The College is seeking to appoint a Year 5 teacher to our Middle School for term 3, temporary full time position commencing 25 July 2019.
Charlton Christian College is a well-established K-12 Christian College of 625 students at Lake Macquarie. It was founded as Lake Macquarie Christian College in 1998 by the Christian Education Foundation and relocated to its current site, a year later and in 2005 renamed as Charlton Christian College. The Foundation’s Board of Directors is elected from the Association members and most are past or current parents. Charlton is a member of CSA (Christian Schools Australia) and AIS (The Association of Independent Schools). Staff are committed Christians and enjoy outstanding staff facilities and a positive supportive environment.
The successful applicant will:
- Be a committed Christian and an active member of a Christian Church, with a strong passion for Christian education
- Be a qualified and experienced Primary School teacher with high capacity, comprehensive knowledge of NESA syllabus documents and significant experience in teaching Stage 3.
- Be an exceptional practitioner, demonstrating the ability to effectively implement teaching programs in English, Mathematics, Science, Visual Arts, Christian Life Studies, History and Geography, catering for a wide range of learning styles and abilities.
- Utilise a variety of management techniques in order to establish a safe, settled and supportive learning environment where children are nurtured to reach their God-given potential.
- Work in partnership with staff and parents to ensure that students are well supported academically, emotionally, socially and spiritually, at their stage of development.
- Be an ambassador for our College and willing to be involved in extracurricular events, in line with staff expectations.
The Application process
1. Applicants are to:
- Download and complete the Application for Employment form, from the College website: http://www.charlton.nsw.edu.au/positions-vacant/.
- Generate a covering letter which addresses the criteria listed in the description of the role above
- Include Curriculum Vitae and
- Other supporting documentation
Submit the completed documents above to the Executive Assistant, Estelle Hooper at email@example.com prior to 4:00pm on Monday 6 May 2019.
Receipt of your application will be acknowledged by email.
The Selection Process
Short-listing will be undertaken by members of a selection panel. All applicants will be notified of the selection panels’ decisions within two weeks of the closing date.
Only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. The interview will consist of a series of questions based on determining the capacity of the applicants to undertake the role description. Applicants will be given the opportunity to explain and expand on the information provided in their application.
Applicants may be required to give examples of how they would handle case scenario situations.
Short-listed applicants for the position may be required to undertake trial lesson and be observed in the classroom by the panel members.
All applicants will be notified of the outcome of interviews and unsuccessful applicants may, at the discretion of the panel, obtain feedback on their application and interview by contacting the selection panel.
General Employment Conditions
Wages and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the relevant award and the current CSA NSW Multi-Site Industrial Agreement.
Payments are made directly to a bank/credit union account on a fortnightly basis.
The College is a smoke free environment. No smoking or alcohol consumption is permitted on campus or whilst operating any vehicle.
Policies and procedures are in place for College staff including those required by workplace laws. It is important that these policies and procedures are adhered to.
The College is committed to a safe and healthy workplace and has various policy and procedure documents including a Workplace Health & Safety policy.
All new employees undergo an induction upon commencement of employment.
The staff of Charlton Christian College are the College’s greatest asset. We have the privilege of partnering with parents as we assist them in the nurture of their children. The call to teach is indeed a high calling and we rely on God, the Author and Perfecter of our faith.
Teachers exhibit godly relationships and maintain good relationships with other staff, students, and parents. She / He adopts a co-operative spirit, sensitively expresses convictions on professional matters and accepting group decisions graciously and abides by same. Teachers use discretion and consideration in speaking of the College or of colleagues and reflect a spirit of Christian love in dealing with students. The teacher provides for individual emotional, physical and social differences and stimulates the development of Christian character inside and outside of the classroom.
Consistent with the Biblical basis of the College and its values and culture, teachers are responsible for demonstrating the Australian standards for teachers within the three domains of Professional Knowledge, Professional Practice and Professional Engagement. Embedded into these are the CSA Christian Distinctives.
These seven responsibilities are to
- Know students and how they learn
- Know the content and how to teach it
- Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
- Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
- Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
- Engage in professional learning
- Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community