Working for Catholic Education Services, Diocese of Cairns
Catholic Education is one of the largest non-government employers in the Far North. Employment in Catholic schools in the Cairns Diocese offers a variety of teaching jobs, non-teaching jobs and leadership positions. Professional, administrative and leadership positions also exist with the Diocese’s education office, Catholic Education Services (CES). There are 29 Catholic schools and colleges in the Cairns Diocese, which serve over 11,000 students. There are currently 20 primary schools, 7 secondary colleges (four with boarding) and two P-12 colleges.
Purpose of the Role
To provide support and guidance to schools in the development of contemporary school library and information services and collections, that make a vital contribution to the delivery of curriculum and the development of skills for lifelong learning.
To enhance, via mentorship
- Teacher Librarians’ provision of quality of curriculum for all students in the Diocese through improved and ethical use of information resources (including copyright compliance) in learning and teaching;
- Library Assistants’ quality and scope of library services
To work with Director – Learning & Teaching, as an integral member of the Learning & Teaching Team to develop and maintain diocesan Learning & Teaching policies, frameworks, guidelines and plans.
To develop and maintain a central Resource Centre that serves the needs of the Catholic Community in their faith development, supports the professional needs of CES staff and strengthen the capacity of schools to teach religious education and conduct liturgies.
These activities will be undertaken in response to policy direction from the Board of Governance (through the Director), and in alignment with the Strategic Directions, the Defining Features of Catholic Schools and other core system documents.
Mandatory Qualifications and Requirements
- Professional qualifications inEducation
- Teacher librarian qualification
- Registered or eligible to register with Queensland College of Teachers
- Sound knowledge of curriculum issues in religious education and how to resource curriculum initiatives effectively
- Sound knowledge of general curriculum areas and how to resource initiatives in this area effectively
- Qualifications and/or experience in ICT usage as it applies to enhancing student research and learning
- Competence in the use of a range of online tools and databases for learning environments at professional and student level
- Willingness and competence to learn new applications where required
- Competence in keyboarding and an understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite
- Current drivers licence
- A strong demonstrated commitment to the objectives, vision and ethos of Catholic Education
- Promote child safety at all times
How to Apply
For further information and an application pack, please visit our website www.cns.catholic.edu.au
Applications close 5pm, Friday 21 June 2019
Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.
Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.