Contract Date: 16 January 2023 to 14 January 2028
Employment Type: Full Time, Fixed Term
This position holds a full time, permanent Teaching position within the Cairns Diocese
Salary Range: $136,250 to $146,669 FTE Gross per annum
Closing Date for Applications: 5pm, Wednesday 31 August 2022
Newman Catholic College co-located on James Cook University site, Smithfield is Cairns Catholic Education’s newest college, joining a system of 29 other catholic schools and colleges. Opened in 2022, with approximately 140 Year 7 students and growing a year level each year until Year 12 is reached in 2027. Its location on and interaction with the University presents endless opportunities to meet the diverse learning needs of our students. Newman Catholic College works collaboratively with James Cook University so that learning and teaching is enhanced at all year levels.
Our curriculum at Newman Catholic College centers on design, digital and inquiry-based learning. It is strategic in its intent to promote the development of skills such as problem solving, critical analysis, and creative thinking; a curriculum that is innovative, digital and design focused, and forward thinking for all students, wherever they are on their learning journey.
The Deputy Principal: Identity and Outreach will provide creative, dynamic leadership in all areas related to the faith development and community outreach of students, staff and families of Newman College. In collaboration with the Principal and other members of the Senior Leadership team, the role holder has a whole of college responsibility for enacting of the Gospel mission of the College, including faith formation, religious literacy and promotion of justice.
For further information about the role, please download the Position Description Deputy Principal Identity and Outreach.pdf
Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.
Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.
Catholic Education Services in the Diocese of Cairns is a dynamic and growing organisation that is actively inviting schools to co-create with us, schools that are places of rich learning for now and into the 22nd Century.
Our vision is to offer every student in every school a world class education enriched by their lived encounter with the Catholic Faith.
Catholic Education Services is committed to this vision through Co-Leadership with schools to build communities of learning that provide a safe, nurturing and academically challenging environment. Our schools are places where we create opportunities for every student and every staff member so that they are inspired to contribute to our society, innovate, explore possibilities, and achieve excellence.
Catholic Education Services in the Diocese of Cairns embraces thirty (30) schools including twenty (20) primary schools, two (2) Prep to Year 12 colleges and eight (8) secondary colleges. One of these colleges is a Special Assistance College with campuses in Cairns, Cooktown, and Edmonton. This community also includes Catholic Education Services located in Cairns itself. Over the next five years there are two new schools planned.
All schools and colleges, except three, are within a two-hour drive of Cairns. Cooktown, Waibeni Island (Thursday Island) and Weipa are accessed by daily flights and located in some of the most beautiful parts of the country. In total, there are 11 500 students and 1500 staff.
Leadership and strategic management of Catholic Education Services is the responsibility of the Executive Director of Catholic Education. Through a team of professionals, and in Co-Leadership with principals, the Executive Director manages and facilitates a number of significant delegations which include:
Our staff are supported to experience success and satisfaction in their vital role.
Cairns also offers many lifestyle opportunities that can be found in few other places and is surrounded by World Heritage listed areas including the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, all within an hour’s journey from the growing City of Cairns. It is the gateway to our Asian neighbours with direct flights to China, Japan and Singapore as well as having direct flights to all the east coast capital cities, Darwin, and Queensland’s Sunshine and Gold Coasts.