Music Teacher K-6 and Stage 3 Temporary part-time, Nambucca Heads

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Nambucca Valley Christian Community SchoolNambucca Heads
Date posted:
Start date: 21st January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Christian Schools Australia Multi-Enterprise Agreement rates
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Temporary K-6 & Stage 3 Music Teaching Position Available 

Commencing: Term 1, 2019

Nambucca Valley Christian Community School (NVCCS) is a growing Christian School on the Mid North Coast of NSW. NVCCS was established in 1991 and is a K-12 school. 

As a ministry of the Nambucca River Presbyterian Churches, we are seeking applications from committed Christian teachers who are passionate about Christian education; who subscribe to our Statement of Faith, and who would be keen to begin a long-term partnership with us to bring glory to God through our School. 

Commencing on 21st January 2019, we will have a temporary part-time teaching positions FTE 0.6. In 2019 the School will offer a coordinated music program across K to year 6. This program will run 5 mornings per week.

K-6 Music and stage 3 temporary position.

Temporary Part-time FTE 0.6 Subject specialisations: K-6 Music and stage 3.

Position Requirements

The School is seeking a qualified and experienced music teacher to join our dynamic faculty in 2019. The successful candidate will be an exceptional educator, who is highly motivated to support NVCCS to maintain and develop learning and innovation, ensure continued academic achievement and inspire, engage and value every student. 

Essential Criteria

  • A demonstrated commitment to Christ.
  • Be willing to support the Christian ethos and values of the School. 
  • Subscribe to our Statement of  Faith (available on our website).
  • A commitment to the strategic direction of the school. 
  • Appropriate teaching  qualifications and accreditation in NSW. 
  • Experience in teaching music to primary students.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of K-6 Music curriculum. 
  • A willingness to teach a  variety of subjects.
  • A high standard of competency and proficiency as a classroom teacher. 
  • Commitment to pedagogical progression, exhibiting strong skills in technology and digital literacy. 
  •  Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching strategies to meet the diverse needs of all students to enhance student knowledge and understanding.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and parents. 
  • A demonstrated ability to work positively in a team.
  • Proficient administrative  skills, with a high level of flexibility and adaptability. 
  • Ability to utilise data to enhance students’ learning. 
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check.

Desirable Criteria

  • Evidence of innovative classroom  practices. 
  • A willingness to keep current with emerging educational developments.
  • Experience in running a Choir or Instrumental Ensemble.
  • 6th Grade AMEB or equivalent experience in piano.
  • Kodaly and Orff training or experience with would be advantageous.

Applicants will be required to undergo NSW Working with Children check, identification verifications & referee checks.

Remuneration will be negotiated and will be in accord with the current CSA rates taking into consideration the qualifications and experience of the applicant. 

To apply for this position:

  1. Address the essential and desirable criteria in a letter of application.
  2. Provide copies of qualifications and accreditation.
  3. Provide a reference from your current pastor/minister.
  4. Provide an additional two other references preferably employment related.

Confidential applications may be addressed to the Business Manager, Lyn Sellers

Please contact Kerry Frank on 02 65689311 for further information. 

Applications close Friday 16th November 2018, with interviews to be held on Friday 23rd November 2018. 

Mrs Lyn Sellers

Business Manager

Nambucca Valley Christian Community School 

PO Box 152, Nambucca Heads, NSW, 2448 

Ph. (02) 6568 9311

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More about Nambucca Valley Christian Community School
Address: Centenary Parade, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, NSW 2448, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6568 9311