Executive Director of Catholic Schools

  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville, QLD
  • Commence 2018

The Catholic Diocese of Townsville is led by the Most Reverend Timothy Harris DD and spans an area from Proserpine in the south through to Ingham in the north and extends west to the Northern Territory border. The Diocese includes the major commercial centres of Townsville and Mount Isa and several rural and remote communities including Palm Island.

The Townsville Catholic Education Office (TCEO) operates under the direction of the Bishop. TCEO is a service organisation which supports 30 Catholic schools and employs more than 2,500 staff throughout the Diocese who cater to the learning of 12,500 students.  

Reporting to the Bishop, the Executive Director exercises leadership of the Catholic education community through the shaping of an educational vision and enacting its spirit and intent in the day-to-day fulfilment of the Diocesan mission for Catholic schooling. The role is as interesting and diverse as the Diocese is represents, incorporating a range of initiatives and forums beyond Catholic schools.

Experienced Catholic education leaders are invited to visit www.traksearch.com to view further information, including a video; and learn how to easily progress an interest in this role. Enquiries and expressions of interest are also welcome to John Chesher on 0417 068 220 or jobs@traksearch.com quoting reference no. TS1365

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