Good Shepherd has been offering educational opportunities to the Noosa community for over 30 years, with a wonderful working environment for both teaching and non-teaching professionals.

Set in a natural bushland setting in the heart of Noosaville, the College boasts modern facilities and prides itself on being a warm and welcoming equal opportunity employer.

For more details on working at Good Shepherd, please see the current vacancies as advertised through seek.com.au

Mission Statement
Good Shepherd Lutheran College exists to provide quality Christian education in a caring environment.

About us
Good Shepherd is a co-educational Prep to Year 12 Lutheran College that serves the families of the breathtakingly beautiful Noosa district on the Sunshine Coast. Centrally located 130kms from the Brisbane CBD, Good Shepherd Lutheran College is situated on a 9.5 hectare campus. The College has a total enrolment of approximately 1130 students. Our College is part of the ministry of The Lutheran Church in Queensland and has strong ties to the Noosa Lutheran Parish. Good Shepherd has built a recognised record of both academic success and Christian care.

A Partnership
Our success at Good Shepherd can be attributed to our students, their parents or care givers and our team of talented and dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff all working to support the individual academic and welfare needs of each student. In our holistic approach to students, we value equity, diversity, individuality and multiculturalism. We strive to inspire and enable our young people to make a positive contribution to their community.

Our Curriculum
Our curriculum provides a broad range of subjects and promotes innovation and excellence in teaching, learning and pastoral care.
Good Shepherd has a Junior, Middle and Senior Years organisation reflective of student needs at a particular age. Students benefit from comprehensive contemporary P-12 learning programs that are developmentally linked for smooth transition across each stage of schooling.

Commitment to our Staff
At Good Shepherd Lutheran College we believe it essential to invest in the knowledge, skills and wellbeing of our staff and so make time for regular professional development. We genuinely encourage and enjoy the sense of community that exists amongst the employees of the College.

Current Job Vacancies

Casual Bus Driver

Award: Queensland Lutheran Schools - Single Enterprise Agreement 2020

Position Classification: Level 2(a) – Schedule 12, $35.85 per hour.

Position Status: Casual

Accountability: Head of Operations

Date of Preparation: 14 April 2023

Hours of Duty:

Approximate hours of duty are 6.30 am to 8.30 am and 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm for the Scheduled School Runs as needed. On occasions, other driving commitments will be required as the need arises.

Key Position Objective:

To provide a safe, secure and punctual transition between the student's home and the College, and to and from all other venues.

Position Statement

The position supports the transporting of students between school and bus stops near the students’ homes and the College’s educational service with transport to excursions and other activities.

The College operates a permanent bus service on six separate routes within the Noosa and Sunshine Coast local government areas.


The college will supply polo shirts, jacket (winter only) and ball cap, and must be worn whenever driving buses. Drivers will need to wear neat casual attire, with either safety boots or enclosed non-slip shoes at all times whilst driving buses.

Workplace Health and Safety

All staff will strive to create and maintain a safe and healthy work environment by working safely, adhering to instructions and using the equipment provided in accordance with safe operating procedures.

Selection Criteria

  • Driver’s Licence Class MR or higher
  • Driver’s Authorisation Card that meets QLD Government requirements;
  • Ability to establish good rapport with students between the ages of 5 to 18;
  • Flexibility, good organisational skills and a methodical approach to tasks;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation;
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality customer service and continuous improvement strategies;
  • Satisfy the requirements of the Queensland Commissioner for Children and Young People Act 1998, Employment Screening Provisions, including the successful retention of a suitability “Blue Card”; and
  • Current First Aid Certificate, including CPR is recommended.

Position Responsibilities

  • To provide a punctual and safe passage for College students to and from the College, and to and from all other venues;
  • To assist the Teachers and Students of the college during outings and at all times provide courteous, caring customer service;
  • Internal cleaning of the bus after use;
  • Participate in College training activities (All staff training days, first aid sessions, child safety training, scheduled transport meetings etc.).

Transport Compliance

  • Ensure that both a drivers licence and Qld Transport Driver’s Authority remains current at all times;
  • Ensure that scheduled driver training is completed and signed off each year;
  • Ensure the bus code of conduct is administered, to maintain students behaviour whilst travelling, reporting all infringements to the relevant teaching coordinators at the College;
  • Be responsible for the daily safety check on the bus, maintenance of fuel oil, Ad Blue levels where applicable, and water levels. Report any faults on the defect report form and to keep and sign a daily maintenance sheet;
  • Maintain relevant Transport log books and statistics; and
  • Report and log any incidents (or near misses) or complaints, using the required form

College Expectations – Code of Conduct

By accepting employment with the College, you must be aware of, and comply with, the Code of Conduct. The aim of this Code is to outline the standards of behaviour expected of all employees of the College.

The Code places an obligation on all employees to take responsibility for their own conduct and to work with colleagues cooperatively to achieve a consultative and collaborative workplace where people are happy and proud to work.

Therefore, you must:

  • Conduct yourself, both personally and professionally in a manner that upholds the ethos and reputation of the School;
  • Comply with the College’s policies and procedures (in particular, be supportive of the Christian ethos and the educational aims of the College);
  • Act ethically and responsibly; and
  • Be accountable for your actions and decisions.

Please address and send applications to:

Mr Scott Josephs - (Head of Operations)