Pastoral Care Coordinator - St Mary MacKillop College, Tuggeranong ACT

St Mary MacKillop College (Canberra)

Isabella Plains, ACT 


Coordinator

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 18 June 2024


St Mary MacKillop College is a Catholic co-educational secondary college operating within the Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn and is located across two campuses in the Tuggeranong Valley. Our school services over 2000 students that are supported by our 220 staff members across our two campuses. Our junior campus (Years 7 to 9) is located in Wanniassa and our senior campus (Years 10 to 12) is located a short distance away in Isabella Plains.

<p><strong>Location:</strong> Tuggeranong, ACT&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong> Permanent&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Status:</strong> Full-time&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary Range: </strong>$137,133 (based on skills and experience) plus superannuation&nbsp;<br><strong>Start Date:</strong> Monday, 22 July 2024&nbsp;<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong> 11.55 pm, Tuesday 18 June 2024&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Us&nbsp;</strong><br>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><strong>About St Mary MacKillop College</strong><br>St Mary MacKillop College is a Catholic co-educational secondary college operating within the Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn and is located across two campuses in the Tuggeranong Valley. Our school services over 2000 students that are supported by our 220 staff members across our two campuses. Our junior campus (Years 7 to 9) is located in Wanniassa and our senior campus (Years 10 to 12) is located a short distance away in Isabella Plains.</p><p><strong>About the Role&nbsp;</strong><br>An opportunity exists to join a high caliber and dynamic team of Pastoral Care Coordinators at St Mary MacKillop College.</p><p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>A positive and collaborative workplace culture&nbsp;</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</li></ul><p><strong>Key Responsibilities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>The stewardship and articulation of our Vision as a Catholic School and as St Mary MacKillop College.&nbsp;</li><li>The development and coordination of liturgical programs for the House or Year group, in association (as relevant) with Assistant Principal Faith, Mission and Religious Education and/or Assistant Principal in Pastoral Care.</li><li>Modelling quality Catholic school leadership in the areas of teaching/learning and pastoral care.</li><li>Involvement in the development and implementation of Pastoral Care policies for the College, especially as they relate to their particular area of responsibility.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li><li>Support the Principal and College Executive in their leadership and management of the College.</li><li>Communicate with parents as required, taking every opportunity to strengthen and enhance the relationship between students, parents, and the staff on behalf of the College community.</li><li>Coordinate or co-plan of camps, Retreats, and Pastoral days as appropriate to the Year group.</li><li>Provide leadership in the implementation of the educational programs of the College.</li><li>Promote high-quality teaching and learning among staff and students.</li><li>Assist in the evolution and development of the College Pastoral Care programs.</li></ul><p><strong>Qualifications&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Must hold a relevant Working with Children registration and Teaching Accreditation; and</li><li>Must have completed relevant Education/Teaching tertiary qualification.</li></ul><p><strong>Selection Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ol><li>Promote stewardship of our Vision for a Catholic School in the Josephite tradition.</li><li>Be an outstanding teacher of experience and initiative who can work effectively with the curriculum team, colleagues, students and families.</li><li>As a leader of experience and initiative work effectively with the Principal, Executive and Middle management teams to develop a vision for pastoral care in the College.</li><li>Support the Principal and Executive to build community with staff, students and their families.</li><li>Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, parents and community agencies.</li><li>Support the AP Pastoral Care in leading the pastoral activities of the campus and College.</li><li>Support the Principal and Executive in all other initiatives as required.</li></ol><p><i>Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the position duties, criteria, and skill set required.</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.&nbsp;</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.mackillop.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:&nbsp;</strong>Please contact Michael Lee&nbsp;on&nbsp;02 6209 0100 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:michael.lee@mackillop.act.edu.au">michael.lee@mackillop.act.edu.au</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><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>#S-DNI&nbsp;</p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/503279/pastoral-care-coordinator-st-mary-mackillop-college-tuggeranong-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>