Welcome to the Diocese of Parramatta
If you feel you have the skills and commitment to serve the Catholic Church in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ, then we would love to hear from you.
We look for people who bring:
- An understanding and commitment to the ethos and values of the Catholic Church
- Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
The Diocese of Parramatta is home to more than 330,000 Catholics and is one of the fastest growing diocese in Australia. The Diocese is made up of 47 parishes, 83 Catholic schools, and more than 45,000 students and includes a number of agencies which assist the Bishop in the pastoral care of the community.
Please send your resume and covering letter when applying to email@example.com
Position: Sacramental Coordinator
A position has opened at Our Lady Queen of Peace Greystanes for a Sacramental Coordinator. The position is casual – approximately 25 hours per week. Some weekend and after-hours work will be required. Flexibility exists for the successful applicant to negotiate working days and times.
The Sacramental Coordinator provides services in the form of organising, preparing and implementation of the parish programs for the Sacraments of Initiation and the Sacrament of Marriage to the parishioners. It is an integral part of the missionary evangelisation of the parish – developing the faith of families.
The Sacramental Coordinator works with the Sacramental Team (volunteers), Parish Secretary, Parish Priest and Assistant Priests of Our Lady Queen of Peace to provide sacramental services. The successful applicant will need to:
- Grow and train the Sacramental Team.
- Provide content and presentation for preparation sessions.
- Prepare liturgical celebrations for the sacraments, in conjunction with the Sacramental Team and Liturgy Committee.
- Liaise with and provide support to families.
- Support and respect the teachings of the Church and the ethos of the parish and Diocese.
- Uncover and implement new ways to grow the faith in families through the sacraments.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
- Relevant experience in a similar role or as part of a sacramental team.
- Sound formation and knowledge of pastoral or sacramental theology.
- Attention to detail and a well-ordered approach to work.
- Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
- Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
- Ability to work with adjustability during times of crisis and pandemic situations.
- Proficient computer skills.
- Some appreciation of the sacramentality of the Eastern Rites of the Church and of other Christian traditions.
Applications close: Thursday 10th December 2020.
Please send your application plus two references including your Parish Priest’s reference to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title: SACRAMENTAL COORDINATOR APPLICATION
For more information on this position, please contact the parish office at the above email.
Admin and Office Support
St Bernadette’s Castle Hill
St Bernadette’s Parish, Castle Hill of the Diocese of Parramatta is a large and growing parish of over 13,000 Catholics. The Parish mission places emphasis on being a welcoming missionary Catholic Community, nurturing its people in faith and service and seeking to reflect and share the compassion of Jesus Christ with our local community and beyond.
The primary objective of the role of Parish Admin and Office Support is to provide administrative services to the Parish. The role requires compassion, discretion, complete confidentiality, a “can do” attitude and a willingness to work autonomously. It requires a person who understands the nature of the front line responsibility for “Sharing God’s Love”. This position does require an understanding and support of the ethos of the Catholic Church.
The hours of work will be 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday with a projected commencement for the successful candidate in early January 2021. The salary offered is a Clerks Private Sector Award 2010, Level 4 plus superannuation.
Duties and Responsibilities will include:
- First responder to all enquiries skilfully juggling incoming calls as well as a busy face to face component all contributing to the culture and professionalism of the Parish utilising a high level of customer service with a genuine ‘can-do’ approach to work and life in general;
- Maintenance of an extensive parish data base;
- Management of diaries for the Parish priest or others as required;
- Sacramental bookings;
- Preparing the weekly Bulletin;
- Dealing with Funeral Directors, and, where required, preparing funeral books;
- Preparation for the celebrations of Easter and Christmas;
- Take initial bookings for weddings and assist Parish Priest as required;
- When requested, organise the maintenance of parish equipment;
- Secretarial Support to the Parish Priest;
- Clerical Duties; and
- To perform other tasks agreed duties as allocated from time to time by the Parish Priest.
The Success Profile includes:
1. Previous experience within a highly customer focused support role such as administration or reception;
2. Must have 3 years in an office environment;
3. Proven high-end time management and coordination skills;
4. Diplomacy, confidentiality and warmth are essential qualities;
5. Advanced computer and technology capabilities – able to quickly understand a variety of platforms and web-based applications; and
6. An understanding and commitment to the ethos of the Catholic Church and the Christian values and mission.
- Enjoy a collegiate and respectful professional work culture;
- Gain that sense of satisfaction that comes with work that supports others;
- Be a valuable member within an organisation committed to their local community.
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To apply send your application to Ms. Deeanne Martin on email@example.com, you must include a cover letter and your resume, a reference from your parish priest would also be desirable.
From our end:
If what you have read interests you and you would like more information, a copy of the full job description or to have a confidential chat, please email Ms. Deeanne Martin on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications Close 5pm Wednesday 9th December 2020.
The successful applicant is expected to respect and uphold the ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church and the values of the Employer. The successful applicant will also be subject to a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.
No agency contact please. This position is being managed internally.
Director, Catholic Early Learning Centre (CELC)
St Luke’s Catholic College, Marsden Park
Are you ready to lead a passionate team providing extended hours preschool education to the Marsden Park community? Opened in February 2018, St Luke’s CELC is a modern, purpose-built learning environment with state of the art facilities. The Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum, following the principles of the Early Years Learning Framework, provides the foundation for life-long learning for children of ages 3-5 years, operating all year round.
This permanent, full-time role gives you the opportunity to use your teaching expertise, leadership experience and love for early childhood education to leave a lasting legacy for children, families and team members alike.
Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Services Limited (CDPSL), a not-for-profit charity presently expanding its extensive network of early education and school age care services across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. This service is co-located with St Luke’s Catholic College – a next generation Catholic Learning Community creating a new normal for preschool to post school learning.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Reporting directly to the Senior Manager Early Years Education (CDPSL) and a member of the school leadership team, this role is pivotal in improving learning outcomes and transition to school in an extended hours preschool setting, as well as promoting a professional and rewarding working life for staff.
You will bring to the role relevant work experience in the care and education of children. You will possess:
- University Degree in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised);
- More than 10 years’ experience in centre leadership with early years education;
- Excellent understanding of Belonging, Being, Becoming: Early Years Learning Framework for Early Childhood
- Sound knowledge of National and State Codes of Practice , the Early Childhood Australia Code of Ethics and standards generally that affect services, including the National Quality Framework, for children aged 3 to 5 years;
- Sound understanding of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and government regulations and licensing requirements as they apply to long day care settings;
If you want to join the team apply now or email Ms. Kaajal Khelawan email@example.com for a confidential chat.
The successful applicant is expected to respect and uphold the ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church and the values of the Employer. The successful applicant will also be subject to a Working with Children Check.
Applications close 5pm Monday 7 December 2020