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F – 2 Learning and Teaching Leader 

Full time and ongoing – applications close Wednesday September 9

We are currently seeking a committed, experienced teacher to lead learning and teaching in the F – 2 learning community. This role is a full-time, ongoing position, beginning at the start of the 2021 school year. 

The F – 2 Learning and Teaching Leader will lead and support learning in English, Mathematics and Inquiry.

This position is an important leadership role within the school. The successful candidate will lead and support the F – 2 team in planning, implementing and evaluating the learning program. It would be advantageous for the successful candidate to have experience in coaching and mentoring of graduate, early career and experienced teachers and learning support officers.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of developmental curriculum and be able to support teachers in developing and refining their skills and knowledge in this area.

The F – 2 Learning and Teaching Leader is part of the team which sets the strategic direction for the school and works closely with staff in leadership roles including learning diversity and allied health professionals.

The successful candidate will need to have a passion for working within a culturally and linguistically diverse community.

St Thomas Aquinas is a small Catholic primary school located in the Geelong suburb of Norlane. The school is an important part of the Norlane community and the Parish of St Thomas Aquinas. We are committed to equity in education and providing the best possible learning outcomes for our school.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact the school either via email or phone for further information.

Applications must include:

  • a cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria
  • details of three (3) professional referees who can attest to your suitability and experience
  • completed Application for Employment Form

Please email applications to: principal@stanorlane.catholic.edu.au

Applications close on Wednesday September 9.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted by Friday September 11, with interviews via Zoom on Monday September 14.

Positions are advertised online at Catholic Education Commission of Victoria and Catholic Education Melbourne

About you

  • you are a team player
  • you have empathy
  • you understand about the effects of trauma on children and their families
  • you are emotionally intelligent
  • you are resilient
  • you are a learner
  • you understand how children learn
  • you work efficiently
  • you understand your areas of strengths and areas of development
  • you develop positive relationships with children, parents and fellow staff members
  • you are prepared to step out of your comfort zone
  • you have child safety at the forefront of your thinking
  • you are committed to being a positive role model for our students
  • you are committed to sharing your faith with the school community.

What we offer

  • above award release time
  • support (financial and practical) with professional learning – CEM courses, University courses
  • support for study days
  • coaching program for further development
  • on-site cafe for great coffee
  • an exciting, rewarding yet challenging community to work with
  • up to date technology for learning and teaching
  • modern learning spaces that encompass the best design features for learning staff wellbeing initiatives.