PDHPE Teacher and Sports Coordinator

Shire Christian School

Applications Close: 31 Jul 2024

Commencement Date: 27 Jan 2025


Innovative and energetic Christian educators are invited to apply for the position of PDHPE Teacher and Sports Coordinator. This role will involve teaching PDHPE across K-12 and Sports Coordinator 7-12.  This is a full-time position, commencing at the beginning of the 2025 school year. The role reports to the Head of PDHPE.

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.

Shire Christian School is committed to whole student learning; both academically and pastorally.  We support staff to adopt and implement a Learning Power approach to teaching and learning, under our Learning for Life framework.  Under this framework, teachers work in a collaborative and collegial environment to design experiences that challenge, extend and enrich student learning.

The successful applicant will be able to:

  • develop and deliver engaging lessons for a combination of K-12 PDHPE and 9-10 PASS classes.
  • motivate students to learn by demonstrating effective management strategies.
  • orchestrate a lesson to maximise learning outcomes for all students.
  • perceive the needs of individual students and take realistic steps to meet those needs.
  • differentiate learning to support all learners.
  • be responsible for the leadership and administration of 7-10 weekly sport, including setting the sports calendar, ensuring representative sports competitions and 7-12 school carnivals are well organised.
  • work with the Sports Administration Assistant and other school staff to ensure the planning and administrative tasks relating to sport, carnivals and inter-school sport, are carried out effectively and in a timely and collaborative manner.
  • communicate up-to-date Sport information with staff, students and parents, such as providing sports reports through the school newsletter and ensuring students are aware of the opportunities available to represent in sports.
  • maintain effective relationships and communication between the school, CSSA and CIS.
  • engage warmly and constructively with parents.
  • embed a Biblical perspective into the curriculum.
  • work collaboratively and productively with their colleagues.
  • show a commitment to improvement and professional development.

Teachers benefits include:

  • Supportive and passionate PDHPE team.
  • Well-resourced PDHPE/Sport equipment and facilities
  • Access to innovative teaching resources.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Salary sacrifice packaging.

The successful applicant should be a committed Christian actively involved in 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].

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible, as we will be considering applicants as they are received.

To apply for this job email your details to melinda.storm@cen.edu.au.

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

To apply for this job email your details to melinda.storm@cen.edu.au.

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