Employment at ERC

Our teachers are dynamic, committed and talented individuals who empower our students whilst providing a safe and positive environment for their development.

Edmund Rice College is committed to the creation and maintenance of a child safe school environment. The care, safety and welfare of students is paramount. Each member of staff contributes to our dynamic and diverse community through their passion for education. They empower our students whilst providing a safe and positive environment for their development.

We invite suitable staff to consider joining our vibrant and dynamic learning community.

Applications are invited for the following vacancies.

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Staff Vacancies

See below for our latest staff vacancies. If you are interested in any position, please fill out the Application Form for Employment, as listed below and submit your covering letter and CV to: office@erc.nsw.edu.au

For further enquiries contact the Principal’s Personal Assistant on (02) 4228 4344

Please send applications and a covering letter to:

The Principal
Edmund Rice College
Locked Bag 10, Wollongong, 2500


Creative Arts Assistant

Edmund Rice College


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.20 FTE)

Applications Close: 25 April 2022

Edmund Rice College is seeking to appoint a Part-time Creative Arts Assistant to commence during Term 2 (May 2022). The position will be 7.6 hours (1-2 days) per week during school terms.

About Us

Edmund Rice College is an Independent Catholic secondary boys’ school (Years 7 – 12), centrally located in the heart of the Illawarra and within walking distance of the University of Wollongong. One of a network of 42 schools across Australia in the Edmund Rice Education Australia network, the College is located on 9 magnificent hectares in Mt Keira. The College is a regional comprehensive school for boys drawing students from all regions of the Illawarra. The College offers substantial modern facilities set in a picturesque setting. With a broad curriculum and an extensive extracurricular program, Edmund Rice College caters for interests, skills and abilities across a wide spectrum in a contemporary technologically rich educational setting. Strongly inclusive, the College prides itself on its diversity as it welcomes students from all backgrounds and cultures.

For further information about Edmund Rice College, please visit our website – www.erc.nsw.edu.au

The Role

Edmund Rice College, Wollongong is seeking applications for a Part-time Creative Arts Assistant to commence during Term 2 (May 2022). The position will be 7.6 hours (1-2 days) per week during school terms.

As a Creative Arts Assistant, you will be reporting to the Head of Creative Arts and your duties will include:

  • Ordering of art materials and equipment as required by the Head of Creative Arts.
  • Unpacking deliveries and maintenance of stock.
  • Maintaining the art department library and other resources.
  • Assisting in implementing WHS policies and practices, including Chemical Safety.
  • Packing/unpacking and firing of kilns, maintaining a log book of all firings.
  • Assisting with the annual stocktake.
  • Carrying out an equipment audit at least once each semester of major equipment.
  • Assisting with the display of student artworks.
  • Assisting teachers and students in art classes when required.
  • Assisting teachers in the set up/clean up, and general tidiness of the rooms and storeroom.

Other duties as determined by the Head of Creative Arts.This position is remunerated in accordance with the NSW Catholic Independent Schools (Support Staff Model B) Multi Enterprise Agreement and will be classified as a Level 2 School Assistant.

This position is required to work 40 weeks per year.

About You

To be considered for this position, you must meet the following criteria:


  • Knowledge and experience in Visual Arts, including technical competency in computer applications such as Word, Excel, basic Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as in photography, ceramics, painting and printmaking.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Proficient in performing basic maintenance tasks.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently as required.
  • Ability to perform manual tasks such as moving art supplies, maintaining storerooms, carrying camera equipment, etc.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of WHS including Chemical Safety and Manual Handling.
  • Possess a valid Working with Children Check.
  • A commitment to the child safeguarding principles.
  • An understanding and commitment to the Mission and Ethos of the College in the Edmund Rice tradition.
  • Previous experience working in Creative Arts within a school is desirable but not essential for this position.

The Process

Applications (including CV and covering letter) can be emailed to Jamon Thomas, Human Resources Manager, via jthomas@erc.nsw.edu.au by Monday 25 April 2022.

The appointment of a successful candidate is conditional and based on the successful completion of all pre-employment screening for child-related employment and reference checks.

Consistent with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021 (“PHO”), all staff at Edmund Rice College are required to provide evidence of compliance with the PHO as a condition of employment. Compliance with the PHO is an essential requirement of employment at Edmund Rice College.

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