St Joseph's College is a Secondary Boys’ Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Education tradition with an enrolment over 1840 students.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. We promote the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. The College’s child-safe policies and code of conduct informs about our child-safe practices and emphasises that the College is committed to child safety. The CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety emphasises the system-wide importance placed on child safety within Catholic education in Victoria. Applicants are encouraged to review these documents at: http://www.sjc.vic.edu.au/new/student-wellbeing/our-commitment-to-child-safety The appointment of successful applicants will require adoption and compliance with our Child Safety policies and Code of Conduct.All applicants will be subject to Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and legislative screening procedures. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (teachers only) or the completion of a National Police Check and retention of a valid Working with Children (Employee) Check.

These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

St Joseph’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions being advertised will be posted below and also at www.teachers.on.net.
For general enquiries, please submit a letter of introduction and your resume, listing three referees, electronically to: [email protected].
For any other questions please email: [email protected].

Executive Assistant to Principal

Full Time Ongoing

Commencing 27 January 2023 (or earlier by negotiation)

Position: Full Time Fixed Term

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Education Support Officer Level 3, Category C (works 45 weeks per year and receives seven weeks’ paid school holidays)

Wage Range: $72 700 - $82 400

Commencement: 27 January 2023 (or earlier by negotiation).

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Executive Assistant is responsive to the Principal for administration and secretarial support. They are be pivotal in supporting the Principal and possess experience and high level skills in dealing with students, staff, parents and the broader College community. Key characteristics of the role are organisation, planning, confidentiality, initiative, team work and meeting deadlines.

The Executive Assistant is expected to work with a high degree of accuracy and have excellent communication and administrative skills.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

Manage the Principal’s diary.

Be the first contact for all calls for the Principal.

An in-depth understanding of secretarial skills, including word processing, mail merge, database and spreadsheet skills, electronic media and the internet.

Competently deal with a wide variety of people in a personable involved manner; employing listening skills and the ability to direct people to their specific needs area as appropriate.

Manage the day-to-day work flow in an intelligent and flexible way, allowing for the many unscheduled interruptions that occur.

Make decisions and handle unexpected situations in a professional manner.

Secretarial support to the College Advisory Council and various internal committees.

PASTORAL SUPPORT

Coordinate pastoral support to the College Community in times of bereavements, serious illnesses or other circumstances including management of notifications and support from the Care Group.

Support the activities of the College Care Group and Josephine’s as required.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Preparation of correspondence and College documentation including maintaining appropriate filing/archiving practices.

Preparation of agendas and minutes for College Staff Meetings.

Coordinate support administratively and logistically for significant activities such as audits and reviews.

Assist with organising gifts for guests and speakers at the College.

Have a commitment to and awareness of matters in relation to Occupational Health and Safety.

Maintain and contribute to individual and collective responsibility for Health and Safety at the College.

  • Other tasks as directed by the Principal.

CHILD SAFETY

Provide students with a child-safe environment.

Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.

Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.

Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.

Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful applicant would demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal forms.
  • Ability to handle competing priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Advanced Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A high level of initiative.
  • The ability to work both independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Well organised and work with a high degree of accuracy at all times.

The successful applicant would hold:

Current First Aid qualifications or willingness to complete.

Current Working With Children Clearance (Employee) or ability to attain.

Police Check, current to within two (2) years or ability to attain.

APPLICATION

Please submit a letter of introduction and your resume listing three referees electronically to [email protected].

POC: Human Resources Manager, Ph: 03 5226 8131, Email: [email protected]

Applications close Sunday, 2 October 2022

Laboratory Manager

Full Time Fixed 12 Months

Commencing 27 January 2023

NATURE OF ROLE

Position: Full Time Fixed Term (this opportunity is initially a 12 month replacement position)

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Education Support Officer Level 3, Category B (works during the school term time only and receives paid school holidays)

