Director of Student Wellbeing

Mercy Catholic College

Chatswood, NSW


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 6 October 2021


This is a permanent full-time Director of Student Wellbeing (Coordinator, Level 3 position) role. Reporting to the College Principal, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the understanding of the ideals of Catholic Education and will be responsible for the strategic direction, leadership and management of the pastoral care structures and practices across the College

<p><b>About Us </b></p><p>Creating positive outcomes for our students and enriching our school communities is at the heart of everything we do at the Catholic Schools Broken Bay. We support 44 Catholic primary and secondary schools across Sydney’s North, Northern Beaches and Central Coast and educate over 16,500 students. </p><p>We offer the kind of career that gives you the opportunity to do what you love in a meaningful, inclusive environment. It&#39;s the kind of work that invigorates children&#39;s learning while unlocking your own potential. </p><p><b>About the role</b></p><p>This is a permanent full-time Director of Student Wellbeing (Coordinator, Level 3 position) role commencing 28 January 2022. Reporting to the College Principal, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the understanding of the ideals of Catholic Education and will be responsible for the strategic direction, leadership and management of the pastoral care structures and practices across the College.</p><p><b>About you</b></p><p>The successful applicants will have:</p><ul><li>Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Mercy College, supporting and implementing the goals and values of Catholic education and the strategic priorities of the College </li><li>Contemporary leadership skills and ability to lead teams and contribute positively to the professional culture of the College community </li><li>Commitment to and understanding of Academic care models and positive approaches to wellbeing in schools </li><li>Appropriate tertiary qualifications and experience in leadership </li><li>An understanding of, and practice in, using contemporary research in education practice and an ability to support learning growth using and evidence based approach </li><li>Ability to effectively manage and facilitate safe and supportive learning environments with an understanding of positive student welfare practices </li><li>Ability to contribute to the broader extracurricular endeavors of College life as an active member of the school community </li><li>Ability to work collaboratively as part of a dynamic professional learning community </li><li>Highly developed interpersonal and presentation skills able to communicate effectively and respectfully with students, colleagues, parents/carer&#39;s and community members </li><li>Experience in leading learning and effectively co-ordinating and leading a dynamic wellbeing team </li></ul><p><b>The rewards </b></p><p> </p><p>Be part of a passionate team committed to delivering authentic Catholic education with care and compassion. We offer a competitive salary in line with our Enterprise Agreement, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.<br /></p><p><b>How to apply</b></p><p> </p><p>All applicants must complete a Teacher Application Form (attached), include their resume together with a letter addressing the essential/specific criteria for the position. </p><p>Applications should be emailed to the Principal c/- the Principal’s PA at kirsteen.fisscher&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au </p><p><b>Applications close on Wednesday 6 October 2021. </b><br /></p><p>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. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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<p>Please email the Teacher Application Form, resume and a letter addressing the essential/specific criteria for the position to: <a href="mailto:kirsteen.fisscher&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">kirsteen.fisscher&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au</a></p>

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