We are currently inviting applications for the role of ENGLISH TEACHER - Contract
(Late Term 2 to 31 Dec 2022)
Our Lady of Mercy College is a Catholic co-educational College in the coastal town of Australind. Inspired by the charism of the Mercy Sisters, the College provides educational opportunities that inspire learning, nurture faith and encourage students to embrace life. The Mercy values of Compassion, Service, Courage, Hospitality, Justice, Respect underpin our relationships, teaching and learning program and interactions with the wider community.
Recognising the importance of sound literacy skills in the lives of our students, the English Learning Area strives to develop and enhance student skills and knowledge. We support their goal to become competent, confident and engaged users of English in everyday, community, social, further education, training and workplace contexts.
The successful applicant for this position will be an enthusiastic educator who is keen to be part of a strong professional team. Ideally, they will be able to teach English in Years 7–11. Capable and confident graduates will be considered and if successful, nurtured and supported during their early development.
Knowledge of and commitment to the ethos and values of Catholic education in a Mercy context.
Knowledge of and experience in applying the AITSL teaching standards in their professional practice within their teaching context and expertise.
A passion and ability to teach English.
A comprehensive knowledge and an understanding of effective pedagogy in the field of English.
Ability to foster positive relationships with students, staff and parents.
Highly developed ICT skills.
Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.
Current registration with the Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA)
Western Australia Department of Education National Coordinated Criminal History Check (NCCHC)
Working with Children Screen Check
COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Evidence, as required under the Public Health Directions, Education Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions and CEWA Office Procedures. Evidence must be in one of the following forms: COVID-19 digital certificate, Australian Immunisation History Statement, temporary exemption as issued by the Chief Health Officer.
Have completed, working towards, or be willing to work towards, 'Accreditation for Teachers in a Catholic School'. Additional information can be found here: CEWA Limited Accreditation Framework
How to Apply
To be considered for any position, all applicants must complete an Application Form including the relevant attachments listed in the form.
Download the Application Form here.
Applications are to be addressed to The Principal, Mr Rob Crothers and submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be submitted as soon as possible.
The Principal reserves the right to make an appointment once a suitable applicant has been identified.