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John Colet School is a co-educational primary (Lower 1st 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. 

Support and Enrichment Teacher – Part-time 2020

Position: The school has an opening for a part-time Support and Enrichment Teacher. The successful applicant will ideally be available to commence Term 1, 21 January 2020 for orientation and planning purposes.

 Requirements:

  • Excellent teaching qualifications, recognised by the NESA;
  • Post-graduate qualifications and experience in Support Education and/or Enrichment Education;
  • Ability to write IEP (Individual Education Program) and maintain student records;
  • Excellent communication skills with students, parents and teachers;
  • Ability to work one-on-one with students;
  • Ability to plan and organise school standardised testing;
  • Experience with Multilit, COGAT, PAT and YARC;
  • Ability to oversea the co-ordinating of this department, including policy development, timetabling and NCCD;
  • Ability to manage and program enrichment classes;
  • Experience in managing and coaching debating teams;
  • Proven time management and organisational skills.

In addition:

  • Demonstrate the love and enthusiasm for children and teaching;
  • Enthusiastic to uphold the ethos, values and traditions of the school;
  • Knowledge of classical languages, though not essential is favourable;
  • Performing other duties, as assigned, such as playground and bus line duties.

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.

Closing Date:  4.00pm Friday 18 October 2019.

John Colet School reserves the right to close applications early if an exceptional candidate is found.


Part-Time and Casual Teaching 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.The school is always looking for skilled, flexible staff to take on short and long term substitute teaching positions.

Essential:
Excellent teaching qualifications, recognised by NESA
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. 
As well as 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.

Part-Time and Casual Teacher’s Aide Positions
Teacher’s aides play an important role in supporting individual and small groups of students along with assisting teachers in providing an excellent education. Many of our most successful teacher’s aides 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. The school is always looking for skilled, flexible staff to take on short and long term supporting positions.

Essential:
Experience working within a primary school or a similar institution in the instruction of young children
Familiarity in supporting teaching staff
Commitment to working and collaborating as part of a 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: Staff who are committed to their own spiritual and character development, and are therefore committed to such development in the children. 
As well as 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.


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.