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Updated September 2020
  • Positions Posted: 17 August 2020

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

RELIGIOUS COORDINATOR

OVERVIEW

We believe that learning should result in transformation. Through a school setting, we strive to develop inspired individuals of learning and character. We do this with through a holistic approach, with a balanced approach to faith, academic, sporting and cultural activities.The role of the Religious Coordinator is to provide spiritual guidance and leadership to the College community in line with the College identity of ‘An Australian School In The Islamic Tradition’ – which is about cultivating and nurturing a thriving Australian Muslim identity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaching religious knowledge to students based on the College’s Islamic curriculum and programs.
  • Providing religious instruction, programs and materials to support the Islamic formation of staff and the wider College community.
  • Providing pastoral care to the students and staff based on the College’s religious and pastoral care programs.
  • Development of religious education and materials for use in the classroom.
  • Producing relevant religious materials including publications and videos for the College community.
  • Input into curriculum reviews and renewal for religious programs and services.
  • Provide input into improving the College’s religious programmes and teaching practices.
  • Liaise with the Board of Imams Victoria, Jamiatul Ulama of Victoria, and Islamic Council of Victoria on matters pertaining to the Islamic community.
  • Assisting with the coordination and preparation of sermons and prayers.
  • Assisting the presiding Imams and Muftis in our area on matters relating to the College and our Islamic community.
  • Assisting in the overall field of religious services required by the College.
  • Commit to ongoing professional learning in areas of religious education and instruction
  • Being familiar with and following College guidelines and procedures.
  • Foster partnerships with students’ families and promote opportunities for the school community to understand and improve education of Muslim students.
  • Role model and embody the beauty of the Islamic Tradition and Sunnah in attire and personal presentation.

QUALIFICATIONS

A relevant diploma, degree or higher qualification including any relevant post graduate qualifications, with an emphasis on religious studies in the Islamic faith.

KEY SKILLS:

  • An Islamic Scholar well versed in understanding of Quran and Hadith.
  • Commitment to and understanding of religious education and instruction.
  • Ability to build rapport with staff and students. To promote learning and growth of all learners.
  • Be able to work independently and in a team. Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Open to supporting Islamic staff in delivering Islamic content through digital media.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional learning.

Child Safety Statement:

Al Siraat College is committed to being a child-safe organisation through the prevention, identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect. When performing the duties of this position, Child Safety remains a priority and any concerns must be reported. All staff are required to participate in Child Safety training.

Job Types: Full-time, permanent

Salary Range: $80,000.00 – $100,000.00 p.a.

PRIMARY TEACHERS

SECONDARY TEACHERS (VARIOUS)

Al Siraat College is a Foundation to Year 12 Islamic school located in the Northern growth corridor of Melbourne (Epping). Having made a significant impact since its foundation year in 2009 within the broader community, the College continues to expand apace with strong enrolment growth at all levels. Our aim is to use learning as the pathway to develop students of refined character.
We are seeking innovative and energetic teachers to enhance our already rich learning environment in fulfilling the unique vision of the College.

We are currently recruiting the following teaching positions for 2021:

  • Primary Classroom Teachers (experience teaching early literacy through phonics is preferred and will be an advantage)
  • English (Full-time and part-time positions)
  • Humanities, VCE Business Management & Legal Studies background preferred (Full-time and part-time positions)
  • Maths/Science (Full-time position)
  • LOTE (Arabic) & Islamic Studies (Full-time and part-time positions) Graduate from a registered Alim/Alima course preferred.

We are keen to attract teachers that are:

  • Good role models in line with the ethos of the College;
  • Dependable team players with an ability to build effective working relationships;
  • Ambitious and intrinsically motivated to excel in achieving student outcomes;
  • Collaborative and reflective practitioners who develop their expertise as a teacher and improve quality of student learning;
  • Dedicated and have a desire to do your best regardless of the task at hand;
  • Innovative and open to new ideas, innovations and use of emerging technologies;
  • Autonomous and believe that great education comes about because of passionate crafted practice, not carefully crafted policies;
  • Committed to be a part of the Islamic formation of the College;
  • Willing to develop and participate in the College’s co-curricular program.

In return you will be rewarded with:

  • The flexibility to implement new ideas;
  • The satisfaction of making an impact;
  • Excellent training opportunities;
  • Welcoming and caring environment;
  • Weekly professional development program;
  • Salary of $65,500 to $103,000 per annum.

To apply for this position you will need to:

  • Email your resume and other supporting documentation to employment@alsiraat.vic.edu.au;
  • Include details of referees;
  • Have / obtain teaching registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (www.vit.vic.edu.au). Details on how to register as a teacher in the state of Victoria can be found here.

All successful candidates will be expected to work in and support the Islamic ethos of the school.

Child Safety Statement:

Al Siraat College is committed to being a child-safe organisation through the prevention, identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect. When performing the duties of this position, Child Safety remains a priority and any concerns must be reported. All staff are required to participate in Child Safety training.

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