Director, Catholic Mission and Identity

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools

Executive Director:  

Enquiries:  See job advertisement

Applications Close: 07/04/2023

Position: Position of Leadership

Type: Ongoing

Hours per Week: Full-time

D23 8189 Position Description - Director, Catholic Mission - February 2023.pdf

Role Description/Criteria

At Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS), we envision every student to be inspired and enabled to flourish and enrich the world.

MACS is the largest Catholic school system in Australia. We own, govern and operate approximately 300 Catholic schools, employ over 16,000 staff and serve more than 112,000 students and their families in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. It is an exciting time to join MACS, where we are transforming to bring to life our recently launched strategic plan: MACS 2030: forming lives to enrich the world.


MACS is seeking a Director, Catholic Mission and Identity to boldly lead and oversee the curation, commissioning and delivery of high-quality programs and services to support schools to strengthen their Catholic Mission and Identity.

MACS is moving through an organisational transformation as it progresses its 2030 strategic plan to deliver outstanding Catholic education, one that fosters the formation of the whole person and equips young people with the knowledge, skills, and optimism to go forward, live meaningful lives and enrich the world.


The successful candidate will be a highly accomplished Mission Leader who has a deep knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and can demonstrate a track record of evangelising in contemporary settings.

The successful candidate will also have the relevant experience and demonstrate authenticity and a compelling vision to supervise and support the MACS Catholic Mission and Identity team. This role will also oversee the Religious Education learning area and drive the religious formation and culture for all staff whilst contributing to the ongoing performance and development of Principals, Religious Education Leaders, Teachers and all support staff.


  • Professional development opportunities with a defined personalised annual budget
  • Access to flexible working arrangements, which include working from home arrangements
  • You will work in a tight-knit, supportive team to ensure you succeed in your role


Please refer to the position description for further details about the role.

Click APPLY to submit your application. If you have any queries about this role, they can be directed to our HR team by email

You will need to provide:

1. An up to-date Resume; and

2. A cover letter limited to two pages.

Applications close COB 7 April 2023.

Application Procedures


Address: 228 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne

Phone: 9267 0228


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