Chemistry & Maths Teacher

Commencing 2018

Riverside Christian College is a Prep to Year 12 Independent Christian school on the beautiful Fraser Coast

Our vision is to be Christ centred and student focused, inspiring world class citizenship

To do this we strive to be leaders of excellence in:

  • Teaching and Learning,
  • Faith Development,
  • Community Engagement,
  • Organisational rigour in a safe and secure environment

POSITION SUMMARY

Plan, prepare and deliver quality and effective teaching and learning programs that are consistent with the College pedagogy, relevant syllabi, curriculum policy and work programs

  • Communicate effectively with students, families and colleagues
  • Meet the diverse needs and learning styles of students
  • Establish a challenging learning environment in which students are able to achieve their potential

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining teaching competency and currency of knowledge of relevant programs required by the College and relevant statutory authorities
  • Supporting students in a variety of settings, through the development of supportive learning environments and effective behaviour management practices, providing for their physical, social, cultural and emotional wellbeing
  • Participating in ongoing professional development to master the components of the "School Effectiveness Framework", adopted by the College to enhance teaching and learning
  • Providing effective assessment of students for developmental, feedback and reporting purposes to demonstrate precise knowledge of each student
  • Maintaining student records and samples of work in line with the requirements of the College and relevant statutory authorities
  • Participating in collaborative development and evaluation of curriculum, monitoring the effectiveness of teaching/learning programs
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders including parents, relevant community bodies and colleagues. This includes preparation of student reports each semester
  • Maintaining resources, equipment and the physical environment to the highest standards and placing student safety as paramount in day to day operation
  • Complying with school procedures, policies and practices, including WHS     

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Personable, friendly and conscientious
  • Work and live to high standards
  • A team player who is respectful to colleagues
  • A commitment to respect and maintain confidentiality

WE OFFER

  • A professional environment where you will be valued, respected and encouraged to be creative.
  • A suitable remuneration package that is commensurate with your ability, qualifications and experience. Salary will be above Education Queensland rates for a comparable position.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive environment where collaboration is fostered 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • All applicants must have current registration with Queensland College of Teachers.
  • Terms and conditions of employment will be negotiated with the successful applicant 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE

  • Qualifications in Secondary Teaching are essential
  • It is essential the applicant possesses strong Christian character and is supportive of the College Christian values

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prepare teaching and learning programs that meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students
  • Knowledge and proven ability to deliver programs by the establishment of a challenging learning environment that includes the use of information technology, to maximise student outcomes, whilst appropriately managing student behaviour 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to families, students and colleagues including the use of appropriate interpersonal skill
  • A commitment to uphold the Christian values of the College

AUTHORITIES

  • The authority vested in this position is limited to that specified within the Delegations Policy

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORTS

  • To be negotiated with the successful candidate

Only applications received through College email will be accepted 

Applications close 5:00pm, Friday 17th  November 2017

Your application must include;

  • Covering letter addressed to Anne O'Brien, Principal, Riverside Christian College
  • Statement addressing the Selection Criteria
  • Curriculum Vitae

Please address your application to:

Email: college@riverside.qld.edu.au