Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.

We are looking for an Education Officer: Pre to Post Sport to enhance and manage opportunities offered to students with disabilities in sport across the network of schools. As a member of the SCS Pre to Post Sports team, this role primarily involves developing a strategic plan to increase the number of students to participate in sport at a level that challenges them. 

About the role

Reporting to the Specialist: SCS Pre to Post Sport, you will be required to perform the following; 

  • Driving the strategic implementation of SCS Sport priorities.
  • Planning and delivering an engaging, safe and inclusive sporting program targeting students across SCS.
  • Promoting regular active, enjoyable participation as a lifelong aim to recognise sport’s social, physical, and psychological health benefits.
  • Striving to maintain or increase current sports programs and exploring opportunities to offer and promote alternative or new programs. 
  • Providing opportunities for student leadership in areas such as officiating, scoring, coaching and event managing.
  • Ensuring all sports programs meet the SCS organisational, school and zone safety, child protection, legal and other requirements.
  • Identifying, allocating and monitoring resources and expenditure effectively and efficiently.
  • Upskilling stakeholders in understanding the range and complexity of student disability within SCS.
  • Respond confidently and professionally to parent communications as appropriate.
  • Working effectively with the system Sport Coordinators in planning and facilitating representative sporting events.

About you

To be successful in this position, you must possess: 

  • University Degree in Education or Teaching.
  • Demonstrated five years minimum teaching experience in a school.
  • Experienced in leading staff in professional learning.
  • Demonstrated high-level written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant legislation related to students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated high level organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with technology (Google suite: Gmail; calendars; drive; docs; sheets; slides) and site development. 
  • A current driver’s licence.

Application Process

Submit your application via the ‘Apply’ button and follow the steps to complete your application.

If you have any questions, please contact the Recruitment Team via hr.recruitment@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.

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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