Saint Ignatius College Geelong

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Employment at Saint Ignatius College

Unique within the Geelong education sector, Saint Ignatius College offers Co-Educational Catholic secondary education to students in Years 7 to 12.

A Jesuit Partner School in the Ignatian Tradition of Education, Saint Ignatius College is located at Drysdale on the Bellarine Peninsula, Saint Ignatius is a growing school with demand for student places from the Surf Coast to the Bellarine Peninsula.

Over 1300 students are enrolled at the school for 2019.

The College employs 110 teaching and non-teaching staff.

Statement of our Commitment to Child Safety

Saint Ignatius College Geelong is committed to being a Child Safe organisation. The College has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to acting in children’s best interests and in keeping them safe from harm. We regard our child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance and as such, is committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations and maintain a child safe culture.


  • Current Employment: Teachers

    Employment Positions for Teachers in 2019

    The following Teaching positions are being re-advertised:

    Both are full-time, on-going positions:

    Director of Teaching Development (POL4)

    We are looking for someone with leadership aspirations to fill this leadership position. 

    The Position of Leadership is a POL 4 level, until the end of 2021, and it is an on-going Teaching position at the College. The starting date is negotiable

    Director of Teaching Development Role Description PDF

    Teacher Role Description PDF

    Homeroom Teacher Role PDF

    Staff Application Form PDF

    It is expected that all staff at Saint Ignatius College are involved in the extensive co-curriculum programs of the College.

    Support for the Catholic and Ignatian ethos as well as the College’s Child Safe policies and procedures are essential.

    Salary will be according to the Victorian Catholic Education Multi-Employer Agreement 2018.

    Applications by 4pm. Tuesday June 11th 2019

    Applications to Deputy Principal's secretaries at dpoffice@ignatius.vic.edu.au

    Please mark subject as: Staffing 2019: Attention - Paul Lewis


    Teacher of Year 12 English, Junior English and a Homeroom Teacher

    This is a full-time, on-going Teaching position. The starting date is the first day of Term 3, 2019.

    Teacher Role Description PDF

    Homeroom Teacher Role PDF

    Staff Application Form PDF

    It is expected that all staff at Saint Ignatius College are involved in the extensive co-curriculum programs of the College.

    Support for the Catholic and Ignatian ethos as well as the College’s Child Safe policies and procedures are essential.

    Salary will be according to the Victorian Catholic Education Multi-Employer Agreement 2018.

    Applications by 4pm. Tuesday June 11th 2019

    Applications to Deputy Principal's secretaries at dpoffice@ignatius.vic.edu.au

    Please mark subject as: Staffing 2019: Attention - Paul Lewis



  • Current Employment: Education Support Officers

    Employment positions for Education Support Officers in 2019:

    The current Education Support Officer position is being advertised:

    Property Manager

    This is a leadership, management, hands-on role.  You will be responsible for operational property and maintenance matters, including general care and aesthetics of all grounds and facilities, property and equipment maintenance, including security and overseeing cleaners.

    We are seeking applications from, dedicated, organised, enthusiastic and energetic team players who would be willing to take on the responsibility for the day to day management of the functions and operations involved in organising, developing and maintaining the College’s facilities and grounds.

    The Property Manager will oversee the grounds and maintenance team, contractors and volunteers. 

    Closing date for applications is Monday 13 May 2019

    Applications should be addressed to the Director of Infrastructure & Operations and emailed to mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au

    Application Process

    • Complete the “Application for Employment Form”

    • Attach Resume (Maximum of 2 pages) Highlighting experience relevant to this position

    • A covering letter which includes addressing the following questions.

      • Why you are interested in this position?

      • Why you believe you are qualified to carry out this position?

      • What value you can add to the College both personally and carrying out the duties of the position?

      • Achievements, or personal highlights, in your current or previous roles. 

    • All applications received will be acknowledged via email. 

    • After the closing date, only short-listed applicants will be contacted by the College, to arrange an interview. (Usually within 10 days of closing).

    Property Manager Position Description PDF

    Staff Application Form PDF 

    Support for the Catholic and Ignatian ethos as well as the College’s Child Safe policies and procedures are essential.

    Salary will be according to the Victorian Catholic Education Multi-Employer Agreement 2018.

  • Selection Criteria

    Teaching Staff - Generic Selection Criteria

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong is an Equal Opportunity employer and supports workplace gender equality. All employees are expected to support gender equality in the workplace.

    Essential

    • Understanding of and commitment to ethos of Catholic Education.

    • Understanding of contemporary learning and teaching principles and practice.

    • Accreditation to teach in a Catholic school or willingness to undertake the necessary professional learning to achieve accreditation.

    • Willingness to support and undertake formation In the Ignatian ethos of the college.

    • Well developed understanding of Key Learning Area concepts and content.

    • An energetic and creative attitude to working collegially in an environment that values continuous improvement.

    • The ability to provide a learning environment that engages and challenges students and encourages them to take responsibility for their own learning.

    • The ability to establish and maintain clear and consistent expectations for students as learners and for their behaviour in the classroom.

    • Understanding and commitment to the ideal of teaching the whole person.

    • Willingness and ability to participate in the co-curricular program.

    • Proficient classroom management ability.

    • The ability to plan, develop and document units of work.

    • The ability to assess student progress and provide meaningful reports.

    • Willingness and ability to take on the Homeroom teacher role.

    • Capacity for taking on Positions of Leadership.

    Desirable

    • Ability to teach Religious Education.

    • An understanding of current issues in education.

    CECV Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

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