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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

Learning Support Officers (2 positions available)

We are currently looking for 2 X Full Time Learning Support Officers for a fixed term until the end of the year, with possibility of extension depending on school needs next year.

Working under the supervision of a teacher, your role will be to provide support and facilitation of learning to students, assisting on an individual or group basis in specific learning areas. One of these positions will also encompass a 0.2 fraction as an administrative role supporting the Director of Learning, Enhancement and Support.

Teacher Librarian

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Ongoing Part Time Teacher Librarian. This role would be flexible as either 0.6 or 0.8 FTE.

We are a close-knit community and would love for you to bring your passion along and join our team!

The purpose of the Teacher Librarian is to support and implement the vision of the school community through advocating and building effective library and information services and programs that contribute to the development of lifelong learners. Facilitating the development of a reading culture and fostering a love of reading, you will help manage and develop resources, whilst guiding and assisting staff and students to promote and advance knowledge and skills.

This role will assume a teacher load, hosting Home Rooms and Pastoral periods to a class of students. There is also opportunity for this role to oversee the Library Team.