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Careers

The Application Process

Are you ready to start your career journey with us? You can search and apply now for current opportunities.

Our selection process overview and application tips will help you understand what to expect throughout the recruitment process and enable you to submit your best application.

Written Application

The Interview

Pre Employment Checks

Notification of Outcome

ICT Support Officer

ICT Support Officer

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 14 August 2022

Excellent opportunity to join our professional and supportive ICT team, providing level 1 & 2 ICT technical support services to staff, students and their parents.

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About the Role:

  • ICT Support Services role - reporting to ICT Systems Manager 
  • Full-time, permanent (Mon-Fri)
  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • Salary and conditions in accordance with the NSW Catholic Independent Schools (Support Staff - Model B) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2020

The ICT Support Officer works within a small team to provide ICT support services to staff, students and their parents. This includes providing a range of level 1 and Level 2 ICT technical support across the College, promoting the College’s commitment to providing an innovative and contemporary education for young women.

About you:

  • Strong work ethic with excellent attention to detail.
  • Can-do attitude with a genuine interest in ICT and a desire to advance knowledge and keep up to date with new technologies and trends.
  • Able to maintain a high standard of professionalism and customer service while working efficiently in a busy environment.
  • Excellent team player with the ability to be flexible and responsive to changing priorities. 

Essential Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience providing level 2 ICT support services 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in ICT or similar qualification
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on exceptional customer service 
  • Ability to work as a positive and collaborative team member
  • Ability to work proactively to identify and solve problems, research and apply knowledge and transferable skillsets to enhance systems and practices.
  • Professionalism and discretion at all times with the ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility and commitment to the provision of a high standard of customer service, with the ability to contribute to critical tasks or projects outside of normal hours when required.

Child protection legislation requires the successful applicant to supply a valid Working with Children Check

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English Teacher

Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 17 August 2022

Applications are now invited for the position of English Teacher. This is a full-time permanent position commencing January 2023.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH US!

  • Highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • A sense of belonging with a strong focus on community
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and development with exceptional professional development opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career
  • Creating genuine impact and making a difference to our inspiring, dedicated and delightful students!

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The English Teacher provides a contemporary education to students in accordance with the appropriate syllabus and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. This includes the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Recognised teaching qualification, approved for teaching secondary school (Stages 4-6)with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accreditation
  • Experience, with demonstrated high standard of competency and proficiency as a classroom teacher, with strong knowledge of English curriculum and the ability to structure lessons that meet the individual physical, social and intellectual development needs of students.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the holistic approach to education which challenges the creativity, initiative and ability of each student.
  • Demonstrated outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, critical analysis and problem-solving skills with the ability to work collaboratively and respectfully in a team environment.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and purpose of an all-girl Catholic College embracing the Good Samaritan and Benedictine tradition.
  • Strong digital literacy with the ability and willingness to engage with a variety of technologies.
  • Ability to teach English Extension will be an advantage.
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Science Teacher

Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 17 August 2022

Applications are now invited for the position of Science Teacher. Commencing January 2023, there are opportunities available for full-time permanent and full-time temporary (12 months parental leave replacement) positions.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH US!

  • Highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • A sense of belonging with a strong focus on community
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and development with exceptional professional development opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career
  • Creating genuine impact and making a difference to our inspiring, dedicated and delightful students!

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Science Teacher provides a contemporary education to students in accordance with the appropriate syllabus and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. This includes the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Recognised teaching qualification, approved for teaching secondary school (Stages 4-6)with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accreditation
  • Experience with the ability to teach Stage 6 Science in Physics and/or Chemistry and/or Biology
  • Experience, with demonstrated high standard of competency and proficiency as a classroom teacher, with strong knowledge of curriculum and the ability to structure lessons that meet the individual physical, social and intellectual development needs of students.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the holistic approach to education which challenges the creativity, initiative and ability of each student.
  • Demonstrated outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, critical analysis and problem-solving skills with the ability to work collaboratively and respectfully in a team environment.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and purpose of an all-girl Catholic College embracing the Good Samaritan and Benedictine tradition.
  • Strong digital literacy with the ability and willingness to engage with a variety of technologies.
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TAS Teacher

Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Industrial Technology, TAS, Technology.
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 17 August 2022

Applications are now invited for the position of TAS Teacher (Stages 4 to 6). This is a permanent full-time position; commencing January 2023.

Join our innovative, dynamic and energetic TAS team!

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH US!

  • Highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • A sense of belonging with a strong focus on community
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and development with exceptional professional development opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career
  • Sensational work location, right by the beach and opposite Wollongong Harbour
  • Creating genuine impact and making a difference to our inspiring, dedicated and delightful students!

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The TAS Teacher provides a contemporary education to students in Years 7 - 12 in accordance with the appropriate syllabus and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. This includes the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Recognised teaching qualification, approved for teaching secondary school (Stages 4-6)with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accreditation
  • Strong knowledge of the NSW curriculum with the ability to teach Stages 5 & 6 Industrial Technology Multimedia, Stage 4 Technology and Stages 5 & 6 Design and Technology.
  • Strong digital literacy with experience using a range of technologies and software types and the willingness to engage with a variety of technologies.
  • Experience, with demonstrated high standard of competency and proficiency as a classroom teacher, with the ability to structure lessons that meet the individual physical, social and intellectual development needs of students.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the holistic approach to education which challenges the creativity, initiative and ability of each student.
  • Demonstrated outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, critical analysis and problem-solving skills with the ability to work collaboratively and respectfully in a team environment.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and purpose of an all-girl Catholic College embracing the Good Samaritan and Benedictine tradition.
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Mathematics Teacher

Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Mathematics
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 17 August 2022

Applications are now invited for the position of Mathematics Teacher. This is a full-time permanent position commencing January 2023.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH US!

  • Highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • A sense of belonging with a strong focus on community
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and development with exceptional professionaldevelopment opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career
  • Creating genuine impact and making a difference to our inspiring, dedicated and delightfulstudents!

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Mathematics Teacher provides a contemporary education to students in accordance with the appropriate syllabus and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. This includes the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Recognised teaching qualification, approved for teaching secondary school (Stages 4-6)with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accreditation
  • Experience, with demonstrated high standard of competency and proficiency as a classroom teacher, with strong knowledge of curriculum and the ability to structure lessons that meet the individual physical, social and intellectual development needs of students.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the holistic approach to education which challenges the creativity, initiative and ability of each student.
  • Demonstrated outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, critical analysis and problem-solving skills with the ability to work collaboratively and respectfully in a team environment.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and purpose of an all-girl Catholic College
  • embracing the Good Samaritan and Benedictine tradition.
  • Strong digital literacy with the ability and willingness to engage with a variety of technologies.
  • Ability to teach Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 will be an advantage.

Applications close on Wednesday 17 August 2022.

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Science Coordinator

Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Science
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 21 August 2022

Applications are now invited for the position of Science Coordinator (Coordinator 3). This is a full-time leadership position commencing January 2023.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH US!

  • Opportunity to lead in a highly collaborative and supportive team environment
  • A sense of belonging with a strong focus on community
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and development with exceptional professional development opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career
  • Challenged to be your best and make a difference to our inspiring, dedicated and delightful students!

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Science Coordinator provides leadership and coordination of the pedagogical and administrative frameworks to support the teaching of Science for Years 7 to 12. This includes leading a team of teaching staff to develop, embed and continuously improve teaching and learning, curriculum development and evaluation practices to enable each student’s capacity to achieve her full potential.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Commitment to Catholic education, a clear understanding of the vision and mission of Catholic Schools and a willingness to support faith formation of students.
  • Demonstrated educational leadership skills with the ability to build the capacity and effectively manage the performance of individuals and teams.
  • Excellent classroom practitioner with substantial currency in science pedagogy and knowledge of the Science curriculum, with the ability to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and design inclusive and contemporary teaching and learning programs.
  • Effective administrative and organisational skills including highly developed interpersonal skills demonstrating an ability to effectively communicate with parents, students and staff.
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively and proactively engage with and contribute to the work of the KLA Leadership Team and Pastoral Care Leadership Team.

Applications close on Wednesday, 21 August 2022.

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Be Inspired

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Our Vision

St Mary Star of the Sea College educates young women to love life, lead, achieve and care for their world. Our College motto is “I am born for higher things”.

Our Mission

St Mary Star of the Sea College is a leader in all girls contemporary education in a safe, inclusive and globally aware environment. Our students love their school and they are able to thrive and be challenged to achieve their very best whilst all the while impelled to seek justice, peace, equity and ecological conversion.

Our Values

The Benedictine values of love of God, love of learning, hospitality, stewardship and peace are embedded in the life of the College every day and inform our distinctive, faith-filled, optimistic and contemporary educational mission.

Achieving, Leading, Nurturing Culture & Place

Be Connected

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People

More than just a school!

Being a part of the St Mary Star the Sea College community means having the opportunity to make a difference! When you join us you will immediately feel a sense of belonging. We are immensely proud of our College community that has been built and nurtured over the past 150 years.

Our staff are proud of the work that they do and are actively involved in all aspects of College life and the lives of our girls.

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Technology

We invest heavily and continuously in technology to support the work of our staff and students to enable their educational and social emotional development in a safe and informed environment. We engage a range of learning platforms and technological solutions that effectively support the innovation and diversity of our teachers work with their students

Networks

We are a proud College of Good Samaritan Education and we cherish the richness and wisdom of our Benedictine spirituality and Good Samaritan charism. We are a member College of Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) and the NSW Association of Independent Schools (AIS) and as such, benefit from the collective professional development and learning opportunities accessible through both professional associations. NSW Catholic Employment Relations (CER) provides support for enterprise and employment relations, and we are fortunate to have well established collegial and community connections with the Wollongong Catholic Education Office, as well as Edmund Rice College.

Be Valued

Catholic schools are relational places that commit themselves to a vision of education based on partnership and Christian community, that facilitate a vigorous, energetic collaborative environment.

Join our inclusive community at St Mary Star of the Sea where each person is encouraged to bring their authentic selves to community every day and to strive to be the best version of themselves.

Choose to make a difference.

Benefits and support

  • Meaningful work with opportunities to be involved in exciting College community events
  • Stunning work location and staff facilities
  • Staff social club
  • Discounted staff fitness program
  • EAP
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Personal development opportunities

Be Ambitious

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Catholic schools exist in a changing, complex, and interdependent world where they are challenged to move beyond traditional responses for education and to engage with new knowledge and practise in innovative and creative ways.

At St Mary Star of the Sea we strive to meet and deliver on the challenge of providing an extensive and diverse curriculum that simultaneously challenges our students to be counter cultural in the expression of their values in relationship with others. Our colleagues are dynamic, driven and empowered to unleash their full potential to enable our girls to be and to achieve the best that they can be.

We nurture our colleagues to grow and thrive through a number of development programs and experiential learning opportunities including:

  • Interactive, enjoyable and stimulating professional development days.
  • The development of collaborative learning teams.
  • Access to extensive range of educational development programs and online courses.
  • Internal mentoring and coaching opportunities.
  • Access to customized educational leadership programs through our network partners.
  • Sponsored study for further education.

Contact

For any general queries regarding the application process or vacancies at St Mary Star of the Sea College, contact our People and Culture team:

Ph: 02 4228 6011

careers@stmarys.nsw.edu.au