Assistant Principal - Religious Education

$130,517 - $136,930 yearly
  • Townsville Catholic Education Office
  • Good Shepherd Catholic College, Camooweal Street, Mount Isa QLD, Australia
  • 27 Aug, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools

Job Description

Position: Assistant Principal - Religious Education 
Location: Good Shepherd Catholic College, Mount Isa
Salary Range: $130,517 - $136,930 per annum pending experience
Incentives: ITAS and IPRASS allowances, subsidised accommodation
Tenure: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Leave Contract)
Commencing Date: January 2022
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Good Shepherd College, Mount Isa is a co-educational Year 7 to 12 college of 450 students. Good Shepherd Catholic College is a community who journey together in faith with “Christ Our Light”. Our students, staff, and parents are partners focused on holistic education within a welcoming and caring environment. Fostering faith and spirituality is our primary goal. We believe in the uniqueness and dignity of each individual. We endeavour to encourage each member of our community to be inner-directed, responsible, compassionate and just. Students, staff, and parents learn best in situations of loving relationships and mutual respect.

Townsville Catholic Education supports a diverse region extending from Townsville to the Burdekin and Whitsunday regions in the south, and 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 is recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 

About the role
The Assistant Principal, Religious Education (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 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 and IPRASS Allowances
  • Subsidised Accommodation
  • 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 recruitment@tsv.catholic.edu.au

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday, 22 September 2021.

Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

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Subject

Not Applicable

School Type

Secondary

Job Closing Date

22 Sep, 2021