Religious Education Coordinator - Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School, Wentworthville

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School - Wentworthville

WENTWORTHVILLE, NSW


Coordinator

Teaching Subject: Religious Studies

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 16 August 2020


We are looking for a passionate and driven Religious Education Coordinator to enrich the lives of our students in the Catholic learning communities at our schools.

<p dir="ltr">We are looking for a passionate and committed Religious Education Coordinator to enrich the lives of our students in our school.</p> <p dir="ltr">The Religious Education Coordinator is responsible to the Principal and shares in the leadership of the school community by supporting the Principal and leadership team. The Religious Education Coordinator exercises this responsibility by ensuring that the school delivers high quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community it serves which is embedded in the Catholic world view. The Religious Education Coordinator is an excellent classroom practitioner and is able to build the capacity of their colleagues. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church. The Religious Education Coordinator exercises this responsibility by contributing a deep knowledge of the religious education curriculum and in enhancing the liturgical, sacramental and spiritual life of the school.<br><br>Selection Criteria</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A strong commitment to the Catholic faith in practice and lifestyle, witness and modelling</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A minimum of four years professional qualification in education</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Substantial currency in Religious Education pedagogy and knowledge of the Religious Education curriculum</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Accreditation to teach Religious Education and the completion of a Master of Religious Education/Theology or commitment to complete within four years of appointment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">An understanding of contemporary learning theory and practice, and an ability to ensure this is evident in the teaching within the school</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Capacity to challenge and lead a school community that gives witness to the Catholic faith and its teaching and is aligned with the system strategic intent</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A strong commitment to team and building relationships</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and formation.</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">Interested applicants are encouraged to download the Application Pack document which contains instructions on how to submit their applications as well as the Position Description for the role.</p> <p dir="ltr">The Organisation</p> <p dir="ltr">Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian <a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check">here</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span></span><br><br>As part of your application, please download the relevant documentation:<br><br><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=Fwg6i4Eli-DyNQcvzyZ2R9mCrIfy03gnSjmtdO6mIJ1awcKzORmAmsN6carCFHGV">Candidate Information Pack - REC.pdf</a><br><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=Fwg6i4Eli-DyNQcvzyZ2R8i2hyUj5h5tWFFRwVfZRWj6kUJEjsCsm-e-41obcCHb">Child Protection Questionnaire - Referee.pdf<br><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;</a><a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=Fwg6i4Eli-DyNQcvzyZ2R8i2hyUj5h5tWFFRwVfZRWjeUr37DJWFpMDiF-wOoSjx">Priest reference.doc<br><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;</a><a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=Fwg6i4Eli-DyNQcvzyZ2R2tsQHMUBDiNl5KPlzLH8YH-Zke7CFGftMnLij4NJx0W">Referee Report - REC.docx</a></p>