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Information for applicants

Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale is a vital expression of the mission of the Church and is owned and operated by Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL). The Diocese covers thirty-seven primary and seven secondary schools from Cranbourne and Narre Warren in the west of the Diocese, to Wonthaggi in the south and Orbost in the east. Through the partnership of schools with families, parishes, the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Sale and religious institutes, our schools play a leading role in nurturing the faith of children and youth and developing their intellectual, physical, emotional and social knowledge, skills and attributes.

Principal - St Laurence O'Toole Primary School, Leongatha

Current Enrolment: 195 (February 2020)

Proposed Classification: Principal Level 2 (1199 students)

Commencement Date: Term 1, 2021 or by negotiation (for a period of eight years)

School Profile:

St Laurence O'Toole Primary School is a co-educational primary school located in Leongatha, South Gippsland. The school was established by the Sisters of St Joseph and continues the Josephine tradition in living the motto of Love in Action. The school offers innovative and contemporary practice that promotes excellence in education.

St Laurence O’Toole Primary School is committed to:

  • fostering the mission of the Catholic Church

  • developing expert teachers to ensure students achieve targeted progress

  • developing creative and independent learners in a flexible, sustainable and evolving environment

  • engaging with parents in the education of their children

  • implementing the Victorian Curriculum and the Diocese of Sale Religious Education Curriculum, To Live in Christ Jesus

  • creating a welcoming, inclusive and child safe environment where everyone is respected and treated fairly and justly.

Requirements for all Applicants:

  • Accreditation to Teach Religious Education or Lead in a Catholic School, or exemption from the requirement of Accreditation

  • Full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching

  • Master or Postgraduate qualifications in Education, Leadership, Religious Education or Theology

  • Relevant leadership experience in schools.

Key Selection Criteria:

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated capacity:

Catholic Identity and Religious Education

  • to articulate and promote a deep understanding of Catholic identity within Catholic education and the place of a rich Religious Education curriculum to promote and support this identity.

Vision and values

  • to articulate a compelling vision, aligned with system priorities and communicate expectations for effective performance of a school.

Leading learning and teaching

  • as an instructional leader, including an ability to embed a culture of high expectation of student learning and build expert teacher practice which is evidence based, high impact and inclusive.

Leading improvement

  • for strategic leadership focusing on leadership for school improvement, and an ability to design and implement high leverage improvement plans.

Leading the management of the school

  • to ensure that the school’s human, physical and financial resources are efficiently allocated and managed, including ongoing compliance with legislated Child Safe Standards and the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority.

Engagement

  • to develop positive relationships with students; parents and families; the local parish and wider community; and participate and contribute to DOSCEL activities.

Community

  • to foster a community which holds high aspirations and expectations maximising opportunities for all students.

Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale

Chief Executive Officer – Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited

Attention: Mr Richard Wans

Email: director@ceosale.catholic.edu.au

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 7 October 2020

Enquiries may be directed to Mr Richard Wans, Manager: Leadership and Professional Culture via email

rwans@ceosale.catholic.edu.au or phone 5614 5107.

Schools in the Diocese of Sale are committed to promoting the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children

Information for Applicants

Application Form

Reference Form - Parish Priest of Worshipping Community

General Reference Form

Child Protection and Safety Policy

Child Safe Code of Conduct

DOSCEL Strategic Plan

Principal - St Joseph's Primary School, Warragul (Re-advertised)

Current Enrolment: 355 (February 2020)

Proposed Classification: Principal Level 3 (200 – 399 students)

Commencement Date: Term 1, 2021 (for a period of eight years)

School Profile:

St Joseph’s School is a Catholic primary school situated one hundred kilometres from Melbourne in West Gippsland. Inspired by the teachings of Jesus Christ and the example of Saint Joseph, the school’s Catholic identity is expressed purposefully and joyfully in all it does, promoting a just and loving community.

St Joseph’s School is committed to:

Fostering a recontextualising and dialogical faith community.

  • Developing expert teachers who utilise data to personalise learning for students.

  • Promoting a teaching and learning culture which is motivating and engages the individual, supporting them to achieve success.

