Assistant Principal, Religious Education (Secondary)

$130,517 - $136,930 yearly
  • Townsville Catholic Education Office
  • St Catherine’s Catholic College, Renwick Road, Proserpine QLD, Australia
  • 24 Aug, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools Principal

Job Description

Position: Assistant Principal - Religious Education (Secondary)
Location: St Catherine's Catholic College, The Whitsundays
Salary Range: $130,517 - $136,930 per annum pending experience
Incentives: ITAS Allowance
Tenure: Full Time, 1 Year Fixed Term Contract (2022 Teaching Year)
Commencing Date: January 2022
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

St Catherine's Catholic College, The Whitsundays is a Prep to Year 12 co-educational college, established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1925. The college has vibrant, modern and innovative facilities that create inspired learning spaces for students both within the classroom and outside, allowing teachers to use the right strategies at the right time for their class.

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 APRE provides for the effective professional leadership in developing and nurturing the Catholic tradition and Religious Life of the School (RLoS) and the coordination of Religious Education. The role at St Catherine’s Catholic College also requires the APRE to lead the Student Wellbeing Team on the secondary Campus.

The purpose of the APRE is to exercise leadership and assist with management of the school in accordance with Catholic Education policy and in consultation with other personnel as appropriate and with due reference to Catholic Education structures, processes and practices.

The APRE is responsible for the supervision of those areas as delegated by the Principal and as designated in his / her duty statement which should be reviewed annually.

Key leadership qualities and capabilities

  • Promotes the Catholic vision in the school's goals, policies, programs and structures 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Catholic faith
  • Displays confidence, curiosity, enthusiasm and optimism
  • Displays emotional intelligence in working with individuals and groups
  • Builds an inclusive, trusting community and cultivates productive working relationships
  • Is an effective coach, able to respond clearly and provide and receive constructive feedback

What we offer
An attractive remuneration package including:

  • Competitive salary range: $130,517 - $136,930 per annum pending experience
  • ITAS Allowance
  • Annual Leave at 17.5% leave loading
  • Professional Renewal Leave
  • Salary packaging options 
  • Modern facilities, equipment and resources
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (in a co-contribution arrangement)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • Up to 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate health insurance 
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities
  • Wellbeing programs and initiatives

How to apply

  1. Please complete the application form below
  2. Upload a current resume with contact details of two referees (one being your current line manager and the other your Parish Priest)
  3. Upload a covering letter. In no more than 2 A4 pages, your covering letter must provide clear evidence of your demonstrated ability to lead a school in the following key leadership areas:
  • Faith and Mission leadership
  • Educational leadership
  • Staff and community leadership

Please refer to the Position Description, Catholic School Leadership Framework and the Qualification and Study Expectations for Positions of Senior Leadership document to support your response.

  • For a confidential conversation please contact Louise Vella-Cox on 07 4773 0900
  • For further information regarding the remuneration package please contact TCEO Human Resources

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday, 22 September 2021.

Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

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Job Closing Date

22 Sep, 2021