Employment in Armidale Diocesan Catholic Schools
The Catholic Diocese is the second largest Diocese geographically in New South Wales. It covers most of the New England area as well as parts of the North West region. Within our boundaries are the major centres of Armidale, Tamworth, Gunnedah, Moree, Narrabri and Inverell and 13 other towns includng Barraba, Boggabri, Glen Innes, Guyra, Manilla, Mungindi, Quirindi, Tenterfield, Uralla, Walcha, Walgett, Warialda and Wee Waa.
There are twenty four schools within the Diocese, including 19 Primary (K-6), 2 Central (K-10) and 3 Secondary schools (7-12) in large and smaller centres. You will find Catholic schools in the major centres of Armidale (primary and secondary options), Tamworth (primary and secondary options), Gunnedah (primary and secondary options), Moree (a central school), Inverell (a central school) and Narrabri (a primary school).
Working in a small regional diocese has many advantages. For me, the most important advantage is the quality of life. Living in Armidale, we have the luxury of a relaxed lifestyle as well as the benefits associated with a large regional centre. It is not too far to travel to Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane and the Gold Coast for city events and experiences. Alternatively, travel two hours east and you are at the beach" Teacher of the Armidale Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Armidale.
The NEW Working with Children Check
A new Working With Children Check will start on 15 June 2013.
Under the new check:
- Workers and volunteers will apply for their own Check once every five years
- Employers will verify a child-related worker's or volunteer's clearance number
- The same Working With Children Check will apply to everyone – paid workers, self-employed people and volunteers
- Everyone with a clearance will be continuously monitored for serious sex or violence offences.
There can only be two results for a new Working With Children Check – a clearance or a bar. People with a bar may not work or volunteer in child-related roles.
Cost: The new check will be free for volunteers and cost $80 for paid workers and self-employed people. A volunteer Check cannot be used for paid work with children.
To find out more go to http://kids.nsw.gov.au/kids/working/newcheck.cfm