Head of HSIE

Shire Christian School

Applications Close: 13 Oct 2023


Nestled in the leafy suburb of Barden Ridge in Southern Sydney, Shire Christian School has been providing high quality Christian education for nearly 50 years. With over 900 students enrolled across Prep to Year 12, we seek to create a culture where every child is part of a community that feels like family.

Innovative and energetic Christian educators are invited to apply for the position of Head of HSIE. This is a full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024. As a leader in the school, each Head of Department has a responsibility to lead others to make the school’s vision, mission, purpose, statement of faith and learning framework a tangible reality in the life of the school.

The successful applicant will be able to:

  • Lead and mentor a team of teachers, professionally developing them in alignment with the school’s learning framework.
  • Demonstrate experience teaching the Stage 6 syllabus, with an understanding of the demands of the Higher School Certificate requirements.
  • Perceive the needs of individual students and differentiate learning to support all learners.
  • Provide timely and transformative feedback to students.
  • Engage warmly and constructively with parents.
  • Embed a Biblical perspective into the curriculum.
  • Confidently integrate ICT to enhance learning outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively and productively with their colleagues.
  • Show a commitment to improvement and professional development.
  • Ability to work with a team of Year 7 to 12 HSIE teachers to:
    • develop programs and teaching strategies that foster deep learning and student understanding
    • ensure that key deadlines and administrative responsibilities are met
    • provide leadership, advice and support to the HSIE team to drive improvement in professional practice.
    • contribute to regular Head of Department meetings to advance learning in the school more broadly.

Teachers benefits include:

  • Supportive and collaborative collegial HSIE team.
  • Well-equipped and resourced classrooms.
  • Access to innovative teaching resources.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Salary sacrifice packaging.

The successful applicant should be a committed Christian actively involved a church community. All employees at Shire Christian are expected to be personally committed to the school’s mission, vision and statement of faith with a clear understanding of reformed evangelical theology.

How to apply: If you meet the criteria and are interested in joining our Christian learning community, we would love to hear from you! Please use the teaching staff application form found on our school’s website and email to [email protected].

To apply for this job email your details to hr@shirechristian.nsw.edu.au.

For enquiries please contact Gillian Cross on 02 8525 5111 or [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to hr@shirechristian.nsw.edu.au.

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