Moore College, Sydney
Head of the Department of Mission
Moore College is seeking expressions of interest in a teaching position lecturing in Christian Mission and heading its Mission Department.
Moore College is an evangelical theological college based in Newtown, an inner-city suburb of Sydney. The College prepares men and women for a lifetime of Christian ministry and mission through in-depth theological training conducted in the context of a Christian community. It provides a range of full-time/part-time, face-to-face and distance courses, from diploma to postgraduate level, equipping students to love and serve God and people. The College has a significant role in the life of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney and many of its faculty are also involved in other diocesan activities. Providing the ministers for Anglican churches in Sydney, as well as pastors for other denominations and Christian workers for other settings around the world, the College has around 600 enrolled students. Additionally, each year around 5,000 students from across the world are enrolled in its distance education programs. Further information about the College can be found on the website: www.moore.edu.au
A member of the Faculty at Moore participates in the College community primarily as a teacher and pastor, but is also involved in research, academic administration and the life of the churches we serve. This particular position has unique dimensions associated with the College’s global vision.
The successful candidate will have:
- strong evangelical and reformed theological convictions consistent with the College’s published values
- several years experience in cross-cultural mission, preferably overseas
- postgraduate qualifications in biblical or theological studies
- an ability to teach in Christian mission but also more widely in biblical and theological studies
- proven pastoral skills
- good organizational skills
- demonstrable research ability.
The successful candidate will also be an ordained Anglican able to be licensed by the Archbishop of Sydney to minister in the Diocese of Sydney.
Teaching experience in undergraduate and/or adult education contexts and previous pastoral ministry experience will be an advantage.
The successful candidate will ideally be to commence duties at the commencement of first semester in 2015. The College reserves the right not to make an appointment should a suitable candidate not be found.
For further information on the position and how to apply please email the People and Culture Manager at email@example.com by Monday, 8 October 2014.
St Catherine's School, Waverley
Head of Biblical Studies
Head of Biblical Studies
Commencing term 1, 2015
We are seeking a leader with a gift for imparting an understanding and love of the Bible, a willingness to be part of a whole-school team and a readiness to reflect on educational practice.
We are looking for an innovative teacher to lead our biblical studies department. The successful candidate will have secondary school teaching experience, an expertise in theology and familiarity with the HSC Studies of Religion courses. Ability to integrate technology and lead interactive teaching strategies is essential. Formal theological education is desirable.
Support for the Christian ethos of the school is essential.
This position requires the successful applicant to have a new Working with Children Check in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Details of how to apply are available at http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au.
For further information on the above position, please visit; http://www.stcatherines.nsw.edu.au/getting-involved/ways/Pages/employment.aspx.
Applications close on Monday 25 August 2014 at 12 noon.
Position: Head of Department
|Responsible to: Headmistress
Reporting to: Head of Teacher Excellence
Responsible for: Staff in Faculty and Students
Effective date: January 2015
Primary purpose of position:
The Head of Department is responsible for the effective functioning of the Department, for exemplary teaching within it, for the educational progress of students in the faculty and for the support, supervision and professional development of staff members within the Department.
The Head of Department has a shared responsibility with other HODs and the School Executive to develop and implement educational policies that are consistent with the School’s philosophy.
- Policy making and implementation:
- Contribute to the development of internal policies and organisation and share in decision making of a general nature through active participation in Heads of Department Meetings and staff conferences.
- Ensure that School and Department policies are properly and effectively implemented.
- Ensure that Department practices are consistent with School requirements.
- Teaching and Learning:
- Oversee the preparation of programmes for Years 7-12 in accordance with Board of Studies Syllabuses and requirements, and School and Departmental policies.
- Ensure that programming and the teaching-learning strategies used in the Department accommodate the individual needs and interests of students.
- Ensure regular evaluation and appropriate adjustment of programmes and teaching methodologies.
- Oversee the regular and accurate recording in Departmental registers of program topics, methods, resources and evaluation.
- Provide leadership in School wide initiatives, in particular: advancing the use of technology and interactive learning and promoting literacy and numeracy.
- Student Assessment and Reports:
- Oversee all assessment within the Department, including the preparation and marking of assessment tasks, examination and test papers.
- Ensure the validity of the assessment process and compliance with School and BOS guidelines, including exact adherence to HSC Guidelines.
- Ensure that appropriate and timely feedback is given to students following assessment tasks and representative work samples are collected.
- Guide staff in the writing of appropriate and informative report comments specific to the subject in addition to behaviour and attitude comments if relevant.
- Place students in appropriate courses and classes.
- Be available for consultation with students or their parents regarding subject needs and pastoral care.
- Liaise with appropriate staff to ensure that the academic and learning needs of particular students are met, maintain accurate and up to date profiles, LPs and IEPs, ensuring dissemination and roll over from one teacher to the next and collection of appropriate work samples.
- Assist the Headmistress in the selection of teachers and relevant ancillary staff for the Department.
- Induct and orientate new staff and participate in appraisal processes for faculty members.
- Supervise and support teachers in the Teacher Accreditation processes.
- Recommend staffing allotments for Departmental staff and participate in timetabling decisions.
- Advise, assist and supervise each staff member in her/his professional responsibilities, including:
- programming and planning
- teaching-learning strategies
- assessment and reporting
- classroom management
- communication with parents
- following School and other obligatory policies.
- Foster good relations within the Department and between the Department and other Departments and the Executive.
- Convene regular Departmental meetings and encourage staff to actively participate in policy decisions of the faculty and School.
- Prepare a Faculty Professional Development Plan and promote and monitor appropriate faculty based and external professional development opportunities for each staff member in line with School and Faculty strategic priorities.
- Prepare Departmental budgets and manage expenditure.
- Order, manage and maintain the material resources of the Department.
- Liaise with the Research Centre Manager and ICT on Department needs.
- Prepare and maintain the Faculty Handbook.
- Oversee the development of an excursion policy and programme each year and ensure all protocols are followed in planning and carrying out excursions.
- Ensure Department records (both hard and soft copy) are maintained and kept secure.
- Adhere to the Schools policy and procedures.
- Undertake appropriate teaching duties and associated activities
- Undertake other duties as required by the Headmistress
Schools Ministry Associate (two-year program)
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St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Surrey Hills, VIC
Women’s and Children’s Ministry Worker Position (part-time)
St Stephen’s Presbyterian is a reformed and evangelical church in Surrey Hills, Melbourne. We are a church committed to the Gospel of Christ, to proclaiming it and being rooted and established in it.
Our church is a team ministry with two full-time ministers. As God continues to grow our congregation, we seek to expand our ministry team with a paid worker focused on developing and furthering our women’s and children’s ministry. This new appointment is for a part-time position and the appointment is initially for 2 years.
For further details contact Rev. John Huynh (0413 514 722), and for a job description email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mudgee Baptist Church
MBC is a small but growing church in the beautiful Mudgee region, about 3.5 hours west of Sydney. Average Sunday attendance is 80, with a formal membership of 33.
We are searching for a pastor who will help guide MBC into a new chapter of life. He will be a gifted preacher and teacher. MBC has a much valued heritage of faithful, expository Bible teaching. He will also be a disciple-making pastor, committed to helping people grow in their spiritual lives and gifts.
He will be committed to MBC for the long term, and will seek to grow as one with us, and go forward with us.
For an information package, including Church, Community and Pastoral Profiles, please contact the Pastoral Search Team, care of Fred Smith, on 0408 734 634 or email@example.com.