Justice and Peace Coordinator

  • Full time role commencing in January 2023
  • Permanent teaching role, 3-year Coordinator role (1 point)
  • Drive the school’s social justice initiatives

This is a tremendous opportunity to dedicate your passion for social justice and become an integral member of our vibrant and faith filled learning community. You will be a highly experienced and accomplished educator who is ready for a leadership role and has the necessary passion for social justice and outreach.

About the role

In this unique role, you will lead our social justice initiatives, create connections with the wider community and have the ability to influence our students to do the same.

  • Collaborate to bring to life the Edmund Rice touchstones and promote a spirituality of justice and peace.
  • Co-develop innovative ways of engaging our students in social justice activities, especially by providing opportunities to practise and reflect on faith in action.
  • Facilitate special projects and events that help promote and deepen awareness of peace & justice issues.

Essential Criteria

  • A working understanding of, and commitment to, the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition.
  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours and professional boundaries that reflect child safeguarding values in practice.
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner with an excellent understanding of the curriculum within your teaching speciality.
  • Ability to teach Religious Education and/or Studies of Religion.
  • A passion for social justice and embedding a culture and commitment to the Edmund Rice touchstones.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

Application Process

Applications (including cover letter addressing the above criteria and resume) should be addressed to the Principal, Dr. Michael Blowes using the Employment Application Form. Interviews will be scheduled as applications are received.

Christian Brothers’ High School, Lewisham is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people. All applicants will be subject to school and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with our commitment to child protection policies and procedures.

Evidence of a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance will be required prior to employment. Applications will only be considered from applicants who have the right to work in Australia.