0.2 FTE – Commencing 2020
Norwest Christian College is an independent, co-educational P-12 school located in the growing north-west sector of Sydney. With the mission of Building Purposeful Lives; loving God, pursuing our purpose, and building our capacity, our community is focused upon facilitating great learning, serving others, and ensuring that each young person experiences loving and caring relationships in a supportive pastoral environment.
Central to the culture of our College is a strong emphasis upon the professional growth and development of our staff, actualised through bespoke learning programs for teachers. We prize our highly collegiate and supportive community, and look for opportunities to network with schools, the tertiary sector and other organisations to grow and share influence. We also seek to engage our teachers in their areas of passion and interest, providing opportunities for leadership and a professional presence within and beyond the College.
Teaching and learning at Norwest is a dynamic experience. Norwest Christian College educators are passionate about exploring and delivering 21st century pedagogies that enable students to flourish and thrive, and the College is fast growing a reputation for its progressive approach to teaching and learning that facilitates the building of learning behaviours.
The College is currently seeking to appoint a gifted and energetic Extension Program Teacher to join our team of committed professionals. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate at interview a personal faith and commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ and a lifestyle consistent with that faith, including an active commitment to a Christian fellowship, as well as the following skills and experience:
- a strong understanding of and commitment to Christian education and the Christian development of students;
- an appreciation of the value of building students’ learning power (BLP);
- the propensity to innovate and understanding of 21st Century pedagogy including relevant technologies;
- a comprehensive understanding of pedagogies and programs that meet the needs of students who require a high degree of academic extension;
- a comprehensive understanding of the social and emotional needs of learners requiring extension;
- the capacity to develop programmes that develop academic potential into talent;
- experience in the use of data to deliver academic improvement; and
- a commitment to teamwork, transparent practice and collaboration.
Relevant experience in designing and delivering high quality extension programs at either the primary or secondary level would be considered highly desirable.
Candidates shortlisted for interview will be expected to provide a Working With Children Check clearance number or clearance letter.
Applications close Friday, 10 January 2020.