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 and 2020

    The following teaching positions are currently being advertised:

    Year 7-9 Humanities, Mathematics and Digital Technology Teacher

    Vet Building and Construction Teacher 

    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.

  • Current Employment: Education Support Officers

    Employment positions for Education Support Officers in 2019 and 2020:

    The following Education Support Officer positions currently being advertised.

    Learning Support Staff 2020

    Part time – fixed and ongoing positions available

    Hours 8.45am to 3.00pm Category B (includes school holidays)

    The specific work days will be confirmed with the successful applicants.

    Certificate or Diploma and experience assisting students with disabilities are highly desirable.

    Please provide Employment application, resume and cover letter (including availability for the above hours).

    Full details to apply see employment section of the College website

    Applications close Friday September 13th

    The College will also accept applications for casual Learning Support Staff.

    Applications to Deputy Principals’ secretaries at:
    Please mark the email subject as: Staffing 2020: Attention - Paul Lewis

    Learning Support Staff Role Description PDF

  • 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.


    • 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.


    • Ability to teach Religious Education.

    • An understanding of current issues in education.

    CECV Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

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