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

 

English Coordinator

  • Fantastic middle leader career opportunity
  • Vibrant faith and learning community
  • Positive, innovative and collaborative department

St Patrick’s College, Strathfield is a Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition offering a quality education to over 1,400 boys from Years 5 to 12. Working at St. Patrick’s College, Strathfield means joining 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.

At St Patricks College, we believe great leadership is key when it comes to improving education, enriching learning experiences and maximising student outcomes. The study of English is fundamental to fostering our students’ understanding of themselves and the world. Our vision is to inspire and motivate students’ love of literature and language and to challenge and engage our students to appreciate, enjoy and reflect on the English language and make meaning in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive, critical and powerful.

Commencing in January 2019, this is a tremendous opportunity to join our middle leadership team as the English Coordinator and become an integral member of our vibrant faith and learning community. Reporting directly to the Director of Curriculum, you will be a highly experienced and accomplished educator, able to provide proactive, high quality leadership and management, balanced with a genuine love of English, literature and learning, while supporting the promotion of an inclusive education for all students, irrespective of ability. This is a 3 point paid position with commensurate time release.

This is a dynamic role requiring exceptional communication, interpersonal and organisational skills together with an ability to prioritise and work autonomously. With a focus on continuous improvement, you will inspire, motivate and lead the pursuit of excellence in the pedagogies of teaching, contemporary teaching methodologies, differentiation of the curriculum, learning and assessment, classroom management, and professional development strategies to build the capability and capacity of the team.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate you satisfy the following selection criteria:

Essential Criteria

  • A working understanding of, and commitment to the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition.
  • Qualified to teach English 7-12.
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner.
  • Experience in differentiation of curriculum.
  • Ability to provide proactive, high quality leadership and management of a department.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

 Desirable Criteria

  • Postgraduate qualifications (in leadership, education, religious education or theology).

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, statement addressing the selection criteria (no more than 2 pages), 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: employment@spc.nsw.edu.au – 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 showcase their exceptional teaching ability.

A working understanding of, and a commitment to the Catholic ethos of a school in the Edmund Rice tradition, a valid Working with Children clearance and participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment.

Further inquiries can be directed to the Human Resources Leader on 02 8705 9295.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your application by Friday 24 August 2018.


Secondary Teacher – Technological & Applied Studies (TAS)

  • Permanent Teaching opportunity
  • Vibrant faith and learning community
  • Innovative, productive and cohesive team

Full-Time Position commencing 28 January 2019

As a secondary teacher in the technologies you will be committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher and thrive on both the creativity and practical challenges associated with teaching a range of cutting edge subjects within the Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) suite of offering from Year 7 to Year 12. 

You will have the ability to challenge and engage students in the theoretical component of the design process, while offering a diverse and complementary range of practical experiences to develop their knowledge and understanding of contemporary and advancing technologies.

With a thorough knowledge of the range of tools, materials and techniques in the design process, you will be someone who strives on providing the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences across subjects such as Technology, Industrial Technology (Timber and Engineering),  and VET Construction. Ideally you will hold relevant qualifications and experience teaching VET Construction or the willingness to obtain is desirable.

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: employment@spc.nsw.edu.au – 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.

A working understanding of, and a commitment to the Catholic ethos of a school in the Edmund Rice tradition, a valid Working with Children clearance, and participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment.

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

Applications close Friday 24 August 2018


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.