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
Good Shepherd Lutheran College exists to provide quality Christian education in a caring environment.
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 1000 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.
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 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
Middle Years 7-10 Teacher Semester 2 Contract
Contract Position for Semester 2, 2023
Monday 10 July 2023 - Friday, 1 December 2023
Join our dynamic and supportive team at Good Shepherd Lutheran College as a replacement teacher for Semester 2, 2023. Due to internal changes and staff moving into acting roles, an opportunity exists for a dynamic science teacher to join our team. Other teaching areas welcome, with flexibility in final FTE offered. The teaching load currently includes Year 8, 9 and 10 Science. Any remaining allocation for a full time position will be negotiated to include other teaching areas or participation in the campus relief pool.
The successful candidate will join a collaborative team of educators, focused on helping our students develop as young people, moving through their middle years journey and into Senior secondary education.
Teachers with relevant experience and who are passionate about educating for the future in a supportive Christian environment are encouraged to apply by submitting the package outlined below by 9am, Monday 12th June.
Position Description - 6-12 Teacher
Applications are to include a curriculum vitae, 2 pages maximum addressing the selection criteria and the names of at least two referees.
- Commitment to Christian Education and support of college ethos.
- Demonstrated subject expertise and teaching experience in Middle and Senior Years (Years 8-10)
- An understanding of the particular needs of students and demonstrated skills in meeting these needs in the context of the classroom and in pastoral care;
- Demonstrated skills in and understanding of the development and implementation of units of work; including the use of documented planning and assessment procedures to ensure high standards of learning occur; and
- Demonstrated personal and interpersonal skills that strengthen effective partnerships with parents and staff.
Applications close:Monday 12 June 2023 at 9.00am
Please email to: Mr Michael Stock - Deputy Principal
Deputy Principal: email@example.com
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 students home and the College, and to and from all other venues.
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.
- 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.
- 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.).
- 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)