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Posted by SASTA

on 23/11/2022

Please see below the details of vacant science teaching positions we've been provided with:

You can also visit the following websites for a list of all teaching positions available.

If your school is currently advertising a science teaching position please let us know via email - marketing@sasta.asn.au

Senior School Teacher - Science (Biology)

Full time fixed term contract commencing Term 1 2023 for Long Service Leave cover

About Westminster

Westminster is a leading coeducational, Early Learning to Year 12, day and boarding Uniting Church school. We aspire to be the best school for an exceptional education, developing individuals of great character to achieve more than they thought possible. We want Westminster to have a world class reputation, renowned for a genuine focus on wellbeing, inspired by our values of kindness, resilience, mindfulness, curiosity, courageousness and inclusivity.

About the Science Teacher

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Science teacher to join our Senior School, with Biology and Junior Science experience preferred. You will be an enthusiastic, resilient and optimistic educator who builds positive relationship with students, parents and colleagues and collaborates with colleagues to ensure the best possible outcomes for students. Teaching qualifications essential, and the ability and willingness to teach to Research Project is desirable but not essential.

 Key Responsibilities include:

  • Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Plan and organise content into coherent, well-sequenced learning and teaching programs in line with the Australian Curriculum and Faculty curriculum documentation
  • Provide feedback and professional support to improve individual student learning outcomes
  • Develop, apply and record a range of assessment strategies that provide informed and timely feedback to students
  • Utilise the School’s Learning Management System to enhance individual learning and provide timely feedback to students and parents regarding academic progress.
  • Develop positive and professional relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • Contribute to collegial discussions and planning to improve the learning outcomes for students.

Key Selection Criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, ideally specialising in Junior Science and biology preferred. 
  • Demonstrated passion for teaching.
  • Innovative and exemplary classroom practitioner with a proven record of student outcomes
  • High level of ICT skills, knowledge and effective incorporation into classroom practice, including 1:1 laptop program
  • The capacity to cater for students with a range of abilities and learning styles within the classroom and to monitor, and respond to, student progress
  • The capability to work cooperatively with students, staff and parents to produce the best learning outcomes for students
  • Regular and up to date professional knowledge and learning
  • Support for the ethos of an independent, coeducational, Uniting Church school

Key Selection Criteria: Personal Qualities:

  • Enthusiastic, resilient and optimistic educator
  • A high level of organisational ability; is flexible and can prioritise and manage multiple demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills which enable positive relationships to be built with managers, peers, staff, parents and students
  • Able to successfully work independently, and collaboratively, as part of a team

A position description is available here.

For further information about this role please contact humanresources@westminster.sa.edu.au

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter addressed to Mr David Wallage, Head of Senior School.

Applications may be progressed as received and will only be accepted when submitted through Seek. 

Year 12 Tuition Courses - The University of Adelaide 

Seeking Year 12 SACE Chemistry/Biology/Physics teachers to teach holiday revision courses in the January, April, July, and/or October school holidays at the University of Adelaide.

Please send a CV and 100 words on your interest in the role, experience teaching at Year 12 level, the subjects you teach, your holiday availability to Hannah at hannah.saxon@adelaide.edu.au

You can find more detail about the courses at our website https://www.adelaide.edu.au/study/year-12-tuition-courses