Parent Engagement Coordinator - Northern Beaches

Catholic Schools Broken Bay (see more jobs from this school)

Pennant Hills , NSW 

Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.30 FTE)

Applications Close: 26 May 2023

Parent Engagement Coordinators are needed at Catholic Schools Broken Bay on a permanent part-time basis for our schools in the Northern Beaches Region.

<p>With students at the centre of everything we do, our purpose is to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ and grow in faith. We encourage students to use their talents to be the best they can be. In order to help support this vision, we are looking for an inspiring and faith-led<b> Parent Engagement Coordinator (PEC). </b></p><p>The PEC role has been developed in direct response to community feedback and aligned with the towards 2025 strategy to strengthen family, school and diocesan relationships. This process was undertaken in consultation with key stakeholders; CSBB leaders, principals, parents, clergy, Catholic care and the chancery. This part time position will play a crucial role in building and maintaining a welcoming, respectful community, while strengthening relationships between school, parents/families and the wider catholic community. The PEC must be adaptable, creative and able to customise their work to meet the diverse needs of the community and respond to parent feedback.   <br /></p><p>PEC will primarily work in partnership with a range of stakeholders: the principal, parents/carers/families, school counsellor, Catholic Care, Parish priest and the Religious Education Coordinator/Youth Minister. The PEC will work in two focus areas; supporting Family Wellbeing to promote learning &amp; engaging all families in the Catholic school community. <br /></p><p>If you are someone passionate about strengthening family, school, parish, and Diocesan relationships this might be the right opportunity for you, providing a potential pathway to other leadership positions.  <br /></p><p>This is a<b> permanent, part-time (0.3 FTE) role.</b> The suitable applicant can also work across <b>two schools</b> within the same parish <b>(0.6FTE). </b><br /></p><p>Reporting to the Principal (with guidance from the Parish Priest), the PEC will be expected to work 0.3 FTE across the school and the parish. During this engagement, the successful candidate will work <b>one full day at the school </b>and <b>half day across the school and the Parish</b> as required each week. The successful candidate will be required to work during the school holidays.<br /></p><p><b>The following locations are seeking applications for a PEC: </b></p><p><b> </b></p><ul><li>St John the Apostle Catholic Primary School, Narraweena<br /></li><li>St Kevin&#39;s Catholic Primary School, Dee Why </li><li>St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School, Freshwater </li><li>St Paul&#39;s Catholic College, Manly </li><li>St Rose Catholic Primary School, Collaroy Plateau </li></ul><p><b>The PEC will operate in the following two focus areas:  </b><br /></p><ul><li>Supporting Family Wellbeing to promote learning<br /></li><li>Engaging all families in the Catholic school community to achieve better learning outcomes in response to parent feedback</li></ul><p><b>Role Responsibilities: </b></p><p> </p><ul><li>Develop genuine/mutually respectful relationships with families/parents in the parish/school community<br /></li><li>Facilitate, coordinate and communicate, and where necessary organise and implement activities and programs to meet the spiritual and well-being needs of the families/parents in the school/parish community </li><li>Build links and connections between primary and secondary through Youth ministry and Diocesan initiatives to better support transition and the K-12 pathways offered by CSBB </li><li>Establishing and strengthening links with school counsellors and Catholic Care as key referral professionals</li></ul><p><b>Essential Criteria:</b><br /></p><ul><li>Tertiary Qualification in Education, Welfare, Health, Pastoral Ministry or related disciplines </li><li>Experience working in education and/or pastoral ministry would be desirable (e.g. sacramental program, parent education programs) </li><li>Valid Working with Children Check for paid employment purpose </li><li>Current NSW driver’s licence </li><li>Comprehensively insured motor vehicle</li></ul><p><b>Application Process:</b></p><p>Applications for Parent Engagement Coordinator positions are to include: </p><ul><li>A one-page cover letter addressing your interest in the role, essential criteria and preference of school location<br /></li><li>A resume including personal details, qualifications, work history and experience </li><li>Send your completed application to <a href="mailto:careers&#64;" rel="nofollow">careers&#64;</a>  </li></ul><p>If you have any questions or would like to request a copy of the position description, feel free to contact the Talent Team on <a href="mailto:careers&#64;" rel="nofollow">careers&#64;</a></p><p><b>We cannot wait to read your application! </b><br /></p><p>All applications are welcome, however please be aware that applications submitted after the closing date may not be considered.<br /></p><p><b>New position on COVID-19 vaccinations</b><br /></p><p>Given the current management of risks associated with COVID-19 in the community, and the gradual wind-back of some settings, CSBB has decided to no longer require all staff to be fully vaccinated, effective 19 September 2022. Staff who are not vaccinated will be required to wear masks when working with children at greater risk of serious illness owing to a medical condition and/or physical disability.<br /></p><p><i>Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. 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<p>How do I apply? </p><p>Applications should include: </p><p>A Cover Letter of no more than two pages addressing why you are interested in the role and addressing each of the specific criteria listed above. Please also state your work preference of full-time or part-time hours, cluster preference; and </p><p>A current Resume</p><p>Email to: <a href="mailto:careers&#64;" rel="nofollow">careers&#64;</a></p><p> </p><p> </p>


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