St Hilda’s School is one of Australia’s leading PP-12 Anglican Day and Boarding Schools for girls located on the Gold Coast of Queensland. With an enviable reputation of excellence in girls’ education and multi-million-dollar world class facilities, the School has a long history of outstanding academic achievement based on strong Anglican Christian values. It is committed to excellence in the education of girls and to maintaining a safe and supportive environment for children and young people.

Applicants are sought for an experienced educator to join our community.

Teacher of Religious Education & Studies of Religion

Permanent Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teacher of Religious Education and Studies of Religion (ATAR), to join our community in Term 1 2024. The successful candidate should possess an excellent knowledge of the current directions in the teaching of the subject area, have a strong academic background and a thorough understanding of the Australian Curriculum. Experience in teaching in an all- girls’ environment is an advantage, but not essential. Our RE syllabus is designed to implement the Anglican Schools Commission Shared Syllabus “encouraging the development of religious knowledge, and to embolden students to explore the application of this knowledge to their individual lives” (ASC, 2021)

Selection Criteria

Required Skills and Abilities

  • A committed and enthusiastic teacher of Religious Education and Studies of Religion (ATAR)
  • Ability to engage students from Year 7-12 in the critical examination of religion, philosophy, and ethics
  • Demonstrated previous experience as a Teacher of Studies of Religion - This elective QCAA course is an extremely popular and growing subject for students entering Year 11 and 12 at our School

The successful applicant must hold Queensland College of Teachers registration and be willing to have their name submitted to the Anglican Church’s Professional Standards Register.

As a prospective member of the St Hilda’s Community, you will be willing to support the Code of Conduct and the stated values and Anglican Ethos of the School. We are seeking an individual who embraces collaboration.

Why join St Hilda’s School?

Enjoy a passionate community which embraces collaboration and innovation and supports staff wellbeing and professional growth. We offer staff use of the school gym, a comprehensive employee assistance program and professional development opportunities.

Be a part of a community which promotes belonging and connectedness.

Applications should be submitted by 9.00am Wednesday 4 October 2023 addressed to the Head of Teaching and Learning with a cover letter detailing recent teaching experience including Studies of Religion. This role is available due to student growth in numbers and one of our experienced staff transitioning to retirement.