Literacy and Numeracy Teacher – Kadadjiny Bidi

Literacy and Numeracy Teacher – Kadadjiny Bidi

  • Part Time (Contract)
  • Armadale

Website Centacare Employment and Training

To transform lives through education, training and employment

Life at Centacare Employment and Training

When you join Centacare, you become part of a team who are determined to support disadvantaged people in our community and ensure they have the means to thrive.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a passionate teacher who is comfortable teaching language, literacy, and numeracy to adults using adult learning principles. You will be responsible for ensuring the cultural safety of Aboriginal students through an awareness of cultural practices and an understanding of the adult lives and responsibilities of the students. Consulting and negotiating with students in a manner respectful of their adult lives and responsibilities.

This is an exciting opportunity based at our Armadale site for an experienced Teacher who is passionate about helping Indigenous students thrive. The successful applicant will join a dynamic team of educators and support staff.

  • 15 hours/week (3 days)
  • Fixed-term contract until 30 June 2024

About Us

At Centacare, we believe that education and training can help to break the cycle of adversity and create opportunities for a brighter future. We are a not-for-profit organization with a vision “To transform lives through education, training and employment”. We recognize and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you are skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Centacare.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use strategies suitable for adults who are developing readers, writers, and language learners; and adults developing their numeracy skills.
  • Teach to a mixed cultural and level class responding to individual needs.
  • Ensure student achievement.
  • Ensure practices and processes adhere to AQTF.
  • Help students achieve units in CGEA through project-based learning.
  • Provide a place of safety and support for student learning.

Selection Criteria: 

Essential

  • Tertiary Degree in Adult Education;
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) including TAELLN411;
  • Experience in delivering the Certificate in General Education for Adults (CGEA).
  • Experience in teaching both native English speakers and those with English as an additional language.
  • Proficient Computer skills; and
  • A current National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check.

Desirable

  • Demonstrated success working with at-risk groups.
  • Experience in using the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

Your benefits

  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference.
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging (if eligible), increasing your take-home pay.
  • Paid reporting and meeting hours;
  • Additional paid Christmas break;
  • Free external, confidential counselling: and
  • Discounts and benefits at thousands of retail outlets, department stores, attractions, travel, cinemas, and restaurants through our salary packaging provider.

How to apply 

If you believe you are the person we are looking for, please apply with a resume along with a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria through SEEK. If you require further information, please contact hr@centacarewa.com.au.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, we thank you in advance for your interest and for taking the time to apply for this position.

Centacare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages cultural diversity, gender equality, and non-discrimination. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

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