Position: Community Engagement Officer
Commencing Date: As soon as possible
Classification: Full Time, Permanent
Salary Range: $32.26 - $33.27 per hour pending experience
Closing Date: Monday, 20 September 2021 unless filled prior
St Teresa's College, Abergowrie is a Catholic secondary boy's boarding college. Located in an ideal rural setting in the heart of the Herbert River Valley, the college is approximately 30 km north west of Ingham and situated on Warrgamay land. The main industries are sugarcane, forestry, and cattle. Abergowrie is close to Wallaman Falls which is the highest single drop waterfall in Australia and the beautiful Broadwater National Park.
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
St Teresa's College, Abergowrie is seeking an experienced and dedicated Community Engagement Officer. This role is a Full Time, Permanent position commencing as soon as possible.
The role of the Community Engagement Officer is to actively engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to promote improved educational outcomes for young people within these communities. With a dedicated focus on encouraging and promoting student enrolment, the Community Engagement Officer will be required to coordinate and implement initiatives and strategies that promote and support college life.
Applicants that have experience in Boys' Education, boarding school environments or working in a rural/remote area are highly desirable.
The Key Accountabilities include but are not limited to, and may vary based on the operational needs of the college and the needs of individual students:
For more information, please refer to the Position Description.
What we offer
How to apply
Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.
Applications close 5pm Monday, 20 September 2021.
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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.