Secondary Teachers 2022 - St Patrick's and Mercy College

Job No: CER197
Location: Mackay

St Patrick’s College embraces its motto of ‘Seek Christ’ and Mercy College embraces its motto of ‘Serve Christ’. This is demonstrated in the teaching and learning at both Colleges. With a combined current enrolment of approximately 1,500 students, both colleges are catholic private schools catering exclusively for Years 7 to 10 at Mercy College and Years 11 to 12 at St Patrick’s College.

Mackay, Queensland is located 970 kilometres north of Brisbane with a population of over 125,000. Mackay is known as the sugar capital of Australia and for our beautiful beaches and close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands.

What we are looking for:

Applications are invited for full-time teaching positions and may require working across St Patrick’s College and Mercy College campuses, commencing January 2022.

The ability to teach any or a combination of the following secondary subjects would be advantageous:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • English
  • Industrial Technology and Design
  • Humanities 

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:

  • a commitment to the ethos of a Catholic school
  • ability to teach across a variety of subject areas 
  • a commitment to the extra-curricular activities of the College
Mandatory Requirements
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and current Queensland College of Teachers Registration
  • Australian work rights
What we offer
  • Competitive salary – starting from $75,470 - $108,695 (pending experience)
  • Salary packaging options
  • Superannuation options up to maximum of 12.75%
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Excellent leave entitlements to suit various situations
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities

How to apply

  • Complete the application below
  • Upload a Cover Letter (addressed to the Diocesan Director) and Current Resume
  • Upload supporting documentation (ie. Birth Certificate, Passports, Academic Transcripts)
  • Applicants must read, understand and accept, as an explicit term of contract, the requirements of the Statement of Principles for employment in Catholic Schools 
  • Upload a written statement addressing the Selection Criteria                
Further Information
  • For a confidential conversation please contact Janelle Agius, Principal, St Patrick's College/Mercy College, Mackay on 07 4994 8721
  • For further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services Employment@rok.catholic.edu.au
  • Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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Catholic Education, Diocese of Rockhampton, is a large, dynamic and growing organisation with a current enrolment of approximately 16,000 students and a staff of approximately 3,400 in Kindergartens, Early Learning Centres, 31 Catholic Primary Schools and 8 Catholic Secondary Colleges. Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton serves communities from Bundaberg in the south to Mackay in the north and west to Longreach.

With a vibrant working environment, we provide excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce, and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers in both their vocation in working with students and other aspects of their lives.