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Senior Executive – People, Leadership & Culture - Catholic Education South Australia, Adelaide, SA

The Catholic Education Office (CEO) provides corporate support to the Catholic Education South Australia (CESA) a system which is made up of 103 Catholic schools and colleges, employing over 8,400 staff.

CESA has embarked on a significant period of innovation and change to respond to opportunities emanating from the South Australia Commission for Catholic Schools strategy, Towards 2027: Expanding Horizons and Deepening Practices.

Working in partnership with families and young people we aspire to position CESA as a leading education system and an employer of choice.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting executive level opportunity to lead the People, Leadership & Culture section. The role is responsible for Human Resources and Workforce Planning; Leadership and Workforce Development; Workplace Culture; and System Safeguarding and Development functions.

This role leads, influences and delivers contemporary best practice, aligned strategic Human Resource services and programs to our schools that plan, attract, develop, and retain organisational capability across the system.

This strategic role works collaboratively with other executives to deploy and promote the strategic vision, drive transformational cultural change, provides educational leadership and continuously improve outcomes for students.

About You

We are looking for someone who is passionate and energised to influence, shape and enhance organisational capability and culture that will enable positive school outcomes for students.

Someone with senior leadership experience who has highly developed capability in leadership, strategic planning, communication, stakeholder engagement, and conflict resolution.

You will be a highly focused and driven person with a contemporary knowledge across all areas of Human Resources coupled with relevant academic qualifications.

A practising Catholic whose faith is visible in life and work.

About Us

We are Catholic Education South Australia with more than 8,400 staff who are Raising Hearts and Minds of more than 48,000 students in 103 Catholic schools. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we provide dynamic, innovative, and personalised learning in a Catholic context, from Early Years to Year 12.

Our schools work in partnership with families to educate and nurture the whole person, helping them to be thriving, capable learners and leaders for the world God desires.

How to Apply

Please visit our Positions Vacant section on our website for more information. Applications close Sunday 14 August.

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