Vacancies

Positions available in the Archdiocese of Wellington

Positions currently available in the Archdiocese of Wellington:

MANAGER, PROPERTY & SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Specialist property and services management position
  • Leadership and engagement focus
  • Diverse assets | Broad territorial scope

The property portfolio of the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington comprises churches, schools, parish facilities and other buildings.

The Manager, Property & Support Services works collaboratively to manage the property portfolio providing specialist advice and guidance as well as management of insurance, risk and compliance processes.  Key stakeholder engagement and liaison is maintained with 22 parishes and 41 primary and secondary schools spread across the lower North Island and upper South Island.

Reporting to the General Manager, and leading a capable and committed team of people, the Manager will:

  • Take responsibility for the management and maintenance of buildings owned and utilised within the Archdiocese;
  • Be the liaison point for capital works, property development, maintenance and management initiatives providing advice and support to parishes and other Archdiocesan bodies;
  • Manage the Archdiocesan insurance programme, oversee compliance functions and ensure robust risk and asset management processes are in place and operating effectively;
  • Possess people management, asset management, projects, property, insurance and risk experience;
  • Be an excellent communicator, have engagement and problem-solving skills and be able to work collaboratively with stakeholders across the Archdiocese;

It would be preferable, but not essential if the applicant had experience of working in a leadership capacity within the wider Catholic Church, whether nationally or in a parish or school context.  This is a challenging and rewarding management position.  You will have the chance to play a key role in developing property and services management in the Archdiocese of Wellington.

For more information please contact Catharina Vossen on 021 884 749 or alternatively send your resume and short cover letter to HR@wn.catholic.org.nz

Manager Property and Support Services on Seek: https://www.seek.co.nz/job/53728200?type=standout#searchRequestToken=d57c5c7d-757a-49b0-9b72-427666dc489b

CONSULTANT-RELIGIOUS EDUCATION FOR CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND TE KUPENGA LECTURER

Catholic Schools Education Services (CSES) are a team of education professionals who provide high quality support and assistance to the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Wellington in the ongoing promotion and strengthening of Catholic Character and the development of theologically and spiritually formed teachers.

The Archdiocese of Wellington extends from Levin in the lower North Island to Westport and Kaikoura in the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand.

The Consultant in Religious Education for Catholic Secondary Colleges and Te Kupenga Lecturer provides support and professional development to the Directors of Religious Studies and teachers of Religious Education in the Secondary Schools of the Wellington Archdiocese.

This role also coordinates the Certificate of Christian Studies programme to ensure those studying in pre-teacher training at Victoria University have access to the programme and the ability to complete it during the course of their study.

If requested and by negotiation with the Director, to prepare and teach a paper in the Certificate in Christian Studies programme. 

Key responsibilities include:

Religious Education Consultant

  • Ensuring Professional Development in Religious and Theological Education is available to staff of the Catholic Colleges in the Archdiocese of Wellington by providing professional development needs at school level, within cluster groups, and in consultation with Te Kupenga
  • Providing consultation, support, advice and guidance for the Directors of Religious Studies in Catholic Colleges in the Archdiocese of Wellington. by assessing the needs of the DRS’ to support the schools through regular contact. 

Coordination of Certificate in Christian Studies Programme

  • Ensure students in the Certificate in Christian Studies Programme are monitored and assisted to complete their study commitments.
  • Ensure that student records are kept and student progress is monitored.
  • Ensure that students’ request for help and support are responded to.
  • Advertising of programme through Victoria University orientation activities and other ventures is done resulting in students enrolling in the programme.
  • Liaise with Victoria University to facilitate the continuation of the programme,
  • Teach “Introduction to Religious Education” (RE501) and/or other similar papers (e.g. TH501) as negotiated with Te Kupenga and Vicar for Education.
  • Coordinate and deliver the course “Having Life to the Full”.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.  Based in central Wellington, we offer a great working environment.

For a copy of the Job Description, please contact k.ross@wn.catholic.org.nz [link removed] 

Applications close 4.00pm Friday 10 September 2021.  Please email your cover letter and CV by 5pm, Friday, 17 September to k.ross@wn.catholic.org.nz or apply online by sending a CV and cover letter. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Consultant in Religious Education for Catholic Secondary Colleges and Te Kupenga Lecturer on Seek: https://www.seek.co.nz/job/53535663?type=standard#searchRequestToken=d57c5c7d-757a-49b0-9b72-427666dc489b

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR – CATHOLIC SCHOOLS EDUCATION SERVICES

Catholic Schools Education Services (CSES) is a team of education professionals who provide high quality support and assistance to the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Wellington in the ongoing promotion and strengthening of Catholic Character and the development of theologically and spiritually formed teachers.

The Archdiocese of Wellington extends from Levin in the lower North Island to Westport and Kaikoura in the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team. We are looking for an administrator who will thrive working in a busy environment supporting the needs of our consultants and the Vicar for Education.  The person we seek will deliver outstanding customer service to our Catholic Schools community, to CSES consultants and to the staff of the Archdiocese.  To succeed in this position you will have a high standard of administrative skill and be resourceful and resilient

This is a permanent part time position for 20 hours per week.  Days and hours can be negotiated.  The role involves work in the school holidays. 

Information about the Archdiocese of Wellington can be found on our website: https://www.wn.catholic.org.nz/.  Please detail your skills, qualifications and work experience in your cover letter as part of your application.  You are welcome to make contact Kelly Ross via email for further information about this position   

Please email your cover letter and CV by 5pm, Friday, 17 September to k.ross@wn.catholic.org.nz

BOARD & COMMITTEE SECRETARY

  • Specialist support role
  • Senior level engagement
  • Part time (0.2) position

In support of its mission the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington incorporates a number of specialist bodies and committees whose purpose is to provide advice and guidance to the Archbishop, the General Manager and the senior leadership group.  These bodies include the Board of Administration, the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council and its sub-committees.

With the retirement of the long serving incumbent, the Archdiocese is now seeking to appoint an appropriately experienced and capable person to the role.  Reporting to the General Manager and contributing broadly at senior management level in the Archdiocese you will:

  • take responsibility for secretarial functions for a range of bodies including the Board of Administration, the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council and sub-committees
  • ensure timely delivery of agendas, supporting papers and draft minutes to the various bodies serviced by the position;
  • accurately minute meetings recording decisions, required action points and complete follow ups as necessary;
  • possess senior level experience, exhibit sound judgement and have the ability to engage at a professional level;
  • be an excellent communicator, have engagement and problem-solving skills and be able to work collaboratively with stakeholders across the Archdiocese;

It would be preferable (although not essential) if the applicant had experience of working in a leadership capacity within the wider Catholic Church, whether nationally or in a parish or school context.

For more information please contact Catharina Vossen on 021 884 749 or alternatively send your resume and short cover letter to HR@wn.catholic.org.nz

Board and Committee Secretary on Seek: https://www.seek.co.nz/job/53729255?type=standout#searchRequestToken=d57c5c7d-757a-49b0-9b72-427666dc489b

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