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ABOUT THE SCHOOL
St Michael's Collegiate School is a vibrant independent Anglican day and boarding school for girls. Located across three campuses, Collegiate has an enrolment of approximately 700 students from the Early Learning years through to Year 12. Our staff consists of approximately 80 teachers as well as valuable support from business services staff, teachers' aides, support and ancillary staff.
A career at Collegiate offers the opportunity to stand at the forefront of global education, access to a highly professional network of peers and support for ongoing professional development. St Michael's Collegiate is proud to be accredited by the Council of International Schools and recognised as an international leader in education.
Employment opportunities are periodically listed below as well as being advertised in relevant publications and digital platforms. All employment and HR enquiries may be directed to our HR Coordinator, Mrs Anouk Harding.
St Michael’s Collegiate School is an organisation committed to Child Protection and to the implementation of Childsafe policies and practices.
As an employee of St Michael’s Collegiate School, you will be subject to a Working With Vulnerable Persons Check and Criminal History Records Check where applicable. Our organisation undertakes several screening processes to ensure the appropriate protection of children in its care. This includes reference checks, qualification checks and professional registration checks.
Benefits of working at Collegiate
St Michael’s Collegiate is recognized as a trailblazer in single-sex girls’ education. We are renowned for delivering a contemporary education which provides each girl with the inspiration and energy to find her own niche. Our staff are a professional group of like-minded professionals who form an invaluable part of the fabric of Collegiate and have been inspiring girls for over 125 years.
Collegiate is centrally located in the capital city of Hobart. Tasmania is home to approximately half a million residents and offers a warm and welcoming lifestyle. In addition to its convenient inner-city location, the School enjoys idyllic grounds and ample green space for relaxation. All this is offered just a few minutes’ walk from the CBD, the vibrant waterfront precinct and the legendary Salamanca Market. Subsidised parking is available.
The School is committed to supporting the professional development of staff and recognizes excellence across all careers paths. Collegiate employees enjoy access to higher degree and postgraduate studies through UTAS, Training and Assessment qualifications (TAE10110), the Collegiate Fellowship, the Shadforth’s Travelling Scholarship, professional development led by leaders in global education, regular “Hot Topic” seminars run internally and numerous professional learning opportunities provided by lead teachers on a regular basis.
Collegiate’s professional development budget supports professional and personal growth. We encourage all staff to utilise our extensive library resources and access a wide range of professional journals.
Eligible employees may be entitled to a reduction in the tuition fees for any of their daughters who attend the School. Reduced fees may also be available for eligible employees whose sons attend our brother school, The Hutchins School. Discounts on Before and After School Care are also available for eligible employees. Generous paid parental leave, including paid partner leave, is available for all staff and is in addition to the federally funded paid parental leave scheme.
Collegiate is an equal opportunity employer.
A variety of leave schemes are available for Collegiate employees including a Renewal Leave Scheme for teaching staff, a Self-Funded Leave Scheme for business services employees and a range of special leave programs.
Employees can select benefits, as provided by the employer, in exchange for giving up part of a monetary salary. Employees can arrange to sacrifice some of their pre-tax salary towards additional personal superannuation contributions.
Salary sacrifice options are also available for school fees and ICT devices.
Quality workplace clothing is available for eligible employees.
Health and wellbeing
Collegiate employees have access to various activities aimed at supporting their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. These range from discounted offers at a variety of local businesses to free use of The Collegiate Pool. Access to free, confidential and professional counselling is available through our Employee Assistance Program and our onsite School Chaplain. Free flu vaccinations are offered to all employees each year.
Collegiate staff enjoy a variety of staff functions throughout the year.
Collegiate employees can opt to join the Staff Association. The Association promotes the cohesiveness of staff by arranging social activities and celebrating significant events for its members.
A variety of local Hobart businesses offer Collegiate staff a discount upon presentation of staff identification.