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Religious Education Teacher

Job Title: Religious Education Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Point Cook, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 12/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-672_1717044737
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: May 30, 2024

Job Description

A remarkable opportunity awaits a dedicated Religious Education Teacher to join a terrific Catholic Secondary school in Point Cook, starting Term 3, 2024. This full-time role, commencing in Term 3, and extending until the end of the year,with possible ongoing employment into 2025.

Duties include instructing students 7-10 in RE with possible other methods welcomed. With exceptional leadership and excellent facilities, this renowned institution cultivates a culture of excellence. It's an outstanding chance for a passionate educator to make a significant impact.

Key Duties

  • Planning and delivering engaging and comprehensive Religious Education lessons that align with the school's Catholic ethos and the religious education curriculum within the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Fostering the spiritual growth and development of students by providing opportunities for prayer, reflection, and exploration of Catholic teachings, values, and traditions.
  • Assisting students in preparing for sacraments such as Confirmation, First Holy Communion, and Reconciliation through religious instruction, retreats, and sacramental programs.
  • Teaching students about the Bible, including the Old and New Testaments, and guiding them in understanding the teachings of Jesus Christ and their relevance to contemporary life.
  • Exploring ethical and moral issues from a Catholic perspective, including topics such as social justice, human rights, and the dignity of life, and encouraging students to apply Catholic moral principles to their decision-making and actions.
  • Engaging with the school community, including parents, parish members, and external Catholic organizations, to promote collaboration and support for the school's religious education program.
  • Providing pastoral support and guidance to students, including counselling, mentoring, and spiritual direction, to help them navigate personal challenges and develop a deeper relationship with God.
  • Assessing students' understanding and application of Catholic teachings and values through various forms of assessment, including exams, projects, presentations, and reflective journals.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Hold a valid VIT registration
  • Catholic Accreditation favourable but not essential
  • Experience in RE advantageous
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • An understanding and appreciation of Catholic teachings, values, and traditions are essential for teaching within the Catholic system, or a preparedness to be working within this system

The School

  • Approximately 2400 students ranging from year 7-12 Spread over two campuses
  • Terrific facilities and approachable leadership
  • Ample protected planning time for teachers
  • Training and professional development provided to all teachers/staff

Why work with Tradewind?
Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation of providing high calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping to pursue a rewarding career. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Tahlia Schueren at the Permanent Team on 03 9110 0091.

TRADEWIND AUSTRALIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply