Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) December 05, 2013
TES Australia, (http://www.tesaustralia.com), the free education resource sharing website aimed at teachers, today announced that The Catholic Education Office, Sydney has partnered with the website to attract teaching talent to their schools. The Catholic Education Office (CEO), Sydney is responsible for the leadership, efficient operation and management of the systemic schools, which educate more than 65,000 students, in 149 parish primary and regional secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney.
Launched in July 2013, TES Australia was developed in partnership with the Australian Education Union, the Centre for Professional Learning and the Board of Studies New South Wales. With over 580,000 free teaching resources for teachers, including dedicated resources to support the Australian curriculum, TES Australia features community forums where teachers can share ideas, experiences and a jobs board which carries a wide selection of education and teaching job vacancies in Australia.
Inspired by over 100,000 teaching professionals from Australia, TES Australia is fully tailored to the Australian Curriculum and members can browse to find aligned curricula and lesson plans, the latest news on the national curriculum and relevant links.
“With over 9,000 staff, we are always looking for new ways to attract talent to our schools,” said CEO Sydney Director of Human Resources Jane Comensoli. “We are looking forward to working closely with TES Australia to attract quality teachers to our Catholic schools. Attracting the best people from both Australian, as well as from overseas, is an absolute priority for us, and TES Australia helps us to achieve that.”
Bill Donoghue, COO, TSL Education said: “We’re delighted with the endorsement of the CEO, Sydney, who really understand the importance and challenge of attracting great teachers. The site has been an overwhelming success for us and we’re very grateful to our members who make it happen. The speed of engagement of Australian teachers is faster than anything we’ve seen anywhere else in the world. We’ve attracted over 100,000 unique visitors every month since our launch in July.”
A major focus of attention for members has been the TES Australia Teaching Jobs Board, listed by area. As well as advertising on the Australian site, many education jobs are also being featured on the parent site, TES Connect, which has over 2.8 million members in over 270 countries and territories across the globe and connects over 55 million teachers and students. 3.6 million resources are downloaded from the site per week, up to 8 per second.
About The Catholic Education Office, Sydney
The Catholic Education Office (CEO), Sydney is responsible for the leadership, efficient operation and management of the systemic schools which educate more than 65,000 students in 149 parish primary and regional secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney. (There are also 20 independent Catholic schools in the Archdiocese, run by religious orders, catering for more than 17,000 students.)
The CEO is charged with the implementation and management of the policies determined by the SACS Board. The allocation and administration of the funds provided by government and private sources for the operation of Catholic schools is a further responsibility of the CEO. Its financial responsibilities extend to the administration of salaries for more than 9,000 staff members (permanent, temporary and casual) employed in Archdiocesan schools and offices during the course of the year.
About TES Australia
Inspired by more than 100,000 Australian TES members, TES Australia was developed by TSL Education, the publishers of TES Connect (http://www.tesconnect.com) the largest network of teachers in the world in partnership with, the New South Wales Board of Studies, the Australian Education Union and the Centre for Professional Learning.
About TES Connect
The TES Connect story is an extraordinary one: its digital community is one of the fastest growing of any profession globally, and it boasts a 100-year heritage at the centre of the teaching and education community. Today, TES Connect has over 2.8 million members in over 270 countries and territories across the globe and connects over 55 million teachers and students. 3.6 million Resources are downloaded from the site per week, up to 8 per second.
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