Working at John Colet School
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.
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.
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.
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.
Applications for Part Time and Casual positions are always open in line with the needs of the school.