Working at Brigidine

Brigidine College inspires girls to value learning, to be true to themselves and to honour their spiritual heritage. It challenges young women to act in the world with strength and gentleness.

Brigidine College St Ives is a catholic independent girls’ school situated on Sydney’s North Shore. The College seeks innovative and energetic teachers whose classroom practice shows a commitment to excellence and who engage students in a process of learning that promotes curiosity, confidence, achievement and service. A dynamic and supportive staff with a strong focus on professional learning makes Brigidine a workplace of choice.

We currently have two positions available at the College.

Director ICT

This position is permanent full time. The commencement date will be negotiated.

The Director ICT plays a key role in the College and, reporting directly to the Principal, is an integral member of the Leadership Team. This role principally provides leadership and oversight of the ICT Vision of the College, to plan and implement future thinking and possibilities that reflect best practice.

The successful applicant will

  • have outstanding knowledge and demonstrated experience leading teams and change in a medium to large-scale corporate or educational environment
  • have suitable qualifications and technical knowledge and skills across a range of technologies relevant to an educational environment
  • demonstrate drive, initiative and attention to detail and have strong interpersonal skills
  • be adept at managing and working with a range of stakeholders, both within and external to the Brigidine community
  • be a leader of staff, providing professional coaching and identifying and developing effective practices
  • have experience preparing and managing budgets and have the demonstrated capacity to work effectively on future planning.

Whilst experience in an education environment is not essential, it will be highly regarded. Oversight of the needs and implementation of ICT in the teaching and learning context is a vital component of this role. The successful applicant will demonstrate their understanding of this and be able to articulate their vision for ICT in education.

A Working With Children check (WWC) is required prior to employment. Applicants must currently have permanent residency or Visa rights to work permanently in Australia.

A position description is available here.  General enquiries may be made to the Business Manager at or 99886200.

Applications including a covering letter, qualifications, detailed Curriculum Vitae, the names and contact details of three referees should be sent to the Principal at

Applications close 9am Monday 17 June 2019.

Head of Department – Social Science

Permanent Full-time commencing Term 1, 2020

The College seeks an innovative and energetic leader whose practice shows a commitment to excellence. Proven familiarity with the syllabus in all Social Science courses is essential.  The ability to teach Stage 6 Economics and Business Studies would be desirable but not essential.

You will be responsible for assessment and programming for Social Science Years 7 – 12, leading the implementation of technology in the classroom and the mentoring of your staff. You will be an enthusiastic and expert leader, highly motivated and effective in developing engaging curriculum experiences.

A WWCC number and NESA accreditation is required.

A position description is available here.

Applications including a covering letter, qualifications, detailed Curriculum Vitae, the names and contact details of three referees should be addressed to: The Principal, at

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 26 June 2019. (note that interviews will take place early in Term 3)