Padua College is a supportive and innovative workplace which strongly values faith, professionalism and a strong work ethic.

Our staff are talented and passionate individuals who see working with young people as a true calling.

Positions Available

Padua College invites applications for the following permanent positions.

Careers and College Counsellor

The College is currently seeking a collaborative, experienced and suitably qualified Counsellor to be responsive to the diverse needs of learners in a contemporary Catholic School.  This response is in partnership with parents, students and teachers and is sensitive to the developmental needs of all students.

The Counsellor has a key role in fostering the development and mental health of students including those at risk and those with learning needs.  This is achieved by applying guidance and counselling skills through both whole of College and individual interventions.  This also includes Careers and the development of vocational pathways throughout the College.  Please be aware that this role has a strong emphasis on Career Counselling and works in partnership with other Counsellors.

The duties of the College Counsellor encompass:

(a)        a contribution to planning and meetings to support individual students and whole of school programs

(b)        working collaboratively with teachers, school officers, the College Leadership and other school personnel

(c)        support to and liaison with parents and care givers of students and relevant family members and carers

(d)        promotion and support of careers and vocational education

(e)        leading student protection processes within the College

The successful applicant will have appropriate qualifications in Psychology and/or Guidance and Counselling along with extensive and relevant experience. Experience working in the education sector and/or teaching qualifications will be highly regarded.

The role is a full-time, permanent position.  We are seeking to appoint the position at the commencement of term 3 2019. There is some ability to negotiate within a reasonable timeframe.

The appointment of a successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

All written applications are required to include a ‘Padua College Application for Employment’ form.

Position Description
PC-HR-PD-0009 Careers and College Counsellor


Outdoor Education Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher to join us in leading the Outdoor Education Program located at Pomona on the Sunshine Coast (Amaroo Facility). The position is based at Padua College, Kedron.

This is a permanent, full-time position.

The College currently runs a camp program for each year level from years 5 to 12 with the expectation the Outdoor Education Coordinator will co-lead all camps.  The Outdoor Education Coordinator will also contribute to the College through participation in regular school responsibilities (e.g. yard duty and relief teaching).

This position requires an energetic and creative applicant who is happy to work in an environment with boys in their Catholic Education.

All written applications are required to include a ‘Padua College Application for Employment’. This form and position descriptions are available below to download.

Position Description
PC-HR-PD-0019 Outdoor Education Coordinator


Padua College Application for Employment Form
Click to download the Padua College Application for Employment Form

Completed applications are to be returned to:

The Rector
Padua College
PO Box 111
Kedron  Q  4031


To submit an application to be held on file, please fill out the form below.