We are seeking an experienced English ATAR and Literature ATAR Teacher to join our dedicated and high performing English Department. This is a full-time, permanent position commencing in Term 1, 2023. 


About the role:

Reporting to the Head of Learning Area - English, the successful applicant will be a passionate teacher with experience in teaching English ATAR and Literature ATAR, a dynamic and innovative educator who engages and encourages student learning, an integral member of the English team and demonstrates a track record of supporting academic success.

Our English team are passionate, avid readers and writers who encourage students to have deep connections to literature. They take great pride in promoting and encouraging our students to grow and foster lifelong skills in reading and writing.

 

Responsibilities as an English Teacher:

  • Ability to teach English ATAR and Literature ATAR to students in Years 11 and 12.
  • Ability to teach lower school English.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the implementation of differentiation in the classroom.
  • Willingness to collaborate on creating new programmes of work across a range of years and lead a subject year level teaching team.
  • A willingness to co-coordinate courses of study in various year groups.
  • Ability to use innovative teaching methodologies, keeping up to date with current pedagogical trends in English.
  • Work collaboratively to build rapport with students, parents and all College employees to develop respectful, inclusive and positive working relationships.

What we are seeking:

  • A strong passion for creative writing and reading and the willingness to encourage students to develop and grow their own love for reading.
  • Ability to teach lower school English.
  • Experience in designing and delivering differentiated units of work.
  • A familiarity with evidence-based strategies to improve literacy outcomes.
  • Ability to use technology and digital processing software in the classroom to enhance student learning.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Year 11 and 12 West Australian English/Literature Curriculum as well as Australian Curriculum to develop effective learning outcomes for students.
  • An awareness and appreciation for the Catholic ethos of the College.

Desirable

  • The ability to teach Religious Education would be advantageous.

 

Be part of something excellent.

 

 

Applications close at 4:00pm on Tuesday 9 August, 2022. Please provide a letter (two pages maximum) outlining your interest and suitability for this position. Applications are to be addressed to the Principal, Mr Leo Di Gregorio.

Please email applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

If you would more information about this role please contact Christina Schrader, HR Advisor, on 9246 8296.

 

The way we give back to our people: Sacred Heart College gives back generously to our employees with offers on many benefits such as our own wellness program, corporate healthcare rates, onsite weights and fitness studio and a very active Social Club. Sacred Heart College prides itself of living the motto of Always Striving Upwards and our three key values of Courage, Compassion and Respect encompass what it means to be part of the Sacred Heart community.

 

The successful applicant must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic education. A current Working with Children Check (or evidence of application lodgement being made) and a National Police Clearance are mandatory prior to commencement.