Position: Assistant Principal - Religious Education
Location: Good Shepherd Catholic School, Rasmussen
Salary Range: $130,517 - $136,930 per annum pending experience
Tenure: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract
Commencing Date: January 2022
Closing Date: Sunday, 24 October 2021
Good Shepherd Catholic School, Rasmussen is a Catholic co-educational school offering Prep to Year 6. Established in 1996, the school is situated on ten hectares of land and supports the families of the surrounding suburbs of the growing Upper Ross area of Townsville. Good Shepherd Catholic School encourages students by providing a learning environment of mutual trust and respect. The school has a strong commitment to engaging parents and encourages parental and family involvement. Located next to the St Mary MacKillop Early Learning Centre, families can access Catholic education from the early years through to Year 6 in a seamless transition. The Good Shepherd Catholic School culture is welcoming and inclusive and is underpinned by the motto, “Love, Faith, Learning”.
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 Assistant Principal - Religious Education (APRE) provides effective professional leadership by 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 policies 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
What we offer
An attractive remuneration package including:
How to apply
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.
Applications close: 5pm Sunday, 24 October 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.