Leader of Learning: Religious Education - 2pt Position Temporary Full-Time 28 January 2022 to 7 October 2022 (Maternity Leave Position)

Gilroy Catholic College - Castle Hill (see more jobs from this school)

CASTLE HILL, NSW


Curriculum / Learning

Teaching Subject: Religious Studies

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 25 October 2021


Teachers within the Diocese are responsible to the Principal and share in the learning and teaching of subject matters to students of the school community. Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community they serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church.

<p>Gilroy Catholic College is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Religious Education Teacher to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Key focus areas</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The Leader of Learning: RE is responsible to the Principal.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The Leader of Learning: RE assists the Leader of Mission and Evangelisation with regard to formation.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The Leader of Learning: RE is a member of the Curriculum Team at the College working with the Leader of Learning and Teaching.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The Leader of Learning: RE exercises responsibility by ensuring that the school delivers high quality contemporary learning and teaching in Religious Education.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The Leader of Learning: RE exercises responsibility by contributing a deep knowledge of the religious education curriculum.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"><span>Oversees the implementation of all Diocesan, Board of Studies and NSW Institute of Teachers policies and requirements.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>The successful candidate will also possess the following skills and/or experience:</strong></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&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">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 Religious Education curriculum</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Accreditation to teach Religious Education and completion of post-graduate or commitment to complete within four years of appointment post-graduate programs in three of four areas of: scripture, liturgy, theology and Religious Education</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 in evidence in the teaching within the school</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc">Ability to successfully teach Years 7 -12 Religious Education</li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Build the capacity and capabilities of self and others</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Challenge existing practice to ensure reflection and continuous improvement</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Work with colleagues as a leader and team member</p> </li> </ul> <p>Please respond to the above selection criteria in your cover letter.</p> <p>All applications are to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three (3) current professional referees. If applicants are currently working in a school the Principal must be one of the referees. All referees listed must also include a mobile phone number as well as work numbers.</p> <p>Please include your University accreditation, registration details with the CEDP and NESA, please provide your current <strong>Working With Children Check Number</strong> <strong>with expiry date</strong>.&nbsp; <strong>If you don't have a PIN or HRTC number with the CEDP please apply to </strong><a href="https://tinyurl.com/y3hj69fc" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>https://tinyurl.com/y3hj69fc</strong></a></p> <p><strong>The Organisation</strong></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>