Marist College is a modern co-educational Catholic secondary College located in the vibrant Central Queensland town of Emerald.The College was opened in 1996 by the Diocesan Catholic Education Office and established in the tradition of the Marist Brothers and is a member of the International network of Marist schools.
Now with an enrolment of over 570 students and a teaching staff of approximately 60 in total, the College is highly regarded as a provider of quality Catholic secondary school education.
Opportunities for Professional Growth and Leadership
The College caters for a full range of academic and vocational subject areas from Year 7-12 and is well resourced. Staff members are regularly able to attend in-service training and networking opportunities provided by and in conjunction with the Diocesan Catholic Education Office (DCEO), other agencies and other schools in the district.
College staff enjoy positive professional relationships and actively participate in collaborative planning networks. Recent graduates’ are made very welcome at Marist College Emerald with the Staff Induction Program ensuring a proactive learning environment for those new to the teaching profession.
Extra curricula activities are an important aspect of College life and Marist College is regularly represented at major events such as the QISS Netball, Ballymore Rugby Union and Confraternity Rugby League Carnivals, the local Eisteddfod and the Queensland Catholic Schools Music Festival.
A Great Social Life
Teachers at Marist College enjoy an active social life and new staff are warmly welcomed into the fold. Several big events are incorporated into the College social calendar including the Marist Race Day, and regular social events with staff from St Patricks Primary school. Staff social sports teams are also popular.
Teaching at Marist College can also be financially rewarding. Subsidised accommodation is available for both singles and families and a generous locality allowance and zone tax rebate make the package attractive.
A vibrant and happy school community
Marist College is blessed by a professional and enthusiastic staff, and is supported by a proactive parent body and the wider Emerald community. The tone of the school, built on good relations between students and staff, is positive and supportive.High expectations for student behaviour and an emphasis on pastoral care and academic achievement are strong features of the College culture. The spacious and well equipped campus is set in a peaceful location and its low-set, open plan design makes for a tranquil teaching environment.
Expressions of interest
Marist College Emerald would welcome expressions of interest from both graduate and experienced teachers across all subject areas who may be interested in finding out more about teaching opportunities at the College.
For further information, or to register your expression of interest, please contact the Principal via: firstname.lastname@example.org