St Mary’s College empowers young women to excel in learning and life. We nurture relationships that challenge and support students to contribute to a more just and compassionate world. 

2024 Positions

Director of Wellbeing

The Director of Wellbeing will work in close collaboration with the Director of Learning and the Director of Mission, and will ensure that the community and culture of the College is experienced as the fullest possible reflection of our Catholic Dominican identity. At its heart, this requires care for the wellbeing, learning and inclusion of all in our community.

Our ideal candidate will lead the development of staff in understanding the integral link between wellbeing and learning for all students. The critical importance of inclusion for diverse students will shape their leadership.

Please click here to access the Director of Wellbeing Applicant Information Package.

Application close Friday 29 September 9:00 am


Food Technology and Hospitality Teacher

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate an understanding of contemporary pedagogy with an emphasis on student engagement, inquiry, and the use of digital technologies. They will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills in order to build positive relationships with colleagues, students and families.

The successful candidate will:

  • Actively support and contribute to the Catholic identity and Dominican ethos of St Mary's College. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary pedagogy with an emphasis on student engagement, inquiry, and the use of digital technologies. 
  • Provide teaching, learning and assessment strategies that promote the development of the General Capabilities. 
  • Design inclusive learning programs where data informs practice and the curriculum is accessible for all students.
  • Develop and use appropriate evaluation and assessment strategies and provide effective feedback to students.
  • Use a variety of formal and informal reporting strategies to inform parents and carers of learning progress.
  • Create a positive culture for student wellbeing with an emphasis on Restorative Practices and an approach that is trauma informed.
  • Participate in professional development activities which lead to improved student outcomes. 
  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing development as a learner and reflective practitioner through engagement with the College performance and development process.
  • Ability to teach Religious Education and/or Child Studies will be advantageous. 

Please click here to access the Food Technology and Hospitality Teacher Applicant Information Package.

Application close Friday 29 September 9:00 am


Applications are to be addressed to:

Kate Bawden
Acting Principal
St Mary’s College

Emailed to:

Emily Semple, Human Resources Advisor


Current Opportunities

Temporary Relief Teaching

If you wish to express your interest in temporary relief teaching work at St Marys  College, please submit the following documentation to Sandy.Conroy@stmarys.sa.edu.au

  • Current resume with three professional referees
  • Working with Children Check (WWCC). From 1 July 2019, it is a mandatory requirement that all teachers have a current WWCC prior to the expiration of their Teacher’s Registration
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • Responding to Abuse and Neglect - Education and Care Setting 2018 - 2020. Please note from 1 July 2021, we will be accepting the new training called Responding to Risks of Harm and Neglect - Education and Care (RRHAN-EC) that can be completed online at plink.sa.edu.au
  • Teacher’s Registration required for temporary relief teaching

We acknowledge that we live, learn and work on the traditional land of the Kaurna people.

We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land.

We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.


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