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Working at St John’s

We value and acknowledge the skills, energy and commitment of our employees. We seek to attract, develop and retain staff of the highest calibre and provide a working environment that enables them to maximise their contribution to achieving the College’s vision, mission and values.

People who work within the St John’s Anglican College community are expected to have a sound understanding of and ability to demonstrate the College Values.  These values are incorporated into the professional skills and behaviours for all positions at the College.

Our Values

Faith: We are guided by faith in God, our community and our self.

Hope: We believe in the power of mindset and attitude. We foster a positive, safe, optimistic and empowering environment.

Love: We flourish by demonstrating cooperation, encouragement, compassion and joy.

Courage: We grow by being brave, confident, determined, resilient and putting in the effort.

Community: We are service-led and do so with respect by nurturing and celebrating relationships and traditions.

Justice: We stand for inclusivity, equity, acceptance of diversity and are stewards of the environment.


Mission: St John’s inspires lifelong learning by living faith with the courage to lead self and serve others.
“where learning comes alive”

Vision: Every learner is empowered to excel and equipped to embrace the challenge of any future.
“developing people of good character”


Our Code of Conduct

Staff and volunteers are in a unique position of trust, care, responsibility and influence in regard to children and young people. Boundaries are an essential part of working or volunteering in a School or Education and Care Service. They help to shape our relationships with children and young people, families, care-givers and colleagues to be authentic and caring without placing children, young people and yourself at risk. Maintaining appropriate personal, professional and protective boundaries and behaviours helps keep children and young people safe from harm and reduces the risk of allegations of harm. Our Code of Conduct provides Standards and Guidelines regarding expected conduct, including examples of the practical application of the Standards to maintain appropriate boundaries.

People engaged to act with the actual or apparent authority of an Anglican School of Education and Care Service must adhere to the Code of Conduct.  This includes:

  • Staff, including some contractors.
  • Volunteers, generally excluding those who are helping out in a supervised capacity less than 7 times a year.

Our Commitment: Code of Conduct

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Acknowledgement of Agreement

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Recruitment and Selection Procedure

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Current Vacancies

Director of Studies and ELICOS Teacher
Use your significant experience, leadership and management skills to achieve quality educational outcomes in this dual-purpose role. The Director of Studies’ responsibilities involve leading the development, implementation and evaluation of a high-quality ELICOS curriculum and the achievement of quality educational outcomes, through excellence in teaching and learning. The substantive part of the role, in terms of time, is as a senior ELICOS Teacher in a small ELICOS Centre with one other teacher and a teacher aide. As Director of Studies, you will form part of the College’s Middle Management team and be responsible for the maintenance of all accreditation requirements by NEAS and under CRICOS legislation. You will report to the Head of International College and work closely with the Deputy Principal – Curriculum in regard to student preparedness and transition into the secondary school classes.

As the senior ELICOS Teacher, a substantive part of the role will be in teaching students who are preparing for entry into the secondary classrooms.

You will have:

  • Demonstrated successful strategic leadership in an international school environment with a focus on achieving excellent student learning outcomes
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills resulting in the achievement of the vision and strategic goals
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively manage and develop stakeholder relationships, including managing overseas parent concerns and agents
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NEAS accreditation requirements and ELICOS programs and their management within a complex educational environment
  • Highly developed classroom teaching skills
  • Queensland College of Teachers registration
  • Demonstrated ability to implement information and communication technology into teaching and learning
  • Well-developed analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills as evidenced by a record of achievement in the solution of complex problems within a competitive environment.

For more information, please refer to the position description or contact Liz Wright, Manager Human Resources and Compliance. To apply for this role click here.


Registrar
As the first point of contact for prospective families, the Registrar plays a pivotal role in promoting the College and proactively executing the enrolments process. Through the provision of excellent and responsive customer service, the Registrar builds positive relationships with prospective families supporting them through the enrolments process from enquiry to commencement.

