Position: Religious Education Adviser
Salary Range: $133,747 - $150,533 per annum pending experience
Tenure: Full Time, 5 Year Fixed Term Contract
Commencing Date: January 2022
Closing Date: Wednesday, 01 September 2021
Townsville Catholic Education supports a diverse region extending from Townsville to the Burdekin and Whitsunday regions in the South, North to Ingham and Halifax, South-West to Winton, and West to the border with the Northern Territory, encompassing Mount Isa and several small, isolated western towns and east to Palm Island.
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
The major responsibility of this role is the support of Catholic education and school leadership in the development and maintenance of quality religious educational outcomes in schools in the Diocese of Townsville.
The Religious Education Adviser is accountable for effectively contributing to the capacity and capability building of educators to improve Catholic Identity, Religious Education, religious literacy and faith formation for students and staff of Townsville Catholic Education. A key focus for this role is coaching and support to build capacity at service and school level.
The Religious Education Adviser reports to the Director - Catholic Identity and Indigenous Education Services and works closely with teachers and senior staff in schools, particularly Assistant to the Principal – Religious Education (APRE), to ensure the provision of quality Catholic education.
The role is one of partnership with the leadership of TCE and the community of Principals in the integration and alignment of systemic and school community perspectives and priorities.
What we offer
How to apply
Please refer to the Position Description for more information.
Application close: 5pm Wednesday, 01 September 2021.
Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.
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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.