Visual Arts Teacher

Website Shire Christian School

Applications Close: 1 Jul 2024

Commencement Date: 14 Oct 2024


Innovative and energetic Christian educators are invited to apply for the position of Visual Arts Teacher.  This is a full-time position teaching across Junior and Senior School, preferably commencing in Term 4 2024, or at the beginning of the 2025 school year.

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.  This framework requires a teacher who is willing to design learning experiences that challenge, extend and enrich our student learning experience in a collegial and collaborative environment.

The successful applicant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the latest curriculum and pedagogical developments in Visual Arts. Experience with Stage 6 an advantage.
  • Motivate students to learn by demonstrating effective classroom management strategies.
  • Orchestrate lessons to inspire curiosity and critical thinking.
  • Perceive the needs of individual students and take realistic steps to meet those needs.
  • Differentiate learning to support all learners.
  • Engage warmly and constructively with parents.
  • Embed a Biblical perspective into the curriculum.
  • Provide timely and transformative feedback to students.
  • Confidently integrate ICT to enhance learning outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively and productively with their colleagues.
  • Show a commitment to improvement and professional development.

Preferred experience:

  • Knowledge and experience in the Expressive Forms Ceramics, Photographic and Digital Media.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop).

Teachers benefits include:

  • Supportive and collegial Visual Art team.
  • Well-equipped and exclusively allocated 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 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].

Closing date for applications:  
1st July 2024

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only and the School reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached.  Therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

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

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