POSITION VACANT: Head of Junior School - 2018

Head of Junior School

(Coordinator Level 3)



Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for 800 Preschool-Year 12 students in our 21st Century Learning Facility at Orchard Hills.


Due to the retirement of our current Head of Junior School after nearly 20 years of service, we are seeking applications from committed Christians, active in their local church, to join our team in 2018. We are seeking an experienced and collaborative leader/teacher, able to lead the Junior School (K-4) with a passion for engaging students’ love of learning, inspiring and leading staff, whilst maintaining and developing strong connections with parents and the school community. This is a Learning Leader role with a focus on research based development of Student Learning within a context of a vibrant and supportive Christian community.


You will need to be able to demonstrate: 

  • recent experience and success in a similar leadership role

  • knowledge of recent research and practices in enquiry learning, data driven learning and 21st century approaches

  • collaborative, innovative and effective practice in a current teaching context

  • highly relational interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents

  • a demonstrated capacity to work as a wider school team member

  • excellent oral and written communication skills

  • flexibility and interest in working in an innovative and dynamic environment

  • excellent ICT skills across a range of platforms


Mandatory Requirements include:

  • BOSTES accreditation

  • a current Working With Children Check approval number 

  • an active Christian faith and current church involvement


CLICK HERE for a full job specification


Applications close 4.00pm Friday 18 August 2017.


How to apply:


Please download the Employment Application form HERE.


Please email your completed application and certified supporting documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Only applicants who complete the official school application form will be considered.