Wage Range: $69 800 - $79 100

Commencement: 27 January 2023

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Laboratory Manager is responsible for managing the efficient operation of the science laboratories and preparation areas. They provide technical advice and assistance in the implementation of strategies to assist the delivery of key Science Curriculum objectives. The Laboratory Manager is responsible to line manage the Science Laboratory Technicians and the Westcourt Resource Assistant to present a technically proficient, highly professional, welcoming and helpful service that clearly demonstrates the values of the College.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

MANAGEMENT

  • Line manage the Science Laboratory technicians and the Westcourt resource assistant to present a technically proficient, highly professional, welcoming and helpful service that clearly demonstrates the values of the College in the Edmund Rice Tradition.
  • Develop and implement operational guidelines and practices in laboratory (e.g. safety policy for science) including the conduct safety audits for the laboratories.
  • Oversee the production of safety assessments for in the Science preparation rooms and/or conducted by laboratory staff.
  • Ensure all equipment and materials are stored and handled in a safe manner in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Provide assistance or guidance on appropriate science related professional development of laboratory staff. Conduct training within the technical field where appropriate.
  • Assist in curriculum planning by identifying laboratory experimental procedures suitable to support the areas of study.
  • Have a commitment to and awareness of matters in relation to Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Maintain and contribute to individual and collective responsibility for Health and Safety at the College.

LABORATORY SUPPORT

  • Responsible for the efficient operation of the science laboratories and preparation areas including maintaining the order and cleanliness of laboratories, storerooms and preparation rooms. This includes implementing measures for proper laboratory storage control, handling and disposal of dangerous or toxic substances
  • Work in cooperation with the Science CAL to identify needs, recommend solutions, develop systems and processes, implement policy, and support cost-effective solutions in support of the Science curriculum.
  • Work in cooperation with the teachers to:
    • Provide advice to teaching staff on technical aspects of the curriculum.
    • Provide advice and assistance to teaching staff in regards to matters of laboratory safety.
    • Assisting with the design/demonstration of experiments and scientific equipment, as directed.
    • Care for flora and fauna.
    • Review, evaluate and modify laboratory practice including suggesting alternatives
    • Assist in developing practical exercises.
    • Prepare resources, chemicals and equipment to support practical activities, as instructed.
    • Assist with the supervision of practical classes when requested while performing normal duties but not instead of a teacher.
  • Prepare teaching aids under direction.
  • Order, inspect, maintain and repair (where able) apparatus and materials in accordance with College procedures, applicable safety standards and provider instructions including:
    • Create and maintain chemical and equipment databases.
    • Perform calibration checks and operate specialist laboratory equipment/ instruments.
    • Evaluate and select equipment, and make recommendations for purchase.
    • Assist with training of teachers on the use of equipment, emphasising safety aspects for student use.

FINANCE

  • Support the development of the Science Budget including providing advice on appropriate purchases to ensure that available budget is used effectively and efficiently.
  • Be responsible for approved capital expenditure in the Science department for laboratory use in conjunction with the Science CAL.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Report faults in gas, water and electricity supplies and follow up the Property Manager or Science CAL to ensure the repairs are undertaken.
  • Other duties assigned by the Principal.

CHILD SAFETY

  • Provide students with a child-safe environment.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.
  • Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.
  • Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.
  • Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful applicant would demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal forms.
  • Ability to handle competing priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Advanced Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A high level of initiative.
  • The ability to work both independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Well organised and work with a high degree of accuracy at all times.

The successful applicant would hold:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or VET qualification, such as a Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques or Diploma of Laboratory Technology.
  • Current First Aid qualifications or willingness to complete.
  • Current Working With Children Clearance (Employee) or ability to attain.
  • Police Check, current to within two (2) years or ability to attain.

APPLICATION

Please submit a letter of introduction and your resume listing three referees electronically to [email protected].

