Pastoral Care Worker, Maitland

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All Saints College - St Peter's CampusMaitland
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location MAITLAND All Saints College, St Peter's Campus Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time Hours/FTE14 Hours Description All Saints’ College, St Peters Campus is seeking a Part-time Temporary Pastoral Care Worker for 2020.



The Pastoral Care Worker is responsible for the pastoral care and spiritual wellbeing of the students and staff.



All Saints’ College, St Peter’s Campus is a Catholic community which offers a comprehensive co-educational experience for students in Years 7 to 10. Students transition from St Peter’s Campus to our senior campus at All Saints’ College St Mary’s for Years 11 and 12. The College serves the needs of families from the greater Maitland area and beyond. Teachers of the College are committed to providing high quality learning opportunities that are supported by an extensive range of well-being programs. Position Requirements A chaplain is an individual who:

i) Is recognised by the school community and appropriate governing body for the school as having skills and experience to deliver school chaplaincy to the school community

ii) Is recognised through formal ordination, commissioning, recognised religious qualifications or endorsement by a recognised or accepted religious institution (Diocese of Maitland Newcastle); and

iii) Meets the NSCP’s minimum qualification requirements

a) A certificate 1V in Youth Work; or

b) A certificate 1V in Pastoral care; or

c) A Certificate 1V in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care; or

d) An equivalent qualification (eg teacher or psychologist); and this Certificate or equivalent qualification must include competencies in ‘mental health’ and ‘making appropriate referrals.’

iv) Chaplains must also undertake professional learning in responding to and preventing bullying and cyberbullying training with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

v) Pastoral care is the practice of looking after the pastoral needs of students, not just their academic needs, through the provision of general spiritual and personal advice. Essential Criteria • have an understanding and willingness to support and follow the Catholic Identity and mission of the school.

• have a good understanding of the Catholic School and the wider community

• have good organisational and communication skills (with teachers, clergy, parents and students)

• have an ability to collaborate and work effectively in teams

• have an ability to work effectively in a school environment

• have an ability to work closely with school principals and executive in achieving specific strategic goals

• be competent and capable in monitoring and reporting requirements

• Interpersonal skills

• Understanding and compassion towards the marginalised

• Prioritisation of the well- being of students and families

• Comply with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 (NSW) and all related laws concerning child protection

• Current Paid NSW Working with Children Check

• Be prepared to participate in any reporting or NSCP evaluation requirements as requested by the school/sector. Desirable Criteria • Seasons for Growth experience CommencementStarts28/01/2020 Finishing Date26/01/2020 Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017. Applications Close Thursday 20 February, 2020 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   Nicholas Wickham (nicholas.wickham@mn.catholic.edu.au) 4933 6933 Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Nicholas Wickham
nicholas.wickham@mn.catholic.edu.au

By post:

ASC Head of Campus
All Saints College, St Peter's Campus
9 Free Church Street
MAITLAND 2320

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Benefits including:
• a corporate fitness program;
• employee assistance program (EAP);
• paid parental leave;
• training and staff development programs;
• access to long service leave after just five years;
• opportunity for leasing motor vehicles; and
• 9.5 per cent superannuation. To apply: Please provide your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria directly to Co-College Principal – Nick Wickham: nicholas.wickham@mn.catholic.edu.au Applications close: Thursday 20th February, 2020. 3pm *Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted*


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Address: 9 Free Church Street, Maitland, New South Wales, NSW 2320, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 4933 6933