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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR l K-6 l 364 Students
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Primary School, Sefton
Commencement Date: Term 1, 28 January 2022
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
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Primary School Sefton is a welcoming community that empowers students to become learners for life with ‘courage, purpose and passion’. Our commitment is to provide a safe and supportive environment which encourages all members of the school community to thrive.
Our contemporary learning areas, modern technology and open spaces to play, ensure that students are given the opportunity to succeed and grow. Dedicated teachers instil confidence and lifelong skills as our students are provided a platform to explore their learning and celebrate achievements on their education journey.
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:
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