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Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.33 FTE)
Applications Close: 12 December 2022
Portside Christian College is a non-denominational Christian college based in the Western suburbs of Adelaide that caters for students from Foundation to Year 12, with an Early Learning Centre & Trade Training Centre. We are looking for a Chaplain to work 0.33-0.49FTE (2-3 days per week during school terms), as an integral part of the Student Wellbeing Team, using KARR & Restorative Approaches.
<p>Portside Christian College is a non-denominational Christian college based in the Western suburbs of Adelaide that caters for students from Foundation to Year 12, with an Early Learning Centre and Trade Training Centre.
</p><p>At Portside Christian College, we deliver Teaching and Learning programs using the Understanding by Design curriculum framework from a biblical perspective. We offer professional, rewarding and supportive teaching environment and create outstanding opportunities for professional learning and career progression.
</p><p>If you are committed to high quality teaching and learning, enjoy a challenge, and want to work alongside other professionals dedicated to quality outcomes for learners, then please apply.</p><p>
</p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Our Purpose
</b></p><p><b>Equipping students for life
</b></p><p>Our purpose is to equip students for life. We are a ministry of Portlife Church and operate to provide education for Christian families. We believe our task is to enable each child to develop uniquely and progress academically, socially, physically, emotionally and spiritually through authentic Christian education. All teachers are committed Christians who aim to model Christian values and educate students from a biblical worldview perspective. We aim to inspire and equip learners with knowledge, skills and wisdom to face life’s challenges. We encourage students to develop a personal relationship with God and grow in Christian grace.
</b></p><p>We aim to equip students for life by encouraging our school community to live our values every day. Christ is at the centre of all our values, and He is the centre of our lives. Being Christ-Centred is essential to making our values meaningful and effective.
</p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Position Description
</b></p><p><b>Position title: Chaplain
</b></p><p>Position number: WSO03
</p><p>Agreement: Portside Christian College Enterprise Agreement (2021)
</p><p>Award: Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2020
</p><p>Level: General Level 4
</p><p>FTE: 0.33 - 0.49 FTE [2-3 days per week during school terms]
</p><p>Reports to: Student Wellbeing Coordinator
</p><p>Direct reports: Nil
</p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>General responsibilities</b></p><p> • Have an understanding of and commitment to the College Vision, Purpose, Values and Statement of Faith
</p><p>• Act in accordance with the College Handbook (Staff), Staff Code of Conduct and Staff Device Agreement, as well as all other College policies and procedures
</p><p>• Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with staff, students and parents
</p><p>• Actively contribute to the Christian life of the College community
</p><p>• Attend meetings, functions and extra-curricular activities as required
</p><p>• Participate in the College’s ongoing Professional Learning opportunities</p><p>
</p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Role and responsibilities</b> </p><p>• Work collaboratively with the Student Wellbeing Coordinator to mentor and counsel students in a one-on-one or group setting, as part of the Student Wellbeing Team
</p><p>• Assist with the implementation of the College's Restorative Approaches program with an emphasis on kindness, agency, respect and responsiveness (KARR Framework)
</p><p>• Assist in planning and running student wellbeing programs such as breakfast clubs and workshops
</p><p>• Assist the College Wellbeing team in providing Pastoral Care and general spiritual, social and emotional comfort to the College community
</p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Desired qualifications of successful candidate</b></p><p>• A minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work or Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care qualification, with previous related work experience highly desirable
</p><p>• Complete online eSafety training program as well as annual refresher training
</p><p>• South Australian Government Working with Children Check
</p><p>• Current First Aid qualification – BELS First Aid training (HLTAID010) at a minimum
</p><p>• Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RRHAN-EC) Training
</p><p><br /></p><p><b>Desired skills and abilities of successful candidate</b></p><p>• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
</p><p>• Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with students, staff and parents
</p><p>• Effective facilitation skills, ensuring participants meet learning objectives
</p><p>• Effective time management skills with proven ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise workload
</p><p>• Ability to be innovative, enthusiastic and self-motivated
</p><p>• Ability to maintain confidentiality
</p><p>• Ability to manage the demands of the position including administration and professional responsibilities
</p><p><br /></p><p><b>Applications are to include</b> </p><p>• Cover letter, maximum 1 page
</p><p>• Written response to the above “Roles and Responsibilities” criteria, maximum 500 words
</p><p>• Curriculum Vitae outlining details of qualifications and areas of study, educational history, previous employment and relevant personal information
</p><p>• Completion of the <b>Portside Christian College Application for Employment – Non-Teaching </b>available on our website at <u>www.portside.sa.edu.au</u> under the <i>Our College – Careers </i>heading
</p><p>Application deadline and details: Applications are to be received by <b>9am on Monday, 12th December 2022.
</b></p><p>Applications should be addressed to:
</p><p>Mrs Belinda Elsegood, Human Resources, Portside Christian College