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
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.
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.
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.
With approximately 125 employees and over 600 students in Preschool to Year 12, DCS offers a range of career opportunities including:
Years K – 6 teaching
Years 7 – 12 teaching
K- 12 Education Support
Finance & Administration
Grounds and Maintenance
Dubbo Christian School currently has these positions vacant:
SECONDARY TEACHER- VARIOUS SUBJECTS
Dubbo Christian Preschool currently has this position vacant:
EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER
SECONDARY (7-12) TEACHER
7-12 ENGLISH/HSIE/PDHPE/CAPA (Any combination of these subjects)
7-12 Teacher Various Subjects Dec 21 (Applications close 14 January 2022)
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 email@example.com.
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.
If 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.
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.
As a candidate or someone simply interested in understanding the core beliefs that guide us as a Parent Controlled Christian School, we encourage you to have a read of the following documents.
Values of Faith-based
Values of Faith-based
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.