St Joseph's College is a Secondary Boys’ Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Education tradition with an enrolment over 1840 students.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children.  We promote the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.  The College’s child-safe policies and code of conduct informs about our child-safe practices and emphasises that the College is committed to child safety.  The CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety emphasises the system-wide importance placed on child safety within Catholic education in Victoria.  Applicants are encouraged to review these documents at:  http://www.sjc.vic.edu.au/new/student-wellbeing/our-commitment-to-child-safety  The appointment of successful applicants will require adoption and compliance with our Child Safety policies and Code of Conduct.
All applicants will be subject to Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and legislative screening procedures.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (teachers only) or the completion of a National Police Check and retention of a valid Working with Children (Employee) Check.

These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

St Joseph’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions being advertised will be posted below and also at www.teachers.on.net.
For general enquiries, please submit a letter of introduction and your resume, listing three referees, electronically to: recruitment@sjc.vic.edu.au.
For any other questions please email: recruitment@sjc.vic.edu.au

Music Teacher

Position: Music Teacher
Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong
Location: Geelong, Victoria
Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018
Category: Teacher 
Position: Ongoing Part Time 
Wage Range: In line with teaching experience. 
Closing Date: Sunday 13 December 2020


The College is seeking a qualified Part Time Music Teacher (FTE 0.5) to join the St Joseph’s College team in 2021 in an ongoing capacity teaching woodwind classes.  Piano skills would be an advantage
Teachers at St Joseph's College are employed to perform specific tasks as teachers of subjects and classroom administration. Each teacher brings one's own individuality to the job, and thus a plurality of teaching approaches naturally occurs.  
Within the context of a large organisation there is the need for each teacher to be consistent in the application of school procedures and policies.  
At St Joseph’s College we aim to create a child-safe and child-friendly environment where children are free to enjoy life to the full without any concern for their safety. There is particular attention paid to the most vulnerable children, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and children with a disability.  Teachers are an integral to creating the environment.
Teachers are expected to attend all relevant staff meetings and curriculum meetings.
The applicant would ideally have experience teaching woodwind instruments in Performance Based Programmes at Year 7 and 8 level and directing ensembles.  


  • To teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
  • To teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students.
  • Actively and publicly promote and support the College, its mission, vision and values.
  • Support the Catholic ethos of the College and the liturgical dimension of College life.
  • Be a positive role model to students, parents, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Be Prepared, Enthusiastic, Fair and Consistent.


Teachers operate in a multi-faceted role where duties include:
  • Best practice in teaching.
  • Pastoral care.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Professional development.
  • Co-curricular involvement.
  • General and Administrative duties.
  • Duty of care responsibilities.
  • Responsible for the behaviour of all students.
  • Responsible for the appearance of students and model appropriate dress by adhering to the dress code policy as published.
  • Develop and maintain collegial and professional relationships with fellow staff members.
  • Adhere to all College policies as published.
  • Use class time, not scheduled for teaching duties, for the purposes of lesson planning, assessment of student work and organization. 
  • In addition all teachers are required to contribute in an equitable way to activities which are not necessarily directly related to their duties as a subject/class teacher. 
  • Maintain and safeguard the privacy of students and student records
  • Other duties assigned by the Principal. 

HOME ROOM TEACHERS (not for 2021)

  • Develop an appropriate rapport with students within the homeroom.
  • Report maintenance needs of your designated classroom.
  • Complete correctly the daily roll.
  • Keep room in order.
  • Display student work and suitable posters (avoid sexist and violent ones).
  • Keep religious paintings and statues clean and tidy.
  • Roster boys for bins, cleaning.
  • Keep room supplied with appropriate forms (eg library, computer, absentee)


  • Provide students with a child-safe environment.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.
  • Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.
  • Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.
  • Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.


The successful applicant would have:
a current Victorian Institute of Teaching registration, or ability to attain registration, is a requirement for the position Self-motivated person with a high level of initiative,  
expertise in woodwind and piano,
relevant tertiary qualifications in Music with conducting expertise, and
a wide musical background with involvement in relevant ensemble music.
Salary is in line with the Victorian Catholic Education Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2018.  
More information is available on the College website www.sjc.vic.edu.au.
Please submit a letter of introduction and your resume listing three referees to electronically to recruitment@sjc.vic.edu.au.
POC: Human Resources Manager, Ph:03 5226 8131 I Email: recruitment@sjc.vic.edu.au.

Applications close Sunday, 13 December 2020