Parent Controlled Christian Education Association

(Northern Suburbs) Inc.
TEACHER APPLICATION FORM
Date:…………………………………………….……………………………………….………………………….…..…….…….
Position advertised:.....……………………………...………............................................……….…………..……................
Campus location:.........……………………………..……………....................................….………………................….......
Position type:

FULL TIME

£

PART TIME

£

RELIEF

£

PERSONAL DETAILS (PLEASE PRINT)
Surname:……………………………………………..……………...…..…….……………..........….......................................
Christian Name:…………………………………..……………....……….………………........…..................................…..…
Address:……………………………………..……………...............................................……….……………….....…………
Postcode:..............................……….……………............. Contact Telephone Nos:- .....……………….………………....
Church attended:………………..…….………………………………………..……………...................................................
Denomination:.........……………………….……..……………..................................….…….………………................…...
Current Employer:.........………………………….…..……………........................................................….…….…….….…
Position Title/Classification:...…………………..……………..……......Length of Service:………………………..………...
The following information is being sought to assess your ability to perform the essential duties required of
the position:
Have you ever had any disability, serious illness or disease which might prohibit you from performing safely the
duties required of the position?
YES
NO
If “Yes please give details:
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Have you ever claimed workers’ compensation for injuries which might have any effect on your ability to perform
safely the duties required of the position?
YES
NO
If “Yes please give details:
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Important Notice:
Section 79 of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 1981 states:
Where it is proved that the worker has, at the time of seeking or entering employment in respect of which he claims
compensation for a disability, willfully and falsely represented himself as not having previously suffered from the
disability a dispute resolution body may in its discretion refuse to award compensation which otherwise would be
payable.

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Have you ever been convicted of any criminal offense?

YES

NO

(NOTE: You MUST ATTACH a current National Police Clearance (Part Exclusion) to this application.)
Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense relating to:
(a) offenses against morality involving a victim under 18 years of age
(b) homicide, suicide, concealment of birth
(c) offenses endangering life or health
(d) sexual offenses involving a victim under 18 years of age
(e) offenses against liberty
(f) child stealing
(g) desertion of children
which has been spent or has lapsed? …………………………YES

NO

If "YES", please provide documentation.
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Please list all other names by which you have been known: ……………….……………………………………………….
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Are there any personal details, relevant to your application, which you wish to submit?
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Are you an Australian Citizen?

YES

£

NO £

Do you hold a Permanent Resident’s Visa YES

£

NO £

If you are not an Australian Citizen you are required to provide documentary proof of your legal entitlement to work in
Australia.
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
TERTIARY TRAINING. What degrees, diplomas or other professional qualifications do you hold?
DEGREE, DIPLOMA etc

NAME OF INSTITUTION

YEAR CONFERRED

Please state the total number of years of accredited training completed:………………………………………….Years.
What were your fields of Study?
(a) Major fields ....................................................……………………………….………………………………………….…..
(b) Minor fields ….……………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………

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Courses currently being attempted ............…………………………………….…………………………………………........
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What subjects are you qualified to teach, and to what levels? ...............……………………………………………….…..
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What courses in Christian Education or Theology have you completed or have recently commenced?
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Do you have any other qualifications, e.g. first aid, life saving, music or art etc.
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List interests or hobbies that may be useful in teaching …………………………………………………………………......
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Please tick any of the following for which you have had special training, experience or interest:
Choir

Photography

Publications

Physical Ed

Musical instrument

Graphic Design

Electronics

Bush Walking

Speech/Drama

Information Technology

Debating

Cadets

Any Other:......................…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .
TEACHING EXPERIENCE - EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

Dates

Applicants must show details of
various substantive positions they
have held and the dates concerned.

Length of
Experience
in Yrs / Mths

F.T.E.

