Director of Studies (Secondary School)

Shire Christian School

Applications Close: 6 Apr 2023


Innovative Christian educators are invited to apply for the position of Director of Studies. This is a key role in the school and is responsible for ensuring that the school’s mission of educating our students for a life of learning, service and purpose to the Glory of God, is consistently upheld.

The Director of Studies ensures that student patterns of study are compliant with NESA, aligned to the school’s values, and enables all students to demonstrate their learning and aim for success. School processes and procedures regarding student data, NESA compliance and individual learning paths are to be managed by the Director of Studies within the wider framework of the academic objectives of the School Executive.

The Director of Studies is a key member of the secondary executive team, reporting directly to the Academic Head P-12, whilst implementing the planning, development, and delivery of the School’s academic vision.

The Director of Studies will work closely with the Academic Head, the Deputy Principal, the Head of Secondary School, and the Heads of Faculty.

The position is full-time with a teaching component.

Key selection criteria

  • A faithful Christian, actively involved in a church community, and who is personally committed to the school’s mission, vision and statement of faith with a clear understanding of reformed evangelical theology
  • An outstanding educator and leader able to inspire and grow students and teachers
  • An active contributor in the wider educational field with an interest in research informed practices
  • Able to demonstrate a capacity to identify and manage change
  • Able to ensure that all Secondary School curriculum documents and teaching programs are compliant, and support the pedagogies endorsed by the school
  • An understanding of how a Biblical worldview informs and impacts curriculum and pedagogy
  • Able to oversee the compliance and operation of the Secondary School’s assessment program, and the management of academic data and student pattern of study
  • Committed to working collaboratively with secondary leadership to facilitate and foster a positive learning climate for staff and students across the Secondary School

How to apply:

In addition to completing our teaching application form, the application letter will need to address the key selection criteria as outlined above. Please email your application and CV to [email protected] Application forms are found on our school’s website.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 6, April 2023

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For enquiries please contact David Stonestreet on 02 85255111 or [email protected]

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