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ACTING RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR l K-6 l 385 Students
Villa Maria Catholic Primary School Hunters Hill

Commencement Date: Term 1, 28 January 2022 (12 Month Contract)
Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

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. This position requires an outstanding educator with a well-developed capacity to take forward the evangelising mission of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Villa Maria Catholic Primary School Hunters Hill is a strong, vibrant Catholic community where we enable students to live, learn and shine. Passionate and dedicated teachers set high standards and personalise learning for every child as they challenge students to achieve their best.

With a focus on learning diversity, we afford children the opportunity to discover their interests and see them flourish. Social justice programs provide the opportunity for faith formation and a close relationship with parents and our parish help us live our values of faith, hope, courage and generosity.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The successful candidate for this position will be a highly effective and Catholic leader who:

  • is a committed Catholic who understands the evangelising mission of Catholic schools
  • is a leader of Catholic identity and mission at a school and / or system level
  • is committed to working closely with the priests and the parish community
  • can lead the preparation of liturgies and celebrations
  • is able to lead Religious Education in all aspects of curriculum development and implementation
  • is a strong, contemporary leader of learning, with the capacity to lead change and demonstrate contemporary pedagogy that focuses on improving student learning
  • is a person who can effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders and build relationships
  • can analyse and use data to inform learning and engage in future planning 
  • has an understanding of, and ability to differentiate, curriculum
  • has the ability to work collaboratively across all stages
  • is adaptable in working within a ‘shared-leadership’ model.

The successful candidate will also possess the following qualifications:

APPLICATION PROCESS

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For any enquiries, please contact the Mission and Identity team by emailing mi.appointments@syd.catholic.edu.au.

Working With Children Check (WWCC)
This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Evidence

Sydney Catholic Schools is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, students and school communities. In line with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education Care Workers) Order 2021, all of our staff are required to provide Vaccination Evidence that is compliant with the Order as a condition of employment. Compliance with the Order and providing the evidence is an essential requirement of employment with Sydney Catholic Schools.

OUR MISSION
To know and love Christ through learning.

OUR VISION
Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.

OUR VALUES
Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration.

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