Mater Dei is a co-educational Catholic congregational school under the auspices of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St Benedict and as such it is committed to the basic principles of the Sisters, specifically focusing on a commitment to compassion and justice as central themes in their mission to be neighbour to all. As a result Mater Dei joins with the Sisters in their commitment to:
- Live in deeper communion with God and each other;
- Embrace hospitality, welcoming without judgement or prejudice;
- Being reshaped by our cross-cultural richness and
- Cherish the whole of creation.
Mater Dei is committed to recruiting staff in a manner that meets current industrial relations and equal opportunity principles. The organisation ensures that new staff receive effective orientation to the relevant Program(s) so that their performance enhances service development and outcomes for students and families.
We currently have 70 staff working across a range of programs at Mater Dei. We have staff working directly with our babies, children and young adults with a disability as well as a broad range of people employed in supporting roles.
Our school is an exciting and innovative educational setting for Primary and Secondary students who have been assessed with mild to moderate cognitive disability. Offering small classes, outstanding teacher support, modern facilities and a beautiful setting, Mater Dei provides each student with an Individual Educational Program of excellence based on the principles of inclusion.
If you would like a job that offers a challenge, if you are excited by innovation and educational change and you would like the chance to develop professionally and personally, then why not apply for one of our vacant positions?
Mater Dei is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe, feel safe and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. The successful applicant will be subject to relevant child related employment screening.