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Assistant Head of Science / Science Teacher (Chemistry / Physics)Norwest Christian College
Full Time Commencing Term 1, 2023 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 purpose, and building 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 Assistant Head of Science / Science Teacher. Experience in teaching the new Stage 6 will be an advantage, as will be a passion for innovation in Science and a vision for STEM integration.
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 committed to quality teaching and learning experiences for students that reflect innovative 21st century learning, with an interest in IT integration and project-based learning; have demonstrated success in significant academic improvement for students; experience in teaching Investigating Science and/or Science Extension; be a highly committed professional with a desire make a difference in the lives of students; be an effective classroom practitioner and clear 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 Secondary students; be committed to their own professional learning and growth; be pastorally minded and comfortable with sharing their faith; have an understanding of the wellbeing needs of adolescents; and, be willing to actively contribute to the co-curricular life of the College. 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 w....