Full details of positions currently available at Blackfriars are available below. Please click on a position title to visit the Positions Vacant section of the Catholic Education SA website or download the relevant Applicant Package where provided below.
Board Positions – Expressions of Interest
Blackfriars currently has limited opportunities for suitably experienced and qualified individuals to guide the school over the coming years by joining the school Board. The role of the Blackfriars Board is to provide leadership, strategic guidance and oversight of management for the school. Key activities include:
• overseeing implementation of the Blackfriars Strategic Plan and Master Plan
• attending and actively contributing to Board meetings (seven per year)
• participating in Board sub-committees
• engaging in the Board’s decision making
Expressions of interest are welcome from individuals both within and outside the Blackfriars community. As part of a commitment to gender equity in our governance structures, female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
Essential selection criteria include strategic thinking, financial literacy and Board governance. We are also seeking experience in at least one or more of the following sectors: education, strategic brand and marketing and/or digital cyber and information technology. Your communication and interpersonal skills will be complemented by drive, flexibility, energy and vision.
An affinity with boys’ education, Catholic schooling and the Dominican ethos of Blackfriars is also necessary. This represents an opportunity to make a significant and valuable contribution to the only school operated by the Dominican Friars in the southern hemisphere.
Formal expressions of interest, including a brief cover letter and a recent resume, should be sent to: Mr Gerard Leahy, Board Secretary via email. Telephone enquiries can be made to Mr David O’Loughlin, Board Chair (0408 598 863) or Mr Gerard Leahy (0409 380 987).
Expressions of Interest close Friday 18 December 2020.
Temporary Relief Teachers (TRT)
At Blackfriars we are always looking for passionate and contemporary educators who can support the school’s educational mission and vision on a temporary replacement basis. A variety of teaching disciplines are required, including innovative STEM educators who will support the growth in this field currently being experienced in our school.
Please register your interest via email with a covering note, curriculum vitae outlining your teaching experience, a daytime contact number and email address.
Graduate teachers are warmly encouraged to register. Please attach your most recent teaching practicum report.