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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

Assistant Facilities Manager

You will be able to use your trade qualifications, cross-trade maintenance skills and team leader experience to ensure that the College facilities are maintained at a high level of operational effectiveness and public presentation.  This role assists the Facilities Manager to lead and manage the Grounds and Maintenance team, coordinate contractors and performs a wide variety of routine and grounds/maintenance tasks within a small dedicated team.

This permanent, full-time role also requires you to:

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card.
  • Be flexible in relation to the changing requirements within a school environment and manage your time accordingly.
  • Have the ability to perform strenuous physical labour on a daily basis.
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups.
  • Have a customer service focus.
  • Be committed to teamwork and collaborative participation in professional relationships.

Your application

It is expected that you will have experience in a similar role and a mature and professional approach to your work.

To apply for this role please click the apply button on SEEK.com.au and submit a cover letter and current resume.  For further information about this role please refer to the position description or contact Liz Wright, Manager People, Culture and Compliance on (07) 3372 0174.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 9 June 2024.


Learning Support and Enhancement Teacher Aide (Secondary)

Play a proactive and vital role in the delivery of the College’s Learning Support and Enhancement program.  You will be able to use your genuine interest in working with children who require learning support and are gifted and talented, organisation skills and excellent communication skills to support the program.  This is a permanent term-time role beginning Term 3 2024.

This term-time role requires you to:

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate
  • Be respectful, reliable and comfortable around children and young people
  • Be flexible in relation to the changing requirements within a school environment and manage your time accordingly
  • Have excellent communication and sound organisational skills
  • Have a customer service focus and a genuine interest in families and students
  • Maintain confidentiality

Your application

It is expected that you will have significant experience in a similar role and a mature and professional approach to your work.

To apply for this role please click the apply button on SEEK.com.au and submit a cover letter and current resume.  For further information about this role please refer to the position description or contact Liz Wright, Manager People, Culture and Compliance on (07) 3372 0174 or 0410 653 429.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 9 June 2024.


Sports Coaches (Touch Football, Basketball and Volleyball) Umpires Touch Football

This is the perfect opportunity for Sports Coaches and Touch Football Umpires to join a wonderful school community.

We have opportunities for committed and enthusiastic Coaches to join our sports program across Basketball, Touch Football and Volleyball and Touch Football Umpires. You will be able to make full use of our facilities that include our new sports stadium.

Coaches will need to have appropriate coaching qualifications and demonstrated experience as well as a current Working with Children Blue Card and First Aid certification including CPR.

Our Coaches plan and deliver two training sessions per week in season to students and are present at Saturday competitions. Coaches assist in the development of skills and ensure students reach their full sporting potential.

Training sessions and availability

  • One training session per week during the pre-season that is held between 7.00am and 8.00am or 3.30pm and 5.00pm.
  • Two training sessions per week that are held between 7.00am and 8.00am or 3.30pm and 5.00pm.
  • Games are played on Saturday mornings with start times usually between 8.00am and 11.00am.

About St John’s Anglican College

St John’s Anglican College is the leading Kindergarten to Year 12 coeducational school in southwest Brisbane and is an International Baccalaureate World School for the Primary Years Program.  St John’s Anglican College strives to provide an extraordinary, globally innovative and future-focused education from Kindergarten to Year 12.  Our graduates are well-educated, respectful, resilient and compassionate; equipped to be people of influence in their communities.  Our teachers care about their students and are leaders in learning, focused on providing the best possible educational environment and ensuring that each child’s academic potential is maximised.  We value and acknowledge the skills, energy and commitment of our employees.  Accordingly, 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.

How to seize this opportunity or find out more…

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity and in supporting our enthusiastic and dedicated students, please submit your cover letter and resume via Seek.

For further information contact our Director Sport, Anthony Hillier [email protected]


Library Aide | Junior School

We are seeking an experienced, dedicated, and enthusiastic Library Aide to cover the absence of a staff member on leave from 8th July 2024 to 9th August 2024 inclusive.  The successful candidate will support and assist their supervisor and teaching staff to deliver the Information and Library Services program.  The Library Aide assists in the provision of a safe learning environment for students and works with students on a one-to-one basis, or in small groups and provides administration support; preparing and maintaining teaching, learning and recreational resources as required.

You will have:

  • Demonstrated experience within a Library environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Library practices and procedures including daily operation of the Library, processing and maintaining the Library collection and borrowing records.
  • Strong organisational and multitasking skills with the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in administration tasks and assisting with Library displays and set up for activities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • Experience with maintaining a Library Management System.

Your application

If you are a motivated and professional Library Aide looking for a short-term contract, please click the apply button on SEEK.com.au and submit a cover letter and current resume.  For further information about this role please refer to the position description on our website or contact Liz Wright, Manager People, Culture and Compliance on (07) 3372 0174.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 26 May 2024.

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].

ASC Working with Children Policy

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Working with Children in Anglican Education Procedures and Guidelines

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National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

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Schools New Volunteers and Staff Guide

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