Santa Maria College is a Catholic community committed to providing an environment in which students and staff can achieve and excel. Whether a teacher or support staff, all staff have a major role to play in our mission to offer a quality Catholic education and to live out the Mercy values of Compassion, Justice, Service, Excellence and Hospitality. Teachers who join our team will have the opportunity to build on their learnings through our Professional GROWTH program.
A POSITIVE NURTURING ENVIRONMENT
We provide a positive, nurturing environment for our girls and a friendly and supportive work place for our staff. We aim to attract employees who want to be part of a community of lifelong learners striving for excellence in outcomes and practice. We employ creative people who are deep thinking, collaborative, innovative and resourceful.
All vacant positions are advertised through SEEK and below.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants for a College Psychologist to commence in Term 2, 2023.
Details of this position can be viewed by clicking on this link.
To apply, follow the SEEK online application process accessed via this SEEK link.
Applications close on Friday 7 April at 5.00 pm.
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THE BLESSING OF UNITY STILL DWELLS AMONGST US – AND OH WHAT A BLESSING – IT SHOULD MAKE ALL THINGS ELSE PASS INTO NOTHING. THIS IS THE SPIRIT OF THE ORDER INDEED – THE TRUE SPIRIT OF MERCY – FLOWING ON US.
– CATHERINE MCAULEY