For the Whole of Their Life.

Science Teacher (Years 7 - 12)

· Based in Newcastle
· Full Time Ongoing
· Secondary (Year 7 – 12)

St Philip’s Christian College, Newcastle, is looking for a dynamic, innovative and experienced Christian teacher to join our Science Team.

About the role

Teachers at St Philip’s Christian College deliver quality Christian education through evidence-based teaching practices, and the development of innovative and relevant curriculum that empowers students to live joyfully and productively in both the present and the future.

Key responsibilities include:

· Knowing the students well and teaching according to their needs.
· Planning, preparing and delivering effective teaching and learning programs which demonstrate:
- alignment with a Christian worldview
- alignment with the College philosophy of Student Centred Learning
- strong content knowledge
- current educational research and practice
- high capacity for student engagement
- consistency with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, relevant syllabus documents, and policy and procedural documents

· Assessing students in a variety of ways, giving effective feedback that leads to improvement
· Reporting on student progress and performance to students, parents, the College and other stakeholders as required
· Maintaining student records and samples of work
· Developing and utilising a wide variety of practices that ensure learning is prioritised in their classes and that all students are safe and secure and therefore able to learn effectively.
· Providing focused pastoral care for a group of students, and more generally for students in allocated subject classes
· Being involved in extra-curricular activities

The successful applicant will be strongly aligned to the values of the College and have:

· A mature and overt Christian faith that enables discussion and prayer about matters of faith as these relate to the profession
· A clear and well-articulated understanding of what it means to be a Christian teacher and the role of Christian Schooling
· Experience teaching NSW secondary Science curriculum
· Experience teaching Stage 6 Physics is highly desirable
· Demonstrated ability to use a range of teaching strategies that meet students where they are individually and collectively
· Ability to foster a safe, supportive, and engaging learning environment and provide pastoral care for students
· Proven ability to partner effectively with parents in the education and care of their children
· A commitment to ongoing professional development

To submit your application, please complete the Teacher Application Form below and forward it, along with a brief covering letter, to: The Principal – Mrs Pam O’Dea

Applications will close 9am Monday 15th August 2022.

For an initial discussion or enquiries about the role please contact Deb Adams on 4960 6600 or email