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Working at John Colet School


John Colet School is a co-educational primary (Lower First to 6th class, i.e. K-6) school in Belrose, on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The school’s Vision, Mission and Values (VMV) are stated on the website.

John Colet School is a multi-faith school with a strong emphasis on character development and spiritual values such as self-awareness, presence and attention. The school has a record of achieving high academic results, and is committed to an enriched curriculum for all students. This includes an annual Shakespeare Festival, choral singing, lessons in philosophy and classical languages. 

Please read below for details of the following roles:
Part-Time Teacher Librarian and ICT Facilitator
Part-Time Teacher of Sanskrit
Part-Time and Casual Positions

Part-Time Teacher Librarian and ICT Facilitator
Position:
The school has an opening in the newly created post of Teacher Librarian and ICT Facilitator, commencing beginning Term 3 2017. 
Essential:
Excellent teaching qualifications, recognised by BOSTES
Experience working within a primary school library, including the management of resources
Familiarity in working with teaching staff on the development of curriculum
A history of supporting , encouraging and facilitating staff to embrace advanced technologies in their teaching practice
Experience in the planning and development of ICT professional learning programs for staff
Solution based practice within a school of providing hands-on ICT user support
An excellent communicator with a love and enthusiasm for children and teaching
Enthusiastic to uphold the ethos and traditions of the school
Commitment to ongoing professional development

In addition, due to the way JCS has evolved, we look for the following: Teachers who are committed to their own spiritual and character development, and are therefore committed to such development in the children. 
In addition to modern teaching methods and open, enquiry based learning, we use some traditional methods of curriculum delivery such as direct instruction, learning times tables and grammar and so on by heart. Teachers at John Colet School typically stay with the same class of students for three years in Infants and for four years in Primary.

To apply:
An application addressing the selection criteria, full CV, copies of qualifications, academic transcripts and names of two referees should be sent to 
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Closing Date:
4:00pm 2nd June 2017. John Colet School reserves the right to close applications early if an exceptional candidate is found.
  
Part-Time Teacher of Sanskrit
Position:
The school has an opening for a part-time Sanskrit Teacher, commencing January 2018. 
Essential:
Excellent teaching qualifications, recognised by BOSTES
Experience working within a primary school or a similar institution in the instruction of young children
Strong competency in both written and spoken Sanskrit
Familiarity in working with teaching staff on the development of curriculum
A history of supporting , encouraging and facilitating the appreciation of Sanskrit with a community
An excellent communicator with a love and enthusiasm for children and teaching
Enthusiastic to uphold the ethos and traditions of the school
Commitment to ongoing professional development

In addition, due to the way JCS has evolved, we look for the following: Teachers who are committed to their own spiritual and character development, and are therefore committed to such development in the children. 
In addition to modern teaching methods and open, enquiry based learning, we use some traditional methods of curriculum delivery such as direct instruction, learning times tables and grammar and so on by heart. Teachers at John Colet School typically stay with the same class of students for three years in Infants and for four years in Primary.

To apply:
An application addressing the selection criteria, full CV, copies of qualifications, academic transcripts and names of two referees should be sent to 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note the position being applied for in the subject area.

Closing Date:
4:00pm 1st September 2017. John Colet School reserves the right to close applications early if an exceptional candidate is found.


Part-Time and Casual Positions
Many of our most successful teachers have come after beginning in part-time or casual positions. This is a great opportunity for both the school and the candidate to determine a good fit before moving to a possible full-time role.

Position:
The school has an opening for a part-time teacher at one day per week. There are also positions for casual cover as well as extended maternity cover in 2017. 
Essential:
Excellent teaching qualifications, recognised by BOSTES
Experience working within a primary school or a similar institution in the instruction of young children
Familiarity in working with teaching staff on the development of curriculum
Commitment to working and collaborating as part of a teaching team.
An excellent communicator with a love and enthusiasm for children and teaching
Enthusiastic to uphold the ethos and traditions of the school
Commitment to ongoing professional development

In addition, due to the way JCS has evolved, we look for the following: Teachers who are committed to their own spiritual and character development, and are therefore committed to such development in the children. 
In addition to modern teaching methods and open, enquiry based learning, we use some traditional methods of curriculum delivery such as direct instruction, learning times tables and grammar and so on by heart. Teachers at John Colet School typically stay with the same class of students for three years in Infants and for four years in Primary.

To apply:
An application addressing the selection criteria, full CV, copies of qualifications, academic transcripts and names of two referees should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note the position being applied for in the subject area.

Closing Date:
Applications for Part Time and Casual positions are always open in line with the needs of the school.