Lecturer – Ridley College
Every member of the Ridley College Faculty plays a vital role in achieving our vision to equip men and women for God’s mission in a rapidly changing and increasingly complex world. We look to our Faculty to work diligently, prayerfully and collegially to serve our students and equip them for Christian service.
This position may be filled from the fields of Old Testament, New Testament, Church History or Theology. It may be set at the level of “Senior Lecturer” for a suitably qualified individual.
- Christian convictions, character and lifestyle;
- Evangelical faith and life, within the broad range of Creedal Christianity, and sympathetic to the Anglican ethos of the College;
- Doctoral qualification
- An interest in training, encouraging, and mentoring students;
- Excellent references that testify to the character, skills and Christian faith and practice of the applicant;
- The position is open to men and women.
- Classroom teaching in the discipline area
- Online tutoring and coordination of online subjects
- Some online tutoring and/or supervision over the summer
- Research and writing
- Supervise student projects as required
- Participate in the chapel (3 times per week), morning tea (4) and lunch (2) during semesters 1 & 2
- Lead a Life and Ministry Group and provide a small amount of mentoring (2 hrs per week) or assist in the leadership of the Anglican Institute or Centre for Leadership
- Preach 2-3 Chapel sermons per semester
- Participate in post-graduate seminars (3 per semester)
- Occasional deputations
- Interview prospective students (and other minor responsibilities)
- Attend College activities and major events as detailed in the Faculty Staff Manual to build the College community.
Critical Success Factors
- Student-centred teaching that builds understanding and confidence in the Bible and the ability to use the Bible in ministry
- Consistent grading that aligns to marking rubrics with clear, relevant and detailed feedback
- Formation of students, building godliness, character and resilience
- Contribution to the community life of the College and to the collegiality of the faculty
- Growth in ability in teaching, formation and scholarship.
- The successful candidate will enjoy excellent professional development opportunities and a warm collegial environment
- Three-year initial contract, with the possibility of a five-year extension following a review of college needs and funding
- If a further contract as a Lecturer is offered after three years, a sabbatical semester will be available after a further 12 months
- Remuneration will be discussed with short-listed candidates
How to Apply
Applications should be emailed in one pdf document that includes a cover letter and CV. The cover letter should indicate the position(s) for which you are applying, your preferred employment basis. Your CV should provide:
- Contact details;
- Educational qualifications (most recent first);
- Employment history (most recent first), including a summary of key responsibilities and achievements;
- Ministry activity (most recent first).
References will be required only from short-listed candidates. Please send your application or any questions to the Principal, Rev Dr Brian Rosner at email@example.com.