Mission Partner

Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW


Curriculum / Learning

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 9 December 2021


This new role is tasked with providing formation and professional learning in Mission in partnership with school and System leaders. The Mission Partner role is founded on an inclusive and collaborative model of synodal leadership that values every voice, fostering interdependence and creating a culture of mutual accompaniment.

<ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Build the capacity of leaders and teachers in professional learning, formation and leading</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Parramatta location - permanent opportunity</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">At Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) we are committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.</p> <p dir="ltr">To ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our diverse stakeholders, the Mission team at CEDP is undergoing a transformation which has resulted in the creation of a Mission Partner opportunity, reporting directly to the Director Mission.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This new role is tasked with providing formation and professional learning in Mission in partnership with school and System leaders. The Mission Partner role is founded on an inclusive and collaborative model of synodal leadership that values every voice, fostering interdependence and creating a culture of mutual accompaniment. More specifically you will:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Partner with System leaders and experts in related fields to provide formation and to implement System initiatives in the area of Mission and engage with Diocesan agencies and staff in shared Diocesan initiatives</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Designing and delivering professional learning and resources to build leader and teacher capacity in Mission in relation to:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Professional Learning -&nbsp; Scripture, Curriculum and Contemporary Pedagogy</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Formation - Academic, Spiritual and Faith in Action</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Leading - Religious Leadership Proposal, Leadership Programs, Work Teach and Lead</p> </li> </ul> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Partnering with CEO staff in the co-designing and co-leading of formation opportunities for all CEO teams</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Collaborating with school communities in the development of formation opportunities for parents</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Providing clear communication to stakeholders ensuring clarity around Mission initiatives and resources across the schools and central office and communicating progress, success and challenges with Mission leadership</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Supporting Mission leaders in the coordination of Mission initiatives and operational activities as required</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About You:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of CEDP along with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A strong commitment to the Catholic faith in practice and lifestyle, witness, and modelling&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Free from any impediment to full acceptance by the church, in practice, lifestyle, witness and modelling</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Substantial currency in religious education pedagogy and knowledge of religious education curriculum</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Postgraduate qualifications in Religious Education/Theology&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">An understanding of contemporary learning theory and practice, and an ability to ensure this is in evidence in the teaching within the school</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Commitment to team and building relationships</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and formation</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education, and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working with Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to<a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/"> https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a> or follow us on LinkedIn.</p> <p dir="ltr">Applications close 5:00pm on Thursday 9 December 2021.</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Please download the Application Pack document which contains instructions on how to submit your application as well as the Position Description for the role:</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtRbHjHApBkUnPtk39I9eZOJzPbDmcx8t2s9m5gP4GE7lKD_yWK03q1BkLv_NeLDq3ltE-B-fA84HtvKgZsnYejIvE76YQewLwOjn_syr3wGVKtmMIEgBM-DOTfE4s-u01TcfCjmlE6yxCfuZFkoQOXw%7e%7e">MISSION PARTNER CANDIDATE INFORMATION PACK + POSITION DESCRIPTION.docx (1).pdf</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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