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 1400 students are enrolled at the school for 2024.

The College employs 190 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

    All applicants should complete the College Employment Application Form which can be download below:

    The following teaching positions are currently being advertised:

    Join our Teaching Team in 2025

    Expression of Interest: Permanent and Leave Replacement Teaching Positions for 2025

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong is inviting expressions of interest for both permanent ongoing and leave replacement teaching positions for the 2025 academic year. Graduates are encouraged to apply. We are seeking passionate educators in the following disciplines:

    • The Arts
    • Religious Education
    • Food Technology
    • Health & Physical Education
    • Languages (Italian & Indonesian)
    • English & Humanities
    • Science & Mathematics
    • Wood and Textiles

    A range Positions of Leadership may also be available to the suitable qualified applicant. The ability to teach Religious Education is an advantage.

    Salary is in line with the Catholic Education Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2022.

    POC: Human Resource Manager
    Ph: 5251 1136
    Email: hr@ignatius.vic.edu.au

    Applications close 4.00pm Friday, 26th July

    Casual Sport Coaches

    Saint Ignatius College is seeking Casual Sport Coaches to assist in delivering high-quality sports coaching sessions to Year 7 and 8 students of various ages and skill levels. Coaches play a pivotal role in promoting physical activity, teaching sports skills, and fostering a positive and inclusive environment. This role requires flexibility, enthusiasm, and a strong passion for sports and fitness.

    This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact on participants' lives through sports and physical activity at Saint Ignatius College. If you are passionate about coaching and have the skills and enthusiasm to inspire others, we encourage you to apply.

    Please send a one-page resume to the Head of Sport, Mr. Andrew Philp, at philpa@ignatius.vic.edu.au.

    Expressions of interest

    Expressions of interest are also sought for future roles:

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong is seeking expressions of interest for the following roles:

    • Teachers looking to relocate to the Geelong area now, or in the next 12 months.
    • Graduate teachers who have completed or are nearing completion of their course.
    • Emergency Teachers.
    • Primary teachers who are qualified in secondary as well as primary.
    • Learning support staff seeking part time employment - initially it would be casual replacement but expected to grow. This could suit someone studying education.

    Catholic Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2022. To register your interest please forward a resume, covering letter and a completed application form to hr@ignatius.vic.edu.au

  • Current Employment: Education Support Officers

    Employment positions for Education Support Officers:

    The College warmly invites expressions of interest from individuals interested in joining our vibrant team in various capacities:

    • Learning Support Staff: Whether seeking casual or ongoing roles, your passion for education and supporting students is valued.
    • Administration Staff: Whether your availability is for casual shifts or you're seeking a more permanent position, your organisational skills are appreciated.
    • While there may not be immediate openings, we encourage proactive applicants to submit their application forms along with a CV and a cover letter outlining their career aspirations. We recognize that unforeseen opportunities may arise, and we welcome the chance to consider qualified candidates for such positions.

    Receptionist – Visitor and Student Services

    We are seeking to appoint a full-time experienced Receptionist in an ongoing position commencing as soon as possible.

    About the Role:

    The College and Student Services Receptionist is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to students, staff, families and visitors to the College. This role involves a variety of administrative support tasks, the provision of First Aid services to students, including the administering of medication and the maintenance of accurate student medical records.

    This role is essential in ensuring the smooth operation of the College’s administrative and First Aid functions while providing a welcoming and professional environment for all visitors and members of the College community.

    About You:

    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Strong administrative, time management, and organisational abilities, including the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
    • High-level ICT skills including experience with data bases
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others.
    • Prior experience in the education industry is desirable but not necessary.
    • Capacity to manage own time and complete multiple tasks within a set time frame
    • Demonstrated capacity to maintain confidentiality
    • Clearly and concisely relay information, actively listen to visitors, callers and team members, and provide and accept feedback constructively.
    • Demonstrate empathy, respect, and the ability to build strong relationships within the team, with students, parents and with visitors.
    • Collaborate with management, staff and team members to achieve common goals, adapt to new ideas, and prioritise team success over individual achievements.
    • Support team members and foster a positive work environment.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Current Level 2 First Aid Certificate or willingness to complete prior to employment
    • Current Working With Children Check or willingness to obtain prior to employment
    • Current National Police Record Check or willingness to obtain prior to employment

    The Receptionist will contribute to a supportive and efficient team environment, helping to enhance overall productivity and workplace harmony.

    Applications, including a cover letter, resume and Application for Employment Form are to be forwarded to hr@ignatius.vic.edu.au by 4.00 pm on Friday 2 August 2024.

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong promotes the safety, wellbeing, and inclusion of all children and young people.