Student Coordinator(2), Chisholm

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleChisholm
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
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Location CHISHOLM St Bede's Catholic College
Vacancy TypeContract
Description The Student Coordinator has specific responsibilities in the area of student pastoral care. The coordinator is a member of the school's leadership team, which comprises the Principal, Assistant Principals and other Coordinators. As a member of this team, the Coordinator will offer assistance and support in:
• the day to day operation of the School
• promotion of the Catholic ethos of the School
• the promotion of an effective pastoral care program
• the implementation of the School's policies and procedures
• the promotion of the hospitality, accessibility and visibility of the executive team St Bede’s currently provides a Catholic education for Year 7 & 8 students. The College will be growing by one cohort per year and will eventually cater for approximately 1,000 Year 7 -12 students by 2023. With an emphasis on contemporary learning within a mix of closed and open learning spaces, this position will require a dynamic and flexible educator who has the capacity to innovate, collaborate and engage with all stakeholders.
Position Requirements A Student Coordinator must be able to demonstrate:
• They are able to fulfil the requirements of the Diocesan Faith Education Accreditation Policy. Successful applicants will be required to be accredited within four (4) years of appointment.
• An understanding of and a clear commitment to the philosophy and objectives of Catholic education and a significant capacity for involvement in the school's Religious Studies programme.
• A thorough knowledge of, a capacity, and a willingness, to initiate, manage and evaluate effective pastoral care programmes.
• A capacity to fulfil the requirements of a middle management position within a secondary school.
• A capacity and willingness to actively lead, manage and support staff within their area of pastoral care.
• A capacity and willingness to know all students in their year group and respond to their learning and wellbeing needs in collaboration with all stakeholders
• Strong inter-personal skills and an ability to operate effectively within a team
• A capacity for, and ability to demonstrate, effective liaison and communication skills.
• A high level of proficiency as a classroom teacher.
• An understanding of relevant procedures pertaining to Child Protection legislation.
• High levels of competency in record keeping and organisational skills.
• Proficiency in the use of technology as an organisational tool.
• A capacity to support staff in relation to the management of students in the classroom where issues arise across a range of subject areas. The applicant for Student Coordinator will be a practising Catholic with a capacity for significant leadership in the religious dimension of the school community and must provide a Parish Priest reference and/or contact details.
Essential Criteria Applicant must
• be appropriately qualified as a four year trained secondary teacher
• be a practising Catholic
• record current NESA and Working With Children number on application.
• applicants will need to comply with the Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead - formerly the Faith Education Accreditation (FEA) Policy 2012 and will need to work towards Accreditation at Category D – Accreditation to teach Religion.
• record current NESA and Working With Children number on application.
• 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.
Conditions of EmploymentThe position attracts an allowance at the level of Coordinator 2. Initial appointment will be for two years, renewable for a further four years subject to a satisfactory performance review.
Applications Close Friday 14 June, 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
  Brett Donohoe ( 4088 8222
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Brett Donohoe

By post:

Principal (Acting)
St Bede's Catholic College
24A Heritage Drive

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae (full personal details and contact details of referees) should address the criteria as outlined above. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.

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