HillSide Christian College
29th November, 2019
Job Type




Commencing Term 1, 2020

HillSide Christian College is an evangelical, Christian school with an approximate enrolment of 340 students from Years 4K-12. Please view the school website for general information: http://www.hillside.wa.edu.au

 Position Description

HillSide Christian College is seeking applications for a 0.62 FTE Secondary SCIENCE teacher. The successful applicant will be a practising evangelical Christian, who is able to demonstrate and work within the College’s Christian framework. The position is 12 months’ FIXED TERM . Any appointment to the position will be dependent upon the successful applicant accepting the College’s Code of Conduct (including Statement of Faith) and the employment contract.

All applicants wishing to submit an application should be able to demonstrate their personal faith in Jesus Christ as God and Saviour, and be an active member of an evangelical Christian Church. The applicant should be a teacher of quality with high level skills, with an ability to work within a Christian team setting. New graduate teachers are encouraged to apply. The position involves a main teaching load in lower secondary Science, but may include a minor lower secondary Mathematics responsibility.

The application must include:

  1. Covering letter (maximum one page);
  2. The applicant’s current CV outlining qualifications, church membership, professional referees, contact details, and career history;
  3. A written reference from a Pastor/Elder or the contact details of a Pastor/Elder who may be contacted for a verbal reference in regard to the applicant’s Christian faith and practice;
  4. All qualifications and compliance documents named in the dot points below. Supply photocopies of the original documents along with the Originals will require sighting:
    • a current Working with Children Card;
    • a current TRBWA
  5. Statement addressing the selection criteria provided. Response to the selection criteria may be a maximum of five (5) A4 pages, with a minimum font size of 12

All applications and enquiries should be emailed to: stephen.lamont@hillside.wa.edu.au

Link: https://www.hillside.wa.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/SCIENCE-24-11-2019.pdf

This position has been re-advertised and will be only filled when a suitable applicant has been appointed.

Please note: The College reserves the right to fill the position at its discretion and timing, and to withdraw the position/advertisement if required. The position will only be filled by the College when a suitably qualified applicant is secured. Wages, contract details and other school policies will be available upon request. The College also reserves the right to make any necessary enquiries outside listed referees if required in the selection process.


 Applicants should be able to articulate their responses to the following questions and statements:

  1. How will you support, and practise the College’s Statement of Faith, particularly demonstrating an ability to meet social issues from an evangelical Christian worldview?
  2. What is your understanding of Christian Education, and how would you deliver SCIENCE teaching programmes from a Christian worldview?
  3. How do you demonstrate a commitment to professional standards (AITSL), and improving your own professional learning?
  4. Practise high behaviour management skills, and have positive engagement with students, parents and
  5. Demonstrate high level communication skills, and an ability to work in a team


  1. Applicants will be emailed any additional information, including the Statement of Faith and sample teaching
  2. The College website is a valuable source of background information, which includes history, vision, mission and operations. This can be accessed at:


  1. The College is affiliated with Christian Schools Australia. The College is supportive of the model of Christian Schools Australia’s “Six core elements of the Christian School architecture”. These can be viewed at:


  1. HillSide Christian College is a ministry of HillSide Church. The Church website can be viewed at: http://www.hillside.org.au
  2. HillSide’s current remuneration structure for teachers is available upon request.

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