Diploma/Cert lll Educator – F/T FOR IMMEDIATE START

ABOUT ILLAWARRA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Illawarra Christian School is a Prep -Year 12 co-educational Christian school located in Cordeaux Heights, ten minutes from the centre of Wollongong. It is a vibrant learning community where every student is cared for in a positive and dynamic environment. In partnership with parents, we equip our students to be inquiring and discerning life-long learners. We employ highly skilled, innovative, and passionate teachers who are excited about opportunities to continually grow in their ability to support and extend the learning of all students in their classes. The school has a diverse student population, a strong sense of community and strong academic record. With a strong focus on e!ective teaching and learning, our experienced and dedicated Christian sta! are committed to providing quality education where the word of God is taught faithfully, a biblical worldview is integrated into all aspects of school life, and where students are thoroughly equipped to serve Christ.

HOW TO APPLY For further information (including a position description), and to apply, please visit www.ics.nsw.edu.au/explore/employment employment@illawarrace.nsw.edu.au P 02 4239 5200 4 Tyalla Place Cordeaux Heights NSW 2526 www.ics.nsw.edu.au

The Early Childhood Educator will work as part of a dynamic team of Early Childhood educators. This is a permanent position for immediate start, working five days a week during term time.

Diploma qualified candidates are invited to apply. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Committed Christians of reformed persuasion are invited to apply. The successful applicant will possess:

• Working With Children Check and full Covid-19 vaccination

• a genuine Christian faith of reformed theology

• Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

• a demonstrated active involvement in a local church

• the capacity to work as part of a dynamic staff team

• strong verbal and written communication skills

• a commitment to partnership with parents in the education of their children

• a demonstrated desire for lifelong learning.

Applications close Thursday 24 March 2022. Questions about this role? Contact Melinda Vidler (Principal’s PA) P 02 4239 5200 E employment@illawarrace.nsw.edu.au

By CELA 14 May, 2022

Federal Election 2022 – What the parties are promising for children, families, and education & care

Will this be the election that finally brings about the changes to the education and care sector that we have long been advocating for? 

For years now, CELA, along with other peaks and campaign alliances, have been raising awareness about the importance of our sector and the critical first five years of life. Finally, the messages are getting through. Political candidates are talking more about education and care this election than ever before.

Find out where the parties stand concerning policies that affect our sector so that you can make the most of your vote on May 21. 


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Have you been looking for ways to champion reconciliation?  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art murals and incursions are wonderful ways to visibly celebrate culture in your service. They can also facilitate the establishment of connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, families, and the broader community.

Deborah Hoger explores how education services can champion reconciliation through murals and incursions.  

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