Working at SPC

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. 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.

We are immensely proud of the opportunities that are afforded to students here at St Patrick’s College, with a robust co-curricular sporting and cultural program, excellence in learning and teaching, and faith formation and prayer life that assists in developing young men who are prepared for a dynamic world. 

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. 

All applications for permanent, temporary and casual employment opportunities with our College should consist of: 

  1. A cover letter
  2. A current CV outlining your qualifications, experience and skills
  3. Specific statements addressing the essential and desirable criteria (where requested to do so)
  4. Certified academic transcripts
  5. The names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) referees
  6. A current Working with Children number and date of birth for the Working with Children Check verification.

Your application should be addressed to The Principal – MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred.

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Unless otherwise stated, all applications will be reviewed ten (10) working days of the closing date listed in our advertisements. In the event that you have not been invited to attend an interview within that time frame, you can consider your application to have been unsuccessful for the position you have applied for.


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Positions Vacant

 


secondary teacher – mathematics (12 month temporary contract)
– re-advertised position, previous applicants need not apply
Applications Close Thursday 12 December 2019 - Click for details

 

Temporary Full Time position commencing on 28 January 2020 and concluding 11 December 2020

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Mathematics Teachers with a talent for engaging students to think mathematically through questioning, communicating, reasoning and reflecting. You will be adept at fostering students ability to find connections and understand complex mathematical concepts at a level that every student can grasp, irrespective of ability.

You will be committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management. With a thorough content knowledge and mastery of the curriculum, you will be someone who has proven success in delivering the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences.

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

Essential Criteria

  • A working understanding of, and commitment to the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition.
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner.
  • Experience in differentiation of curriculum.

Desirable Criteria

  • Postgraduate qualifications (in leadership, education, religious education or theology).
  • Previous experience in delivering Stage 6 Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 courses.
  • Previous experience delivering Stage 4 Science.

To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional teaching staff, apply via the online ‘Career Application’ available on our website https://www.spc.nsw.edu.au/working-spc/

Your application should consist of:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Specific statements addressing the essential and desirable criteria (in no more than 2 x A4 pages, size 11 font)
  3. A current CV outlining your qualifications, experience and skills
  4. Certified academic transcripts
  5. The names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) referees
  6. A current Working with Children number and date of birth for the Working with Children Check verification.

All applications should be addressed to The Principal (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.

Applications close Thursday 12 December 2019

General inquiries may be made by phoning 02 9763 1000.


secondary teacher – mathematics (9 month parental leave contract)
– re-advertised position, previous applicants need not apply
Applications Close Thursday 12 December 2019 - Click for details

 

Full time temporary Parental Leave contract position commencing on 28 January 2020 and concluding 25 September 2020 (Term 1, 2 & 3, 2020)

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Mathematics Teacher for a parental leave contract. You will have a talent for engaging students to think mathematically through questioning, communicating, reasoning and reflecting. You will be adept at fostering students ability to find connections and understand complex mathematical concepts at a level that every student can grasp, irrespective of ability.

You will be committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management. With a thorough content knowledge and mastery of the curriculum, you will be someone who has proven success in delivering the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate you satisfy all of the following essential 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 Mathematics – Stage 4 to Stage 6.
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner.
  • Experience in differentiation of curriculum.

Desirable Criteria

  • Postgraduate qualifications (in leadership, education, religious education or theology).
  • Previous experience in delivering Stage 6 Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 courses.

To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional teaching staff, apply via the online ‘Career Application’ available on our website https://www.spc.nsw.edu.au/working-spc/

Your application should consist of:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Specific statements addressing the essential and desirable criteria (in no more than 2 x A4 pages, size 11 font)
  3. A current CV outlining your qualifications, experience and skills
  4. Certified academic transcripts
  5. The names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) referees
  6. A current Working with Children number and date of birth for the Working with Children Check verification.

All applications should be addressed to The Principal (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.

Applications close Thursday 12 December 2019

For general inquiries about this position, please phone the College on 02 9763 1000.


 

St Patrick’s College is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to recruitment and selection practices that value of the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We aim to provide a work environment that fosters fairness, equity, respect for social and cultural diversity, and is free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and vilification as determined by the legislation. 

All recruitment, selection and promotion decisions are based solely on merit. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.

We are committed to reconciliation and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

If you would like to express an interest in joining our dedicated and professional staff, please complete the ‘Career Application’ on this page or contact the Human Resources Leader on 02 8705 9295 for a confidential discussion regarding your suitability and availability for employment at our College.


St Patrick’s College is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people. In accordance with 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.