Assistant Principal: Evangelisation and Catechesis
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 24 September 2023
St Peter’s Catholic College, Tuggerah is currently seeking a passionate and innovative Assistant Principal – Evangelisation and Catechesis. This is a permanent, full-time opportunity to commence January 29, 2024.
<p><b>Assistant Principal Evangelisation and Catechesis– St Peter’s Catholic College, Tuggerah
</b></p><p><b>St Peter’s Catholic College, Tuggerah</b> is currently seeking a passionate and innovative<b> Assistant Principal – Evangelisation and Catechesis</b>. This is a <b>permanent, full-time</b> opportunity to commence <b>January 29, 2024.</b></p><p><b>Why join us at Catholic Schools Broken Bay?
</b></p><p>We value our teachers and school leaders so they can best support every student entrusted to our care to learn and flourish. This is why we have taken the initiative to get ahead of the market and offer the following unique benefits to our staff:
</p><ul><li><b>Higher pay:</b> We have recently finalised our CSBB Enterprise Agreement which guarantees your pay will be at least 1.5% above the NSW Department of Education
</li><li><b>More time: </b>We provide every primary and secondary classroom teacher with collaborative planning time (CPT), in addition to the usual release from face-to-face
</li><li><b>Staff voice:</b> Our Enterprise Agreement reflects our deep commitment to having systems in place which give our frontline staff a genuine voice in their work
</li><li><b>Staff School Fee Discounts: </b>Eligible staff receive a 25% discount on their children’s school fees at our schools, pro-rated to their FTE
</li><li><b>Wellbeing Support:</b> we provide a robust wellbeing program to ensure our staff thrive and grow.
</li></ul><p><b>About the School
</b></p><p>St Peter’s Catholic College, Tuggerah is a systemic co-educational secondary school on the Central Coast. The enrolment of the college is 1070 students.
</b></p><p>The Assistant Principal - Evangelisation and Catechesis will assist the Principal in their responsibility for educational and religious leadership of the school with particular responsibility for enabling and encouraging the discovery for staff, students and families to know Christ and grow in faith. They will partner with the Assistant Principal – Student Achievement.
</p><p>Within the local school context this leadership role operationalises the Towards 2025 goals to ensure the St Peter's school community enjoy the successes of localised school improvement having alignment to systemic achievement.
</p><p>As a person of deep faith, the Assistant Principal - Evangelisation and Catechesis will establish new and/or strengthen existing school, parish and family connections and relationships.
</p><p>Leading with Commitment, Compassion and Courage, this role is influential in shaping a collaborative culture of continuous improvement. To create the conditions for students and staff to flourish, the Assistant Principal - Evangelisation and Catechesis works closely with teachers and school leaders supported and guided by CSBB professional staff and instructional leaders.
</p><p>This role will also oversee Student Wellbeing within the College and manage high level Wellbeing situations It will have supervisory responsibility for the Director of Wellbeing and Year group Leaders of Wellbeing.
</b></p><p>We invite applications from practising Catholics who actively contribute to the life and community of a Parish.
</p><ul><li>Middle leadership experience demonstrated by Lead Teacher practice or equivalence as described in the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
</li><li>Effective leadership, development, implementation and/or evaluative experience of RE curriculum, assessment and reporting
</li><li>Successfully led an effective school improvement initiative that improved the learning experience and outcomes for all students
</li><li>Effectively made use of data and evidence to inform and drive improvement
</li><li>Demonstrated experience leading and/or responding to transformation and change
</li><li>Demonstrated experience in order to create a cohesive team environment
</li><li>Demonstrated ability to engage and influence people to positively contribute to achieving outcomes
</li><li>The ability to create an environment for people to work productively and purposefully
</li><li>A track record of managing self to meet deadlines, deliver high quality work with emotional self-awareness and awareness of others
</li><li>Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
</li><li>The ability to engage with and evaluate relevant research, best practices and data to inform future practices
</li><li>A keen eye for detail to deliver consistently accurate and informed written and verbal communications suitable for the receiving audience
</li><li>NESA approved undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications in Teaching or Education
</li><li>Post-graduate qualifications (or working towards) in a related subject area (e.g. Leadership, Theology/RE, Educational Leadership) from an approved tertiary institution
</li><li>Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead in a CSBB school (i.e. Level E)
</li><li>Accreditation at (or working towards) Lead Teacher (desirable though not essential)
</li><li>Knowledge of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers as they apply to learner diversity and wellbeing
</li><li>Understanding of learner diversity and student wellbeing within a school and system context
</li><li>Valid Working with Children Check
</li></ul><p><b>About us, our Vision and our Towards 2025 Strategy
</b></p><p>Our Vision is to provide ‘authentic, professional Catholic education, delivered with care and compassion’. The Vision is underpinned by our exciting and robust Towards 2025 Strategy which places students at the centre of everything we do, and which brings schools and Parishes together to work as one. The Towards 2025 Strategy commits our system of schools to be at least as good as the very best, to maximise the learning growth of every student, and to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ and love learning. Covering an expansive geographical area which includes the Central Coast and Sydney’s Northern Beaches and North Shore, Catholic Schools Broken Bay is a system serving 44 Catholic Schools with around 17,000 students from Kindergarten to Year 12.
</p><p><b>How do I apply?
</b></p><p>Applications should include:
</p><ul><li>A cover letter of no more than two pages addressing why you are interested in the role and addressing the specific criteria listed above; and
</li><li>A current resume
</li></ul><p>Applications should be sent directly via email to <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="nofollow">email@example.com</a></p><p>
</p><p><b>Applications Close</b>: 5pm, Sunday 24 September
</p><p>Agencies, please note that unsolicited resumes will not be accepted for this position.
</p><p><b>New position on COVID-19 vaccinations
</b></p><p>Given the current management of risks associated with COVID-19 in the community, and the gradual wind-back of some settings, CSBB has decided to no longer require all staff to be fully vaccinated, effective 19 September 2022. Staff who are not vaccinated will be required to wear masks when working with children at greater risk of serious illness owing to a medical condition and/or physical disability.
</p><p><i>Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check</i></p><p>