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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

Learning Enhancement and Support Teacher – Primary

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 Learning Enhancement and Support program for our junior school students.  We currently have a permanent full-time appointment, commencing from the beginning of 2022.

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 Learning Enhancement and Support 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 please click here.


Teacher Aide – Kindergarten

Play a proactive and vital role in the delivery of the College’s Kindergarten program. You will be able to use your genuine interest in working with young children, organisation skills and excellent communication skills to support the program. This is a permanent, full-time (term time only) role.

This 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 an Early Childhood Qualification – Diploma preferable
  • Have excellent communication and sound organisational skills
  • Have a customer service focus and a genuine interest in families and students
  • Maintain confidentiality

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


Secondary Teacher – Science (Physics)

Apply your professional knowledge, practice and engagement to deliver high-quality teaching and learning outcomes within a professional and collaborative environment.  We are seeking highly skilled and experienced candidates to deliver our innovative and contemporary Science (Physics) program.  This permanent full-time position is available from the beginning of Term 1 2022.

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 Science (Physics) 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 please click here.


Secondary Teacher – Mathematics, Science (ICT/Digital Technology)

Due to increased enrolments, we are seeking experienced and highly skilled candidates who are able to teach our Mathematics and Science programs from Term 1 2022.  The ability to teach ICT and/or Digital Technology will be highly regarded.  This is your opportunity to deliver high-quality teaching and learning outcomes within a professional and collaborative environment by implementing our innovative and contemporary curriculum programs.

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 please click here.


Secondary Teacher – English, HASS (Drama Art)

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. Due to increased enrolments, we are seeking experienced candidates who are able to teach our English and HASS programs from Term 1 2022.  The ability to teach Drama and/or Art programs will 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 please click here.


Head of Department – Mathematics

This is your opportunity to play a valued and integral role in the continued development of our Mathematics Department.  Responsible to the Principal through the Deputy Principal, Curriculum and Innovation the successful candidate will coordinate, communicate and lead the delivery of high-quality outcomes for students in the Mathematics program area across the College.  This will include the development of the Mathematics program across the curriculum, pastoral care and staff leadership areas in our growing school.  You will be required to lead the excellent delivery of numeracy within and across Departments and sub-schools.

You will have an up to date, extensive knowledge and understanding of the new SATE, ATAR QCE system, and be an experienced, innovative and energetic teacher who will role model effective leadership to both staff and students.

You will have:

  • Queensland College of Teachers registration
  • Demonstrated successful strategic leadership and management of a school Department achieving excellent learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated high order skills in staff leadership and management.
  • Demonstrated high order knowledge, skills and experience in curriculum development and management.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant subject content, syllabi; a sound understanding of the QCAA program.
  • Skills and sensitivity in communicating with parents, students and other employees

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

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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