Primary Teacher

NT Christian Schools- Palmerston Christian College

Applications Close: 31 May 2024

Commencement Date: 18 Mar 2024


Want to do impactful, Kingdom work and embark on the adventure of a lifetime in the territory?

Palmerston Christian College of NT Christian Schools is seeking a Primary Teacher to join our growing community.  Whether you’re a young teacher getting started or an experienced educator, NT Christian Schools can provide an opportunity to expand your horizons, professionally and personally.

“At Palmerston Christian College, we encourage and support our staff to continue in their professional development and grow in all areas of their careers. We partner with parents to provide Christ Centred, Intentional Pastoral Care, Focused Academic Growth, we develop Future Leaders and Build Strong Community Culture.  We would love for you to join our college and enjoy all it has to offer”.
– Luke Willsmore, Principal, Palmerston Christian College

What We Offer:

  • 80% discount for your own children- CCS eligible care.
  • Year-round professional development and learning workshops
  • Opportunity to study a Master of Education with the National Institute of Christian Education
  • Financial and practical assistance to relocate to the Territory
  • Long Service Leave pro-rata after five (5) years of continuous service (as opposed to ten)
  • Fifteen (15) days per year of personal, sick and carers leave
  • A minimum of six (6) weeks annual leave
  • 11% Super Contribution on top of salary
  • Offering CT1- CT9; $85,009 – $121,914 depending on your education, experience and qualifications
  • please see the job description for additional requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing teaching programs that have a biblical perspective, can meet various needs of unique students and produce significant educational outcomes, in line with the College scope.
  • Maintain a high level of expanding competence in pedagogy that is current, schools based, teaching practices and classroom management and behavioural support skills.
  • Completes record keeping related to classroom performance for the purpose of report creation, continued assessment development, and mandatory government reports.
  • Work as a collaborative learner, committed to flexible teams pursuing excellence.
  • Experience in, or willingness to learn, using technology including computers, online platforms and data management software.
  • Maintenance of proficient accreditation/registration as a teacher; and compliance with the requirements of the APST.
  • The duties in addition to teaching, include activities associated with administration, review, development and delivery of educational programs and co-curricular activities.
  • Undertake duties required to support the campus such as, but not limited to, attend school camps, assemblies, complete playground, lunch, recess and detention supervision duties.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Successful Applicants:

  • Must be registered teacher with the NT-TRB
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children (Ochre) Card.
  • Must have a valid NT police check within the last 12 months, or invoice of order for one.
  • Must hold a current NT Driver’s License.
  • Must hold a current First Aide Certificate or a willingness to obtain.
  • Will submit an updated CV and Cover Letter demonstrating ELC work experience and relevant qualifications.
  • Prove an ability to effectively model Christian values as expressed in the Policies and Procedures of NT Christian Schools and to give an authentic witness to those values.

Please see the job description on our website for additional requirements.

NT Christian Schools exists to provide a thoroughly Christian education and to give effective witness to the biblically based religious beliefs of the Company.  As such, holding the religious beliefs of NT Christian Schools as articulated in the Policies and Procedures of NT Christian Schools is a genuine occupational qualification of this role.

All employees for NT Christian Schools are to be committed to ensuring child safety, health and wellbeing practices are followed and upheld.  These practices are embedded in NT Christian Schools policy and culture as guided under current legislation.

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