Secondary Teacher (English) – Holy Spirit College

Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
12 April 2024

Position: Secondary Teacher (English)
Start date:
Term 2, 2024
Employment Status:
$81,627 – $138,606 (pending experience – includes Highly Accomplished (HAT) and Lead Teacher (LT) salary scale) 
Applications Close:
Friday, 12 April 2024

What we are looking for:

An exciting opportunities exist for qualified and enthusiastic educators to join the teaching staff of Holy Spirit College, Mackay a teaching position in the subject area of English. This is a full-time contract position, commencing 14 April 2024 until 19 January 2025, with the possibility of a permanent position from 2025.

Applicants who possess the following are encouraged to apply:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Appropriate qualities, knowledge and skills to provide a relevant and holistic education
  • Eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment
  • A desire to serve the communities located within the diocese of Rockhampton

About us

Holy Spirit College is a Catholic co-educational Years 7-12 college within the Diocese of Rockhampton, with an enrolment in 2023 of nearly 1200 students. At the heart of all that we do, is a commitment to Catholic values and the provision of a high quality education within an environment that is supportive and caring.

With a vibrant working environment, we provide excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers in both their vocation in working with students and other aspects of their lives.

Mandatory Requirements 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and the ability to obtain approved Queensland College of Teachers Registration
  • Australian work rights

Generous incentives are available to successful applicants which include:

  • Competitive salary structure for Teaching staff $81,627 – $138,606 (pending experience – includes Highly Accomplished (HAT) and Lead Teacher (LT) salary scale)
  • Recognition of Service for salary purposes (on provision of Statement of Service)
  • Employer Superannuation Contributions of 12.75%
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise employee benefits and salaries (based on eligibility criteria with RemServ)
  • 39 weeks of term time for a school year
  • Access to free Employee Assistant Program (24-hour counselling service)
  • Access to corporate health discounts with either Bupa or Westfund Health Insurance
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Modern facilities and resources
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Induction process and professional learning programs

How to apply 

Please review our How To Apply Online Guide

  • Complete the application below by clicking Apply Now
  • Upload a Cover Letter (addressed Miss Leesa Jeffcoat, Diocesan Director) and Current Resume
  • Upload supporting documentation (ie. Prac Reports, Academic Transcripts)
  • Applicants must read, understand and accept, as an explicit term of contract, the requirements of the Statement of Principles for employment in Catholic Schools 
  • Upload written statement addressing the Selection Criteria  
  • Please refer to the Position Description when completing your application                  

Applications close: Friday, 12 April 2024 (unless filled prior).

Further information 

  • For a confidential conversation please contact Steve Nugent, Assistant Principal: Staff, Holy Spirit College, Mackay on 4994 8600.
  • To learn more about Accreditation, please view our Accreditation Information Sheet.
  • For a confidential conversation or for further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services 07 4994 8086 or 

Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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