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Instructional Coach/Teacher

About ACC

Australian Christian College (ACC) is a protestant non-denominational, Christian Education organisation, whose mission is to develop each and every student to be equipped spiritually, academically, socially and physically to flourish into their full potential, and be a positive influence on the world around them. ACC is wholeheartedly committed to excellence in education so that students are “well known, well loved, and well taught” by dedicated trained Christian staff.

ACC is part of Christian Education Ministries, with 12 schools in 5 states, and is also the largest non-government Distance Education provider in Australia.

About ACC Marsden Park

The College is located in the thriving North West growth corridor of Sydney in a semi-rural setting and is experiencing sustained growth. The area has been targeted for fast-tracked development and the school has an exciting strategic plan in place.

ACC Marsden Park is a K-12, co-educational, Christian school located in North-West Sydney. We are an actively growing school with an exciting future. In 2024, over 200 staff will be teaching and supporting over 1200 students who will be learning with us on-campus, plus another 700 students who will be learning via our Distance Education program. We are seeking to ensure our teachers are supported with best-practice, individualised professional development in the form of dedicated coaching.

We are praying for exemplary classroom practitioners with a passion for staff development to join our coaching team. We are building a culture of coaching across the College, aimed at providing personalised support to all staff and students. This is groundbreaking work, and we need personable, professional people enthused by being part of something growing and new.

We would encourage you to learn more about our College to see if you might be a good fit for our vision and culture (see video). In addition to our College website, you can learn more about our staff culture by downloading a copy of the ACC Way and watch a recorded interview with our Principal (see video).

These full-time positions which will include a teaching load and may work across the Primary and Secondary are expected to start in 2024.

As a learning community, we have been influenced by:

  • Atomic Habits by James Clear
  • Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
  • Leadership & Self-Deception by the Arbinger Institute
  • Classroom Behaviour by Dr Bill Rogers
  • Explicit Direct Instruction & Project-Based Learning
  • High Tech High in San Diego, USA
  • Michaela Community School in London, England

About the role

  • Living out your faith in a Christian school community
  • Working with the Head of Professional Practice to provide supportive and personalised instructional coaching, K-12.
  • Adopting a coaching mindset, building bridges between the College’s signature pedagogies, our orderly learning environment standards, and each teacher’s own professional growth and goals
  • Contribute to the holistic care and welfare of staff and students
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic teacher, able to build meaningful relationships with colleagues
  • Exemplary Classroom practitioner
  • Excellent understanding of NSW curriculum
  • Philosophical alignment with explicit teaching pedagogies
  • Create an exciting and vibrant learning environment
  • Highest standards of professionalism, flexible and has the ability to work within teams across K-12

Benefits

  • Work with a dedicated Christian team.
  • Be part of a faith community that shares regular devotions and prayer.
  • Play an active part in growing the school and providing quality Christian education to students in need.
  • Flexibility to salary sacrifice.
  • Strong focus on professional development with training every week
  • Enjoy professional collaborations and support amongst a national group of schools.

How to Apply

Please click the link below to apply. Please know only applicants who apply via the link below will be considered.

Want more information?

To learn more about this position, what makes Australian Christian College Marsden Park an excellent place to work and continue your journey of professional growth, visit our website at www.acc.edu.au/marsdenpark/ or alternatively, please contact our People & Culture Team at [email protected]

Australian Christian College Marsden Park is a child safe workplace; all successful candidates will be subject to a Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

Job posted at: 2023-09-05