Religious Education Coordinator

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School, Kingsgrove



Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 November 2021

<p>Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (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>RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR l K-6 l 441 Students </b></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow"><b>Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School Kingsgrove</b></a></p><p><b>Commencement Date: </b>Term 1, 28 January 2022 </p><p><b>Closing Date: </b>Monday, 1 November 2021 </p><p>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><b>ABOUT THE SCHOOL </b></p><p>Contemporary learning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School Kingsgrove inspires and challenges all students to strive for excellence through an empowering and enriching curriculum. </p><p>In partnership with parents, carers and the parish our community experience a rich liturgical and prayer life, celebration of the sacraments, faith formation, social outreach activities, and opportunities to share faith. </p><p>Our passionate teachers are committed to working collaboratively with each student to ignite a love of lifelong learning that actively shapes their future as responsible leaders and global citizens. </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>To apply for this position please <a href=";HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&amp;Action&#61;U&amp;FOCUS&#61;Applicant&amp;SiteId&#61;2&amp;JobOpeningId&#61;1905&amp;PostingSeq&#61;1" rel="nofollow">CLICK HERE</a> and follow the prompts. </p><p>For any internal candidates please apply via your &#39;Careers tile&#39; in Employee Self Service. </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="" rel="nofollow">Parish Priest reference.</a> </li></ul><p>For any enquiries, please contact the Mission and Identity team by emailing mi.appointments&#64; </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><br /></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><p> </p><p> </p>
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