  • Providing students with a child safe environment.

  • Encouraging positive relationships and working in partnership with the wider community.

  • Promoting a school culture in which all members of the community contribute and respond in a thoughtful and respectful manner.

Requirements for all Applicants:

  • Accreditation to Teach Religious Education or Lead in a Catholic School, or exemption from the requirement of Accreditation

  • Full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching

  • Master or Postgraduate qualifications in Education, Leadership, Religious Education or Theology

  • Relevant leadership experience in schools.

Key Selection Criteria:

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated capacity:

Catholic Identity and Religious Education

  • to articulate and promote a deep understanding of Catholic identity within Catholic education and the place of a rich Religious Education curriculum to promote and support this identity.

Vision and values

  • to articulate a compelling vision, aligned with system priorities and communicate expectations for effective performance of a school.

Leading learning and teaching

  • as an instructional leader, including an ability to embed a culture of high expectation of student learning and build expert teacher practice which is evidence based and high impact.

Leading improvement, innovation and change

  • for strategic leadership focusing on leadership for innovation and change, and an ability to design and implement high leverage improvement plans.

Leading the management of the school

  • to ensure that the school’s human, physical and financial resources are efficiently allocated and managed, including ongoing compliance with the Child Safe Standards and the Victorian Registration and Qualification Authority.

Engagement

  • to develop positive relationships with students; parents and families; the local parish and wider community; and participate and contribute to DOSCEL activities.

Community

  • to develop high aspirations and expectations through fostering community relationships and leading an innovative school program which maximises the opportunity for all students. Information for Applicants,

Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale

Chief Executive Officer – Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited

Attention: Mr Richard Wans

Email: director@ceosale.catholic.edu.au

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 9 September 2020

Enquiries may be directed to Mr Richard Wans, Manager: Leadership and Professional Culture via email

rwans@ceosale.catholic.edu.au or phone 5614 5107.

Schools in the Diocese of Sale are committed to promoting the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children

Information for Applicants

Application Form

Reference Form - Parish Priest of Worshipping Community

General Reference Form

Child Protection and Safety Policy

Child Safe Standard Code of Conduct

DOSCEL Strategic Plan

Chief Information and Infrastructure Officer - Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Sale

Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale is a vital expression of the mission of the Church. The Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) is a company limited by guarantee to manage and operate Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sale.

The Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale is seeking to appoint a Chief Information and Infrastructure Officer. The appointee will be responsible to the Director of Catholic Education.

This position shares the responsibility of all Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Sale (CEOSale) staff to support and promote, in word and in action, the Catholic identity of all schools and CEOSale. The purpose of this role is to manage and lead the Information and Infrastructure functions of DOSCEL and support strategic goals by ensuring governance, risk, information and infrastructure functions are operating effectively.

The Diocese covers 37 primary and 7 secondary schools from Cranbourne and Narre Warren in the west of the Diocese to Wonthaggi in the south and Orbost in the east. Through the partnership of schools with families, parishes, the CEOSale and religious institutes, our schools play a leading role in nurturing the faith of children and youth and developing their intellectual, physical, emotional and social knowledge, skills and attributes.

These schools are served by the Catholic Education Office which is located at 6 Witton Street, Warragul, approximately a 90-minute drive from the Melbourne CBD. The Office has a staff of approximately 80 who provide a wide range of leadership and support services to schools.


Key Selection Criteria:

The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate:

A deep understanding of and commitment to Catholic Education as a mission of the Catholic Church in Australia.

A commitment to and understanding of child protection and child safety issues in schools.

An understanding of and capacity to work within the governance structure of Catholic education in the Diocese of Sale.

Leadership experience in a complex organisational setting.

Understanding of the role of Company Secretary in a not for profit organisation.

Well-developed interpersonal skills including:

- Excellent communication and writing skills.

- Capacity to lead and develop teams.

Ability to ensure effective compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements and to interpret and translate key information to stakeholders.


Qualifications and Experience:

Tertiary qualifications in a related area.

Post Graduate or Masters level qualifications in a related area would also be highly regarded.

