Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for over 800 students from our Early Learning Centre through to Year 12 in Orchard Hills, at the foot of the Blue Mountains.
As our motto suggests, we Strive for the Highest in everything we do and represent. At PCS, we value each student as being created by God with a unique purpose and plan for them as we deliver Christ centred and rich learning experiences, enabling each one to live significant and abundant lives. We focus on a whole school approach that sees consistency in our learning framework, pastoral care and wellbeing approach and drive for academic and personal excellence.
About the Position
We are seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and collaborative candidate for this fulltime position to lead a diverse group of staff and course offerings. The successful candidate will be a dynamic educator who is a committed Christian, actively involved in their local church. With strong elective numbers in both stage 5 and stage 6, the candidate will be expected to articulate the vision for strengthening and building upon this strong foundation in line with the school’s learning framework. In a key area of learning where innovation is important, we would expect the candidate to be aware of and able to integrate emerging technologies and trends to give our students the competitive edge needed to engage in their post school world.
With the ability to drive and facilitate a deep love of learning in students, your Christian faith will be evident in your ability to integrate an authentic Christian worldview into every learning experience. You will have a clear understanding of differentiated learning and assessment, catering for the individual needs of all students. Along with NESA accreditation and a current Working with Children Check you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:
recent Stage 6 TAS (NESA curriculum) experience in one or more courses
experience teaching Stage 5 and 6 Timber, Engineering and Multimedia
evidence of success in a leadership role
collaborative, innovative and effective practice
highly relational interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents
a demonstrated capacity to work and contribute as a member of a curriculum leadership team
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
HSC marking experience in one or more courses
Applications close 4.00pm Thursday 21 October 2021
ONLY APPLICANTS WHO COMPLETE THE OFFICIAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM WILL BE CONSIDERED
How to apply
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