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

    The following teaching positions are currently being advertised:

    Position 1:

    Music Teacher / Year 7 Music Program Coordinator / College Bands

    This is a 0.8FTE, contract position for Term 4, 2021 to start on 4 October 2021.
    The successful applicant will be a highly capable musician with excellent conducting and motivational skills evident in their teaching style

    Duties include:

    • Classroom music teaching
    • Coordination of the Year 7 Music Program
    • Music instrument instruction – small groups (Year 7)
    • Music Ensemble Instruction and Conducting

    The ability to teach other subjects, including R.E., would be an advantage.

    Significant experience conducting Bands is required.

    Woodwind experience would be an advantage.

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

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

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

    Applications close 4:00pm Friday 25 June

    Applications for any of the above positions are to be sent to: The Deputy Principals’ Assistant dpoffice@ignatius.vic.edu.au
    Please mark the email subject as: Current Staffing Positions


    Position 2

    VET Building and Construction (Carpentry) Teacher

    VET Building and Construction (Carpentry) Teacher and other Technology subjects (full time) or a teacher of VET Building and Construction (Carpentry) (part time)

    A position exists for a suitably qualified tradesperson to deliver onsite, at our College, the Certificate II VET Building and Construction (Carpentry) course.

    This position requires the person to:

    • hold the Certificate III Building and Construction (Carpentry) qualification
    • have seven years recent experience working as a tradesperson in this area
    • hold the Certificate IV Training and Assessment qualification [TAE 40116] and
    • be VIT registered.

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

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

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

    Applications for any of the above positions are to be sent to: The Deputy Principals’ Assistant dpoffice@ignatius.vic.edu.au
    Please mark the email subject as: Current Staffing Positions



    Expressions of interest for:

    Emergency Teaching Positions

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong is seeking expressions of interest for Emergency Teaching Positions (secondary).

    Successful applicants will be added to our emergency teaching pool and called on when required. Employment conditions are in accordance with the Victorian

    Catholic Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2018. To register your interest please forward a resume, covering letter and a completed application form to

    the Assistant to the Deputy Principals, Ms Andrea Nickels at dpoffice@ignatius.vic.edu.au

  • Current Employment: Education Support Officers

    Employment positions for Education Support Officers:

    The following position is currently being advertised.


    Education Support Officer (Category A) – Information Librarian

    This is a full time contract position from the start of Term 4, 2021 (4 October) to the end of Term 4 2022.

    This is a maternity leave replacement position.

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

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

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

    Applications close 4:00pm Friday 25 June

    Applications for any of the above positions are to be sent to: The Deputy Principals’ Assistant dpoffice@ignatius.vic.edu.au
    Please mark the email subject as: Current Staffing Positions

  • 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