Current and extensive experience in the delivery of information technology services in a large and complex organisation.

Experience in a senior management role and successfully managing multiple teams within the education sector would be an advantage.


Salary and Benefits:

Salary offered will be commensurate with this position.

Four weeks’ Annual Leave is provided.

Flexible Workplace, Working from Home and Salary Packaging arrangements are available to staff of CEOSale.

A fully maintained vehicle is provided as part of this position.


Tenure:

Full-time and ongoing.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.


Commencement Date: 4 November 2020 or by negotiation.


Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale

Chief Executive Officer – Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited

Attention: Ms Maria Kirkwood

Email: hr@ceosale.catholic.edu.au

Closing date for applications: Friday 25 September 2020


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All applicants require current and valid working rights for Australia.


Enquiries may be directed to hr@ceosale.catholic.edu.au

Schools in the Diocese of Sale are committed to promoting the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children


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Position Description

Instructions for Applicants

Application Form

Referee Assessment Form

Child Protection and Safety Policy

Child Safe Standard Code of Conduct

DOSCEL Strategic Plan

School Finance Officer (Replacement) - Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Sale

Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale is a vital expression of the mission of the Church. The Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) is a company limited by guarantee to manage and operate Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sale.

The Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale is seeking to appoint a School Finance Officer – Replacement Position. The appointee will be responsible to the Director of Catholic Education through the Chief Financial Officer and Manager: School Finance and Resources.

This position shares the responsibility of all Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Sale (CEOSale) staff to support and promote, in word and in action, the Catholic identity of all schools and CEOSale. The purpose of the role is to assist with the management of school finance and administration for Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) primary schools.

The Diocese covers 37 primary and 7 secondary schools from Cranbourne and Narre Warren in the west of the Diocese to Wonthaggi in the south and Orbost in the east. Through the partnership of schools with families, parishes, the CEOSale and religious institutes, our schools play a leading role in nurturing the faith of children and youth and developing their intellectual, physical, emotional and social knowledge, skills and attributes.

These schools are served by the Catholic Education Office which is located at 6 Witton Street, Warragul, approximately a 90-minute drive from the Melbourne CBD. The Office has a staff of approximately 80 who provide a wide range of leadership and support services to schools.


Key Selection Criteria:

The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate:

A commitment to the ethos, values and mission of Catholic education.

A commitment to Child Safety.

Sound financial accounting skills with experience in accounting, auditing or bookkeeping.

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel applications.

Strong interpersonal skills including:

  • ability to work as part of a team to achieve both individual and team objectives

  • communication, process management and problem-solving skills

  • demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including principals and school staff.


Qualifications and Experience:

A relevant qualification in Business, Commerce or a related field would be an advantage but is not essential.

Experience in accounting, auditing or bookkeeping.

Experience in a school environment would be an advantage, but is not essential.

A current Victorian Drivers Licence would be an advantage, but is not essential.


Salary and Benefits:

The salary will be in the range of $81,702 to $90,312.

Four weeks’ Annual Leave is provided, with Purchased Leave Options for additional leave.

Flexible Workplace, Working from Home and Salary Packaging arrangements are available to staff of CEOSale.


Tenure:

Full-time fixed term period to 26 November 2021.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.


Commencement Date: Negotiable


Applications

A Position Description, Instructions for Applicants, Application Form, Confidential Referee Assessment Form and other relevant information can be found below.

Three confidential referee assessments are required.

Please return the completed Application Form, together with your Letter of Application, response to key selection criteria and a copy of your Resume by Wednesday 7 October 2020.


Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale

Chief Executive Officer – Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited

Attention: Ms Maria Kirkwood

Email: hr@ceosale.catholic.edu.au

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 7 October 2020


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All applicants require current and valid working rights for Australia.


Enquiries may be directed to hr@ceosale.catholic.edu.au

Schools in the Diocese of Sale are committed to promoting the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children


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Position Description

Instructions for Applicants

Application Form

Referee Assessment Form

Child Protection and Safety Policy

Child Safe Standard Code of Conduct

DOSCEL Strategic Plan