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St Rita’s College has an outstanding reputation as an inspiring, nurturing educational environment for young women.

Working at St Rita’s College

St Rita’s College is an independent Catholic day school currently educating over 1100 students from Years 5 – 12. St Rita’s was established by the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1926. St Rita’s College promotes a culture of professionalism and collaboration by building staff capabilities and community wellbeing through continuous professional learning and pastoral support.

Read our Mission and Vision statements here

We offer a range of generous benefits to the Staff of St Rita’s College including:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A variety of staff training and development opportunities
  • Access to career advancement opportunities
  • Access to the latest technologies and innovative resources 
  • An inspiring environment
  • Increased superannuation contributions when voluntary contributions are made
  • Access to a Salary Packaging Program
  • Access to long service leave after seven years of continuous service
  • Access to flexible working arrangements
  • Newly renovated Pantry with dedicated baristas  
  • Annual first aid training
  • Access to counselling services 

More information regarding our conditions of employment are contained in the Catholic Employing Authorities Single Enterprise College Agreement – Religious Institute Schools of Queensland 2019-2023.


Our Recruitment Process 

  1. Application Review 
  2. One-Way Video Interview (selected positions only)
  3. In-person Interview at the College
  4. Referee Check
  5. Offer
  6. Mandatory Online Training

St Rita’s College is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our students. It is a condition of employment that all teaching staff hold and provide evidence of current Queensland Teacher Registration, and non-teaching staff a Working With Children Check (Blue Card) positive Notice prior to commencement. 

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Teacher Pathway Program

The Teacher Pathway Program was implemented at St Rita's College in 2021 with the aim to enhance the capabilities, capacities and practical experience for pre-service teachers by providing opportunities to integrate theoretical knowledge with professional practice. 

The program sees pre-service teachers employed as Teacher Aides one day per week for a full school year to enhance their readiness for full-time employment as teachers. The pre-service teacher meets regularly with a school-based mentor who facilitates activities that are linked to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. 

For more information, view the video below.


Teacher Pathway Program 2023 - Applications now open

St Rita’s College is pleased to invite education students commencing their final year to apply for a place in the Teacher Pathway Program for the 2023 school year. While we welcome applications from any willing student, applicants would preferably be able to teach at least one subject area of Religion, Business...

IT Senior Support Technician

Full-time, Continuing Position The College is seeking applications for a IT Senior Support Technician to act as the first point of contact and a point of escalation for requests relating to the support and maintenance of the College's IT resources and to provide user-focused, timely and efficient support to all system...

Pantry Kitchen Hand / Cook

The College is seeking a Pantry Kitchen Hand/ Cook to assist the Convenor and three Chefs in the day-to-day running of the College's Pantry. In addition to basic food preparation and cooking, the Pantry Kitchen Hand/ Cook also provides general beverage, food and customer service to students and staff of...

Teacher of Religion and Social Science

Full-time, Fixed-Term Position (Long Service Leave contract)  St Rita's invites applications from Religion and Social Science specialist secondary teachers for this full-time position commencing 2023 until the end of the school year.  Applications Close: 8:00am, Tuesday 4 October 2022