POC: Human Resources Manager, Ph: 03 5226 8131, Email: [email protected]

Applications close Sunday, 2 October 2022

Communications Coordinator

Full Time Fixed Term Replacement 18 months

Commencing 27 January 2023

NATURE OF ROLE

Position: Full Time Fixed Term 18 months

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Education Support Officer Level 3, Category C (works 45 weeks per year and receives seven weeks’ paid school holidays)

Wage Range: $72 700 - $82 400

Commencement: 27 January 2023.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The College is seeking a Communications Coordinator commencing 27 January 2023 for a parental leave position (minimum 18 months). The Communications Coordinator provides high quality customer focused publications and website support to the College. They are also responsible for managing both the College and Old Collegian’s Social Media accounts. Reporting to the Director of Community and Development they provide operational support in the development office and manage College publications, photographs and promotional activities.

The Communications Coordinator is expected to work with a high degree of accuracy, displaying initiative and general administrative skills. The position requires excellent communications skills when supporting the College Community.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

COLLEGE BRANDING

Develop and maintain the College Style Guide.

Provide recommendations on opportunities for displaying a strong College brand across various media.

Produce photographic content and maintain College Photographic library (via Schoolbench) for promotional use. Maintain privacy guidelines for use of images.

PUBLICATIONS

Prepare College communications: Virtus. Ad Alta and fortnightly newsletter.

Prepare College promotional publications.

Prepare College event invitations, programmes etc.

Prepare and schedule content for Social Media including writing consistent copy.

Prepare short promotional videos.

Facilitate the use of web mail / blasts for campaigns.

Arrange quotations for and printing of publications.

Liaise with Registrar and Community and Development Office regarding College promotional material.

WEBSITE SUPPORT

Develop and maintain College Website, Web news, Social Media and College App.

Update and monitor the College Social Media Pages (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/LinkedIn) for both St Joseph’s and the Old Collegians’ Association.

Setup online ticketing & registration for College events on website and online booking platforms.

DATABASE SUPPORT

Communicate with and support volunteer College supporters.

Assist with maintaining College Community database on TASS comprising past students, past parents & friends, donors, deceased register and Old Collegian Association membership records. Data base management includes ongoing address recovery.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Have a commitment to and awareness of matters in relation to Occupational Health and Safety.

Maintain and contribute to individual and collective responsibility for Health and Safety at the College.

Attend major college events and college activities for photography opportunities.

Support the HR Manager in developing the advertising and website detail for employment opportunities.

Ad-hoc publication and website support tasks.

Support the setup and coordination of events as directed.

The position is required for times outside of the ‘normal’ working day due to the nature of the role.

The position is permitted to work remotely if required with approval from Director of Community and Development.

Assume other responsibilities, which may be in addition to the duties outlined, as delegated from time to time, by the Director of Community and Development.

CHILD SAFETY

Provide students with a child-safe environment.

Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.

Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.

Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.

Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful applicant would demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in a similar role.
  • Proficient skills across the Adobe creative suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, on a PC Platform. With Craft CMS, Premiere Pro.
  • Social Media Management experience highly regarded.
  • Photography skills including photo editing.
  • Proven ability to design and implement the production of printed and digital materials, designing brand communications, print collateral and digital media in a creative and innovative way.
  • Experience and understanding of acting as a brand guardian, helping to ensure the integrity and consistency of the brand across all digital and print assets, including through the provision of a range of branded assets.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal forms.
  • Ability to handle competing priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Advanced Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A high level of initiative.
  • The ability to work both independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Well organised and work with a high degree of accuracy at all times.

The successful applicant would hold:

Diploma or higher qualification in a relevant field i.e Graphic Design or similar.

Current First Aid qualifications or willingness to complete.

Current Working With Children Clearance (Employee) or ability to attain.

Police Check, current to within two (2) years or ability to attain.

APPLICATION

Please submit a letter of introduction and your resume listing three referees electronically to [email protected].

POC: Director of Community and Development, Ph: 03 5226 8120 Email: [email protected]

Applications close Sunday, 2 October 2022

Vocational Education and Training Coordinator

Full Time Fixed 12 Months

Commencing 27 January 2023

NATURE OF ROLE

Position: Full Time Fixed Term

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Education Support Officer Level 4, Category B (works during the school term time only and receives paid school holidays)

Wage Range: $79 700 - $90 800

Commencement: 27 January 2023.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Vocational Education and Training (VET) Coordinator works closely with the Head of Learning Mt Sion, Careers Coordinator, VCAL Coordinator and Learning Support Leaders to ensure the development and implementation of a comprehensive VET program at the College.

