Academic Co-ordinator Merici College - Braddon, ACT

Merici College (Braddon) (see more jobs from this school)

Braddon, ACT


Coordinator

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 October 2021


Merici College is an all girls' 7-12 Catholic College committed to excellence in the education of girls, striving to assist all students to develop their potential academically, spiritually, culturally, physically and socially through innovative programs. Merici College is an IB World School, authorised to offer the Diploma Program (Years 11-12) and in the process of candidacy for the Middle Years Program (Years 7-10).

<p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Braddon, ACT</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time, Fixed-term</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Salary Range:</strong>&nbsp; ACT Coordinator (1.0) - $130,338 + Superannuation&nbsp;</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;24 January, 2022</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Closing Date:</strong>&nbsp;11.55pm, Sunday 31 October, 2021&nbsp;</span></p> <p><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Merici College is an all girls' 7-12 Catholic College committed to excellence in the education of girls, striving to assist all students to develop their potential academically, spiritually, culturally, physically and socially through innovative programs. Merici College is an IB World School, authorised to offer the Diploma Program (Years 11-12) and in the process of candidacy for the Middle Years Program (Years 7-10).</span></p> <p><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>About the Role</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">We are currently seeking an&nbsp;<strong>Academic&nbsp;Coordinator </strong>to join our inclusive community. This position works closely with the College Executive Team (Principal, Business Manager and Deputy Principals) and Management Team (House and Studies Coordinators). It is expected that the Academic Coordinator is committed to the Archdiocesan Leadership Framework at a school and system level. These requirements include: Vision and Values, Knowledge and Understanding, Personal Qualities and Social and Interpersonal Skills.</span></p> <p><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">A strong commitment to Catholic education and the promotion of the mission of the Catholic Church;<br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Strong professional experience in his/her teaching area/s in both junior and senior curriculum development, assessment and reporting;</span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Demonstrated commitment to personal growth and to targeted and collaborative professional learning;<br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Appropriate qualifications and experience;<br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">The passion and expertise to work individually and collectively with students and staff, to maximise the learning outcomes for each individual student, ensuring programs and teaching strategies are differentiated for the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities, including those with a disability;<br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">An ability to work collegially and collaboratively as part of the Middle Management Team, and with the Leadership Team, to plan and implement whole school goals and to effect change;<br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">The ability to translate high level curriculum planning skills into exciting and stimulating lessons; creating, selecting and using a wide range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning and to expand learning opportunities for all students;<br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Proven skills in working collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues both in planning and in team teaching situations. This includes the ability to develop and support innovative classroom teachers who are committed to the school’s philosophy of Powerful Learning, Growth mindset and inquiry learning;<br><br></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to facilitate productive and caring relationships with students and staff and to demonstrate responsiveness in all communications with parents/carers about their children’s learning and well-being.</span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><br><br></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><em>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><em>Please note that this full-time position is for an initial two-year period with an opportunity for further extensions. Two further extensions (each of four years) will be offered based on performance outcomes. The position will be underpinned by a permanent (ongoing) teaching position within Catholic Education.&nbsp;</em></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><em><br></em><strong>Application Process</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the <a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtf5Jmv__-_KVVouc7DJ77DjfdI41BOuIfFEtoJ1KSsA3E2j1bSGCbD0aKOfDodCp1-VN7RtwRsd-w9II4d09tHRAgajcIHAnwhdHeEKG6XlEwdNoIAbfwpbufXf2ulkali98SodUcKsnHASOCzB5ujw%7e%7e">Position Description</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">For further information about the School please visit our <a href="https://www.merici.act.edu.au/">website</a><span>.</span> Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a><span>.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Position specific queries:</strong> Please contact Lauren Frankham on 02 6243 4100 or via email <span><a href="mailto:Lauren.Frankham@merici.act.edu.au">Lauren.Frankham@merici.act.edu.au</a></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a></span></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/498075/academic-coordinator-merici-college-braddon-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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