Positions Vacant

Diocesan Coordinator of Special Religious Education (SRE)

   Permanent, Full time position
●   35 hours per week
●   Based in the Chancery of the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst

The role of Coordinator CCD SRE is to assist regional coordinators and catechists on outreach to students and parents in public and private schools throughout the diocese.

Its aim is to enable an encounter with Christ for students and parents through the teaching of SRE and through fostering links with Parishes, families and other denominations within the diocese.

This role while operating in an ecumenical and interfaith environment, places primacy on the parish as the central point of evangelisation and outreach to children and Families.

This role also requires willingness to work collaboratively across parish, diocese and state bodies to enable effective and best practice ministry to Schools, Families and Parishes.

Selection Criteria

●   Willingness and ability to share one’s own Catholic faith and enable others to understand God’s role in their life.

●   Strong understanding of the Catholic Church’s Safeguarding policies and their role in protecting vulnerable individuals in our communities.

●   Ability to work collaboratively across many organisations within the Diocese and wider bodies.

●   Strengths in motivating, mentoring and identifying of skills within individuals and communities.

●   Have a working knowledge of schools and their engagement with SRE.

●   Understanding of education praxis, ensuring the constant improvement of classroom strategies and tools to assist catechists to be effective in ministry.

●   Confidence in report creation.

●   Strong communication skills to enable information flow to a large volunteer group.

●   Ability to be an effective member on boards and committees as required.

 The role will be full time, and flexibility is required to meet the needs of Schools, Parishes and Catechists.

The position requires a current NSW Working with Children Check.

 A teaching degree or experience in schools or management would be an advantage in this role.

 To apply please send your Resume and a detailed response to the above selection criteria to:

Vice Chancellor
118 Keppel St Bathurst NSW 2795
(remove XX) vc XX @bathurst XX .catholic.org.au

For more information please call 6334 6400
Applications close the 31st March 2017

Catholic Education Office - YOUTH MINISTER

Applications are invited for the position of YOUTH MINISTER.  Full Time, Temporary Position until19/12/2017 at the following schools within the Diocese of Bathurst.

MacKillop College, Bathurst
La Salle Academy, Lithgow

The core role of the Youth Minister is to assist in the animating of spirituality and faith formation of youth and promote attitudes based on Gospel values. The Youth Minister is to provide faith formation and leadership opportunities to youth within the Parish, school and throughout the broader community, as well as develop a strong sense of faith amongst youth, drawing them into, and allowing them to identify with, a nurturing and supportive faith community. A position description and selection criteria are to be obtained from the Catholic Education Office - Bathurst. 

A valid Working with Children Check Number is required for this position and must be provided at the time of application.  

To apply for a Working with Children Check Number visit www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au Applications are to clearly indicate the school the application applies to and must include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, a CV with the names of three referees (with one being a Parish Priest) and a valid Working with Children Check Number.

Applications to be submitted to:

Mrs Jenny Cosgrove
Manager Employee Services
Catholic Education Office
PO Box 308
Phone:  (02) 6338 3000 Fax:  (02) 6338 3001
Email:  (remove XX) j.cosgrove XX @bth XX .catholic.edu.au

Applications close: Friday 16 December 2016, 3.00pm  

The Catholic Education Office Bathurst is an equal opportunity employer. 



The Catholic Diocese of Broome, WA is looking for volunteers to work in the Kimberley region. MORE>

Currently, The Diocese of Broome requires volunteers to assist with the work of the local Church on Aboriginal Missions.

We are currently urgently seeking a couple to assist the Priest in the community of Balgo and a couple to manage the Warmun Retreat Centre over the wet season. 

There are several other roles also available.

Placements are preferred for a period of 6 months.

For further details, and an application form, please contact:
Volunteer Coordinator Anneliese Rohr: 0415 526 142
Email: (remove XX) volunteers XX @broomediocese XX .org
Web: www.broomediocese.org
Mail: PO Box 76, BROOME WA 6725


Throughout the Diocese of Bathurst, there is a shortage of volunteers for the Ministry of Catechist - to teach in the many public schools in our Diocese. Catechists and Assistants are needed at every State primary school for 2017.

Please give consideration to assisting in this vital work.

If you would like to Volunteer to be a Catechist or an Assistant at the Public Schools in your area, please contact your Parish Office.

We celebrate the work the Catechists and Assistants do every year on Catechist Sunday.

Please ring your Parish Office if you would like to know more about the role of Catechists in your Parish.

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