English Teacher - Full-Time or Part-Time Maternity Leave

Macarthur is an independent Anglican co-educational Transition to Year 12 school with a strong academic and co-curricular focus catering to students of all ability levels. It is located in picturesque Cobbitty on over 85 magnificent acres, 50 minutes from the CBDs of Sydney and Wollongong. The School is highly regarded as an employer of choice and provides a supportive workplace that pursues excellence and innovation.

Closing date April 24, 2023
Location 605 Cobbitty Road, Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia 2570
Type Full-Time
Status Contract
Contact Lis Seidel
46296204
lseidel@macarthur.nsw.edu.au

About this job

The Headmaster seeks to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced Christian educator to this position. The successful candidate will join the highly professional, dynamic and industrious English Faculty. The successful applicant will need to be able to teach across all secondary stages, with the ability to teach Advanced English and  Extension 1.

The staff of Macarthur are beneficiaries of an Apple laptop computer (for the duration of employment), a supportive Christian teaching environment and well-resourced facilities.

Candidates for this role will need to demonstrate:

  • a passion for teaching and deep knowledge of the syllabus content, notably Stage 6, including Extension 1, with Extension 2 an advantage;

  • a passion for literature and reading;

  • A passion for developing public speaking and debating skills in students;

  • a passion for developing creativity and high expectations in student work;

  • an innovative approach to teaching and learning;

  • comprehensive understanding of classroom differentiation; and,

  • a deep understanding of how students think and learn.

The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate innovative use of ICT in teaching and learning, proficiency in writing teaching programmes, and understanding of best practices in student assessment and feedback. The desire to contribute to the outdoor education and co-curricular programmes that provide a rich experience for our students and a rewarding sense of job satisfaction for our teachers is imperative.

Applications for this position are only accepted via the Teaching Staff Online Application Form. In addition, candidates must upload a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, an academic transcript, evidence of COVID-19 Vaccinations and a recent photograph. The cover letter should be directed to the Headmaster, Dr David Nockles.

Further information on how to apply for this position, links to the online application form and document upload links are available by visiting the employment page of the School website.