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].

Food Technology Teacher  

Part Time (negotiable)

Ongoing commencing 28 January 2022


Position: Part Time (FTE 0.84 negotiable) Ongoing Food Technology Teacher

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Teacher Level Dependent on Experience

Wage Range: $72 000 - $108 000

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The College is seeking a Part Time Food Technology Teacher to join the St Joseph’s College team in 2022. The successful applicant would need to be able to teach from Year 7 to VCE Food Technology. The ability to include Homeroom and General Religious Education would be advantageous.

Teachers at St Joseph's College are employed to perform specific tasks as teachers of subjects and classroom administration. Each teacher brings one's own individuality to the job, and thus a plurality of teaching approaches naturally occurs.

Within the context of a large organisation there is the need for each teacher to be consistent in the application of school procedures and policies. Teachers are expected to attend all relevant staff meetings and curriculum meetings.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

OVERALL FUNCTIONS

  • To teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
  • To teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students.
  • Actively and publicly promote and support the College, its mission, vision and values.
  • Support the Catholic ethos of the College and the liturgical dimension of College life.
  • Be a positive role model to students, parents, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Be Prepared, Enthusiastic, Fair and Consistent.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teachers operate in a multi-faceted role where duties include:
    • Best practice in teaching.
    • Pastoral care.
    • Curriculum development.
    • Professional development.
    • Co-curricular involvement.
    • General and Administrative duties.
    • Duty of care responsibilities.
  • Responsible for the behaviour of all students.
  • Responsible for the appearance of students and model appropriate dress by adhering to the dress code policy as published.
  • Develop and maintain collegial and professional relationships with fellow staff members.
  • Adhere to all College policies as published.
  • Use class time, not scheduled for teaching duties, for the purposes of lesson planning, assessment of student work and organization.
  • In addition all teachers are required to contribute in an equitable way to activities which are not necessarily directly related to their duties as a subject/class teacher.
  • Maintain and safeguard the privacy of students and student records
  • 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 have:

  • a current Victorian Institute of Teaching registration, or ability to attain registration, is a requirement for the position, and
  • relevant tertiary qualifications.

APPLICATION

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

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

Applications close Sunday, 28 November 2021

Social Worker

Part Time (FTE 0.6) 12 Month Fixed Term


Position: Part Time (FTE 0.6) Part Time Social Worker 12 month 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 B

Wage Range: $41 890 - $47 464 (FTE 0.6) + super.

Commencement: 28 January 2022

ROLE DESCRIPTION

St Joseph’s College Geelong is seeking the services of an experienced Social Worker to work as part of the Student Wellness Team reporting to the Head of Student Services. The successful applicant will be experienced in providing a professional counselling service to students at the College.

The Social Worker provides direct practice, service management, organisational development and system change. They provide input to policy, research and education and professional development.

The Social Worker works with individuals, groups and communities at the interface between the student, school organisation and curriculum, peers, family, neighborhood and wider society.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT

Providing direct support to students and families that addresses social and emotional needs, such as psycho-social assessment, critical incident response, advocacy and support for students and families and liaison with external community service providers.

Have a thorough understanding of the impact of mental health on adolescents, and strategies to engage adolescents in counselling, including the ability to undertake a mental health risk assessment.

Contributing to the delivery of student support services within a multi-disciplinary team.

Supporting the school and staff in the development of educational programs, particularly in respect to students with additional needs.

Providing assistance in health promotion activities, such as R U OK Day and Respectful Relationships initiatives

Providing advice to the leadership of the school about student support service needs.

Liaising with community service organisations, Department of Families, Fairness and Housing, hospitals, specialist programs and other professionals as directed by the team.

ADMINISTRATION

Develop, plan, and implement wellness policies, procedures, and best practices for the College.

Maintain appropriate documentation in accordance with the AASW guidelines.

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 duties as assigned by the Head of Student Services.

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 have:

Highly developed people and communication skills.

