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Work with Us

Working at St Mark's

St Mark’s is committed to being a vibrant professional community that supports its people and their sense of belonging, connectedness, and shared purpose. The over 200 St Mark’s teachers and other staff members are highly-valued, knowledgeable, expert professionals. The School’s positive work environment attracts and retains high quality staff by fostering professionalism, commitment, loyalty, Christian values, a high standard of pastoral care, and by providing above Award conditions. Teachers contribute to the pastoral and cocurricular programs offered to St Mark’s students.

St Mark’s fosters a culture of continuous improvement and lifelong learning for all through staff reflection, goal setting, feedback, collaboration, and investment in professional learning. An exciting suite of opt-in school-based professional learning options are offered to teaching staff. These have been co-designed with staff and are based in Martin Seligman’s PERMA framework, to nurture staff (P) positive emotions, (E) engagement in valuable work, (R) relationships, (M) meaning in their work, and (A) achievements and feelings of accomplishment. With a focus on staff voice, choice, and ownership, these options include mentoring, coaching, action research, leadership development, a generous professional learning scholarship (that includes the possibility to support staff in post-graduate study), and participation in strategic project groups.

The School, as part of its strategic focus area of Holistic Wellbeing for all, is committed to supporting the multidimensional wellbeing of all staff in a range of ways, including through initiatives that sustain mental and physical health. Staff appreciate morning tea provided on staff days, refreshments provided during parent teacher interviews, the onsite coffee van, and the pop-up coffee shop offered by our Senior Home Economics students. Specific benefits for staff include salary packaging, generous paid parental leave, generous long service leave entitlements, an active Staff Social Club that organises regular social activities, free influenza vaccinations, and Notebook computers and iPads for relevant staff. Staff are additionally offered periodic opportunities to engage in complimentary health and wellbeing activities, and in service to others.

Leadership Opportunities

Head of Middle School

Commencing 1 January 2022

St Mark’s Anglican Community School is seeking to appoint an outstanding educator to become the School’s Head of Middle School. The Head of Middle School is a member of the School Executive who will think strategically and innovatively in their approach to student learning and student wellbeing in Years 6-8. They will be committed to the continuous improvement and growth of St Mark’s people and educational programs.

Applications close at 4pm Monday 4 October 2021.

Applications should be addressed and emailed to the Principal, Mr Steven Davies, at principal@stmarks.wa.edu.au. Where possible, please supply all documents as PDF files. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please view the Head of Middle School Information Booklet and duty statement below for more information.

Teaching Opportunities

Primary School Teachers

Commencing Term 1, 2022

St Mark's requires excellent, enthusiastic, and innovative Primary School teachers, commencing Semester 1, 2022 and invites applications from registered teachers of all levels of experience to join our educational community. There are a number of positions available, ranging from the Early Learning Centre to Year 5, including ongoing full-time positions and fixed term contracts.

Download Duty Statement and Application Form

Submit completed application form, covering letter and CV to principal@stmarks.wa.edu.au by 4pm on Thursday 30 September. Where possible, please supply all documents as PDF files.


Relief Work

Education Assistants (Relief Roster)

St Mark's is seeking expressions of interest from qualified Education Assistants to join the Learning Diversity & Inclusion relief pool. Applications from EAs with qualifications in primary, secondary and special needs will be welcomed.

Download the Relief Education Assistant Application form. Email completed application form and CV to principal@stmarks.wa.edu.au.

All successful candidates in the relief pool will be required to participate in an Induction session at the School.

Teachers (Relief Roster)

If you are interested in relief work, please download the relevant form below, and submit as indicated on the form. Middle and Senior School (Year 6 to Year 12): Download Secondary Relief Teacher Application Form. Email completed form and CV to jrobinson@stmarks.wa.edu.au

Primary School (Kindy to Year 5): Download Primary Relief Teacher Application Form. Email completed form and CV to principal@stmarks.wa.edu.au

Additional Information

Teaching staff salaries are paid under the Anglican Schools Commission Incorporated Western Australian Agreement 2019, as approved by the FairWork Commission, in accordance with training and experience. Non-teaching staff are employed under appropriate Award conditions to which over Award payments are applied.

All enquiries regarding employment at St Mark’s can be emailed to principal@stmarks.wa.edu.au or posted to:

The Principal

St Mark’s Anglican Community School

PO Box 231 HILLARYS WA 6923

St Mark’s Anglican Community School is a Child-safe School

St Mark’s is committed to being a child-safe organisation through the prevention, identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect. All candidates for roles at St Mark’s are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of the recruitment process. All employees (teaching and non-teaching) are required to participate in annual training in this regard.