Teaching Position

Valley Hope Christian School

Strong & growing Christian school in Gods country

Valley Hope Christian School, NSW

Teaching Position

Dream position available in far North NSW. A 20-minute drive to the picturesque beaches at Brooms Head and Yamba, where you will be spoilt with a cosmopolitan experience in the local cafes and restaurants. Spend your afternoons and weekends walking along the designated walking paths along the Clarence Valley River in Maclean and the walking path from the Yamba Marina to Main Beach. Fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking and boating is a regular weekend activity for the locals and alike.

Adult’s and Children’s sports are supported especially in netball, league, cricket, basketball, swimming, nippers, surfing and touch football.

The Clarence Valley offers a generous choice of Christian churches and youth groups open for all to attend. For retail therapy we can offer Coffs Harbour and Ballina within an hour’s drive, both locations offering an airport for family and friends to fly into and visit. If you dare cross the QLD border, you will be there in less than 2 hours.

Valley Hope School is part of the Pacific Group of Schools. It is a caring, Christian School community that caters for students with a moderate level of intellectual delay or who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Each student is unique, and we aim to develop the full potential in each individual by providing a mixture of individualised and small group instruction and support.

Valley Hope School is situated within Pacific Valley Christian School which is committed to providing a compassionate environment in which the Valley Hope students are cared for and supported.

Valley Hope School has a clear vision to honour Christ in all its programs and practices. Each staff member is a committed Christian and holds strongly to the belief that we are all created and loved by God.

The successful applicant will have a broad knowledge of current best practice in learning and behaviour support, and the legislative requirements associated with students with disabilities. They will be passionate and committed to inclusive learning practices including curriculum differentiation.

Applicants must have:

·         Have an excellent understanding of the NSW Curriculum and Syllabus.

·         Experience implementing Individual Education Plans (IEPs).

·         Must have an exemplary ability to identify and evaluate student needs and work with students with disabilities.

·         Ability to differentiate instruction for students along all parts of the learning spectrum and strong communication skills including the ability to work with parents, students and colleagues within the faculty, campus and wider school.

·         Ability to analyse data to inform teaching practice and supports for both individuals and classes across the school

·         You must be a registered teacher by the NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA)

·         Hold a current Working With Children Check (WWCC).

·         Show proof of double vaccination for COVID-19

·         Possess organisational skills

·         Demonstrate a commitment to the pastoral care of students

This is a part-time position and will commence Term 1, 2022.

Commitment to a local church and the ethos of Christian education is essential. Applications should include a reference from a minister of the church you regularly attend.

Valley Hope School is a child safe workplace; all candidates are required to provide their NSW Working With Children Check Number for verification.

Candidates must comply with the NSW Teacher Accreditation Act and provide their NESA Accreditation Number for verification.

Under the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021, all staff are required to provide evidence of a Covid-19 double-dose vaccination or a Medical Contraindication Certificate in accordance with the guidelines provided by ATAGI.  Please attach a copy of your vaccination status to your application.

For further information please contact the Director Mr Nathan Murray: nmurray@valleyhope.nsw.edu.au

To apply for this position, please download Employment-Application-Form-VHS.pdf (valleyhope.nsw.edu.au)  and return it to school by email to employment@valleyhope.nsw.edu.au

Applications close: Thursday 2nd December 2021. Early applications are appreciated to assist the interview process.

To apply for this job email your details to srobinson@pacificvalley.nsw.edu.au.

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