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Job Vacancies: Two Regional Facilitators for the ASO

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Regional Facilitator           

Directly Reports To:  Executive Director (weekly), Anglican Schools’ Board (quarterly) and St John’s Trust (annually)           

Functional Relationships With: The ASO team and Board

Chaplains, principals, staff and boards of Anglican Schools

Clergy of the Province

Youth and children’s workers

 

Mission: To facilitate the work of the Anglican Schools Office in encouraging and supporting the development of   transformational schooling through professional development, resource development, and personal contact.

Primary Objectives: To enable a mutually supportive network of Anglican schools across Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia where:

  1. Christ is preached and children and youth are stimulated to think positively about the Christian faith
  2. Chaplains and RE teachers are supported, trained and equipped to minister appropriately and inspiringly and to teach effectively
  3. Chaplains and RE Teachers actively collaborate with one another, sharing resources and skills for RE and Chaplaincy
  4. Principals, boards and staff are convinced of the worth of being an Anglican School and receive professional development to enable the Anglican ethos to permeate the whole life of every school
  5. Schools are integrated fully into the life of the wider church and actively participate in the life of their Diocese
  6. Schools become places where the Five Marks of Mission can be seen in action

 

Hours per week: 2 days per week (16 hours) Part-time fixed term position for three years

 

PERSON DESCRIPTION

  • Excited by the potential within our schools to introduce children and young people to the Gospel
  • Familiar with the faith and practices of the Anglican Church
  • An experienced and qualified teacher (preferred but negotiable)
  • Enjoys working with young people
  • Able to work independently
  • Confident communicator
  • Willing to learn
  • Computer literate
  • Experienced in organising events
  • Experienced with our Anglican Province
  • Able to work in a team
  • Able to travel (NZ and Polynesia).

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Offering pastoral care and support to chaplains, RE teachers, Principals and staff of Anglican Schools.
  • Visiting schools
  • Running Professional Development Seminars for staff and boards
  • Developing work units for RE and Theology courses
  • Helping with Special Character Reviews
  • Development of particular projects, such as:
    • Restorative Justice with a Christian foundation
    • Christian wellbeing resources
    • Christian contemplation resources
    • Leadership camps
    • Inter-school competitions
  • Assisting with biennial Conferences
  • Researching teaching, learning and worship resources
  • Development of chapel and assembly resources
  • Discerning needs and gathering requests from our schools, and creating new ways of responding to them.

Interested applicants are to email a CV, covering letter and details of two referees to by April 30th, 2017.