Leader of Teacher Innovation & Learning

Calderwood Christian School

Applications Close: 10 Oct 2023

Commencement Date: 25 Jan 2024


About our school

Calderwood Christian School is a non-denominational, Christian day-school seeking to offer an excellence in education within the context of a genuine biblical framework.  The school is situated in the beautiful growth corridor of the Calderwood Valley, at the foot of the Illawarra escarpment.  Set amidst stunning rural land, the school boasts large open spaces, experienced teachers, and modern facilities.  Serving families as far south as Kiama, west to the Southern Highlands and north to Wollongong, it is the first choice for Christian education in the Southern Illawarra.  The rapidly growing school offers a seamless Prep to Year 12 educational experience on the one campus.  Catering for more than 400 students, the highly experienced teachers offer a breadth of academic and extra-curricular activities, whilst maintaining a family feel.

About the role

Calderwood Christian School continues to experience unprecedented growth, and the cornerstone of this growing community is our teachers.  We are therefore seeking an energetic and experienced leader to oversee programs and systems that inspire teachers to grow and equip them to innovate.  The Leader of Teacher Innovation & Learning will be a valuable member of the Senior Executive Team, providing leadership in the areas of teacher innovation and Professional Learning for K-12 teachers.  The role is full time, with a maximum 0.5FTE teaching load.  The ability to teach across a diversity of year levels would be an advantage.

The ideal candidate

You will be a committed Christian of reformed persuasion, with a deep understanding of Christian education.  You will be a passionate, experienced educator with a comprehensive understanding of contemporary pedagogy and a broad knowledge-base of evidence-informed practices and systems.  You will be able to articulate a rigorous, personal philosophy of Christian education.

The successful applicant will possess:

  • NESA registration (or eligibility) and Working With Children Check
  • a genuine Christian faith of reformed theology, with active involvement in a local church
  • the capacity to work as part of a dynamic staff team
  • strong verbal and written communication skills
  • a commitment to partnership with parents in the education of their children
  • a strong commitment to independent Christian education and a willingness to contribute to the wider School community through extra-curricular programs
  • a demonstrated desire for lifelong learning.

For more information, or to discuss the role with the Principal prior to applying, please contact Mrs Bri Haines on 4230 3700 to make a time to speak with the Principal, or email at [email protected]

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For enquiries please contact Bri Haines on 02 4230 3700 or [email protected]

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