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 2021.

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

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

    The following teaching positions are currently being advertised:

    Digital Technologies Teacher, including VCE Applied Computing

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong is a Catholic co-educational secondary school with a student population in excess of 1300.

    Applications are invited for the following ongoing position:

    Digital Technologies, including VCE Applied Computing A full-time/part-time on-going teaching position 

    Commencing Term 2, 2022 or by agreement

    Suitably qualified applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience. 

    Please submit your cover letter, resume and completed College Employment Application form to Patricia McKay at mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au.

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

    Health & Physical Education and Mathematics teacher

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong is seeking a Mathematics and Health & Physical Education teacher in a part time contract position for Term 3, exact start date to be confirmed.

    The successful applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to Catholic Education and to the safety and wellbeing of children and will be required to provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencing.

    Graduates are encouraged to apply, along with students nearing completion of their study.

    Please submit your application including a cover letter, resume and Application for Employment Form to Patricia McKay at mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au

    Expressions of interest

    Expressions of interest are also sought from:

    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 2018. To register your interest please forward a resume, covering letter and a completed application form to Patricia McKay at mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au

    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 Patricia McKay at mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au

  • Current Employment: Education Support Officers

    Employment positions for Education Support Officers:

    The following positions are currently being advertised.


    We are seeking a Registrar in a full time role as the first point of contact for prospective students and parents, with the ability to manage the enrolment and exit of students.

    This position is full time 38 hours per week, but includes 7 weeks’ holidays - 1 week in each term break and 4 weeks at the end of the year.

    Email applications to: mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au 


    We are looking for an experienced part time Receptionist (up to 4 days per week) initially for a fixed term. Days could be negotiable for the successful applicant.

    This has the potential to become ongoing. We are also looking for someone who is interested in filling in on a casual basis if one of our current receptionists are on leave.

    Email applications to: mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au 

    Learning Support Staff

    We currently have 1 day a fortnight to offer someone. We also believe we may have another position later in the year. Please send expressions of interest in these positions.

    This could suit someone studying.

    Email applications to: mckayp@ignatius.vic.edu.au 

  • 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