Compassion and empathy able to foster healthy and productive relationships with their clients and colleagues.

Self-motivated person with a high level of initiative.

Strong organisational skills managing multiple clients, often assisting with their paperwork or documenting their treatment

A high level of confidentiality and sensitivity.

A strong understanding of database management with well-developed and accurate computer skills.

Experience in an education setting or youth settings is highly desirable

Graduate or postgraduate qualifications in social work or other qualifications that are acceptable for membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers.

A current Working With Children (Employee) and National Police Check is a requirement for employment.

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, 28 November 2021

General Hand – Gardens and Grounds

Ongoing Full Time


Position: Full Time Ongoing General Hand – Gardens and Grounds

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: School Services Officer Cat A (4 weeks annual leave)

Wage Range: $52 500 - $56 800 plus super.

Commencement: Immediate start negotiable dependent on notice requirements.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

St Joseph’s College Geelong is seeking the services of an experienced General Hand – Gardens and Grounds responsible to the Property Manager to maintain the College gardens and grounds including general maintenance tasks as directed. This may include, but is not limited to weeding, pruning, cleaning of litter and other areas as required around the school. The repair or ongoing maintenance of buildings not including work that would require the expertise of a tradesman.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

GARDENS AND GROUNDS SUPPORT

Manage the College gardens and grounds to a high standard including weeding garden beds, paths and edges, pruning trees and roses, maintaining soil condition, water and mulch as required, mowing lawns and ovals.

Maintain and monitor irrigations systems in place at the College.

Assist in the planning and delivery of structural landscaping including, but not limited to paving, retaining walls, drainage, soft works, turfing.

Assist with sustainability initiatives and projects.

Selection and planting of shrubs, flowers and trees to new areas.

Handle, apply and store chemicals safely.

Use a wide variety of tools and machines; including tractor, grounds vehicles, power drills, grinders, saws, pressure washers and watering equipment in accordance with manufacturer instructions employing correct manual handling and operation of equipment techniques.

Support the development of short, medium, and long-term preventative management plans for the College gardens and grounds.

Maintain and arrange servicing of tools and equipment used in the maintenance of the gardens and grounds.

Coordinate contractors and vendors supplying gardens and grounds services, ensuring that all necessary work is undertaken and best suits the needs of the College and at all times ensuring value is obtained and within the approved budget.

Support the preparation of the operational budgets for gardens and grounds as part of the overall maintenance budget.

Assist with the setup of special functions and other school activities (eg. athletics and other sporting carnivals, assemblies and other gatherings).

Assist in the ongoing security of the College grounds and facilities using the unlock / lock up procedures established for the College (including alarms) when required.

Attend designated management and coordination meetings as directed.

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.

Maintain OH & S procedures related to the gardens and grounds including the maintaining the safe and tidy organisation of the gardens and grounds storage areas and equipment.

Help to ensure a safe working environment in the wider maintenance team work areas.

The General Hand is expected to work within Workplace Health and Safety guidelines and keep himself/herself well informed on this subject, especially as it relates to schools and a duty of care towards students.

Other duties as assigned by the Property 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.

Exercise pastoral care in a manner that reflects school values.

Support the implementation of strategies that promote a healthy and positive learning environment.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful applicant would demonstrate that they are:

An effective team member with the ability to work both independently and as part of the team.

Recognised qualifications in any claimed trade skills.

Self-motivated person with initiative and ability to complete tasks independently (under minimal direction).

A strong knowledge of occupational health and safety in the workplace and the ability to follow formal procedures and verbal directions.

A current Working With Children (Employee) and National Police Check is a requirement for employment.

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, 28 November 2021

Senior Mathematics Teacher

Ongoing Full Time commencing 28 January 2022

Position: Full Time Ongoing Senior Mathematics Teacher

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Teacher Level Dependent on Experience

Wage Range: $72 000 - $108 000

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The College is seeking a Senior Mathematics Teacher to join the St Joseph’s College team in 2022. An ability to teach alternate methods of Physics and Religious Education would be advantageous.

