Monday, 18 September 2017

Navitas,Mathematics Key Teacher Jobs Vacancy

Adelaide; part-time ongoing

Navitas is a diversified global education provider that offers an extensive range of educational services for students and professionals including university programs, English language training and settlement services, creative media education, workforce education and student recruitment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Eynesbury Senior College, one of Adelaide's oldest private senior secondary colleges offering Years 10-12 and specialising in preparing students for university and life beyond the classroom.  We are currently seeking an experienced and driven Mathematics Key Teacher. This role is based at our Franklin Street campus in the city.

This is a substantial part-time position for an expert Mathematics Teacher. It is anticipated the teaching load will be at least 3.5 lines and probably more, with the Position of Responsibility of Mathematics Key Teacher (.5 line) additionally attached to this role.
The position of Mentor (.5 line) is also potentially available for this position. Applicants willing to undertake this role will be regarded favourably. 
5.5 lines comprise a full-time load at Eynesbury. The total load in 2018 might thus be close to or even full-time.

Role of the Mathematics Teacher
The role includes (but is not limited to) the following:
  • Demonstrating high-level expertise in – and a passion for – Mathematics as a discipline.
  • Demonstrating expertise in pedagogical and assessment strategies appropriate in a senior secondary college.
  • The ability to communicate professional knowledge in a way which is enthusiastic, energetic and engaging for students in a pre-university setting.
  • A willingness to work with students closely in a supportive environment outside of the traditional classroom setting.
  • An understanding of the national education reform agenda driven by AITSL and ACARA and a commitment to engage with change as a result.
  • Active participation in performance and development strategies.
  • Contributing to a collaborative and solutions-focused organisational culture

Role of Mathematics Key Teacher
This is a Band 2 Level 2 position attracting a release time of 0.5 lines. The role includes (but is not limited to) the following:
  • Set and communicate the academic standards expected in all Mathematics courses offered at Eynesbury
  • Work collaboratively with other Mathematics teachers to ensure that these standards are maintained
  • Lead and support Mathematics teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum at Stage 1 & 2 of the SACE.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the Yr 10 Australian Curriculum, including the 10A curriculum.
  • Demonstrate, as appropriate, leadership in the application of current information and communication technologies in the Mathematics classroom.
  • Convene meetings of Mathematics teachers and disseminate professional literature as appropriate.
  • Assess the Mathematics proficiency of incoming students and provide ongoing Mathematics course counselling so that students select appropriate Mathematics courses.
  • Establish support programs for students that require additional assistance and extension programs for more able students.

The Mathematics Key Teacher reports to the Principal, Eynesbury Senior College, and the College Director, Eynesbury College.

What we offer
An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  The Navitas Group offers outstanding long-term career opportunities within Australia and abroad, and is values driven and an equal opportunity employer.

Please see attached Position Description for further details including Selection Criteria.  Applications, including a cover letter and resume, should be submitted online via this expr3ss link - close on 25 September 2017.

Successful candidates require working rights in Australia, and will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks, which will include a Child Related Employment Screening check.

Navitas strives to be a workplace that promotes diversity, flexibility and equal employment. As such, we invite experienced candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

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