Religious Education Co-Ordinator - Regents Park

Sydney Catholic Schools (see more jobs from this school)

Sydney, NSW 


Teaching Subject: Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 19 May 2024

<p><strong>Religious Education Coordinator | K-6 | 382 Students</strong><br /><strong><a href="" target="_blank">St Peter Chanel Catholic Primary School Regents Park</a></strong><br /><strong>Commencement Date:</strong> Term 1, Friday, 31 January 2025<br /><strong>Closing Date:</strong> Sunday, 19 May 2024<br /> <br /><strong>About our School</strong><br /> <br />Under the leadership of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia, St Peter Chanel Catholic Primary School is a dynamic Catholic community that aims to be a place of encounter with Jesus Christ. A Catholic worldview animates the school culture and unifies the curriculum. In collaboration with the local parish, families, and community, we strive to develop virtuous citizens of this world and the next.<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, you will share 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.<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, implementation and differentiation</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 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 /><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 /> <br /><em>SCS welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and candidates with diverse backgrounds.</em><br /> </p>
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