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Leader - Curriculum & Pedagogy (Primary)

  • 492622
  • MacKillop Catholic College - Mount Peter
  • School Leadership
  • Part time - Fixed Term


Commencement Date: 16 January 2023 - 14 January 2024 (Parental Leave Replacement)
Employment Type: Fixed-Term, Middle Leader Position 
Hours: 24 hours per week
Salary Range: $78,489 to $113,044 FTE Gross per annum (plus applicable Middle Leader Tier 1.2 allowance of $8,857 per annum)
Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Friday 26 August 2022


MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

MacKillop Catholic College, a master-planned Prep to Year 12 College located in the growing southern corridor of Cairns, was established in 2016 with Prep-Year 3 classes. The College has developed progressively, adding additional year levels annually, and commenced secondary education in 2020 with Year 7, and the first Year 12 cohort graduating in 2025.  Guided by the authentic discipleship of Saint Mary MacKillop of the Cross, and the Josephite tradition, our mission, to inspire hearts, minds and spirits, is grounded in the vision to provide quality 21st century education to the young people in our community.

About the Role

The Leader of Curriculum and Pedagogy (Primary) will:

  • be an active leader within the College community will demonstrate an open, flexible and creative approach, working to ensure that MacKillop Catholic values, goals and Mission Statement are reflected in practice across the College and are promoted within our wider community.
  • work collaboratively with the Leadership Team and staff to promote this College as a centre of quality learning and teaching and encourage a climate of excellence where students are engaged and empowered to develop their knowledge, skills, and capabilities and thus achieve their potential.
  • work collaboratively with the Leadership Team and staff to promote and enhance the Catholic identity and Josephite ethos of the College and ensures that all College practices and procedures reflect the Vision, Mission and Values of the College;
  • have significant experience in a leadership position in a school setting or similar, preferably in the areas of curriculum development and pedagogic practices;
  • have current knowledge of curriculum development delivery and experience with contemporary Innovative Learning Environment (ILE) pedagogy
  • have expertise and understanding in using data in improve student learning with a demonstrated ability to gather, process and analyse educational and other performance data to inform decision making around curriculum, pedagogical practices and school improvement; 
  • be capable of inspiring others to share and enact the strategic vision of the College.

Work Requirements

  • Be registered or eligible to be register with Queensland College of Teachers
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education

What we offer

  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Professional development and Early Career Teacher Support
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description Download File MCC PD - ML - Curriculum and Pedagogy.pdf

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.


To Apply:

Select 'Apply Now' to submit your application.  For current employees, apply via the 'Employee Login' tab on the homepage of the Careers website.



Melissa Canton - Administration Officer, Human Resources
P:  4081 7600

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