Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of HUMANITIES TEACHER

(Initially, teaching Year 7 to 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 and Respect underpin our relationships, teaching and learning program and interactions with the wider community.

We develop learners who can thrive in turbulent and complex times, apply critical thinking to new situations and change the world by developing solutions to local and global issues. Our students are encouraged to make connections and identify patterns as they construct meaningful knowledge and devise possible solutions to problems in the real world.

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 Humanities in Years 7–10 and Upper School classes within their area of speciality. 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.

  • Knowledge of and experience in applying the AITSL teaching standards in their professional practice within their teaching context and expertise.  

  • A passion and ability to teach Humanities.

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

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

  • Highly developed ICT skills.

  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Experience in ATAR level Humanities 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

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

  • 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


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

Download the Application Form here​.


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


Closing Date


Applications must be submitted by 4.00pm on  Monday, 12 September 2022.

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

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