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Director Catholic Identity

MacKillop Catholic Regional College
Position of Leadership

About the role

MacKillop College is seeking to expand the leadership roles responsible for the promotion of our Catholic identity and invites experienced educators with a passion for teaching contemporary expressions of faith and religious education to apply for this dynamic position of leadership.

Our College is experiencing an exciting time of innovation and growth, which offers a unique opportunity to work closely with the Deputy Principal: Catholic Identity, and the two existing Directors of Catholic Identity to support the development of curriculum and resources related to the moral and social teaching of the Catholic church.  

The role will co-lead our College liturgies, retreats and eucharistic celebrations, and support the Religious Education Leader to develop, implement and evaluate the theological, philosophical underpinnings of our curriculum. This person will also have a key advisory role to staff and students in their selection, preparation and participation in social justice activities.  

At MacKillop College we are committed to innovation and working collaboratively, and this Director of Catholic Identity will be a key resource for all staff in their understanding and participation in the liturgical and ritual life of our College.

Our ideal candidate will possess  

  • a proven understanding of contemporary teaching in religious education
  • experience in leading the development of the religious education curriculum and resources 
  • a passion for leading expressions of faith through prayer, liturgy and social justice initiatives   
  • a commitment to the ethos of Catholic education and the charism of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop
  • excellent communication skills with a recognised ability to build authentic relationships with staff, students, and families 

The successful applicant can negotiate a commencement date during the current School year.

The Benefits

  • permanent, ongoing teaching position 
  • position of leadership allocated until January 2027  
  • leadership role working closely with Deputy Principal Catholic Identity   
  • attractive salary package, including apposition of leadership allowance
  • generous time release      


To apply for this role please visit and obtain an application form and position description. Applications must include:

  • MacKillop College application for employment form
  • a current Curriculum Vitae
  • a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the position 

Completed applications can be emailed to 

Applications will close Monday 15 July 2024

Applications will be considered as they are received, and an appointment may be made anytime throughout the process.  

Further information If you have any questions about this role please contact Michael Trainor, Director People & Culture on 0439 560 092.

Applications close

15th July 2024


Contact details

PrincipalMr Christopher Caldow
Phone8734 5200
Address1 Russell Street
Werribee, 3030