Employment

Be part of an innovative and professional community at the forefront of global education.

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 around 700 students from the Early Learning Years through to Year 12. Approximately 80 teaching staff receive valuable support from administrative staff, teachers’ aides and ancillary staff.

A career at Collegiate offers the opportunity to stand at the forefront of global education, surrounded by a highly professional network of peers, while being supported in your ongoing professional development.

Child Protection

St Michael’s Collegiate School is committed to child protection and to the implementation of Childsafe policies and practices.

As an employee of Collegiate, you will be subject to a Working with Vulnerable Persons Check and Criminal History Records Check. We undertake several screening processes to ensure the appropriate protection of children in our care. This includes reference checks, qualification checks and professional registration checks.

Benefits of Working at Collegiate

Empowering Students

St Michael’s Collegiate is recognised 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 place in the world. Our staff are a dynamic group of like-minded professionals who form an invaluable part of the fabric of Collegiate and have been inspiring girls for over 125 years.

Location

Collegiate is centrally located in Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania. The state is home to approximately half a million residents and offers a warm, relaxed and welcoming lifestyle. With a convenient inner-city location, the School also enjoys idyllic grounds and ample green space for relaxation. All of this is just minutes’ walk from the CBD, the vibrant waterfront precinct, and the legendary Salamanca Market.

Inner City Parking

Parking (subject to availability) is available within a short walk from our Senior School campus at a cost of less than $30 per week for a full-time employee.

Professional Development

The School is committed to supporting the professional development of staff and recognises excellence across all career 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.

Family Benefits

Eligible employees whose daughter(s) attend Collegiate, or whose son(s) attend our brother school, The Hutchins School, may be entitled to a reduction in tuition fees. 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.

Financial

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. Salary packaging and sacrifice options are also available.

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.

Social

Collegiate staff enjoy a variety of social functions throughout the year. Employees can opt to join the Staff Association, which arranges social activities and celebrates significant events for its members.