Science Coordinator

Wollongong · New South Wales
  • Choose to make a difference!
  • Full-time, ongoing opportunity to join our dynamic and vibrant College community as our Science Coordinator (Coordinator 3)
  • Commencing January 2023 

St Mary Star of the Sea College is a Catholic Girls’ Secondary School in the Good Samaritan tradition, which recognises and respects the dignity and individuality of each person within our multicultural community. We strive to develop each student’s capabilities through a variety of high-quality learning experiences while promoting the freedom and love of learning. We are deeply committed to amplifying the voice and the gifts of young women to enable them to be and to achieve their best and to claim their roles as leaders of the future. We are equally deeply committed to equipping our students with the skills and the confidence to ensure their agency and advocacy over their lives and their relationships. All members of staff have a responsibility to foster in their students and in their colleagues the rich tradition of Catholic values and education in the Good Samaritan/Benedictine tradition.

As a community of faith, Good Samaritan Education (GSE) is deeply rooted in the Benedictine spirituality gifted to us by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan. The Rule of Benedict, written over 1500 years ago and lived by the Sisters for over 150 years in Australia, underpins GSE’s commitment to the ministry of Catholic education. This commitment is further inspired by the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-27) and gives witness through the engagement of the schools with the ministries and works of the sisters.

As a member College of Good Samaritan Education, St Mary Star of the Sea College continues to be guided by the Good Samaritan Philosophy of Education and shaped by its commitment to the values of our spiritual tradition, including stewardship, mutuality, prayer, hospitality, humility, discernment, justice and peace. We are committed to the statement on The Voice and Experience of Women in Leadership.

Applications are now invited for the position of Science Coordinator (Coordinator 3). This is a full-time leadership position commencing January 2023.


  • Opportunity to lead in a highly collaborative and supportive team environment
  • A sense of belonging with a strong focus on community
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and development with exceptional professional development opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career
  • Challenged to be your best and make a difference to our inspiring, dedicated and delightful students!


The Science Coordinator provides leadership and coordination of the pedagogical and administrative frameworks to support the teaching of Science for Years 7 to 12. This includes leading a team of teaching staff to develop, embed and continuously improve teaching and learning, curriculum development and evaluation practices to enable each student’s capacity to achieve her full potential.


  • Commitment to Catholic education, a clear understanding of the vision and mission of Catholic Schools and a willingness to support faith formation of students.
  • Demonstrated educational leadership skills with the ability to build the capacity and effectively manage the performance of individuals and teams.
  • Excellent classroom practitioner with substantial currency in science pedagogy and knowledge of the Science curriculum, with the ability to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and design inclusive and contemporary teaching and learning programs.
  • Effective administrative and organisational skills including highly developed interpersonal skills demonstrating an ability to effectively communicate with parents, students and staff.
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively and proactively engage with and contribute to the work of the KLA Leadership Team and Pastoral Care Leadership Team.


A position description with further details and application form are available on the College website:

Applications close on Sunday, 21 August 2022



Submit the following to [email protected]

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Covering letter addressing the essential requirements
  • Copies of qualifications and proof of accreditation
  • A teaching position application form (refer College website with details of at least two professional referees

Child protection legislation requires the successful applicant to supply a valid Working with Children Check.

Enquiries to the People and Culture team on 4228 6011.

Applications closed Sunday 21 August 2022