Assistant Religious Education Coordinator

Aquinas Catholic College, Menai



Teaching Subject: Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 April 2024

Applications are invited from talented Religious Education teachers for the position of full-time Assistant Religious Education Coordinator (1 point) commencing in Term 2, 2024.

<p><b>Assistant Religious Education Coordinator</b> | 7-12| 1127 Students </p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow">Aquinas Catholic College, Menai</a></p><p><b>Commencement Date</b>: Term 2, 2024 </p><p><b>Closing Date</b>: Tuesday, 9 April 2024 </p><p><b>Contract Type</b>: Permanent, Full-time </p><ul><li>Offering quality Catholic Education - Inspiring tomorrow&#39;s leaders today </li><li>Join our collaborative Menai Community </li><li>Permanent, Full-time position commencing Term 2, 2024 </li></ul><p>Aquinas Catholic College Menai is a Systemic Co-educational College located in the Sutherland Shire with an enrolment of 1,120 students and 108 staff. Established in 1993 the College is a welcoming community inspired by the teachings of Jesus Christ. Our tailored curriculum is based on our Enlivened Learning philosophy which fosters a growth mindset in uniting faith, wellbeing and learning. </p><p><b>What we offer </b></p><p>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. </p><p>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. </p><p><b>In addition we offer: </b></p><ul><li>competitive salary range of $94,494 - $131,594, per annum plus superannuation </li><li>salary packaging 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>flexible working arrangements </li><li>discounts on gym classes and memberships, activewear, healthy meals, and wellbeing products </li><li>generous Employee Referral Program. </li></ul><p><b>About you </b></p><p>The Assistant Religious Education Coordinator works under the direction of the Religious Education Coordinator in leading the school community in the evangelising mission of the Church. Whilst largely having a curriculum focus, the Assistant Religious Education Coordinator will have responsibility for helping to take forward the evangelising mission of the Church through coordinating Social Justice initiatives. </p><p>The Assistant Religious Education Coordinator will ensure that the Religious Education Faculty is meeting its requirements in the area of compliance, by making sure that the registration of units is complete and that accurate records of student marks are maintained. The Assistant REC will also contribute to reviewing and updating teaching programs as required. </p><p>The Assistant Religious Education Coordinator will take an active role in assisting with the preparation of College Masses, other Liturgies and promote the prayer life of the College and perform other duties as required. </p><p>Applications are invited from talented Religious Education teachers for the position of full-time Assistant Religious Education Coordinator (1 point) commencing in Term 2, 2024. To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate proven experience in: </p><ul><li>creating a faith community that brings the Gospel and teachings of the Catholic Church to all the students, families and staff </li><li>creating a contemporary, student-centred learning culture </li><li>initiating and leading change and improvement to enhance learning for all students, especially in Religious Education </li><li>working strategically, with an understanding of the school within the broader educational, ecclesial and community context </li><li>developing collaborative partnerships to support student and staff faith journey, learning and well-being, especially in the context of evangelization. </li></ul><p><b>You will also possess the following qualifications / experiences: </b></p><p>Category D Accreditation in accordance with To Work, Teach and Lead in systemic Catholic schools Archdiocese of Sydney Accreditation. Category E Accreditation desirable </p><p>is a Baptised Catholic with demonstrated evidence of ongoing commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church and engagement in the life of a Catholic faith community such as a parish or an established community within the Catholic Church, as an expression of your relationship with Jesus Christ </p><p>ability to demonstrate the standard descriptors at Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher Level in accordance with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers </p><p>postgraduate units of study in Leadership (advantageous). </p><p><b>You will have attained: </b></p><ul><li>a Tertiary qualification in Education </li><li>eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) </li><li>accreditation to teach Religious Education in the Archdiocese of Sydney </li><li>an Employee ID registration number with Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) or a commitment to Register to Teach in SCS. </li></ul><p><b>Application Process: </b></p><p>Please submit the following via email to James Clancy, College Principal; </p><ul><li>cover letter </li><li>current resume </li><li>academic transcripts </li><li>three referees, including name and contact details, one being a Parish Priest reference. </li></ul><p>Email: principal&#64; </p><p>(please do not apply through Seek) </p><p>Please note applicants may be interviewed and appointed before the closing date. </p><p><b>Statement of Commitment to Child Safety </b></p><p>Click here to access SCS&#39; Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and join us in creating a culture of child safety and wellbeing. </p><p><b>Working With Children Check (WWCC) </b></p><p>This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment. </p><p><br /></p>
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<p><b>Please email applications to principal&#64;</b></p><p><b>**Applications close 8:30 am Wednesday 10 March 2024</b><b>*</b><br /></p>


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