Leader of Casual Teacher Development & Engagement

Catholic Schools Office - Diocese of Maitland/Newcastle (see more jobs from this school)

Newcastle West, NSW 

Curriculum / Learning

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 14 June 2024

Newly created role responsible for managing the recruitment, selection and movement of casual teachers across 57 schools.

<p>Newly created role responsible for managing the recruitment, selection and movement of casual teachers across 57 schools.<br><br><br>&nbsp;</p><ul><li>Use data to guide Principals in managing and enhancing learning outcomes<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Inspire and empower people so that they strive to perform at their best<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Lead and implement significant strategic change<br><br><br>As the Leader of Casual Teacher Development &amp; Engagement you will be responsible for managing the recruitment, selection, and movement of casual teachers across the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle to meet the needs of our 44 primary and 13 secondary schools and ensure the continuity of education standards and learning needs of students.<br>This newly created role is pivotal in building relationships with Shared Services and the Principals and Assistant Principals of the schools to understand the individual needs of the school and their vacancy challenges.<br>The primary goal is to source high-quality casual teachers to support the schools and deliver a consistent and professional workforce that cater to the needs, interest, and abilities of all students within a nurturing Catholic environment.<br>This role has been identified as an Education Officer grade 4.1 and reflects the seniority and level of experience required.<br>Specifically, you will:<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Advise and collaborate with Talent to understand recruitment strategies to attract high-quality casual teachers to meet the staffing needs of our schools.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Coordinate the selection process for casual teachers, including review of applications, qualifications, and suitability.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Provide guidance and support to Principals in managing their casual teacher needs including identifying training opportunities and professional development for casual teachers.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Coordinate the needs of the schools across the system and manage the compliance of casual teachers in schools based on their skills, experience, and the needs of the school.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Identify permanent placement opportunities for casual staff engaged in ongoing positions or who demonstrate a valuable contribution to religious and educational needs of students utilising Pathway to Permanency procedure.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Monitor the performance and feedback of casual teachers placed in schools to ensure they meet expectations and provide quality education to students.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Provide mentorship and guidance to the relevant casual teachers and support them in securing permanent placement in suitable schools.<br><br>QUALIFICATIONS/ACCREDITATIONS<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Tertiary qualifications in Education.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Strong professional learning record across the curriculum reform agenda.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Knowledge of current trends and best practices in student development and current curriculum.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Active NESA Accreditation.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Current paid NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) number.<br><br>This is both a leadership and mentoring opportunity that is looking to improve the student experience and school performance. If you have a data driven approach and want to make a difference, then apply through the link below or for a confidential conversation please contact James Tocci, Talent Lead on Tel: 0428 777 359 or via email:&nbsp;james.tocci@mn.catholic.org.au<br><br>For a copy of the&nbsp;<br><br><br><a href="https://diocesemn.azurewebsites.net/media/6971/position_description_cso_leader_of_casual_teacher_development__engagement.pdf"><strong>POSITION DESCRIPTION</strong></a><br><br>TO APPLY, CLICK ON THE APPLY BUTTON BELOW AND<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Please provide a cover letter along with your resume<br>&nbsp;</li><li>Within your cover letter address the following selection criteria and ensure your response to each criterion is&nbsp;no longer than 300 words.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>&nbsp;</li><li>&nbsp;</li><li>Demonstrated experience in leadership, with the ability to empower and inspire people so that they strive to perform at their best.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>&nbsp;</li><li>Ability to analyse, interpret and respond to relevant data and information on casual staffing utilisation in order to guide Principals in management and enhancement of learning outcomes.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>&nbsp;</li><li>Experience and capability to lead and implement significant strategic change objectives to support schools and their individual staffing needs.<br>&nbsp;</li><li>&nbsp;</li><li>Excellent organisational and time management abilities to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</li><li>&nbsp;</li><li><br><br>Applications close: Sunday 2 June 2024&nbsp;at 11.59pm<br><br>Additional information<br><br>The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable persons and preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect.&nbsp; It is committed to implementing and maintaining compliance with the NSW Child Safe Standards and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards and takes a zero-tolerance approach to abuse of children or vulnerable persons.&nbsp; All who work in the name of the Diocese must comply with the Diocesan Safeguarding Framework Policy and act in accordance with the Diocese’s Code of Conduct which includes the Diocese’s Safeguarding Commitment Statement.&nbsp;Employees are required to undergo a National Police Check and retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check where necessary, in accordance with legislation.</li></ul>