A Great Place to Work!

Is it time for you to make a tree-change? Want to relocate and enjoy the fresh air and wide-open spaces of country NSW? Then we have the school for you!

Parkes Christian School is located in the Central West of NSW, within easy reach of cities such as Orange, Bathurst, Canberra and Dubbo. Parkes is a thriving country town that is rapidly growing thanks to the announcement of a multi-billion dollar National Logistics and Freight Hub, and a highly successful gold and copper mine. Throw in the world-famous Elvis Festival, a wide range of sporting and cultural activities, affordable housing, no traffic jams, and a game of cricket on “The Dish” and Parkes is a great place to raise a family!

Parkes Christian School has been operating for almost 40 years and has 240 students from K-12.

The cohesive staff body, dynamic leadership and supportive community make PCS an exciting and satisfying place to teach. 

Current Vacancies

Our school is looking to fill the following position for 2020/2021.

Kindergarten Teacher (full-time)

Term 1, 2021 start

Position Description

Parkes Christian School is seeking a motivated and energetic teacher with a growth mindset and the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Our K-6 department is dynamic, uses a range of digital technologies to engage the students and explicit teaching practice to make all Key Learning Areas relevant for our students.

The successful applicant must be able to participate in curriculum planning and development, value the role of data in developing quality teaching practice, implement explicit teaching practice and be prepared to think outside the square.

The position is suitable for all levels of experience. Having just added a second Kindergarten class for 2021, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work as part of an experienced Kindergarten team. The position is initially a 12 month contract, with the possibility to extend beyond 2021. Please note that relocation subsidies are available if applicable.

Selection Criteria:

  • A committed Christian who is active in their local church. 
  • Willingness to uphold the vision and ethos of Parkes Christian School.
  • Appropriate teaching qualifications.
  • Current NSW Working With Children’s Check.
  • Organised and meets deadlines.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills and exceptional class management skills.
  • Experience in working with children with additional needs including ASD.
  • Knowledge and experience with explicit direct instruction.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively.
  • Committed to Professional Learning to develop effective pedagogy.

 

For further information or to request an application please email: 
principal@parkescs.nsw.edu.au 
Applications close Friday December 11th 2020.

 

Stage 4-6 English/HSIE Teacher (full-time)

Position Description

Parkes Christian School is seeking a motivated, energetic Stage 4 – 6 English/HSIE teacher for our high school. The position will involve Stage 4 and 5 classes in 2021, with Stage 6 English becoming available from 2022. The position is available from Week 6 this year, but can also begin in Week 1 of 2021.

Our Secondary department is dynamic and uses a range of digital technology to engage the students and make learning relevant for our students. We want a teacher whose passion is clear to everyone who walks into their classroom. 

The final teaching load of this position is dependent on the needs of the school and the experience of the candidate. The successful candidate will be willing to take on subjects from a range of KLAs but will mainly teach English and HSIE. The position is suitable for all ranges of experience; university graduates are most welcome to apply. Must be able to participate in curriculum planning and development, value the role of data in developing quality teaching practice, and be prepared to think outside the square.

Selection Criteria:

* A committed Christian who is active in their local church. 
* Willingness to uphold the vision and ethos of Parkes Christian School
* Appropriate teaching qualifications.
* Current NSW Working With Children’s Check
* Organised and meets deadlines.
* Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
* Proven ability to work collaboratively.

 

For further information or to apply please email: 
principal@parkescs.nsw.edu.au 
Applications close Friday November 27th 2020.

 

Casual Teachers Needed

Parkes Christian School is looking to increase its pool of Christian casual teachers for both day-to-day and block relief. Teachers are needed for both our Primary and Secondary Departments as well as across all Key Learning areas. Please contact the School Office for an application pack.

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