Standards are to be maintained at the highest level, supporting the vision, values and objectives of St John’s.  In accordance with organisation values.  All responsibilities will be undertaken in a way that reflects ethical behaviour, quality service, a caring environment and values people.

The Registrar is accountable for the efficiency of procedures and information processes used in supporting the enrolment function and accuracy and efficiency of internal and external communication.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing effective management of the College’s relationships with parents, students and the wider community
  • Administering the end-to-end enrolment process
  • Providing tours of the College that express our community and culture effectively
  • Coordinating logistical aspects of Open Days and Tours
  • Providing regular reports regarding enrolments, student population and projections
  • Coordinating Scholarship and Bursary processes
  • Continuous improvement of the enrolment process including software developments
  • Maintaining an understanding of the College’s operations, curriculum, extracurricular activities and future plans
  • Developing, implementing and managing processes to evaluate the effectiveness of the College’s enrolment practices

For more information, please refer to the position description or contact Liz Wright, Manager Human Resources and Compliance.  To apply for this role click here.


Secondary Teacher – English/HASS
Commencing Term 1 2023, deliver high-quality teaching and learning outcomes within a professional and collaborative environment by applying your professional knowledge, practice and engagement to implement our innovative and contemporary curriculum programs. We are seeking an experienced candidate who is able to teach our English and HASS programs.  Experience teaching EAL/D or another subject would be highly regarded.

You will be required to engage students to nurture self-esteem, encourage self-reflection and develop compassion, respect and tolerance as a foundation on which they will build their lives in an environment that values education.

You will have:

  • Queensland College of Teachers registration
  • Experience in the provision of quality relevant curriculum programs
  • Highly developed classroom teaching skills
  • Demonstrated ability to implement information and communication technology into teaching and learning
  • Skills and sensitivity in communicating with parents, students and other employees
  • An ability to work both independently and as part of a team

For more information, please refer to the position description or contact Liz Wright, Manager Human Resources and Compliance.  To apply for this role click here.


Primary Teacher
Join a passionate team of highly committed and supportive teaching professionals and play a vital role in the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning outcomes in a collaborative environment.  You will be able to apply your professional knowledge, practice and engagement to deliver an innovative and contemporary program for our primary students.  Previous experience with the International Baccalaureate PYP will be highly regarded. This permanent full-time appointment commences Term 1 2023.

You will be required to engage students in learning that nurtures their self-esteem, encourages self-reflection and develops compassion, respect and tolerance as a foundation on which they will build their lives in an environment that values education.

You will have:

  • Queensland College of Teachers registration
  • Experience in the provision of high-quality Primary programs
  • An ability to develop a thorough understanding of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program
  • Highly developed classroom teaching skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Skills and sensitivity in communicating with parents, students and other employees
  • An ability to work both independently and as part of a team

For more information, please refer to the position description or contact Liz Wright, Manager Human Resources and Compliance.  To apply for this role click here.


Instrumental Music Tutor (Woodwind)
This is the perfect opportunity for a Woodwind (Clarinet, Saxophone and Flute) who enjoys teaching school students. We have an opportunity for a qualified, committed and enthusiastic Instrumental Music Tutor (Woodwind) to join our professional and collaborative Performing Arts team.  You will be able to make full use of our purpose-built tutoring areas within our Performing Arts Centre of Excellence 700-seat auditorium which also includes a recording studio.  This role will include two and a half days of tutoring during the school term from 12 September 2022 through to the end of the school year.  The working days will include Tuesday including band after school, Wednesday including band before school and Friday Primary Immersion.    How to seize this opportunity or find out more…

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity and supporting our enthusiastic and dedicated students, please submit your details via Seek or contact our Head of Instrumental Music, Victoria Bradbury [email protected]

Expressions of Interest

Applications for casual/relief teaching and teacher aide work should include a full resume (including teacher registration and blue card information as applicable) and a completed Code of Conduct Acknowledgement form.

Please send all relevant details to [email protected].

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