Pastoral Care Worker

Corpus Christi Primary School - Waratah (see more jobs from this school)

WARATAH, NSW 


Chaplains / Pastoral Care

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 5 February 2022


Corpus Christi Primary School, Waratah is seeking a temporary part-time (3.5 hours per week) Pastoral Care Worker to join the team for 2022. The Pastoral Care Worker is responsible for the pastoral care and spiritual wellbeing of the students and staff.

Corpus Christi Primary School, Waratah is seeking a temporary part-time (3.5 hours per week) Pastoral Care Worker to join the team for 2022. The Pastoral Care Worker is responsible for the pastoral care and spiritual wellbeing of the students and staff. Corpus Christi Primary School is a Catholic educational community built on service, truth and love. We believe students best experience success through contemporary, evidence-based learning through a diverse curriculum in a vibrant, challenging and supportive environment. At Corpus Christi, we work together with parents, students and staff to provide quality and effective teaching and learning experiences that cater for the individual needs of all students. Access to modern and engaging facilities and technology provides students with the opportunity to develop the skills of collaboration, creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and communication. <p> A Pastoral Care Worker is an individual who: i) Is recognised by the school community and appropriate governing body for the school as having skills and experience to deliver school chaplaincy to the school community ii) Is recognised through formal ordination, commissioning, recognised religious qualifications or endorsement by a recognised or accepted religious institution (Diocese of Maitland Newcastle); and iii) Meets the NSCP’s minimum qualification requirements a) A certificate 1V in Youth Work; or b) A certificate 1V in Pastoral care; or c) A Certificate 1V in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care; or d) An equivalent qualification (eg teacher or psychologist); and this Certificate or equivalent qualification must include competencies in ‘mental health’ and ‘making appropriate referrals.’ iv) Chaplains must also undertake professional learning in responding to and preventing bullying and cyberbullying training with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. v) Pastoral care is the practice of looking after the pastoral needs of students, not just their academic needs, through the provision of general spiritual and personal advice. The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Codes of Conduct. </p> <h3>Essential Criteria:</h3> <p> • have an understanding and willingness to support and follow the Catholic Identity and mission of the school. <br>• have a good understanding of the Catholic School and the wider community <br>• have good organisational and communication skills (with teachers, clergy, parents and students) <br>• have an ability to collaborate and work effectively in teams <br>• have an ability to work effectively in a school environment <br>• have an ability to work closely with school principals and executive in achieving specific strategic goals <br>• be competent and capable in monitoring and reporting requirements <br>• Interpersonal skills <br>• Understanding and compassion towards the marginalised <br>• Prioritisation of the well- being of students and families <br>• Catholic <br>• Comply with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 (NSW) and all related laws concerning child protection <br>• Have a relevant and valid NSW Working with Children Check <br>• Proof of Covid vaccination status. <br>• Be prepared to participate in any reporting or NSCP evaluation requirements as requested by the school/sector. </p> <h3>Desirable Criteria:</h3> <p> • Seasons for Growth </p> <h3>Renumeration:</h3> <p> Salary is in accordance with New South Wales &amp; Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020. </p> <h3>Additional Info:</h3> <p> To apply: • Please provide a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria along with your resume. • Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees including, one of whom must be their current principal. • Please ensure you provide out of hours contact details for your referees also, not providing these details can delay the recruitment process. • Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted • Applications close: Sunday 6 February 2022 at 3.30pm. </p> <a href="https://www.mn.catholic.edu.au/employment/positions-vacant/job/11918/" target="_blank">More Information</a>
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