Employment

At Dubbo Christian School we are passionate about our vision of offering high quality schooling which is Bible-based and Christ-centred. Every day, as active and committed Christians, our staff focus on fulfilling this vision through their personal and professional interactions with each other and members of our community.

Working With Us

ENGAGING CULTURE

With a vibrant, open, friendly and supportive school culture we are passionate about Christian education and as a Parent Controlled School we seek to engage deeply with the parents of our students. DCS is known in the community as a school with a strong sense of community, supportive pastoral care systems and a commitment to serve others.

VARIED SUBJECT CHOICE

At DCS we work hard to provide our students the best range and choice of subjects that we can offer.

MODERN FACILITIES

We are committed to an ongoing program of improvement and development of our facilities for the benefit of our staff, our students, our parents and members of the broader local community. We are constantly exploring new ways to enhance both our learning and play environments.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Ongoing Professional development is an essential part of life for staff at DCS. We conduct regular internal professional development and staff are also encouraged & supported to undertake post graduate training at either the National Institute for Christian Education or other tertiary institutions. Throughout the year staff are also offered opportunities to attend professional development courses run by various national bodies such as Christian Education National (CEN) and the Association of Independent Schools (AIS). We also offer a mentoring program for new staff.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

With approximately 125 employees and over 600 students in Preschool to Year 12, DCS offers a range of career opportunities including:

Preschool program

Years K – 6 teaching

Years 7 – 12 teaching

K- 12 Education Support

ICT Support

Finance & Administration

Library

Grounds and Maintenance


Employment opportunities are also advertised on Christian Education National and Christian Jobs Australia. We welcome employment enquiries at any time throughout the year.

Positions Vacant

We currently have the following positions vacant:

Casual Staff

Applications for Secondary and Primary School casual teaching staff and casual Support Staff (grounds and maintenance, administration, learning support) are always welcome.

Please complete the relevant application form (above) and check the box saying this is an application for a casual position. Once application form is complete and relevant documentation attached, please submit your application to hr@dubbocs.edu.au.

Application Process

Thank you for considering a role with us. We work hard to ensure that our selection process is as transparent, fair, thorough and straightforward as possible. This process is described below.

COMPLETING A FORMAL APPLICATION

Once you have decided to formally apply for a role, you will need to complete an application form (found here) and submit the form and attached documents as specified on the final page of the form.

RECEIPT OF APPLICATION

Once we receive your application, and after the closing date has passed, we will consider it in light of the published experience, qualifications and skills required of the role.

INTERVIEWS

When you are invited to interview, you should expect to meet with a small panel of interviewers. We use panel interviews because we find them to be an efficient and thorough way of helping to assess candidate suitability.
During the interview, we will ask you a series of questions that will span a wide range of areas including your work history, your work performance & achievements, your Christian beliefs, your work style and what you feel are your key capabilities and development areas.
In some cases, a second interview will be required for our preferred candidates.

FINALISATION AND OFFER

Once the full interview process is complete, and as the final preferred candidate, we will arrange to speak with your work and personal references. We will only ever contact your referees when you authorise us to do so. At this stage, and only as the preferred candidate, you will also be required to submit a NSW Government Working with Children check for verification before employment commences.

In preparation for your interview, we encourage you to read through the important documents on our suggested readings page.

Application Forms

Please complete the following relevant application form for the position you are applying for at Dubbo Christian School.
The forms also allow you to specify if you are applying for a casual position.

Please note: these are fillable PDF forms and must be viewed in a program or application that allows you to do complete them on your computer (e.g. Adobe Acrobat). If you are not able to do so, please print, complete by hand and email the scanned forms along with required documents to us.

Application Form
TEACHER

Application Form
TEACHER
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Application Form
SUPPORT STAFF

Application Form
SUPPORT STAFF
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DCP Application Form
SUPPORT STAFF

DCP Application Form
Child Care Worker
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DCP Application Form
TEACHER

DCP Application Form
TEACHER
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Suggested Readings

As a candidate or someone simply interested in understanding the core beliefs that guide us as a parent controlled Christian school then you’re encouraged to have a read of the following documents.

RELEVANT SCHOOL DOCUMENTS

Dubbo Christian School Vision, Mission and Core Values

Berakah Christian Education Ltd Statement of Faith

FURTHER READING

 

Christian Education
A different
starting point

Christian Education
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Values of Faith-based
Schooling

Values of Faith-based
Schooling
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Dubbo Christian School is a member of Christian Education National, an association of Christian schools from all around Australia that are unified around the common goal of authentic, Bible-based, Christ-centred education.

CEN have written an article titled What is Christian Education which provides a clear explanation of the distinctives of Christian Education.