent, well sequenced teaching and learning programs that engage students and promote learning
  • Uses a range of teaching strategies verbal and non-verbal, to deliver quality teaching that is responsive to the learning strengths and individual needs of students
  • Purposely integrates literacy, numeracy and ICT into teaching and learning programs
  • Demonstrates experience assisting students to achieve learning outcomes across all Stages of NESA Science curriculum
  • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively to develop curriculum and assessments
  • Uses continuous assessment for, as and of learning and constructive feedback to inform teaching practices as well as assess and instructive.
  • Expects a quest for excellence and ensures appropriate academic and behavioural outcomes from each student, working with the Head of Department and Year Coordinators to ensure that these are met.
  • Works collaboratively with Science staff, Year Coordinators, Learning Enrichment Team, School Counsellors/Clinical Psychologists, House Patrons
  • Works with Students, Parents/Carers, Administration Staff regarding matters that may affect student learning

Experience/Skills Required

  • A personal Christian faith and commitment, demonstrating a commitment to Christian teaching practice
  • Experience teaching in Science 
  • Ability to deliver effective pedagogy in an innovative and engaging manner
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Professional and personal integrity
  • Being flexible and open to change
  • Being proactive and innovative
  • Technologically literate and experienced in the integration of technology 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of people in teamwork situations
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to change
  • Involvement in co-curricular activities
  • Commitment to one’s own ongoing learning

 

Please note

  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. 

  • Do not apply through this website. Applicants must complete the relevant forms available at www.danebank.nsw.edu.au/employment

  • Please read the full job description at www.danebank.nsw.edu.au/employment

  • Hard copies of the application form, a relevant cover letter, resume and supporting documents must be submitted to:
    The Principal, Danebank School
    80 – 98 Park Road Hurstville NSW 2220

 

Position Commencing Term 1 2021

Applications close: 4pm on Thursday 29 October 2020

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

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