Christian Studies Coordinator

Thomas Hassall Anglican College



Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 June 2022

We are seeking to employ an experienced educator with a background in Secondary Teaching to lead our Christian Studies team.

<p>Thomas Hassall Anglican College is a P-12 independent College located with close access to the M5 and M7 in the South West of Sydney. We are committed to challenging our students to look beyond boundaries and to use their gifts and talents to make a difference in the world. We are guided by our vision – Growing and nurturing Excellence in learning, wisdom and service. </p><p>We are seeking to employ an experienced educator with a background in Secondary Teaching to lead our Christian Studies team. The right candidate will be able to gather, inspire and lead others and have an excellent understanding of innovative teaching practices as well as being committed to sharing the gospel with students in a Christian school environment. The right candidate will be an active Christian who is keen to integrate faith and education in relevant and authentic ways. </p><p>The successful applicant will be appropriately qualified and ready to work within a professional and cohesive team. </p><p><b>Key Selection Criteria </b></p><p>applicants for the above position must be able to provide evidence to support the following criteria: </p><p>• Strong personal Christian faith and be a regular and practising member of a Bible-based Christian Church </p><p>• Ability to teach Stage 6 Studies of Religion is preferred </p><p>• Evidence of leadership within an educational setting and development of curriculum, programs and assessment </p><p>• A track record of success in building and leading effective teams within faculty/stage departments is an advantage </p><p>• Demonstrated critical analysis and problem-solving skills, experience and commitment to collaborative leadership within a team environment </p><p>• Demonstrated good team leadership skills: including approachability; listening skills; conflict resolution; exercising sound judgement; and showing initiative </p><p>• Systematic organisational and time management skills with an ability to prioritise tasks, meet prescribed deadlines and concurrently manage a number of competing responsibilities </p><p><b>Qualifications </b></p><p>• Appropriate teaching qualifications and accreditation in NSW. </p><p>• A Bachelor of Theology or Diploma of Theology </p><p>• Accreditation at Experienced Teacher (ISTAA) is also an advantage. </p><p><b>Applications should include: </b></p><p>• Cover application letter </p><p>• Completion of Employment Application form available on the College website </p><p>     - This should include the names, addresses and phone numbers of three confidential referees. One of these needs to be from a Christian Minister. </p><p>• Resume outlining teaching, leadership and other experience relevant to the position </p><p>• A statement of educational philosophy </p><p>• Written response addressing the Key Selection Criteria in a maximum of 2-3 pages </p><p>• Valid NSW Working with Children details (WWCC) </p><p>Thomas Hassall Anglican College is dedicated to maintaining a child-safe environment and is committed to the safety, welfare and wellbeing of all children and young people entrusted to our care. Our Child Safe Program includes A Child Safe Policy developed in alignment with the Child Safe Standards, background screening and reference checks. We have a zero-tolerance for child abuse and are committed to doing what we can to keep students safe from harm. </p><p><b>CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday 10 June 2022 </b></p><p><b>Applications will be considered upon receipt </b></p><p>Please forward your application marked “Private and Confidential” to: </p><p>Mrs Karen Easton – Director of Staff Services </p><p>Thomas Hassall Anglican College</p><p> </p><p>PO Box 150 Hoxton Park NSW 2171</p><p>E: <a href="http://employment&#64;" rel="nofollow">employment&#64;</a> </p><p>W: <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>