The VET Coordinator is responsible for implementing the College’s Vision for Learning with a focus on VET and assisting students with options beyond school within related tertiary and industry areas.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

VET COORDINATION

  • Develop a whole-school approach and understanding in the area of VET and associated future pathways for students with reference to College priorities that is reflective of best practice and research.
  • Oversee and manage the administration of the VET program at the College.
  • Liaise with RTOs regarding auspicing arrangements for school VET courses, including completion of paperwork and documentation by teachers, trainers, and relevant staff.
  • Provide current resources and relevant information to students, staff and parents to assist in making informed decisions related to VET options and associated future pathways.
  • Assist in the implementation of the College’s Assessment and Reporting policy and procedures with a focus on effective assessment and reporting that is consistent with external VET requirements.
  • Liaise with external providers to ensure all assessment and reporting requirements are adhered to including VET reporting templates and compliance requirements.
  • Liaise with the Director of Curriculum and Heads of Learning to provide advice and assist in individual learning pathways for students for Year 9, 10 and beyond.
  • Work with the Careers Coordinator in the provision of careers related services and promotions at the College.
  • Attend PSG Meetings (Program Support Group) or case management meetings when required.
  • Provide information for the College regular communications platforms.

VET ADMINISTRATION

  • Organise and administer student applications for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), and group training providers.
  • Forecast and administer the VET budget and student VET fee costs.
  • Ensure accurate entry of program data and results into VASS for VET and SBAT students in compliance with VCAA requirements.
  • Monitor attendance and performance of students attending VET classes and report to staff and parents as required.
  • Provide up-to-date data relating to VET enrolments and associated pathways.
  • Administer the Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) programs within the College and coordinate and monitor employers and students involved in SWL as part of VET programs.
  • Have a commitment to and awareness of matters in relation to Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Maintain and contribute to individual and collective responsibility for Health and Safety at the College.
  • Conduct Occupational Health and Safety / Student Welfare site visits for VET students undertaking SWL.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the College's child safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.
  • Ensure risk assessments and Safe Work Procedure (SWP) are completed or where already completed are reviewed, for their respective areas at a minimum of once per year in accordance with the criteria in the risk management methodology articulated in the CompliSpace online platforms (using the Enterprise Risk Management Framework prepared by TEREA in compliance with Risk Management - Guidelines ISO31000:2018 which may be amended from time to time) and loaded into SJC’s SharePoint system. In taking a risk-based approach, the frequency of these assessment cycles will be regularly reviewed, dependent upon safety incident reporting, including any near misses.
  • Complete online training assigned to them by SJC’s Risk and Compliance Manager.
  • Monitor the addition of any new or updated tasks to the practical curriculum to ensure there are no increased risks to student, staff or visitor safety. CALs/Positions can seek guidance from SJC’s Risk and Compliance Manager as to whether any additional risk controls should be added to the existing risk assessment templates.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Principal.

CHILD SAFETY

  • Provide students with a child-safe environment.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.
  • Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.
  • Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.
  • Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful applicant would demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong background in use of various software packages for managing finances including the ability to prepare analytical finance reports from databases.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Self-motivated person with a high level of initiative.
  • Exemplary customer service.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to listen and display patience.
  • The ability to work both independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Well organised and work with a high degree of accuracy at all times.

It is anticipated that the VET Coordinator would have the following:

  • A Certificate IV in Career Development or relevant experience.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Experience in a Vocational Education & Training leadership position.
  • Experience in an education related setting is desirable.

APPLICATION

Please submit a letter of introduction and your resume listing three referees electronically to [email protected].

POC: Human Resources Manager, Ph: 03 5226 8131, Email: [email protected]

Applications close Sunday, 2 October 2022

Network and Systems Engineer

Position: Full Time Ongoing Position

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Education Support Employee Category A (4 weeks Annual Leave)

Wage Range: $75 600 - $92 000 (Full Time Rate)

ROLE DESCRIPTION

St Joseph’s College Geelong welcomes applications from qualified and experienced Network and System Engineers wishing to join the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Team at the College for an immediate start.

