Justice and Peace Coordinator / RE Teacher

Christian Brothers High School Lewisham


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 19 February 2023

A unique opportunity exists for an experienced Religious Education teacher to join our community and drive the school’s social justice initiatives.

<ul><li>Full time role commencing in January 2023 </li><li>Permanent teaching role, 3-year Coordinator role (1 point)</li></ul><p><i>Christian Brothers’ High School, Lewisham is an independent Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition catering to boys from Years 5 - 12. We understand the unique learning needs of boys and support each student on their own journey. We combine education, spirituality and social justice to develop young men of integrity who will become valued members of the community. </i></p><p>This is a tremendous opportunity for an experienced and accomplished teacher of Religious Education who is ready for a leadership role and lead the provision of social justice and outreach opportunities for students. The successful candidate will be someone with a passion for social justice, and will be an integral member of our vibrant and faith filled learning community. </p><p><b>About the role </b></p><p>In this unique role, you will lead our social justice initiatives, create connections with the wider community and have the ability to influence our students to do the same. </p><ul><li>Collaborate to bring to life the Edmund Rice touchstones and promote a spirituality of justice and peace. </li><li>Co-develop innovative ways of engaging our students in social justice activities, especially by providing opportunities to practise and reflect on faith in action. </li><li>Facilitate special projects and events that help promote and deepen awareness of peace &amp; justice issues. </li><li>Foster in students a passion for Catholic social justice teachings. </li></ul><p><b>Essential Criteria </b></p><ul><li>Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner with an excellent understanding of the curriculum within Religious Education. </li><li>A working understanding of, and commitment to, the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition. </li><li>Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours and professional boundaries that reflect child safeguarding values in practice. </li><li>A passion for social justice and embedding a culture and commitment to the Edmund Rice touchstones. </li><li>Exceptional communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. </li></ul><p><b>What we offer </b></p><ul><li>A diverse and welcoming community </li><li>No weekend sport or co-curricular programs </li><li>Access to our social outreach and immersion Programs </li><li>Commitment to teacher development with access to NESA Accredited Professional Development and a dedicated Mentoring Coach </li><li>Connection to the Edmund Rice Education (EREA) network of schools </li><li>Wellbeing initiatives including our EAP program, access to school gym and annual influenza vaccinations </li></ul><p><b>Application Process </b></p><p>Applications (including cover letter addressing the above criteria and resume) should be addressed to the Principal, Dr. Michael Blowes using the Employment Application Form available at <a href="https://www.cbhslewisham.nsw.edu.au/enrol/join-us/careers/" rel="nofollow">https://www.cbhslewisham.nsw.edu.au/enrol/join-us/careers/</a> . Interviews will be scheduled as applications are received. </p><p>Christian Brothers’ High School, Lewisham is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people. All applicants will be subject to school and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with our commitment to child protection policies and procedures. </p><p>Evidence of a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance will be required prior to employment. Applications will only be considered from applicants who have the right to work in Australia. </p><p><br /></p>
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<p>Applications (including cover letter addressing the above criteria and resume) should be addressed to the Principal, Dr. Michael Blowes using the Employment Application Form available at <a href="https://www.cbhslewisham.nsw.edu.au/join-us/careers/" rel="nofollow">https://www.cbhslewisham.nsw.edu.au/join-us/careers/</a> </p><p> </p><p> </p>


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