Share this Job

Deputy Executive Director

Date: 26-Jul-2019

Location: Perth, WA, AU, 6000

Company: Catholic Education Office of WA



Deputy Executive Director


About Us

The Catholic education system in Western Australia provides a dynamic, student centred approach to education for more than 73,000 young people in 162 schools and early learning and care centres across the State.


Catholic Schools in Western Australia work together as one system on behalf of the four dioceses – Perth, Bunbury, Geraldton and Broome.  Their collaboration is directed towards creating education environments which enhance learning, nurture young people and empower them to live the Catholic faith in the spirit of Jesus Christ. 


The Strategic Directions for Catholic Education focus on six areas – Catholic Identity, Access and Diversity, Common Good and Stewardship, Quality and Improvement, Strategy and Leadership. 


We are seeking an exceptional Catholic Leader and Educator to join the Executive Team in the role of Deputy Executive Director.  This is a full time five-year contract commencing January 2020. 


The Role

The Deputy Executive Director will assist the Executive Director with the coordination and development of all aspects of Catholic education in Western Australia in accordance with the Terms of Reference as articulated in the Mandate to the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA).


The Deputy Executive Director will act with delegated authority on behalf of the
Executive Director as appropriate. The role promotes a culture of explicit witness, trust, authenticity, collaboration and collective commitment to improvement of the religious and learning outcomes of the system.


Your Background


The Deputy Executive Director will be a proven Catholic education leader who has clear commitment to being Christ-centred and student focused.  Fundamental to this role is the capacity of the incumbent to promote a culture of explicit witness, trust, authenticity, collaboration and collective commitment to improvement of the religious and learning outcomes of the system.


What we can offer you


Our culture is underpinned by trust and respect.  We work as a team to ensure the best outcome for our students.  In addition to our competitive salary structure, our benefits include:


  • Additional leave entitlements (over Christmas four days) 
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging
  • Deferred salary scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Corporate healthcare rates
  • Heritage listed work environment
  • Staff canteen service
  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program.


Contact Person:  Debra Sayce, Executive Director on (08) 6380 5210 or email


To Apply please click on the Apply now button


Interested applicants should refer to the following documents:


Please email for a copy of these documents.


A current TRBWA and Working with Children registration must be provided by the successful applicant.    


Where to? All applications are to reach The Executive Director of Catholic Education, Catholic Education Office of Western Australia no later than 5pm, Wednesday 28 August 2019.


Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability or medical condition who meet the requirements of this position. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia. 


Applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic education.

Find similar jobs: