Acting Religious Education Coordinator

St Gabriel's Catholic School, Bexley

BEXLEY, NSW


Coordinator

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 September 2021



<p>Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) has been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. SCS continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community. </p><p><b>ACTING RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR l K-6 l 202 Students </b></p><p><b><a href="https://www.stgbexley.catholic.edu.au/" rel="nofollow">St Gabriel’s Catholic Primary School, Bexley</a> </b></p><p><b>Commencement Date:</b> Term 1, 28 January 2022 (3 term contract) </p><p><b>Closing Date:</b> Wednesday, 29 September 2021 </p><p>The Religious Education Coordinator sits on the school Leadership team and shares responsibility for the Catholic life of the school, leadership of its vision, mission and strategic priorities, and contributes to the school’s strategic and operational management. The Religious Education Coordinator has delegated responsibility for the coordination and supervision of teaching and learning in Religious Education. The position requires an outstanding educator with a well-developed capacity to evangelise and engage students and communities in the mission of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney. </p><p><b>ABOUT THE SCHOOL </b></p><p>St Gabriel’s Catholic Primary School Bexley offers a safe, inclusive environment where children have the opportunity to grow as individuals. We aspire to excel in education through targeted programs designed to meet the needs of the individual student. We provide a variety of opportunities for students to explore their talents on a road of discovery through creative and sporting pursuits, leadership and gifted education programs and local community outreach projects, supported by a strong partnership between school and home. </p><p><b>SELECTION CRITERIA </b></p><p>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 Catholic schools </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 or Theology </li><li>has Category E Accreditation in accordance with To Work, Teach and Lead in systemic Catholic schools Archdiocese of Sydney Accreditation (6.5) </li><li>demonstrates the standard descriptors at lead teacher level, in accordance with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers </li><li>post graduate units of study in leadership (advantageous). </li></ul><p><b>APPLICATION PROCESS </b></p><p>Submit your application via the ‘Apply’ button and follow the steps to complete. </p><p>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="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1R2F0CvYOIQnUoRc0XdN9LLW4Se3MY-Cd/view" rel="nofollow">Parish Priest reference.</a></li></ul><p>For any enquiries, please contact the Mission and Identity team by emailing mi.appointments&#64;syd.catholic.edu.au. </p><p><b>Working With Children Check (WWCC) </b></p><p>This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment. </p><p><b>OUR MISSION </b></p><p><i>To know and love Christ through learning. </i></p><p><b>OUR VISION </b></p><p><i>Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning. </i></p><p><b>OUR VALUES </b></p><p><i>Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration.</i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>