Acting Religious Education Co-Ordinator - Arncliffe

Sydney Catholic Schools (see more jobs from this school)

Sydney, NSW 


Teaching Subject: Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 16 April 2024

<p><strong>Acting Religious Education Coordinator | K-6 | 289 Students</strong><br /><strong><a href="" target="_blank">St Francis Xavier's Catholic Primary School Arncliffe</a></strong><br /><strong>Commencement Date:</strong> Monday, 22 July 2024<br /><strong>Closing Date:</strong> Tuesday, 16 April 2024<br /><strong>Capacity:</strong> Full-time, 12-month contract<br /> <br /><strong>Join us in shaping the future of our students!</strong><br /> <br />Be part of <strong>St Francis Xavier's Catholic Primary School Arncliffe's</strong> dedicated team, shaping the next generation of students through the provision of a quality Catholic education underpinned by our core values. <br /> <br /><strong>About our School</strong><br /> <br />St Francis Xavier's Catholic Primary School Arncliffe is a welcoming community that delivers strong academic results. Students have high expectations of themselves and respect for one another in an inclusive and innovative school environment. In partnership with parents and our parish, we strive to nurture curious, empathetic and collaborative problem solvers, confident in their faith and capabilities to live a life of promise in a rapidly changing world.<br /> <br />We believe that children learn best when they are known, understood, and supported to live life to the full. We are about providing a holistic education for every student to reach their full potential across all domains including, academic, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical.<br /> <br />We are a community that combines a rich history with highly engaging and contemporary approaches to education. Our vision is "We learn, engage and celebrate - nurturing confident and creative global learners" and we consistently strive to achieve this through our commitment to our Catholic faith and to ensuring that all of our students are nurtured to achieve their potential through a culture of high expectation and support.<br /> <br /><strong>Why work for Sydney Catholic Schools</strong><br /> <br />In joining Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS), you will be part of the largest Catholic education community in NSW, with a unified vision and shared resources, encompassing over 145 schools and over 74,000 students. We enable job mobility across the system, diverse career opportunities and an extensive suite of professional development programs. <br /> <br />SCS is recognised for outstanding student achievement, with 9 schools in the top 100 of the HSC rankings and 17 schools placing in the top 150. We focus on enabling a quality preschool to post-school learning journey for every child, supported by a team of dedicated educators and caregivers.<br /> <br />In addition, we offer:</p> <ul> <li>attractive remuneration package</li> <li>salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 annually</li> <li>up to 25% discount on school fees for parents of SCS students</li> <li>ongoing training and development opportunities</li> <li>discounts on gym classes and memberships, activewear, healthy meals, and wellbeing products</li> <li>generous Employee Referral Program.</li> </ul> <p><strong>About the role</strong><br /> <br />As a member of the school leadership team, the Religious Education Coordinator shares responsibility for the development of the Catholic life of the school, leadership of its vision, mission and strategic priorities and contribution to the management of the school. The Religious Education Coordinator has delegated responsibility for the coordination and supervision of teaching and learning in Religious Education and the religious dimension of the school. This position requires an outstanding educator with a well-developed capacity to take forward the evangelising mission of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney.<br /><br />The successful candidate for this position will be a highly effective and Catholic leader who:</p> <ul> <li>is a committed Catholic who understands the evangelising mission of Catholic schools</li> <li>is a leader of Catholic identity and mission at a school and / or system level</li> <li>is committed to working closely with the priests and the parish community</li> <li>can lead the preparation of liturgies and celebrations</li> <li>is able to lead Religious Education in all aspects of curriculum development and implementation</li> <li>is a strong, contemporary leader of learning, with the capacity to lead change and demonstrate contemporary pedagogy that focuses on improving student learning</li> <li>is a person who can effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders and build relationships</li> <li>can analyse and use data to inform learning and engage in future planning</li> <li>has an understanding of, and ability to differentiate curriculum</li> <li>has the ability to work collaboratively across all stages</li> <li>is adaptable in working within a 'shared-leadership' model.</li> </ul> <p>You will have attained:</p> <ul> <li>completed, or has evidence of, study toward a Graduate Diploma or Master of Religious Education, Theology or Theological Studies from an approved institution</li> <li>requirements of <a href="" target="_blank">(Category E)</a> as per <a href="" target="_blank">Accreditation Policy to Work, Teach, and Lead</a> or agree to meet these requirements in your first contract term</li> <li>demonstrates the standard descriptors at lead teacher level, in accordance with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers</li> <li>post graduate units of study in leadership (advantageous).</li> </ul> <p><strong>Application Process</strong><br /> <br />Submit your application via the 'Apply' button and follow the steps to complete.<br /> <br />To complete the application process you will need to attach the following:</p> <ul> <li>current CV</li> <li>cover letter</li> <li>academic transcripts</li> <li><a href="" target="_blank">Parish Priest Reference</a>.</li> </ul> <p>For any enquiries, please contact the Mission and Identity team by emailing <a href=""></a>.<br /> <br /><br /><strong>Statement of Commitment to Child Safety</strong> <br />Click <a href="" target="_blank">here</a> to access SCS' Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and join us in creating a culture of child safety and wellbeing.<br /><br /><strong>Working With Children Check (WWCC)</strong><br />This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.<br /> </p>
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