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Director of Catholic Education - Catholic Education, Diocese of Wagga Wagga, NSW

Catholic Education in the Diocese of Wagga Wagga is a System of 30 schools. With the installation of Bishop Mark Edwards the Diocese is poised for change. Commence Jan 2022. View Job on Website

● Commence January 2022

We are poised for change – are you?

The Catholic Diocese of Wagga Wagga covers a large part of rural NSW. Bishop Mark S. Edwards OMI PhD DD was appointed Bishop of Wagga Wagga and was installed on 22 July 2020.

The Bishop established the Catholic Education Council (CEC) in September 2020 to assist him regarding the ministry of Catholic education in the Diocese. The Director of Catholic Education is an ex-officio member and the Executive Officer of the CEC.

Catholic Education, Diocese of Wagga Wagga (CEDWW) comprises 60 - 70 staff and is a service organisation for twenty-five primary schools and five secondary colleges. This System of schools has around 8,500 students and employs about 1600 staff.

The Director works in close cooperation with the CEC and is accountable to the Bishop for the development of the Diocesan Vision and Mission, by providing inspirational mission-focused and strategic leadership at the symbolic, religious, educational and organisational levels for their System schools.

Wagga Wagga is the largest inland city in New South Wales, with a population of over 64,000. The hub of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga is located mid-way between Sydney and Melbourne and 2.5 road hours from Canberra.

If you are a faith-filled, experienced Catholic leader with credibility in education and highly developed strategic and transformation skills, then we encourage you to visit to view a video and obtain further information.

To express your interest, simply send a resume from the Trak Search website; or by email to [email protected] quoting ref number TS1450. Enquiries are also welcome to John Chesher on 0417 068 220.

Closing Date: Monday 19th April 2021

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