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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-eight 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, religious institutes and DOSCEL, 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.

DOSCEL Secretariat - Finance Officer

The Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale is seeking to appoint a Finance Officer. The appointee will be responsible to the Director of Catholic Education through the Chief Financial Officer.

This position shares the aim of all DOSCEL staff to deliver the highest quality educational opportunities and outcomes for every student in every school in the diocese. The purpose of this role is to assist with the financial functions of DOSCEL and DOSCEL Secretariat including providing administrative and financial support to the Financial Accountant and Chief Financial Officer.

DOSCEL Secretariat directs and serves 38 primary schools and 7 secondary schools in the Diocese of Sale. The Diocese spans metropolitan, regional and rural areas between Narre Warren and Cranbourne in the west of the Diocese, to Wonthaggi in the south and Orbost in the east.

This position is based at Sion House, 6 Witton Street, Warragul, approximately a 90-minute drive from the Melbourne CBD. The DOSCEL Secretariat has a staff of approximately 90 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

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel applications

Sound financial accounting skills and experience with financial databases

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:

Certificate IV in Accounting or Business, and/or relevant experience

Extensive experience with accounting or bookkeeping functions

Experience with MYOB Account Right and Greentree software would be an advantage, but is not essential

Experience in an educational environment would be an advantage, but is not essential

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


Classification:

CEO Administration Employee Level 3


Salary and Benefits:

The commencing salary will be in the range of $74,333.

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 DOSCEL.


Tenure:

Full-time and ongoing

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 may be downloaded 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 4.00 pm Monday 17 May 2021.


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


Enquiries may be directed to Industrial Relations / Human Resources via email hr@doscel.catholic.edu.au


Applications should be marked to the attention of Industrial Relations / Human Resources and addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood

Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale

PO Box 322

WARRAGUL VIC 3820

or

Email: hr@doscel.catholic.edu.au

Closing Date: 4.00 pm Monday 17 May 2021

Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children


Application Information and Forms for Download

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Position Description

Instructions for Applicants

Application Form

Referee Assessment Form

DOSCEL Code of Conduct

A Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

DOSCEL Child Protection and Safety Policy

Principal - St Michael's Primary School, Berwick

Applications are invited for the following position:

PRINCIPAL

St Michael’s Primary School – Berwick

Current Enrolment: 454 (February 2021)

Classification: Principal Level 4 (400-549 students)

Commencement Date: Term 1, 2022 (for a period of eight years)

School Profile


St Michael’s Catholic Primary School is a co-educational school located in Berwick. Established in 1962 under the guidance of the Presentation Sisters, the school caters for children within St Michael’s Parish and serves families who wish their children to be educated in an environment where Catholic faith and values are lived and experienced within an educational setting. St Michael’s is an authentically Catholic learning community that is dedicated to providing the very best opportunities for its young people.


St Michael’s School is committed to:

  • Embracing the Catholic faith, inviting all to a relationship with God.

  • Implementing the Victorian Curriculum and the Diocese of Sale Religious Education Curriculum, To Live in Christ Jesus, ensuring learning entitlement and progress for all.

  • Providing an inclusive child safe culture, inspiring courage and kindness.

  • Demonstrating strong instructional leadership practice.

  • Developing expert teachers through evidence-based and targeted teaching practice.

  • Promoting high expectations for every student.


Requirements for all Applicants

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

  • A commitment to the system of Catholic Education and its mission.

  • 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.


Information for Applicants, Application Form, Referee Forms and other relevant information may be downloaded at the links below.


Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood
Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale
Chief Executive Officer – Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited
PO Box 322
WARRAGUL VIC 3820

Attention: Mr Richard Wans

Email: director@doscel.catholic.edu.au


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 19 May 2021

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


Application Information and Forms for Download

Information For Applicants

Application Form

Parish Priest Reference Form

General Reference Form

St Michael's Berwick Code of Conduct

A Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

DOSCEL Child Protection and Safety Policy

Principal - St Vincent de Primary School, Morwell

Applications are invited for the following position:

PRINCIPAL

St Vincent de Paul Primary School – Morwell

Current Enrolment: 217 (February 2021)

Classification: Principal Level 3 (200 - 399 students)

Commencement Date: Term 1, 2022 (for a period of eight years)


School Profile

St Vincent de Paul Catholic Primary School is a co-educational school in Morwell situated in the Latrobe Valley. The school was established in 1957 by the Sisters of St Joseph. The school continues the charism of the Sisters, providing a quality Catholic education to its students. The school population is diverse with families from a range of both cultural and economic backgrounds.


St Vincent de Paul School is committed to:

  • Implementing the Victorian Curriculum and the Diocese of Sale Religious Education Curriculum, To Live in Christ Jesus, ensuring learning entitlement and progress for all.

  • Developing expert teachers through evidence-based and targeted teaching practice.

  • Demonstrating strong instructional leadership practice.

  • Promoting high expectations for every student.

  • Providing an inclusive child safe culture.

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


Requirements for all Applicants

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

  • A commitment to the system of Catholic Education and its mission.

  • 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.


Information for Applicants, Application Form, Referee Forms and other relevant information may be downloaded at the links below.


Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood
Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale
Chief Executive Officer – Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited
PO Box 322
WARRAGUL VIC 3820

Attention: Mr Richard Wans

Email: director@doscel.catholic.edu.au


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 19 May 2021

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


Application Information and Forms for Download

Information For Applicants

Application Form

Parish Priest Reference Form

General Reference Form

St Vincent de Paul Morwell Child Safety Policy

St Vincent de Paul Morwell Code of Conduct

A Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

DOSCEL Child Protection and Safety Policy

Principal - St Joseph's Primary School, Warragul

Applications are invited for the following position:

PRINCIPAL

St Joseph’s Primary School – Warragul

Current Enrolment: 309 (February 2021)

Classification: Principal Level 3 (200 - 399 students)

Commencement Date: Term 1, 2022 (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.

  • Implementing the Victorian Curriculum and the Diocese of Sale Religious Education Curriculum, To Live in Christ Jesus, ensuring learning entitlement and progress for all.

  • Developing expert teachers through evidence-based and targeted teaching practice.

  • Demonstrating strong instructional leadership practice.

  • Promoting high expectations for every student.

  • Providing an inclusive child safe culture.

  • 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.

  • A commitment to the system of Catholic Education and its mission.

  • 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.


Information for Applicants, Application Form, Referee Forms and other relevant information may be downloaded at the links below.


Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Maria Kirkwood
Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale
Chief Executive Officer – Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited
PO Box 322
WARRAGUL VIC 3820

Attention: Mr Richard Wans

Email: director@doscel.catholic.edu.au


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 19 May 2021

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


Application Information and Forms for Download

Information For Applicants

Application Form

Parish Priest Reference Form

General Reference Form

St Joseph's Warragul Child Safety Policy

St Joseph's Warragul Code of Conduct

A Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

DOSCEL Child Protection and Safety Policy