St John's College, Nambour (Sunshine Coast) - Contract Position for Humanities, Religious Education and English, Sunshine Coast

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Brisbane Catholic EducationSunshine Coast
Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The successful applicant will:


  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

St John's College is located on the Sunshine Coast in the hinterland town of Nambour. We are seeking a suitably qualified education professional to complete a fixed term contract for the 2019 academic year. The role requires expertise in the curriculum areas of Humanities (including both Junior History and Geography) and Religious Education. An ability to teach English would also be beneficial. Applications are due by 9.00am Monday, October 15, 2018.

St John's College is a Catholic secondary learning community established by the Good Samaritan Sisters in 1940. St John’s is well known for excellence in Academic pursuits, Dramatic and Musical presentations, sporting success in rugby, netball, cross country and athletics, and community service programs. Some unique features of the school are its pastoral care program, inclusiveness of students with disabilities, staff - student relationships, energetic Parents & Friends Association and community links.

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The successful applicant will:
(a) Have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
(b) Have accreditation, or be eligible for accreditation, to teach Religion in a Catholic School;
(c) Be willing to participate in College events and activities;
(d) Be flexible and forward thinking in their approach to classrooms;
(e) Be fully conversant with current best practice in learning and teaching. For BCE employees, this is demonstrated practice and understanding of the Expected and Effective Practices of the BCE Model of Pegadogy. For all other applicants, this is demonstrated knowledge and application of the model of pedagogy used in their school and an understanding of the BCE Model of Pedagogy.

Estimated Start Date:
 Commencing January 2019

Employment Tenure:   Full Time + Fixed Term

Tenure Duration (if "Fixed Term"):  2019 - full year contact

If Part Time, hours and/or days required:

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019 

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:   Mrs Maree Williamson

Contact Telephone Number:   07 5441 5666

Contact Email:

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