Studies Coordinator(2) – Leader of Pedagogy – TAS (Readvertised) – Booragul, NSW 174 views

Studies Coordinator(2) – Leader of Pedagogy – TAS (Readvertised)

BOORAGUL St Paul’s Catholic College

  • Reference No: 7864
  • Vacancy type: Contract
  • Commencement: 21/1/2019
  • The position attracts an allowance at the level of Coordinator 2. Initial appointment will be for two years, renewable for a further four years subject to a satisfactory performance review


A Studies Coordinator has specific responsibility for the management of a Key Learning Area or combination of subjects as specified by the position. The coordinator is a member of the school’s management team, which comprises the Principal, Assistant Principal(s) and other Coordinators. As a member of the management team the coordinator will offer assistance and support in:

  • the day to day operation of the School
  • promotion of the Catholic ethos of the School
  • the initiation of and contribution to quality teaching and learning programs
  • the promotion of an effective pastoral care program
  • the implementation of the School’s policies and procedures
  • the promotion of the hospitality, accessibility and visibility of the management team

Position Requirements

A Studies Coordinator must be able to demonstrate:

  •  An understanding of and a clear commitment to the philosophy and objectives of Catholic education, as expressed in a variety of Church documents, and as related to specific curriculum areas.
  • A capacity to effectively integrate Catholic ethos into faculty policies and programme.
  • A thorough knowledge of, a capacity, and a willingness, to manage the implementation of relevant syllabus and syllabi.
  • A capacity and willingness to actively supervise, resource, and support staff to ensure effective classroom teaching.
  • A capacity to fulfil the requirements of a middle management position within a secondary school.
  • A capacity to initiate, and a willingness to develop, an ongoing programme of assessment and evaluation by which the effectiveness of the department in achieving its aims and objectives may be measured.
  • A capacity and willingness to professionally develop self and relevant staff.
  • A high level of proficiency as a classroom teacher.
  • An ability to implement and monitor assessment and reporting programmes which incorporate a standards-referenced approach.
  • A capacity to modify and monitor teaching programmes to cater for the learning needs of all students.
  • An understanding of cross-curricular issues such as literacy and numeracy (and the incorporation of ICT skills into teaching programmes).
  • Proficiency in the use of technology as a teaching and organisational tool.
  • A capacity to support staff in relation to the management of students in the classroom in a particular subject area or areas.
  • A capacity to effectively lead the Faculty in all aspects of operation.
  • A capacity to interpret and effectively use data in leading the promotion of numeracy across the curriculum.

Essential Criteria

Applicant must

  • applicants will need to comply with the Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead (formerly FEA) and will need to work towards Accreditation at Category C – Accreditation for Leadership.
  • be appropriately qualified as a four year trained teacher
  • record current NESA and Working With Children number on application.
  • evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied.

Desirable criteria

  • Exemplary understanding of, and engagement with, contemporary issues in education, catholic schooling and leadership


Forward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.

Contact: Graeme Selmes  [email protected] +61 2 4958 6711

Applications to:

By email (preferred): [email protected]

By post:

St Paul’s Catholic College
PO Box 194

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info

The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae (full personal details and contact details of referees) should address the criteria as outlined above and emailed to: [email protected] The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese.

Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.

Closing Date: Thursday 20 September, 2018

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