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Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of ENGLISH TEACHER

Our Lady of Mercy College is a Catholic co-educational College in the coastal town of Australind. Inspired by the charism of the Mercy Sisters, the College provides educational opportunities that inspire learning, nurture faith and encourage students to embrace life. The Mercy values of Compassion, Service, Courage, Hospitality, Justice, and Respect underpin our relationships, teaching and learning program and interactions with the wider community.

Recognising the importance of sound literacy skills in the lives of our students, the English Learning Area strives to develop and enhance student skills and knowledge. We support their goal to become competent, confident and engaged users of English in everyday, community, social, further education, training and workplace contexts.

The successful applicant for this position will be an enthusiastic educator who is keen to be part of a strong professional team. Ideally, they will be able to teach English in Years 7–12. Capable and confident graduates will be considered and if successful, nurtured and supported during their early development.


Selection Criteria


The successful person will have;

  • Knowledge of and commitment to the ethos and values of Catholic education in a Mercy context.

  • A passion and ability to teach English.

  • A comprehensive knowledge and an understanding of effective pedagogy in the field of English.

  • Ability to foster positive relationships with students, staff and parents.

  • Highly developed ICT skills.

  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Experience in ATAR English and Literature would be advantageous.

  • Ability to teach Religious Education would be an advantage.

Qualifications Required

  • Current registration with the Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA)

  • Working with Children Screen Check

  • Have completed, working towards, or be willing to work towards, 'Accreditation for Teachers in a Catholic School'. Additional information can be found here: CEWA Limited Accreditation Framework

How to Apply


All applicants must complete an Application Form including the relevant attachments required to be considered for any position.

Download the Application Form here.


Applications are to be addressed to The Principal, Mr Vince Bellini and submitted via email to


Closing Date


Applications must be submitted by 9.00 am on Tuesday, 17 October 2023.


The Principal reserves the right to make an appointment once a suitable applicant has been identified.


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