Acting Pastoral Leader (Year 9 & 10) - Gilroy Santa Maria College, Ingham

Townsville Catholic Education supports 29 schools in our Diocese, in a region extending to Mount Isa in the west, Proserpine in the south, north to Halifax and Palm Island. Our education choices include primary, secondary, Prep-to-Year 12 and boarding facilities. TCE employs in excess of 2,500 teaching, professional and ancillary/support employees to fulfil our mission of providing quality educational services through our Catholic school communities. A Catholic education involves much more than simply teaching the educational basics. It encourages students to embrace Catholic values and faith while providing them with an excellent education and diverse life experiences that will prepare them to be a contributing member of the community in their adult lives. As part of our teaching team, we will provide a supportive, flexible working environment where care for all our employees is a fundamental part of our ethos. We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our employees are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and delivering quality learning outcomes for all students.

Closing date August 5, 2024, 3 p.m.
LocationIngham QLD, Australia
Type Full-Time
Status Contract

About this job


Gilroy Santa Maria College, Ingham is seeking an experienced and dedicated Acting Pastoral Leader - Years 9 & 10.  This is a full time, fixed term position for the duration of the 2024 teaching year.

The Pastoral Leader supports the mission of the College through effective leadership in supporting students as College and community members. The Pastoral Leader supports the mission of the College through leadership of the learning and teaching program. The Pastoral Leader will ensure that appropriate pedagogies are developed and implemented at all levels and will ensure quality of student learning and the effectiveness of teacher practice through appropriate supervision. The Pastoral Leader will utilise thorough analysis of current data to inform decisions and develop appropriate partnerships within and outside of the College, along with prudently administering available resources.

The Pastoral Leader demonstrates leadership in three dimensions: leadership of teaching and learning, human leadership and strategic leadership. The Middle Leader also demonstrates an understanding of, commitment to and support for the values and ethos of Catholic education.

Key Accountabilities

  • Leading the overall coordination of designated curriculum areas taught in the College
  • The application of contemporary learning and teaching research and data analysis to classroom practice through professional development and supervision of staff engaged in these areas
  • Supervision of teachers engaged in an area of curriculum
  • Induction of new teachers within an area of curriculum
  • Pastoral care of staff engaged in a designated area of curriculum
  • Contributing to the leadership of the College through active participation in staff and middle leadership meetings
  • Regularly communicating with the Senior Leadership Team regarding issues of interest or concern
  • Other appropriate duties as required by the Principal and Senior Leadership Team.

Mandatory Criteria/Professional Registration/Other

  • Appropriate Tertiary qualification with registration or eligibility for registration with Queensland College of Teachers
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to travel from time to time within the Catholic Diocese of Townsville
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner.

For detailed information on the role, please refer to the Teacher Position Description and the Middle Leader Position Description.