Lead, School Improvement and Performance - Catholic Schools Office

Catholic Schools Office Lismore (see more jobs from this school)

Lismore, NSW 


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 13 February 2023


Full time, temporary position

<p><img style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto" src="https://publicstorage.dc2.pageuppeople.com/1001/ProviderAsset/6e0ed2dd-529c-458f-bf85-cafac46266c4.PNG" alt="" width="221" height="102" align=""></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-size: 18pt; font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; color: #006a8e"><strong>Catholic Schools Office</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The Catholic Schools Office (CSO) provides a range of services to support approximately 2,500 staff in 45 vibrant and dynamic Catholic school communities that serve more than 18,000 students. The CSO assists schools to build teaching and leadership capabilities in communities of professional educators who share responsibility for school improvement and for achieving the best outcomes for our students.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="color: #cb333b">_____________________________________________________________________________________________________</span></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: 18pt; color: #006a8e"><strong>Lead, School Improvement and Performance</strong></span></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>This position can be located in Lismore, Coffs Harbour or Port Macquarie commencing 24 April 2023</strong></span></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>For external applicants this position is offered as a 5-year renewable contract</em></span></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>For internal staff this position can be offered as either a full time 2-year secondment or a 5-year renewable contract</em></span></p> <p align="center"><span style="color: #cb333b">________________________________________________________________________________________________________</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>The Rewards:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>An attractive salary:</strong>&nbsp;An annual salary range of $161,843 - $178,953 + 10.5% superannuation (dependent upon skills, experience and qualifications)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Additional benefits:&nbsp;</strong>A motor vehicle, laptop, mobile phone, fuel card and credit card</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Working hours:</strong>&nbsp;7 hour working day, 35 hour week</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Flexibility:</strong>&nbsp;Achieve both work-life balance and the benefits of face-to-face collaboration with your peers with our hybrid working model&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Staff wellbeing:</strong>&nbsp;An absolute focus on our peoples’ safety and wellbeing, and access to free counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Growth:</strong>&nbsp;Learning and career development opportunities.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Work Requirements:</strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">hold a valid clearance to work with Children (Working with Children Check)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">a current/valid Australian Driver’s License and eligibility to work within Australia for the period of the appointment</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">requirement to travel between locations.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Qualifications:</strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Tertiary qualifications in Education and post-graduate degree in Religious Education, Theology or Educational Leadership.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Work Experience:&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">At least five years’ experience as a Principal or Assistant Principal, with demonstrated capability to lift school performance and engage at a system level.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Key Capabilities:</strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Practising Catholic who witnesses to Catholic beliefs and practices.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Sound knowledge and understanding of Catholic education in Australia and demonstrated capacity to implement the Mission of the Church for Catholic Education.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Demonstrated ability to support school communities to be formed in the Mission of Jesus Christ.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Proven experience working effectively as a team member and promoting a collaborative culture.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Highly developed communication skills with the ability to develop, deliver and evaluate professional learning for small and large groups.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Ability to gather, interpret and analyse, and coach others to analyse, system and school based data to drive decisions for improvement.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Highly developed coaching and relational skills with the ability to develop consulting relationships to manage change.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">A sound knowledge of the legislative environment, industry standards, compliance requirements relevant to the non-government education sector.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Working knowledge of WHS and equity with a demonstrated capacity to apply related principles and policies.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Your cover letter should address the above criteria. You will also be required to nominate two (2) referees in your application.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Additional information:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/5520/pd_lead_school_improvement_perf.docx.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Position Description</strong></a></span></li> <li><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/5109/referee_report_professional_2022.docx" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Referee Report - Professional</strong></span></a></li> <li><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/referee-report-parish-priest" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Referee Report - Parish Priest</strong></span></a></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Enquiries: </strong><a href="mailto:recruitment@lism.catholic.edu.au">recruitment@lism.catholic.edu.au</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Applications close: </strong>3.00pm, Monday 13 February 2023</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt"><em>&nbsp; Diocese of Lismore</em> C<em>atholic Schools Limited is committed to creating Child Safe Schools.</em></span></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt"><em>Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.</em></span></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt"><em>An equal opportunity employer.</em></span></p><div class="video"><iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/422290440" style="max-width:560px; width:100%; height: 315px;" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></div>