Maternity Leave Contract – Full Time – commencing Term 2
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, the service of 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. 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 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 an innovative and enthusiastic Science Physics Teacher for a 12 month maternity leave contract, with the possibility of a permanent position.
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:
- be a highly committed professional and have a desire make a difference in the lives of students;
- be an excellent classroom practitioner and communicator;
- be committed to academic excellence with high expectations of students;
- possess strong interpersonal skills, valuing relationships with colleagues and stakeholders;
- collaborate with colleagues in developing integrated learning experiences for junior students, including project based learning;
- have experience with Stage 6 Physics, and demonstrated success;
- be committed to their own professional learning and growth;
- be pastorally minded and comfortable with sharing your faith;
- have an understanding of the wellbeing needs of adolescents; and,
- be willing to actively contribute to the extra-curricular life of the College, including Science Club and Science Week activities.
Candidates shortlisted for interview will be expected to provide a Working With Children Check clearance number or clearance letter, and must be able to live and work in NSW.
Applications close Friday, 14 February 2020.