Vocational Education Coordinator (1) + Careers Advisor, Singleton

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St Catherine's Catholic CollegeSingleton
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
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Location SINGLETON St Catherine's Catholic College
Vacancy TypeContract
Description • To provide quality coordination and leadership for the effective delivery of Vocational Education within the school setting

• To meet the requirements of the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) as per the Standards and Conditions for Registered Training Organisations (RTO)

St Catherine’s Catholic College, Singleton, is located in the Hunter Valley of NSW approximately 73 km from the city of Newcastle. The College is a Catholic systemic K-12 School with a current enrolment of 819 students (and growing) and nearly 90 staff.
Position Requirements A VET Coordinator must be able to demonstrate:

• Support for the Catholic ethos of the school and be involved in the practical areas of evangelisation.

• High level knowledge of the relevant VET key Learning area/s and a proven capacity to improve student learning.

• High quality classroom teaching skills which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential and a proven capacity to improve student learning.

• An understanding of the requirements of Vocational Education & Training delivery for Stage 6 in accordance with NESA.

• An ability to meet the requirements for the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015 under the National Vocational Education & Training Regulator Act 2011.

• The capacity to ensure quality delivery of Vocational Education & Training for the Registered Training Organisation (The Trustees of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office) by adhering to NVR Standards, under the guidance of the Compliance Officer for the RTO.

• A sound knowledge of competency based training and assessment.

• A sound understanding of the National Vocational Education & Training Regulations Act 2011 and RTO Standards 2015.

• A proven record of VET engagement.

• The capacity to reflect critically upon professional practice and commitment to ongoing professional learning and a high level knowledge of VET courses.

• The capacity to lead and support faculty members.

• Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
Essential Criteria • Applicants will need to comply with the Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead (formerly FEA ) and will need to work towards Accreditation at Category C – Accreditation for Leadership.

• Hold a relevant training qualification of a VET Curriculum Framework and TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment or willingness to commence the relevant training qualification within 2 years of appointment.

• Ability to provide school leadership in VET delivery.

• The capacity to work collegially with the Diocesan Vet Advisory group.

• Be able to liaise with all key stakeholders for VET students.

• Proven ability and understanding of WHS obligations and the ability to implement risk management processes.

• Proven ability in the use of core Microsoft Office Suite programs.

• Current NESA and Working With Children number must be recorded on application.

• Be appropriately qualified as a four year trained secondary teacher.

• Evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied.

Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.
Desirable Criteria • Knowledge of internal RTO audit processes.

• An understanding of School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships implementation in the school setting.

• A sound understanding of Trade Training Centre Programs and the impact on VET education within the school setting.
Conditions of EmploymentThis position attracts an allowance at the level of Coordinator 1. The initial appointment will be for two (2) years, renewable for a further four (4) years subject to a satisfactory performance review.
Applications Close Saturday 17 August, 2019
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Niamh Marzol (niamh.marzol@mn.catholic.edu.au) 6578 9600
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Niamh Marzol

By post:

College Principal (K-12)
St Catherine's Catholic College
30-40 Combo Lane

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address all of the position requirements and criteria listed above. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00 pm on the closing date.

More about St Catherine's Catholic College
Address: 30-40 Combo Lane, Singleton, New South Wales, NSW 2330, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 6578 9600