Employment

Employment

St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School is only one of two schools in Queensland to have been continually recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women. While delighted with this recognition, we aim to be viewed as an Employer of Choice for both women and men who seek a professional working environment.

St Aidan’s is committed to an open management and leadership style which supports our Mission and Vision. Staff are treated as professionals and complete annual reviews which focus on personal professional learning and growth.

There are a number of benefits available to staff at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School: 

  • Income Protection Insurance

  • Extra-curricular Reward Scheme

  • Access to Employer Contributions when voluntary contributions are made

  • Ability to cash out Long Service Leave pro-rata after seven years

  • Staff Award Scheme

  • 14 weeks of paid maternity Leave exclusive of non-term time

  • One week of paid paternity leave exclusive of non-term time

  • Staff discount on school fees.

Other Benefits

  • One study day each semester for formal study

  • Maundy Thursday provided off work by the Sisters of the Sacred Advent

  • Two Semester Days a year (for support staff only)

  • 38 weeks of term time for a school year

  • Access to Professional Learning and Leadership Mentoring programs

  • One day personal leave for emergent issues

  • Opportunity to take on additional responsibilities for experience and shadowing

  • Staff Wellness Program which includes voluntary vaccinations

  • Access to counselling services.

Recruitment Processes

St Aidan's embraces non-discriminatory recruitment by providing equal employment opportunity to all, and maintains strict privacy and confidentiality regarding your application.

Employment at St Aidan's is subject to the following compliance requirements:

  • Applicants for teaching positions must hold registration (or permission to teach) as permitted with the Queensland College of Teachers.

  • Non-teaching staff must hold, Working with Children Check (Blue Card) prior to commencing employment with effect from 31st August 2020 and a National Register Check with the Anglican Schools Commission.

  • All staff must comply with the policies and procedures of St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School and conduct must be consistent with the Anglican Ethos of the School.

application disclosure

As part of the application process, there are a few questions we require you to answer.  All questions asked are relevant to the role as well as our legal obligations.  Before continuing with your application, we ask that you read and consent to the following.

Our organisation is committed to providing a safe working environment.  As part of this commitment, we need to ensure that employees meet the inherent requirements of their role and are not required to perform duties that they may not be able to perform safely.  We advise that failure to disclose any and all relevant physical, medical or any other illness, injury or condition, or any past or pre-existing illness, injury or condition suffered by you which may affect your ability to fulfill the position(s) applied for may result in you being dis-entitled to claim compensation pursuant to the relevant workers compensation laws in respect to any further injury or illness, recurrence or aggravation of this injury, disease or condition.

Policies and forms

Pre Employment Check Policy

Recruitment & Selection Policy

Employment Application Form (Teaching)

Employment Application Form (Non-Teaching)

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

head of junior school

The Head of Junior School is a member of the School's Educational Leadership Team and Senior Leadership Team.  As a member of this team, the Head of Junior School accepts significant responsibility for leading and supporting members of the school community in achieving the School's mission, vision and strategic goals.  The Head of Junior School is responsible for providing leadership in the Junior School curriculum and for all aspects of student behaviour and achievement.  The Head of Junior School works collaboratively with the Junior School teachers in developing a cohesive, challenging and responsive curriculum for each student.  This is a contract position for 5 years commencing in January 2022.

To Apply:

Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 2nd November 2021 and are to be addressed to the Principal and should include:

  • 1-page application letter addressing the selection criteria (noted in information pack below);
  • curriculum vitae (CV) including two referees, with contact details (please include a referee from current and previous place of employment); and
  • a completed application form located: Application Form.

Further information on this position and instructions on how to apply are located here: Information for Applicants

 

St Aidan's requires all staff to have a valid blue card for working with children issued by the Queensland Government.  "No Card - No Start" policy will strictly be applied (pending blue card applications will no longer be accepted).

St Aidan's support the rights of children and young people and is committed to the safety, welfare and wellbeing of students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All candidates are required to undergo a screening process prior to appointment and the successful candidate must comply with School policies and relevant legislation relating to Student protection.