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Religious Education Teacher

Padua College

About the role

Applications are sought for the position of full-time ongoing Religious Education Teacher commencing in 2024.

Padua College provides a contemporary Catholic secondary co-education for young people within the regions of the Mornington Peninsula and Western Port Bay. Our College was founded by the Sisters of Mercy and is named after St Anthony of Padua. In partnership with our students, staff, parents, parishes and the wider community, Padua College gives witness to the Christian faith in our Catholic tradition. We aim to be a positive, creative, hope-filled learning community where Catholic values and spirit are shared and the sacred dignity of each person is nurtured.


The North Star is our guiding direction. It encompasses our “why” at Padua College as we align our vision and action. It inspires, challenges, and provides direction.

We want every person to:

• recognise and utilise their God-given talents;

• be the best they can be; and

• make a positive impact on their world.


Our Core Values:

a) We welcome and affirm

b) We inspire growth of the whole person

c) We create a love of learning

d) We build positive relationships

e) We embrace diversity

f) We show compassion for those in need

g) We reconcile and forgive

h) We work for a just and peaceful world

Teachers are supported by the Learning Leaders, the Assistant Heads of Campus (Learning and Pedagogy), Deputy Principals/Directors of Campus (Heads of Campus), and the Vice Principal (Learning and Teaching) across the College in the development, implementation, and teaching of the curriculum.

They are also supported by the House Coordinators, Assistant Heads of Campus (Student Wellbeing and Growth), the Deputy Principals/Directors of Campus (Heads of Campus) and the Vice Principal – Students, in the pastoral care and discipline of students, as well as the smooth and effective management of classes.


SALARY REMUNERATION: According to the CEMEA 2022, $77,248.00 – $114,591.00 per annum, plus 11% superannuation.



Applications close

24th June 2024


Full position descriptions and College Application Forms can be obtained at the College website at Application forms for these positions should be returned to the Principal by email to, accompanied by full Résumé, the names of three referees and university transcripts by 10am Monday 24 June 2024. All applications will be acknowledged on receipt by return email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further. Other applicants will not receive further communication from the College regarding the position.

The interview process may commence prior to the closing date and, if a suitable applicant is found, the role may close early. We encourage applications for the vacancy to be submitted as soon as possible.

Padua College is a Child Safe School and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. 

Contact details

PrincipalMs Kelly McGurn
Phone5976 0100
Address62 Oakbank Road
Mornington, 3931