Religious Education Assistant (1 Pt Co-ordinator) - Xavier College

Xavier College - Llandilo



Teaching Subject: Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 15 February 2024

Seeking a skilled, contemporary and passionate Religious Education Assistant (1 Pt Co-ordinator) to be part of our school community!

<p><b>Location: </b>Xavier College - Llandilo</p><p dir="ltr">** Full Time, Permanent Position, commencing Term 1,2024</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The School&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Xavier College is known for being a school where curiosity, imagination and love of learning are treasured. Students are nurtured and encouraged to be engaged and committed learners who develop skills in creative and critical thinking, and independent learning. The College motto – ‘For the Greater Good’ – comes from the Latin word ‘Magis’, meaning ‘more’. It provides a challenge for our students to live out their lives in such a way that the greater good is the key for making choices. Our patron, St Francis Xavier, used this phrase more widely to mean the universal good, or the better choice.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The Organisation&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Xavier College is proud to be part of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CSPD). The Diocese is a system of 83 schools with over 5000 employees, committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Xavier College is seeking a skilled, contemporary and passionate Religious Education Assistant (1 pt Co-ordinator) to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The Benefits&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">There are so many great things that Xavier College has to offer! As a valued Xavier College employee, you can benefit from up to 25% off school fees for your children enrolled in our school. But that's not all. We offer:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Competitive remuneration</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Salary packaging&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Wellbeing initiatives and resources</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Flexible work arrangements for eligible employees&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Extensive growth and development opportunities&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ex-gratia leave&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Cultural leave for Aboriginal &amp; Torres Strait Islander employees</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">State-of-the-art facilities&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p><br><br><strong>The successful candidate</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The successful candidate will fit the following criteria:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrate understanding of the curriculum and the Theology by which it is underpinned, by knowing key concepts, skills, pedagogy, subject specific literacy and language and current issues pertaining to Religious Education.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Be able to critically select the appropriate curriculum to support each student's stage of development</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Challenge students to be witnesses of faith by providing them appropriate activities in formation</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Plan and implement effective learning and teaching by negotiating with students to develop individual, explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Design conceptually coherent learning programmes using research evidence and appropriate teaching strategies&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Analyse and evaluate student's learning by using a range of strategies for providing feedback in relation to the student's current and future learning</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Our Teachers of Religious Education are foremost a Witness to Faith. They are committed to the continual improvement of their teaching practice by using professional teaching standards and key educational and Church documents to evaluate regularly their professional knowledge, practice and engagement. The Religious Education teacher takes opportunities for personal professional learning and regular formation for mission</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Qualifications&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;Essential Qualifications and Accreditations:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4-year degree, or 75% complete)&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Valid<a href=""> Working with Children Check</a> (for employment purposes)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">RE Accreditation&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian<a href=""> here</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr" style="text-align: center"><em>CSPD promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and those from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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