Position: Residential Houseparents - Girls Boarding
Commencing Date: As soon as possible
Classification: Term Time, Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 15 to 38 hours a week
Salary Range: $31.99 per hour
Closing Date: Monday, 16 August 2021 unless filled prior
Columba Catholic College, Charters Towers is a vibrant, affordable P-12 Catholic College catering for the full needs of families and students. Being co-educational, students can find their own special niche for learning and personal growth. The P-12 setting gives students access to a wide range of subjects and opportunities, matched to current and emerging pathways and occupations. Columba Catholic College endeavours to provide deep learning for the mind, a spiritual base for the soul, and an athletic dynamism for the body. Current students, past students, future students and their parents all integrate into the Columba Family which incorporates those parts of our history which once were Mount Carmel College, St Mary's College, and St Columba's Primary School of Charters Towers.
Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos. We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission.
About the role
Columba Catholic College, Charters Towers is seeking experienced and dedicated Residential Houseparents for the Girls Boarding Facilities at St Mary's Campus. These roles will be Term Time positions, completing between 15 and 38 hours a week depending on the successful candidates' availabilities. Ideally, the successful candidates would be able to commence as soon as possible on a Fixed Term Contract, until the end of the 2021 School Year.
The Residential Houseparent is a member of a team appointed to act in a pastoral/supervisory role of residents in a residential situation. The team is a group of people with a high degree of interdependence geared towards the achievement of the goal of caring for those in their charge. The quality of care will be enhanced when Residential Houseparents have a high degree of confidence and trust in each other; are highly motivated to abide by the values of the College; and, at all times, will do what he or she reasonably can to help create an atmosphere of acceptance, understanding and respect.
For more information about the key accountabilities and duties, please see the Position Description.
What we offer
How to apply
Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.
Applications close 5pm Monday, 16 August 2021 unless filled prior.
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Townsville Catholic Education supports 29 schools and employing 2,200 staff throughout the Diocese, in a region extending to Mount Isa in the west, Proserpine in the south and north to Halifax. We promote inclusiveness to ensure our schools remain accessible to all. No child will be denied a Catholic education due to financial inability or difficulty.
Our mission is to provide services to our Catholic school communities which support them in achieving quality outcomes for students and in promoting the ongoing development of Catholic Education.
Townsville Catholic Education Office (TCEO) operates under the direction of Bishop Tim Harris, Bishop of the Diocese of Townsville and under the organisational leadership of the Executive Director, Jacqui Francis.
The Townsville Catholic Education Office is based in Townsville, employing more than 70 staff members who service schools in various areas of speciality - religious education, curriculum, ICT, Indigenous education, counselling, speech pathology, hearing and vision impairment, early years education, employment services, finance, planning and development and marketing.
The Diocesan Education Council is the advisory body representing Catholic Education. Headed by the Bishop, the Council comprises members who reflect the interests and views of various groups associated with the teaching mission of the Church. The DEC in conjunction with the Director and Leadership team ensure the direction of the organisation runs in harmony with the Church's mission and vision for Catholic education in the Diocese.