Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:


(2 Positions: Head of Year 7 and Head of Year 10)

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,

Respect underpin our relationships, teaching and learning program and interactions with the wider community.


We invite applications from committed, passionate and innovative teachers to join our Wellbeing Leadership team as a Head of Year. We seek individuals who are comfortable and confident in sharing their Catholic faith and who are experienced and accomplished classroom practitioners.


The Head of Year provides leadership, direction and support to students, their parents/guardians and staff identified with a designated year group at the College.

Selection Criteria

The successful person will have;

  • A commitment to the ethos, values and mission of Catholic education.

  • Demonstrated successful experience working with adults and young people in a pastoral care, wellbeing, mental health or related field.

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships.

  • Confidence in speaking and presenting to large audiences.

  • Experienced classroom practitioner.  

  • Well-developed written and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of key factors impacting mental health and wellbeing.

  • Knowledge of successful strategies used to assist young people to maintain their mental health and wellbeing.

  • Ability to implement and lead the wellbeing programs and initiatives.

Time Allowance

An allowance of 5 – 12 teaching periods adjusted to reflect cohort size.


Category 2 – Level 1

Responsibility Allowance: $13,881.00 per annum

Contract Period

This position is offered for an initial period of 3 years. Prior to the end of the 3rd year, your performance in this leadership position will be reviewed and assessed. A further term of 3 years appointment for this position may be offered, conditional upon the outcome of this review.

A teacher who accepts this position, is employed as a teacher in an ongoing capacity at the College.

Qualifications Required

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

  • Western Australia Department of Education National Coordinated Criminal History Check (NCCHC)

  • Working with Children Screen Check

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

How to Apply


To be considered for any position, all applicants must complete an Application Form including the relevant attachments listed in the form.

Please refer to the Head of Year Duty Statement.

Please refer to the Our Lady of Mercy College Pastoral Care Processes.

Download the Application Form here.


Applications are to be addressed to The Principal, Mr Rob Crothers and submitted via email to humanresources@olmca.wa.edu.au.


Closing Date


Applications must be submitted by 3.00pm on Thursday, 5 August 2021.

Please ensure that you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.


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