Religious Education Co-ordinator

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Mosman



Teaching Subject: Religious Studies

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 12 November 2020

<p>Catholic schools are established by the Church to support parents with their responsibility for the faith formation of their children. To this end, the Executive Director of Sydney Catholic Schools invites applications for the following leadership position:<br><br><strong>RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR</strong></p> <p><strong>Location:</strong> Sacred Heart Catholic Primary Mosman<br><strong>Commencement Date:</strong> 27 January 2021<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong> 12 November 2020<br><br>As a member of the school leadership team, the Religious Education Coordinator shares responsibility for the development of the Catholic life of the school, leadership of its vision, mission and strategic priorities and contribution to the management of the school. The Religious Education Coordinator has delegated responsibility for the coordination and supervision of teaching and learning in Religious Education. This position requires an outstanding educator with a well-developed capacity to take forward the evangelising mission of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney.<br><br><strong>ABOUT THE SCHOOL</strong><br>Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Mosman is a school that, in partnership with the parish of Sacred Heart Mosman, works to provide quality education through effective teaching and learning experiences that prepare our children to engage successfully with society now and in the future. Our school motto is 'Faith, Generosity, Courage'. <br><br>Here at Sacred Heart, we work hand in hand with our parish and families to give our children the message that each one of them is seen as unique and very special, loved by their parents, cared for by their community and most importantly loved by their God.<br><br>Sacred Heart has a committed staff who continually endeavour to achieve educational excellence by employing pedagogies that reflect the needs of the children and the world in which they live.<br><br><strong>SELECTION CRITERIA</strong><br>The successful candidate for this position will be a highly effective and Catholic leader who: </p> <ul> <li>Is a committed Catholic who understands the evangelising mission of the Catholic school;</li> <li>Is a leader of Catholic identity and mission at a school and/or system level;</li> <li>Is committed to working closely with the Priests and the parish community;</li> <li>Can lead the preparation of liturgies and celebrations;</li> <li>Is able to lead Religious Education in all aspects of curriculum development and implementation;</li> <li>Is a strong, contemporary leader of learning, with the capacity to lead change and demonstrate contemporary pedagogy that focuses on improving student learning;</li> <li>Is a person who can effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders and build relationships;</li> <li>Can analyse and use data to inform learning and engage in future planning; </li> <li>Has an understanding of, and ability to differentiate, curriculum;</li> <li>Has the ability to work collaboratively across all stages;</li> <li>Is adaptable in working within a 'shared leadership' model.</li> </ul> <p>The successful candidate will also possess the following qualifications:</p> <ul> <li>Has completed, or has evidence of, study toward a Graduate Diploma or Master of Religious Education/Theology;</li> <li>Has Category E Accreditation in accordance with <a href="">To Work, Teach and Lead in systemic Catholic schools Archdiocese of Sydney Accreditation (6.5)</a>;</li> <li>Demonstrates the standard descriptors at Lead Teacher Level, in accordance with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers;</li> <li>Postgraduate units of study in Leadership (Advantageous).</li> </ul> <p> <strong>APPLICATION PROCESS</strong><br><br>To apply for this position please click the "Apply for Job" button above. <br><br>To complete the application process you will need to attach:</p> <ul> <li>Cover Letter</li> <li>Resume</li> <li>Academic Transcripts</li> <li><a href=""> Parish Priest Reference</a></li> </ul> <p>For any enquiries, please contact the Mission and Identity Team by emailing to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href=""></a></span><br><br><strong>WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE</strong><br>This role is classified as a child-related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.<br><br><strong>OUR MISSION</strong><br>To know and love Christ through learning<br><br><strong>OUR VISION</strong><br>Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning<br><br><strong>OUR VALUES</strong><br>Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration</p>
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