Mission and Ministry Coordinator - St John Paul II College, Nicholls, ACT

John Paul College (Nicholls) (see more jobs from this school)

Nicholls, ACT 


Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 19 June 2024

St John Paul II College is a welcoming and inclusive learning community where diversity is embraced and learning outcomes are maximised for each individual. The College is a flagship college of best practice in education for the Catholic community of the region: a unique, innovative educational environment where every student can flourish.

<p><strong>Mission and Ministry Coordinator - St John Paul II College, Nicholls, ACT</strong><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;St John Paul II College, Nicholls ACT&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:&nbsp;</strong>Permanent&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Status:&nbsp;</strong>Full-time&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary: </strong> ACT Co-Ordinators (1.0) $137,133 plus superannuation<br><strong>Start Date: </strong>22 July 2024, Term 3<br><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55 pm, Wednesday, 19 June 2024</p><p><strong>About Us&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education in the ACT and NSW, operating 56 Catholic Systemic Schools and nine Early Learning Centres.&nbsp;</p><p>CECG is committed to workforce diversity and creating inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from suitable candidates from all diversity groups to support our system of schools and early learning centres in delivering quality education outcomes for the students in our care.&nbsp;</p><p>St John Paul II College is a welcoming and inclusive learning community where diversity is embraced and learning outcomes are maximised for each individual. The College is a flagship college of best practice in education for the Catholic community of the region: a unique, innovative educational environment where every student can flourish.</p><p><strong>About the Role&nbsp;</strong></p><p>We are seeking a dynamic and committed person who is active in their Catholic faith, to join our community as <strong>Mission and Ministry Coordinator </strong>commencing in Semester 2, 2024. The Mission and Ministry Coordinator leads the formation and liturgical opportunities and celebrations at the College in conjunction and consultation with the Leadership Team.</p><p>The successful candidate will have a contemporary understanding of faith formation, social justice activity and liturgical celebration with students and staff alike. As a leader, they will inspire all members of the College as a community of faith. They will demonstrate effective teaching and leadership skills and have an excellent understanding of ways to develop the mission of the Catholic Church within a school setting.</p><p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>A positive and collaborative workplace culture</li><li>Extensive training in our high-quality professional learning program, Catalyst&nbsp;</li><li>Access to curriculum resources that support evidence-based, high-impact teaching practice&nbsp;</li><li>24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption)&nbsp;</li><li>Up to 14 weeks of paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave)&nbsp;</li><li>Support for professional development and study opportunities&nbsp;</li><li>Opportunities to transfer to other schools within the Archdiocese across ACT and NSW to support lifestyle choice&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Key Responsibilities&nbsp;</strong></p><p>The Mission and Ministy Coordinator is responsible for:</p><ul><li>developing opportunities for faith formation of students in conjunction with the Religious Education Coordinator, including student retreat programs.   &nbsp;</li><li>organising school liturgies and Masses and being involved in significant school assemblies and ceremonies.&nbsp;</li><li>providing opportunities for faith formation of staff and developing their understanding and expertise including in the creation of prayer experiences appropriate for both staff and students.&nbsp;</li><li>organising, with relevant individuals and groups, whole school liturgical events including: whole of School Masses/liturgies (eg Opening Mass, Yr 12 Graduation Mass), house-based liturgies, etc.&nbsp;</li><li>the supervision of the JPC Youth Minister&nbsp;and coordination of the Youth Ministry team.</li><li>the oversight of the Social Justice Program at JPC.</li><li>building an ongoing relationship with the local Parish Priest&nbsp;and Parish.</li><li>developing, maintaining and communicating the College’s Faith Formation Calendar.  &nbsp;</li><li>ensuring the RE Accreditation of staff and maintaining records of this.&nbsp;</li><li>attending relevant meetings and liasing with appropriate staff at Catholic Education</li></ul><p>Teachers at St John Paul II College are expected to:</p><ul><li>plan and deliver engaging lessons that cater to the diverse needs of students, drawing upon a deep understanding of curriculum content and pedagogical approaches.</li><li>implement school processes to establish clear expectations for behaviour and create a safe, positive, orderly learning environment conducive to student engagement and achievement.</li><li>use a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies to accurately gauge student progress, adapt teaching practice to meet student needs and providing constructive feedback to support further learning.</li><li>commit to developing their understanding of Church teachings on contemporary issues with a commitment to ensuring these are presented respectfully thgouth subject areas where appropriate.</li><li>work collaboratively with Faculty Leaders, House Leaders, colleagues, parents, and external agencies to enhance student learning outcomes and contribute to the broader school community.</li><li>engage in professional development activities to continually improve teaching practice, setting and striving towards personal and professional goals and contributing to collective growth.</li><li>have an openness to be involved in co-curricular activities including camps, retreats and extra-curriculum groups.</li></ul><p><strong>Qualifications&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Must hold a relevant Working with Children registration (WWVP) and Teaching Accreditation (TQI)</li><li>Must have completed a relevant degree in Education/Teaching tertiary qualification.&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Selection Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ol><li>a commitment to Catholic education and the respectful promotion of the mission of the Catholic Church to students and the community.</li><li>demonstrated high-level teaching skills and the passion and expertise to work individually and collectively to maximise learning outcomes for all students, including those with additional learning needs.</li><li>excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the capacity to develop productive and caring relationships with students, parents and staff where the focus is on the learning and wellbeing of the student.</li><li>well-developed self-management skills and the personal capabilities of self-reflection, integrity, resilience and emotional maturity.&nbsp;</li></ol><p><i>Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the position duties, criteria, and skill set required.&nbsp;</i></p><p><strong>Other Eligibility Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible to apply for this position</li><li>Appointment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CECG policy.&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Application Process&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes, and experience as outlined in the Position Description.&nbsp;</p><p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CE policy.&nbsp;</p><p>For further information about the School please visit our&nbsp;<a href="https://www.jpc.act.edu.au/">website</a>. Information about the Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed&nbsp;<a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Position-specific queries:</strong>&nbsp;Please contact Nicola Grieb&nbsp;on&nbsp;(02) 6163 4800 or via email <a href="mailto:nicola.grieb@cg.catholic.edu.au">nicola.grieb@cg.catholic.edu.au</a><br><strong>Application queries: </strong>Please contact the Recruitment team on 02&nbsp;6234 5427&nbsp;or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/503275/mission-and-ministry-coordinator-st-john-paul-ii-college-nicholls-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>