Teachers at St Joseph's College are employed to perform specific tasks as teachers of subjects and classroom administration. Each teacher brings one's own individuality to the job, and thus a plurality of teaching approaches naturally occurs.

Within the context of a large organisation there is the need for each teacher to be consistent in the application of school procedures and policies. Teachers are expected to attend all relevant staff meetings and curriculum meetings.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

OVERALL FUNCTIONS

  • To teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
  • To teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students.
  • Actively and publicly promote and support the College, its mission, vision and values.
  • Support the Catholic ethos of the College and the liturgical dimension of College life.
  • Be a positive role model to students, parents, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Be Prepared, Enthusiastic, Fair and Consistent.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teachers operate in a multi-faceted role where duties include:
    • Best practice in teaching.
    • Pastoral care.
    • Curriculum development.
    • Professional development.
    • Co-curricular involvement.
    • General and Administrative duties.
    • Duty of care responsibilities.
  • Responsible for the behaviour of all students.
  • Responsible for the appearance of students and model appropriate dress by adhering to the dress code policy as published.
  • Develop and maintain collegial and professional relationships with fellow staff members.
  • Adhere to all College policies as published.
  • Use class time, not scheduled for teaching duties, for the purposes of lesson planning, assessment of student work and organization.
  • In addition all teachers are required to contribute in an equitable way to activities which are not necessarily directly related to their duties as a subject/class teacher.
  • Maintain and safeguard the privacy of students and student records
  • 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 have:

  • a current Victorian Institute of Teaching registration, or ability to attain registration, is a requirement for the position, and
  • relevant tertiary qualifications.

APPLICATION

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

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

Applications close Sunday, 28 November 2021

Systems Technology and Information Systems Teacher

Ongoing Full Time commencing 28 January 2022

Position: Full Time Ongoing Systems Technology and Information Systems Teacher

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Teacher Level Dependent on Experience

Wage Range: $72 000 - $108 000

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The College is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, innovative and enthusiastic teacher able to deliver Systems Technology, Systems Engineering and Digital/Information Technology to all levels. The role will involve Coding, Robotics, Making/Engineering, 3D printing, Design Thinking, Computer Aided Design and 21st century skills. The ability to teach Religious Education would be an advantage.

Teachers at St Joseph's College are employed to perform specific tasks as teachers of subjects and classroom administration. Each teacher brings one's own individuality to the job, and thus a plurality of teaching approaches naturally occurs.

Within the context of a large organisation there is the need for each teacher to be consistent in the application of school procedures and policies. Teachers are expected to attend all relevant staff meetings and curriculum meetings.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

OVERALL FUNCTIONS

  • To teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
  • To teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students.
  • Actively and publicly promote and support the College, its mission, vision and values.
  • Support the Catholic ethos of the College and the liturgical dimension of College life.
  • Be a positive role model to students, parents, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Be Prepared, Enthusiastic, Fair and Consistent.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teachers operate in a multi-faceted role where duties include:
    • Best practice in teaching.
    • Pastoral care.
    • Curriculum development.
    • Professional development.
    • Co-curricular involvement.
    • General and Administrative duties.
    • Duty of care responsibilities.
  • Responsible for the behaviour of all students.
  • Responsible for the appearance of students and model appropriate dress by adhering to the dress code policy as published.
  • Develop and maintain collegial and professional relationships with fellow staff members.
  • Adhere to all College policies as published.
  • Use class time, not scheduled for teaching duties, for the purposes of lesson planning, assessment of student work and organization.
  • In addition all teachers are required to contribute in an equitable way to activities which are not necessarily directly related to their duties as a subject/class teacher.
  • Maintain and safeguard the privacy of students and student records
  • 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 have:

  • a current Victorian Institute of Teaching registration, or ability to attain registration, is a requirement for the position, and
  • relevant tertiary qualifications.

APPLICATION

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

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

Applications close Sunday, 28 November 2021