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Mount Alvernia College

Educating young women in the Franciscan tradition


Mount Alvernia College

Mount Alvernia’s academic, operational, and support staff play a key role in the success of our college, and we are passionate about attracting and retaining talented and motivated individuals.  As a Catholic girls’ college which strives for excellence in all aspects of the education of young women, the life of our community is based on the tradition of St Francis and St Clare, and employees are expected to support Catholic and Franciscan values.

We provide staff with the opportunity to further skills through a variety of professional development courses and networking opportunities.  This ensures our staff are aware of the latest technologies and techniques that will benefit our students and the College as a whole.

As an employer of choice we offer the following workplace benefits to our staff:

  • Full onboarding and orientation process.
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% with co-contribution.
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave.
  • 10 days paid spousal leave.
  • Salary packaging options.
  • Transfer of novated car lease can be arranged.
  • Portability of Personal Leave between Queensland Catholic Education Employing Authorities provided continuous service.
  • Portability of Long Service Leave between Queensland Catholic Education Employing Authorities provided continuous service.
  • Portability of HAT and LT accreditation.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides a range of personal and family benefits including free counselling.
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program for Staff.
  • Provision of College Laptop.
  • Teacher professional growth programs and opportunities.
  • Comprehensive Early Career Teacher and Middle Leadership mentoring and professional learning programs.
  • Support for external professional development opportunities.
  • Late class start one morning per week to support staff meeting and professional learning time.
  • Faith Formation in the Franciscan Charism.
  • Opportunities to participate in community and outreach experiences
  • Generous support provided for staff seeking HAT status
  • Staff awards and acknowledgement
  • Staff Social Club Events and Activities throughout the year.
  • Staff wellbeing initiatives and use of the college facilities, including pools and gym.
  • Travel opportunities through our Student Tours, Immersions and Pilgrimages.
  • Barista made Coffee onsite at La Cucina (our College Café)
  • Being part of a collegial learning community that actively promotes ethical leadership and sustainability as part of its core mission in the Franciscan tradition.

Current Vacancy – Teaching Opportunities 2023:

Teachers capable of teaching across two or more of the following areas are invited to apply for 2023 teaching opportunities: 

  • English 
  • Literature 
  • Drama
  • Visual and Media Arts
  • Geography 
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics
  • RE/SOR 
  • Certificate III or above Vocational Education and Training courses in Hospitality, Fitness or Business


Applicants must include the following:

  • A cover letter clearly identifying all teaching qualifications, specific teaching subjects and addressing the selection criteria (max. 2 pages)
  • A CV, including qualifications, experience and the names and contact details of three professional referees.

Applications should be addressed to the College Principal and emailed to: (please do not apply via seek)

Our Strategic Plan 2022-2025


Teaching Position Description


Employment Collection Notice


Induction Training Procedures


Recruitment & Selection Procedures


Screening & Suitability Assessment Procedures


Student Protection Recruitment Practices


For any other position enquiries, please contact: Our Human Resources Officer, Morgan Clauss  Phone: (07) 3357 6000 Email: