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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Positions Vacant


Secondary Teacher – HSIE (Geography & Commerce)
Applications Close Wednesday 21 August 2019 - Click for details

As a secondary teacher in the area of human society and its environment (HSIE) you will open the eyes of our students to the world and its environs and equip them with a powerful context to enhance key competencies including the investigation, interpretation, and communication of information and ideas.

Permanent Full time position commencing on Monday 28 January 2020.

Due to the growing popularity of our HSIE course offering, we are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Teacher, with a focus on Geography (Stage 4 to Stage 6) and Commerce (Stage 5). 

As a valued member of the HSIE Faculty, you will be instrumental in encouraging the acquisition of higher-order critical thinking and analysis skills for our students; committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management.You will inspire geographical inquiry, explore biophysical and human geography, and the spatial and ecological dimensions of geography; and equip our young people with the understanding of political and legal processes in order  to become informed, responsible and active citizens. 

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 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 Geography (Stage 4 to 6) and Commerce (Stage 5).
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner.
  • Demonstrated success in differentiation of curriculum.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Postgraduate qualifications (in leadership, education, religious education or theology).
  • Experience in teaching Stage 6 Geography.
  • Experience in teaching Business Studies and / or Economics.

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 active participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment.

Applications close Wednesday 21 August 2019.

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


Secondary Teacher – Studies of Religion (12 Month Parental Leave Contract)
Applications Close Thursday 22 August 2019 - Click for details

Our Religious Education program offer students a depth of the Catholic tradition including History, Scripture, Theology, Mary and the Saints, Liturgy and Sacraments, the Christian spiritual traditions, Ethical and Moral teaching and Social Justice.

Temporary Full time position commencing on Monday 14 October 2019 and concluding Friday 25 September 2020.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Teacher, with a focus on Studies of Religion I & II (Stage 6) and Religious Education (Stage 4 and Stage 5).

You will provide a powerful context to enhance understanding and critical awareness of the nature and significance of religion and its varied aspects. Recognising the multi-cultural and multi-faith reality of Australian society, students will develop their understanding of the influence belief systems and religious traditions have on individuals and the wider community.

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 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 Studies of Religion I & II (Stage 6) and Religious Education (Stage 4 and Stage 5).
  • Experience teaching Studies of Religion I & II.
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner.
  • Demonstrated success in differentiation of curriculum.

Desirable Criteria:

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

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 active participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment.

Applications close Thursday 22 August 2019.

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


CASUAL PRIMARY TEACHERS
Applications Close Friday 23 August 2019 - Click for details

Our Junior School of approximately 360 Year 5 and Year 6 boys caters for students of all abilities and allows for the traditions and ethos of our College and Blessed Edmund Rice to flourish in our students. We aim to nurture a sense of belonging by forging strong ties to the school, the teachers and the peer group that will help create the fine men of tomorrow, men of whom St Patrick’s College can continue to be proud.

We are seeking experienced and dedicated primary school educators who would like to join our staff on a casual basis.

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

Essential Criteria

  • Primary teaching qualifications;
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner;
  • A valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance;
  • A commitment to the Catholic ethos of a school in the Edmund Rice tradition.

To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional teaching staff, please apply in writing. Your application should consist of:

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

Apply via the ‘Career Application’ on our website https://www.spc.nsw.edu.au/working-spc/

All applications should be addressed to The Principal (MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred).

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


Secondary Teacher – PDHPE
Applications Close Friday 30 August 2019 - Click for details

At St Patrick’s College, our PDHPE program is focused on fostering students deep understanding of the factors that impact the health of individuals and community as well as the factors that influence movement skills and physical activity. Our vision is to develop confident, competent and creative individuals who will have the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes needed to take action to protect and enhance their own and others’ health, safety and wellbeing in varied and changing contexts.

Full time permanent position commencing 28 January 2020.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary PDHPE Teacher who is passionate about inclusive education for all students, irrespective of ability and focused on providing opportunities for our students to acquire leadership skills and foster attitudes of loyalty, co-operation, self-discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility.

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

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 PDHPE – 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 delivering the Stage 6 PDHPE course.

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 Friday 30 August 2019

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


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, you can email your application to: employment@spc.nsw.edu.au or, alternatively you may 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.