Working at SPC

St Patrick’s College, Strathfield is a Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition from Years 5 to 12. It began with an enrolment of 39 boys in 1928 and today offers a quality education for over 1400 boys and young men, ordinarily aged from 10 to 18.

Our College is built on the legacy of the Christian Brothers, and we proudly continue in the tradition of Blessed Edmund Rice. To that end, we embrace the Edmund Rice Education Australia Charter and commit to imbuing in our students the four Touchstones of an Edmund Rice education – Liberating Education, Gospel Spirituality, Inclusive Community, and Justice and Solidarity.

Working at St. Patrick’s College, Strathfield means joining a proudly Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Tradition. We are a community of highly motivated, passionate, professional and experienced individuals who are known for our inclusivity, expertise and dedication to our students, education and each other. 

Positions Vacant

A commitment to the Catholic ethos of the College and a valid Working with Children clearance are essential conditions of employment. 

Secondary Teacher – HSIE (Parental / Maternity Leave Contract – 12 months)

Applications are invited from a suitably qualified and experienced: Secondary Teacher – HSIE (Parental / Maternity Leave Contract – 12 months)

Temporary Full-Time Position commencing Monday 3 September and concluding at the end of Term 3, 2019.

A commitment to the Catholic ethos of the College and involvement in the Co-curricular program are essential conditions of employment.

As a secondary teacher in the area of human society and its environment (HSIE) you will open the eyes of young students to the world and its environs and equip them with the learning experiences, knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to participate more effectively and sensitively in our global community.

Across the broad range of disciplines on offer, each subject provides a powerful context to enhance key competencies including the investigation, interpretation, and communication of information and ideas. You will be instrumental in encouraging the acquisition of higher-order critical thinking and analysis skills for our students as required for further education and for life in the workforce.

Continuity of excellence in the quality of our Teaching practice at St Patrick’s College is paramount and we are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced HSIE Teacher, with a focus on Commerce, Geography, Business Studies and Legal Studies, to cover a period of Parental (Maternity) Leave.

You will be committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher, especially through a thorough knowledge of content, effective teaching methodology and classroom management. If you’re someone who strives to provide the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences, we’d like to hear from you.

To express your interest in joining our highly motivated and professional Teaching staff please apply in writing, including a cover letter, resume outlining relevant qualifications experience, academic transcripts, and at least three referees, together with a current Working with Children number and date of birth for Working with Children Check verification to:

The Principal at: – MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred.

As part of the selection process, candidates who are shortlisted following their interview may be required to deliver a lesson to show case their exceptional teaching ability.

General enquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Leader by phoning 02 8705 9295.



In accordance with new Child Protection legislation, all people seeking child-related employment are required to complete a Working with Children Check clearance prior to employment at the College. For information on the mandatory NSW Working With Children Check click here.