Religious Education Coordinator - Merewether

St Joseph's Primary School - Merewether

MEREWETHER, NSW 


Coordinator

Teaching Subject: Religious Studies

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 December 2022


St Joseph's Primary School Merewether is seeking a temporary full time Religious Education Coordinator to join the team in January 2023 for 12 months.

St Joseph's Primary School Merewether is seeking a temporary full time Religious Education Coordinator to join the team in January 2023 for 12 months.<br><br>Situated near the city and beaches of Newcastle, Saint Joseph's Merewether has a rich historical and social fabric.<br>Located in an area known as The Junction, Saint Joseph's owes much of its ethos to the Sisters of Saint Joseph.<br>In the spirit of Mary MacKillop and Tenison Woods the school, in co-operation with the Newcastle parish, reaches out to bring purpose and meaning to its community in the light of the Gospel Values.<br><br><a href="https://diocesemn.azurewebsites.net/media/5501/position_description_-_cso_-_religious_education_coordinator.pdf" target="_blank" ><br><br><head3><b>POSITION DESCRIPTION</b></head3></a><br><br>In the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, Religious Education Co-ordinators (RECs) are recognised and acknowledged as significant religious leaders for our primary school communities. They are members of the school executive team and are tasked with the role of supporting the Principal and Parish Priest in promoting and affirming the Catholic culture, identity and mission of the school.<br><br>RECs represent the school and the teaching profession in the community, especially the parish. They are professional, ethical and respected individuals within and outside the school.<br><br>RECs develop and shape a shared vision focused on providing quality and educational experiences and learning outcomes for all students.<br><br>The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes.  The teacher will acknowledge and agree to the requirement to work within the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.<br><br>The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect, and 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.
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