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Regional Officer Geraldton

Date: 30-Sep-2021

Location: Perth, WA, AU, 6000

Company: Catholic Education Office of WA

Regional Officer, Geraldton
School Improvement Team
Leadership and Employee Services Directorate

The Role

This is a full-time maximum term position commencing 1 January 2022 and concluding 31 December 2026, with the possibility of extension.


Applications are encouraged from CEWA educational leaders wishing to explore the option of a period of leave from their present position.


A successful applicant not based in Geraldton, will have reasonable relocation costs met by the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia.


The Regional Officer Geraldton position is a critical link between the CEWA Executive Team, the Bishop of Geraldton and Catholic schools in the Geraldton Diocese. A significant part of the role is capacity building at a school and systemic level, and the promotion of school improvement cultures of reflection, review and renewal. 


Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Consult and liaise with the Bishop of Geraldton 
  • Through the QCE Elements, understand and actively promote the development of cultures of continuous improvement in schools and the Geraldton Regional Office 
  • Provide advice and feedback to the Executive Team on the delivery of, and need for, CEWA services to the Geraldton Diocese
  • Represent the Executive Director, as required, at functions in the Diocese and the wider regional community
  • Ensure smooth liaison between Perth Team Leaders and the consultants based in the Geraldton Regional Office
  • Liaise with Perth-based associations (such as Catholic Arts) to facilitate the provision of their services in the Geraldton Diocese


Your Background
What you will bring to the role:

•    A practicing Catholic with successful Catholic school principalship experience
•    Possess Accreditation for Leadership
•    Actively demonstrate, promote and enact an understanding, commitment and advocacy in leading QCE across the four Pillars
•    Provide quality Catholic leadership that promotes the evangelizing mission of the Church, and which fosters cultures of faith formation, empowerment, inquiry, innovation and continuous 
•    Demonstrate decision making and collaborative practices that are Christ-centered, transparent, evidence based and place the child as the focus


What we can offer you

  • Additional leave entitlements  
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging 
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Corporate healthcare rates 
  • Heritage listed work environment 
  • Relocation costs
  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program. 


Further Information: Please refer to the Position Description for additional details. For a copy please email careers@cewa.edu.au


Contact Person:  Dan Wood – Team Leader, School Improvement on 08 6228 6659 or email careers@cewa.edu.au


To Apply please follow the instructions in the Application Instructions document and click Apply Now

A current National Police History Check as issued by the Department of Education Western Australia must be provided by the successful applicant.    

Where to? All applications are to reach The Executive Director of Catholic Education, Catholic Education Office of WA via the Apply now button no later than 5pm, Friday 29 October 2021. 

Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from culturally diverse background, 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.