Sacred Heart College is a proud, dynamic, high performing school with strong traditions, rich history and a deep sense of community and welcome. Innovative and evolving, we are implementing Strategy 2020 by enhancing the learning and teaching environment for our students and staff and by redesigning learning and teaching for the 21st century, reimagining our learning spaces and undertaking major building works.

2018 Teaching positions and expressions of interest

Sacred Heart College welcomes applications for 2018 from teachers wishing to join a collaborative and dynamic school community. 

Successful applicants will:

  • be learning specialists,
  • have advanced skills in facilitation, curation of learning, and opportunity brokering,
  • have demonstrated experience connecting people with people, students with others and students with students, and
  • be designers of learning, guiding students as active partners in that journey


Learning Enhancement Teacher

Full-Time, Ongoing

0.25 FTE non-teaching and 0.75 FTE teaching (subject to change)

Please note this position requires a tertiary qualification in the area of enhancing learning for students with disability. Please refer to the Learning Enhancement Position Description and Classroom Teacher Position Description for information regarding this opportunity.

Position Description - Learning Enhancement Teacher

Position Description - Classroom Teacher

Teaching Application for Employment Form

VCE English and English Language

Full-Time, Ongoing

Please refer to the Learning Enhancement Position Description and Classroom Teacher Position Description for information regarding this opportunity.

Position Description - Classroom Teacher

Teaching Application for Employment Form



Please note these are expressions of interest only at this stage. Further information will follow should an opportunity arise in these areas:

Positions of Leadership

All positions of leadership at Sacred Heart College require alignment with our Vision, and with Mercy and leadership values and behaviours.

Curriculum and Wellbeing
Student Leadership

VCE Psychology
VCE Media Studies
VCE Theatre Studies
VCE Visual Communications



Applications are to be submitted to and must include:
  • a cover letter addressing the successful applicants’ criteria
  • resume; and
  • teaching Application for Employment Form

Employees at Sacred Heart College agree to:
  • Accept the Catholic education philosophy of the College
  • Develop and maintain an adequate understanding of those aspects of Catholic teaching that touch upon each employees subject areas and other aspects of his or her work
  • By their counselling, teaching and other work, and by personal example, strive to help students to understand, accept and appreciate Catholic teaching and values
  • Comply with the accreditation policy of the CECV to teach in a Catholic school
  • Be committed to regular and ongoing professional development, and participate in an appraisal process
  • Be qualified as required by State Authorities including the VIT and hold a current Working with Children check.
  • Uphold a zero tolerance attitude towards child abuse, and maintain a culture of child safety.
  • Uphold a commitment to ensure cultural safety for Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.
  • Comply with the College's policies and procedures including the Mercy Education Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Children and Young People Code of Conduct.

Successful applicants will have a demonstrated commitment to Catholic education and to the safety and wellbeing of children.

Successful applicants will possess the skills and abilities necessary to fulfil the relevant position. Additionally, successful candidates will be appropriately qualified, demonstrate enthusiasm and where required, be able to provide care and support for students and its environment. In the case of teaching roles, candidates must have the ability to deliver the appropriate curriculum to a range of educational abilities whilst supporting and respecting the ethos of the College. 

Teaching staff are required to hold Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration; non-teaching staff are required to hold or be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check and undergo a National Police Record Check.

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