Working at St Catherine's

St Catherine’s is a leader in the development of the education sector, regularly running seminars and workshops and presenting at Australian and international conferences.

Our priority is to attract, retain and develop top quality teachers and support staff for both our senior and junior schools.

We value cultural diversity, and our staff come from all backgrounds and faiths. However, we do expect our staff to support the Christian ethos of St Catherine’s and to support the faith life of the school in the broadest sense. 

A range of benefits

We provide a wide range of benefits to staff covering professional salary, development, welfare and social aspects, which include:

  • Accreditation Support and Professional Learning Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselling service
  • Mentoring Program for new academic staff
  • Annual research scholarships for academic and professional staff
  • Regular seminars and keynote addresses
  • Microsoft computer for academic staff
  • Free influenza vaccinations
  • Staff Association membership includes invitations to social occasions
  • Salary packaging and novated leases available through preferred suppliers
  • Voluntary superannuation contributions and option to nominate own superannuation fund
  • Access to our Research Centre (for borrowing books, DVDs and magazines)
  • Access to school deli to order lunch daily


St Catherine’s School complies with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 and is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Prospective employees must apply for a Working With Children Check before starting work at the school.

All candidates must have the right to work in Australia and St Catherine’s has a responsibility to complete Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) checks with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.

All employees must provide a COVID-19 digital certificate (proof of double vaccination).

Positions available

St Catherine’s looks for well-qualified and inspirational staff. When we have positions available they are posted here.

Please apply directly through the link provided in the advert before the closing date and address your application to the Director of Human Resources.

For further information please contact Chloë Carr, Director of Human Resources

Open Mornings

Our Open Mornings allow you to immerse yourself into life at St Catherine’s. Hear from our headmistress and take a guided tour of classrooms, facilities and spaces to get a unique insight.

Open Mornings are offered four times a year and registration is essential.

Open Mornings 2023:

  • Tuesday 21 March
  • Thursday 18 May
  • Tuesday 29 August
  • Wednesday 22 November

All at St Catherine’s School acknowledge the Bidjigal and Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional custodians of the lands on which the school sits,
and we pay our respects to Elders past and present.

We extend this respect to the continuation of the cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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