Assistant Director, Mission and Religious Education – Forbes, NSW 253 views

We have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and experienced Catholic educator to join the Leadership team as the:

Assistant Director, Mission and Religious Education

  • Catholic Education Office, Forbes in the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes
  • Contract Position, Full time
  • Commencement Date:  28 January  2019

Reporting to the Director of Catholic Education, the Assistant Director, Mission and Religious Education is responsible for leading and directing schools and the wider diocesan community in the implementation and effective delivery of Religious Education and Catholic faith formation programs. In this role you will work in partnership with Bishop Columba, parish priests, the Mission and Religious Education team, school and system leaders and other diocesan agencies to ensure the mission and values of the Catholic Church are understood and embedded in the work we do.

The successful applicant will:

  • demonstrate a commitment to, knowledge and deep understanding of the principles of Catholic teaching and tradition;
  • develop and nurture a range of strategies and processes to promote faith formation, Religious Education and the teachings of the Church;
  • build the capacity of teachers, Religious Education Coordinators and school leaders to provide contemporary learning that infuses the religious dimension across the curriculum; and
  • lead the Mission and Religious Education team in the development, implementation and evaluation of faith formation opportunities for staff.

If you believe that you may be called to this leadership role and are passionate about nurturing and developing a faith community that brings the Gospel and teachings of the Catholic Church to staff, students and the wider diocesan community, we would like to hear from you.

An application package detailing the selection criteria and key responsibilities for the position can be obtained from

For further information contact Anthony Gordon on +61 2 6853 9300

Applications should be emailed to:

[email protected]

Applications close Monday, 15 October 2018

Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

More Information

  • Organisation Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes
  • Salary Leave in lieu is available (8 days plus an additional day for every 5 nights away) as there is a requirement to travel and stay away from home.
  • Location Catholic Education Office, Forbes NSW 2871
  • Contact person Anthony Gordon +61 2 6853 9300
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The Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes, is located in Forbes in Central West NSW. Our office works in partnership with and supports school principals and staff, parents and parish priests to provide quality Catholic education and authentic learning experiences to students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Schools in our Diocese promote inclusion for all students.



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