Religious Education Coordinator

Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School, Hoxton Park (see more jobs from this school)



Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 November 2020

<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">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:</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Location:</strong> Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School, Hoxton Park<br /><strong>Commencement Date:</strong> 27 January 2021<br /><strong>Closing Date:</strong> 29 November 2020</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">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.</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>ABOUT THE SCHOOL</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School, Hoxton Park is a two-stream school (3 stream in Kinder from 2021) serving the communities of Hoxton Park, Hinchinbrook, Middleton Grange and Elizabeth Hills. The school opened in 1997 and works in partnership with the Good Shepherd Parish to inspire a faith centred community to know and love Christ. Our Vision is 'for each child to embrace a hope-filled future, formed in faith, love and learning'. Our core values are FAITH, LEARNING, COMMUNITY and RELATIONSHIPS. Good Shepherd's pedagogical approach - KNOW the LEARNER, INSPIRE the LEARNER, EMPOWER the LEARNER, underpins our contemporary practices and pursuit of excellence for ourselves and the broader community<strong>. </strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>SELECTION CRITERIA</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">The successful candidate for this position will be a highly effective and Catholic leader who:</p> <ul style="font-weight: 400;"> <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 style="font-weight: 400;">The successful candidate will also possess the following qualifications:</p> <ul style="font-weight: 400;"> <li>Completed, or has evidence of, study toward a Graduate Diploma or Master of Religious Education/Theology;</li> <li>Category E Accreditation in accordance with<strong> <a href="">To Work, Teach and Lead in systemic Catholic schools Archdiocese of Sydney Accreditation (6.5)</a>;</strong></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 style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>APPLICATION PROCESS</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">To apply for this position please click the "Apply for Job" button above. </p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">To complete the application process you will need to attach:</p> <ul style="font-weight: 400;"> <li>Cover Letter</li> <li>Resume</li> <li>Academic Transcripts</li> <li><a href="">Parish Priest Reference</a></li> </ul> <p style="font-weight: 400;">For any enquiries, please contact the Mission and Identity Team by emailing to</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">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.</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>OUR MISSION</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">To know and love Christ through learning</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>OUR VISION</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>OUR VALUES</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration</p>
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