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Santa Maria College is a Year 7-12 Catholic Girls' College with a total enrolment of over 900 students. The College is dedicated to attracting and retaining talented and motivated staff, chosen to lead and support our students on their educational journey.

Santa Maria College believes that its staff, both teaching and non-teaching, are its most valuable resource. The College nurtures a dynamic professional learning community that celebrates creativity, engagement and critical thinking. All staff members are provided with myriad opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills through professional learning.

Staff at Santa Maria College are professionals whose work is guided by the values of the Good Samaritan, enunciated in the College's Mission and Vision Statement:

Inspired and informed by our Good Samaritan heritage, Santa Maria College educates young women in a Catholic Community where all are encouraged to contribute with the gifts given to them to make a difference in the world.

Based on the Benedictine traditions of Peace, Hospitality and Stewardship, the College places an emphasis on a holistic education. Students learn through academic programs, mission programs, pastoral care and wellbeing programs, physical activities and other co-curricular pursuits.

In all cases of employment, there is an expectation that staff will support the Catholic ethos of the College.

At Santa Maria College, our vision of One Community, Three Villages embodies our commitment to educate young women for now and into the future.

Acutely aware of the interdependence between Faith, Learning and Wellbeing, the following three principles guide our leadership endeavours to build a community of holistic learners;

  • Fostering respectful relationships with students, staff and families
  • Creating a flourishing learning environment so that all students can learn
  • Leading, empowering and shaping our community within out Catholic, Good Samaritan, Benedictine identity

The successful applicant will be committed to the philosophy and ethos of Catholic Education.

The successful applicant will be required to have a current Working with Children check and a current National Police Record Check.

The Principal - Joanne Rock

P: 9488 1600 F: 9427 3998

A: 50 Separation Street, Northcote VIC 3070

Santa Maria College promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people.

Positions Available