Reason for termination

Total number of years full time equivalent teaching experience:....…..............................................……………..Years.
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PLEASE COMPLETE ALL OF THE REMAINING QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION:
List any positions of special responsibility you have held and length of time .........................................…………..........
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Give details of any employment other than teaching over the past five years:
Employer

Position Held

Year of Employment

INDICATE EXPERIENCE IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
Christian Education: ........................................................................................................................................................
School Based Curriculum Development: .................…....................................................................................................
Multi-Age Groups: ............................................….……...................................................................................................
Remedial Teaching: ...........................................……......................................................................................................
Talented & Gifted Programmes: .............................….....................................................................................................
Student Outcomes: ....................................................…..................................................................................................
Specify any special interest you may have in your professional area: .... .......................................................................
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Experience in Social, Industrial or Professional Groups and Associations: ...……………………………………………....
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Cultural Interests:...............................................................................................………………………………………........
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Recreation Interests: .........................................................................................………………………………………........
PLEASE COMMENT ON THE FOLLOWING:
What is your approach to teaching?
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What is your approach to discipline?
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Please give a brief evaluation of your teaching and class control.
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How do you handle difficult children?
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How do you handle more able students?
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REFERENCES
List below people who can testify to your character and teaching ability. (Include a minister, a principal or recent
teaching supervisor). Please attach a current reference from at least one person listed in each of the two
categories below.
Character References
Name

Address

Occupation

Phone

Address

Occupation

Phone

Professional References
Name

CHRISTIAN BACKGROUND AND BELIEF
Give a brief outline of how and when you became a Christian………………………………………………………………..
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What is your denominational preference? ...………................................................................................................…….
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Are you an active member of a local church? .............................................................................................…………......
Your local church is ......................................................................................................................................…………….
Minister's name……………………………………………………………………………..Phone No: …………….…………..
Minister's address ........................................................................................................................................…………....
In what capacities do you serve in your church? ........................……………..................................................................
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Give a brief account of your Christian life and experience. ........................……………...................................................
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Give your definition of a Christian. ........................……………………………..................................................................
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Give your views on the inspiration and authority of the Bible. ……........................…………….......................................
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What do you think the Bible says about the following?
Creation ..........................................................................…...........................................................................……………
Man ..............................................................................…………….................................................................................
Salvation ................................................................................................…………………................................................
God's Sovereignty...................................................................................…………………................................................
The Kingdom of God...............................................................................…………………................................................
The Person of Christ...............................................................................…………………................................................
The work of the Holy Spirit .....................................................................…………………................................................
What do you think a Christian School's position ought to be for each of the following?
The use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs………………….......................................…………………………………...
Homosexuality ........................................……………………………………………………………………….……………...
Sunday Sport.........................................………………………........................................…………………………………...
Dress and Behaviour codes ...........……………………………………............................…………………………………...
Competitiveness in scholarship and sport...………………….........................................…………………………………...
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What is your motive in seeking a position in a Christian School?..................................…………………………………...
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What do you believe are the roles of parents and teachers in education? ....................…………………………………...
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What do you believe is the unique function of a Parent Controlled Christian School? ....................……………………...
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What is your view on the nature of the Curriculum in such a
school?......….....................……………………………….……………………………………………………………………..
There are some areas where Christians differ in their beliefs. While the school does not demand uniformity in all
these areas, it is important for us to know what you believe. Please make notes on your beliefs in each of the areas
listed below.

The second coming of Christ ............... …………………………………….....................…………………………………...
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Grace and Law.................………………………........................................…………………………………………………...
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Miracles today..................………………………........................................…………………………………………………...
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DECLARATION: (Please see essential reading included with this form)
I declare the above STATEMENT OF APPLICATION to be true and:
(i)

I have studied the Statement of Faith and declare that I accept, unequivocally hold to, and believe it
(in the direct and literal sense).

(ii)

I have reviewed and understand the requirements of Membership of the Association (of which I must
qualify) and declare that I fulfill, and will abide by, all aspects.

(iii)

I have read the Controversial Issues Clause and agree to abide by it as a condition of
employment.

(iv)

I enthusiastically support, endorse and promote the principle of Christian Education as expounded in
the Association's Mission Statement.

Signature: ……………………………………………………….Date:………………………………………………………
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF APPLICATION, (Please complete details)
Thank you for your application regarding the position of______________________________________
Candidates will be short-listed after the closing date and advice regarding the outcome will be forwarded
at that time.
The Registrar.
Name:__________________________________________________
Address: ________________________________________________
______________________________Postcode__________________

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