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Appointment of Casual Teacher

Come and join our vibrant school, located in a growing NSW Regional Centre where lifestyle,

affordability, low stress and rich community are realities.

We are seeking innovative and qualified teachers for casual positions.

A successful applicant will possess the capacity to encourage and inspire students in their love

of learning. Graduates and experienced teachers are equally encouraged to apply.

Location

Calrossy Anglican School, Tamworth – William Cowper and Brisbane Street Campuses

The teacher can be asked to work across multiple campuses and/or teach the online eCalrossy classes

Role accountability

This position is ultimately responsible to the Principal

The position functionally reports to the Deputy Principal

Calrossy is a Childsafe School and all appointees must hold a current Working with Children Check

Our School: Calrossy Anglican School is a leading Day and Boarding School located in Tamworth, a thriving

regional centre in the North-West of NSW. It is a ‘coeducational school with a difference’, catering for

approximately 1,050 girls and boys from Pre-School to Year 12. We have moved into our second century

with a bold vision of quality Christian education for the young men and women of regional Australia, under

the auspices of the Anglican Diocese of Armidale. Whilst a comprehensive school with an open enrolment

policy, Calrossy has performed as the top academic school in North-West NSW in the past ten years, regularly

achieving HSC results in the top echelon of schools in the state.

A stimulating learning environment

Calrossy is a forward-thinking school, creating innovative and modern working environments that enhance student

learning and fosters a passion and a culture of participation in all aspects of school life. There are a broad range of

academic, sporting and cultural activities for Boarding and Day students, promoting success and engagement, both

outside and within the classroom.

Well-known for our outstanding and distinctive approach to wellbeing, Calrossy is a place of belonging, in which every

student’s wellbeing is nurtured, catering for individual special needs and potential.

Calrossy operates on two campuses in Tamworth, with the Junior School and Years 7 – 9 located on the William Cowper

Campus in North Tamworth and Years 10 -12 students learning at our Brisbane Street Campus in East Tamworth.

Boarding facilities for both girls and boys are provided within the school and nearby. Calrossy operates Tangara Farm

as a Trade Training Centre which is home to our renowned Agriculture and Primary Industries programs. In 2020 the

school commenced a fulltime, live, distance education program for students in Year 7. This expanding program will

cater for students in Years 5 – 9 by 2023, catering to the needs of remote students across NSW and Australia.

Our Vision and Mission: Calrossy Anglican School provides excellence in Christian Education and we seek to

produce graduates who are creators of hope and change that matters.

Our school values are Integrity, Resilience, Selflessness and Inclusiveness. Operational values are Integrity,

Accountability, Empathy and Courage.

Childsafe Organisation: As a Childsafe school, we are committed to high standards of care and practices to

ensure the safety and protection of children. Every staff member must have a current Working with Children Check

and is required to actively support our school as a safe learning environment.

Vaccination status: Candidates who are granted an interview will be asked their vaccination status.

Applications: Please forward applications for this position to the Principal, supported by a letter of introduction,

appropriate Curriculum Vitae and the Calrossy application form (on the school’s website) via

admin@calrossy.nsw.edu.au.

A salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant in line with the Independent Schools NSW Teachers

(Hybrid Model) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021. Please email hr@calrossy.nsw.edu.au for any queries about this

position.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Experience in teaching and appropriate tertiary qualifications

Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with a capacity to maintain positive relationships,

foster team work and engage all levels of the school and wider community

Competence in classroom management

Interest in developing personal excellence in classroom practice

Knowledge of the current syllabus

Knowledge of AITSL teaching standards

Willingness to uphold the Christian mission for the school

Current Working with Children Check

Personal Criteria

Essential

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Well-developed organisational skills

Ability to meet deadlines and to manage time effectively

A positive attitude and calm, approachable disposition

Strong computer literacy skills, with clear knowledge of school computing software such as Microsoft

software and Apple computer systems

A neat and tidy appearance and overall attitude that fits in with the fabric of the School community

Desirable Criteria

Ability and commitment to work as a productive team player exhibiting loyalty and support for colleagues

An interest to be involved in supporting school-wide initiatives such as excursions, sport and wellbeing

programs

Christian commitment

Ability to work positively, harmoniously and constructively in a team environment

Skills and motivation to teach in a live online environment

Honesty, integrity and authenticity in dealings with colleagues, students and staff

Enthusiastic and positive attitude

Ability to exercise initiative and work unsupervised

First Aid Certificate

Roles and Responsibilities and Expectations of casual Teachers

Excellence in teaching

Willingness to teach in various courses

Ability to differentiate the curriculum to meet the learning needs of a diverse student body, including gifted

and talented students

Be concerned for the welfare and learning of all students in the class

An aptitude to enthuse students, both boys and girls

Demonstrate enthusiasm and expertise for the subject being taught

Seek to assist each student in classes regardless of ability

Assist with the school’s Wellbeing program and student Mentor groups if required

Perform duties to the best of your ability and be accountable for your performance

Follow reasonable instructions given by your supervisor or their delegate

Comply with lawful directions report concerns or problems to supervisor

WH&S – In accordance with the Workplace Health & Safety Act 2011 employees must,

o while at work take reasonable care for their own health and safety

o take reasonable care for the health and safety of others

o comply with any reasonable instruction from Calrossy

o follow defined WHS policies and procedures

Comply with the School’s Code of Conduct

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