RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Sydney Catholic Schools is responsible for the leadership, efficient operation and management of the systemic schools which educate around 71,000 students in 152 parish primary and regional secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney.

BRIGIDINE COLLEGE, RANDWICK,| 7-12 | 858 Students
Commencement Date: January 2020
Closing Date: Friday 15 November

The Brigidine College community is committed to the development of each young woman spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially.

Brigidine’s commitment to excellence in education maintains a culture of learning which underpins its outstanding academic, cultural and sporting results.

The College is renowned for its musical and cultural tradition with a large number who frequently perform at College functions and for the wider community. Drama and dance complete the student opportunities for self-expression and performance.

As a member of the school leadership team, the Religious Education Coordinator shares 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 with a well-developed capacity to take forward the evangelising mission of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney.

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate proven experience in:

  • Creating a faith community that brings the Gospel and teachings of the Catholic Church to all the students, families and staff
  • Creating a contemporary, student-centred learning culture
  • Initiating and leading change and improvement to enhance learning
  • Developing collaborative partnerships to support student and staff faith journey, learning and well-being.

You will also possess the following qualifications:

  • Category E Accreditation in accordance with To Work, Teach and Lead in systemic Catholic schools Archdiocese of Sydney Accreditation.
  • Tertiary qualifications (Essential): For a substantive appointment (Level 1 REC) Graduate Diploma or Masters in Religious Education/Theology (or equivalent as approved by the Director of Religious Education and Evangelisation. A non-substantive appointment (Level 2 REC) a Bachelor Degree with a specialist sequence in Religious Education / Theology and / or a Graduate Certificate in Religious Education / Theology and a willingness to complete the study to attain Level 1 REC status.
  • Post graduate units of study in Leadership (advantageous)

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants are required to fill out the REC Application Package along with related documents and return it via email to hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE
This role is classified as a child related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.

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