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Working at St Francis Xavier College

We pride ourselves on providing all staff with an inclusive, engaging and supportive workplace. The College has a contemporary approach to wellbeing, with an environment that fosters both professional and personal growth. We are seeking achievement-focused, student-centred professionals to support and inspire our young people. We are proud to have a diverse team of staff ranging from graduates to those well experienced.

The College offers a wide range of leadership positions, an ICT-rich environment, opportunities to be involved in social justice outreach, domestic and student study tours, and a range of staff social events.

We invest in our people

Extensive professional development for all our staff. This includes:

  • Fully subsided access to EC by Go1 Learning Portal providing access to the most comprehensive learning and development library
  • Career development opportunities offered to all employees this includes:
    • Emerging Leaders Seminar Series
    • Senior Leaders Professional Learning Program
    • Wellbeing for Learning Champion Program
    • Diocesan VIT Graduate & Mentor Program
  • Catholic Identity Formation Program
  • Full sponsorship of Religious Education Certificate for accreditation purposes
  • Access to internal and external training opportunities
  • Financial subsidy (75%) towards Diocesan Masters of Evidence Based Practice at University of Melbourne Post Graduate Study Opportunity
  • Financial support for TAE qualifications as required for current or future teaching role
  • Provide membership to professional or industry associations
  • Generous internal and external Professional Learning opportunities
  • 12 Professional Learning Days a year
  • Extensive leadership opportunities
  • Opportunity to work in a middle or senior secondary environment with flexibility to transfer Campus year to year

We care for our people

Some of the benefits for our staff include:                                                                   

  • Fully subsidised Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their families
  • Time In Lieu
  • No extras
  • Annual Leave Loading and Position Allowance payments in December each year
  • 16 weeks paid Parental Leave and 4 weeks paid Partner Leave
  • Salary Packaging through Maxxia 
  • Generous leave entitlements including a paid flexible leave day per school year 
  • All buildings equipped with heating and cooling 
  • Onsite canteens and vending machines for staff use at all campuses 
  • Social and wellbeing events organised throughout the year including wellbeing weeks, staff drinks, weekly morning teas 
  • On site parking at all campuses 
  • Lenovo device provided for use 
  • Allocation of an Induction Buddy for new staff 
  • Staff Wellbeing Strategy based on Curtin University’s Thrive At Work Framework


Professional Learning

Staff are supported through engaging professional learning including:

  • Catholic identity retreats
  • Professional learning days relating to learning, teaching and wellbeing
  • Graduate Teacher and Early Career Professional Learning Programs
  • Emerging Leaders Professional Learning Seminar Program

Senior Leaders Professional Learning Seminar Program


We are committed to having a living community that acts as a witness to the Gospel. Through positive learning partnerships and our purposeful curriculum, we will promote student achievement and encourage their wellbeing, growth and unique Catholic identity. We aspire for all staff to see themselves as intelligent and loyal leaders that are helping to shape the lives of our young people.

Job Alerts

If there are no current vacancies listed on our employment portal and you are interested in working at St Francis Xavier College, please sign up for Job Alerts. Should a job be advertised on our employment portal that matches your job alert profile, you will be notified via email as soon as it is advertised. This will ensure you never miss an employment opportunity with our College.

Job Application Process

Enquiries regarding the application process or any problems applying for vacant positions can be directed to the Human Resources Team at humanresources@sfx.vic.edu.au or (03) 9707 3111.

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