Instructional Leader Numeracy/Literacy - Permanent Full-Time Position (The role attracts an allocation of a 2 point coordinator for the next two years)

St Nicholas of Myra Primary School, Penrith

Commencing: Term 1, 2019
Position status: Permanent/full-time
Application closing date: 10/12/2018


We are seeking a skilled Instructional Coach to be accountable for leading and learning, through collaboration, instructional leadership, supporting evidence-based practice and a commitment to their learning.


The Instructional Coach:
- contributes to the delivery of the system strategic intent and learning agenda within the local school context.
- exercises Catholic leadership and fosters the faith formation of students and staff.
- leads the implementation of the learning framework, agreed pedagogical practice, and school action plan with a focus on literacy and numeracy skills.
- coaches teachers and models agreed practice to support students at the point of need using data and research-informed practice in literacy and numeracy.
- enables teachers to transfer intervention strategies to the local context.
- supports teachers in the use of assessment and developing differentiated and personalised learning opportunities.
- analyses and uses data to assist other leaders and teachers in understanding student and teacher learning needs.
- leads and informs the professional learning in order to build the capacity of all staff to improve student learning in literacy and numeracy.
- contributes to a culture of collaboration and shared responsibility across the school.

Experience in intervention strategies across literacy and/or numeracy such as Reading Recovery, R3, EMU would be advantageous.

Further Information

Name: Anita Knezevic
Phone: 20103

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Please include:
o A letter addressing the Position Criteria.
o Please supply details of qualifications and experience and provide the names and phone numbers of three referees, one of whom must be a Parish Priest.
o Building Safe Communities (Child Protection legislation) requires the preferred applicant to be subject to employment screening please ensure your number is included in your letter or CV.


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You can contact Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta by email or phone on (02) 9840 5600 weekdays between 8am and 5pm.

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