The Network and Systems Engineer works with the Computer Services Manager and ICT Support Officers to support the development, deployment and maintenance of the College’s network and data base systems, in alignment with the curricula and administrative objectives of the College.

The incumbent works collaboratively with, and under the direction of, the ICT Manager to ensure that systems are efficient, effective, secure and responsive to the diverse needs of students, teaching staff, administration staff and the College's business operations.

The Network and Systems Engineer is expected to contribute to a positive and effective ICT Services team and planning for and executing a range of projects and services.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

LEADERSHIP

  • Assist in leading and managing the ICT Team in presenting a technically proficient, highly professional, welcoming and helpful service that clearly demonstrates the values of the College in the Edmund Rice Tradition.
  • Demonstrate leadership in the use of technology.
  • Provide strategic advice to the ICT and Business Manager on all matters related to ICT (including Audio-Visual) and development for the advancement of the College.

NETWORK MANAGEMENT

The Network and Systems Engineer is directly responsible to the ICT Manager. As an integral member of the ICT Services Team, they will

  • Manage a complex Microsoft server environment and secure data infrastructure including Microsoft Server, Exchange, SQL, M365, Teams Telephony, Azure and Intune.
  • Support and maintain the colleges wired and wireless network (Aruba).
  • Support and manage the College’s Microsoft Identity and Security services and continue to implement the College’s strategy for a single user identity and secure environment.
  • Support and maintain VMware vSphere server infrastructure.
  • Support and maintain Palo Alto firewall in multicampus environment.
  • Design, develop and manage a complex environment of patching, backup, monitoring, capacity planning and integration and automation.
  • Develop and maintain systems documentation in an on-going basis and identify opportunities to hand over support functions to the client services team in order to improve first call resolution.
  • Track, monitor, follow up, prioritise and escalate incidents in the College’s helpdesk system.
  • Maintain a cycle of process and service improvement – identifying areas of opportunity by analysing systems, requests, trends and helpdesk data and putting forward recommendations to improve the environment and processes.
  • Oversee advanced hardware support and troubleshooting of servers and network equipment.
  • Work in cooperation with the ICT Manager in designing and implementing the strategic direction for ICT at the College.
  • Assist the ICT Manager with other tasks as required.

ICT ADMINISTRATION

  • Support the development of the ICT Budget including providing advice on appropriate hardware and software purchases to ensure that available budget is used effectively and efficiently.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation concerning data privacy, data security, Cybersafety and copyright.
  • Support the development of policies and procedures for the appropriate use of computer related technologies.
  • Have a commitment to and awareness of matters in relation to Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Maintain and contribute to individual and collective responsibility for Health and Safety at the College.
  • Ensure OH&S risk assessments are completed for ICT practices and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal/Business Manager.

CHILD SAFETY

  • Provide students with a child-safe environment.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.
  • Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.
  • Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.
  • Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Microsoft Certification – Microsoft Technology Associate (IT Infrastructure) or MCSA (Windows Server)
  • Experience Scripting with PowerShell
  • Experience working with Aruba networking platforms involving ClearPass / Instant / Airwave
  • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls and Panorama management
  • Experience with Microsoft 365 Security, Identity and Intune
  • Experience with School Management System (TASS or similar system)
  • Working with Children Check for Victoria and National Police Record Check required

Personal Requirements/Competencies

  • Experience in a school environment
  • The ability to analyse, develop and implement solutions for issues raised by users
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and personal presentation
  • Capacity to accept a responsibility and accountability
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to ongoing personal professional development
  • Commitment to Catholic education

APPLICATION

Please submit a letter of introduction and your resume listing three referees electronically to [email protected]

Should you require any further detail please contact:

Human Resources Manager

St Joseph's College Geelong

135 Aphrasia Street, Newtown VICTORIA 3220

Ph:03 5226 8131

Applications close Sunday 2 October 2022