About Us

Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.

About the school

The Arrowsmith Program is a cognitive program designed to identify, intervene and strengthen students’ weak cognitive capacities underlying their learning dysfunctions. 

https://sydcatholicschools.nsw.edu.au/education/learner-diversity#arrowsmith

The Arrowsmith Program Teacher facilitates the delivery of the Arrowsmith Program within a Catholic school context. The successful candidate will be provided with full Arrowsmith program training in preparation for taking up their role. You will work 2 days per week across our two schools – Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Mosman and Holy Innocents’ Catholic Primary School, Croydon.

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Mosman is a systemic K-6 school within the Archdiocese of Sydney. At Sacred Heart, we encourage positive and rewarding relationships which underpin our school pillars of wellbeing, engagement and achievement. We are driven to ensure that our children are motivated by a dynamic learning environment, developing as engaged, focused and independent learners.

Holy Innocents’ Catholic Primary School, Croydon is an inclusive and engaging community where Catholic values and strong relationships between students, teachers and parents are nurtured. Our enthusiastic and experienced teachers celebrate the school’s commitment to seeing children grow and reach their full potential.

The Role

To be considered for this role, you must have the capacity and proven ability to:

  • engage positively in professional learning and apply knowledge gained in Arrowsmith program training to the delivery of program content and processes through effective, content-rich teaching activities
  • plan personalised programs aligned with the Arrowsmith Program to provide for students’ varying needs and abilities 
  • utilise a variety of appropriate teaching strategies and resources, including technology, to make content meaningful to students
  • work productively and openly with colleagues in reviewing teaching strategies and refining professional knowledge and practice
  • strengthen knowledge of contemporary behaviour management strategies.

The Person

We are seeking a caring, professional candidate with the following experience, skills and knowledge:

  • a NESA accreditation
  • university degree in Education or Teaching
  • experience in teaching in primary or secondary settings
  • willingness to undertake Arrowsmith Program training 
  • willingness to respect, support and uphold the mission, ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church and the values of Sydney Catholic Schools.

Application Process

To apply for this position please click on the APPLY button and follow the prompts.

To support your application, you will be required to provide:

  • current resume
  • cover letter 

For any general enquiries please contact the People & Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (8am-5pm Mon-Fri).

Working With Children Check (WWCC)
This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Evidence
Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, students and school communities. In line with SCS’ COVID-19 Policy, all staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or subsequent variants) or have an approved medical contraindication which prevents them from receiving any dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine to work at or with a school, in the central office or at any other location at which work is carried out by SCS. Compliance with this policy and providing evidence of vaccination is an essential requirement of employment.

OUR MISSION
To know and love Christ through learning.

OUR VISION
Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.

OUR VALUES
Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration.

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