Employment

St James Lutheran College is situated in beautiful Hervey Bay only 290kms North of Brisbane and has a P-12 enrolment of 610 students, and with a Kindergarten currently serving 70 families. We offer a caring community environment and affordable quality Christian education.

Service Leader, Full time, Permanent

St James Lutheran College Kindergarten is a thriving, locally managed Kindergarten currently serving 70 families offering long day care from 7:30am to 5:00pm. The Kindergarten enrols children from 3 years old and are guided by a team of educators including an Assistant Service Leader to provide quality education and care in a Christian environment. Children who attend the Kindy have priority enrolment into the College, and the Kindy is located within the campus of the College.


Position requirements: The ideal candidate for this Service Leader position will have:
 ACECQA Approved Early Childhood qualifications – Diploma or higher
 Certified Supervisor Certificate or prepared to apply if not holding already
 First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management
 Valid Blue Card
 Focused on positive outcomes for all children through a Quality Early Childhood Educational Program
 The ability to uphold the Christian ethos of the service
 Experience in working with all mixed age groups of children
 Experience in staff management and rostering
 Experience in working within service budget
 High level of written and verbal communication skills with families and all stakeholder
 Working alongside our, Lutheran Church community, Local Community groups and St James OSHC to form a learning community
 Knowledge of all relevant and current legislation including Early Years Learning Framework, Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and Early Years Learning Framework.


Applications close: 9am, 15th October 2018 

Position commences: Negotiated with the successful applicant

Educator - Kindergarten, Full time, Permanent

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Assistant Early Childhood Educator to join our St James Kindergarten team, who understands our core Christian values and assist us in providing the best education and care for the children within our Kindergarten. We invite applications for this exciting position.

St James Lutheran Kindergarten is a thriving, locally managed long day model Kindergarten, currently serving 70 families, between 7:30am to 5:00pm. The learning journey begins for children from 3 years of age, who are guided by a dedicated team of educators, to provide quality education and care in a Christian environment. Children who attend the Kindy have priority enrolment into the College, and located within the campus of the College. We are a non-for-profit Christian organisation with a focus on ensuring that each individual child is supported in their education and care journey. Our aim is to continue to provide high quality care, play based education, inclusive practice and help foster and enhance each child’s development. We value kindness, empathy and believe building relationships is the key. Position requirements: 

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

 Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
 Current First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificate
 Valid blue card
 Ability to work with a flexible roster
 Ability to work 5 days a week


Work within a team of dedicated staff. Respecting and supporting our philosophy and Christian ethos. If you want to be excited about going to work every day, have the opportunity to make a real difference, and be valued for your expertise and skills then this may be the job for you.

Applications close: 9am, 26th October 2018 

Position commences: Negotiated with the successful applicant

Teacher - Junior School

Due to continued growth and the promotion of existing teaching staff, St James Lutheran College has one permanent full time Junior School Teacher position available – Early years specialisation is desirable.

Applications close: 9am, 29th October 2019 

Position commences: 1st January 2019