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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 2020

    The following teaching positions currently being advertised:

    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, Monday March 30th 2020

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

    Please mark the email subject as: Staffing 2020: Attention: Paul Lewis

  • Current Employment: Education Support Officers

    Employment positions for Education Support Officers:

    The following position is currently being advertised.

    Instrumental Music Tutor

    Percussion (Drums)

    Currently 3 casual sessions on a Monday with small Year 7 group.
    Ability to arrange Private lessons on the day to successful applicant.

    Position reviewed each semester as it is time table dependent.

    Specific duties of the role include:

    • Supervised by Year 7 Music program Coordinator:
    • Working with the classroom music teacher to take small groups of instrumental lessons
    • Attending performances as required

    Supervised by Instrumental Music Coordinator:

    • Taking individual students years 7-12 for private instrumental lessons
    • Having knowledge of VCE music requirements
    • Assisting in preparing ensembles for performances and take ensembles as required
    • Invoice and collect lessons fees privately
    • Arrange lessons and follow lessons with families directly
    • College will provide list of students requiring lessons and make space available during school hours

    Applications close Friday March 27th 2020 at 12noon

    Applications by email: Attention Paul Lewis dpoffice@ignatius.vic.edu.au

    See attached Role description for more details:

    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.

    Renumeration: As agreed as a casual Music Tutor under Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010

  • 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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