Acting Director of Identity

St Patrick’s College, Strathfield NSW

Temporary Contract
Commencing Term 1 2023


St Patrick’s College, Strathfield is a Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition offering a quality education to over 1,500 boys from Years 5 to 12. Working at St Patrick’s College, Strathfield means joining a community of highly motivated, passionate, professional and experienced individuals who are known for our inclusivity, expertise and dedication to our students, education and each other. 

We are seeking a faith-filled and dynamic educator to cover a period of Long Service Leave for the 2023 school year. The role of Director of Identity will be consistent with the vision of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA), the Mission Statement of the College and with Catholic teachings, principles and values. 


Reporting to the Principal, the Director of Identity provides spiritual, religious and theological leadership for the College community. The Director of Identity is able to articulate and pursue a clear vision of Identity which reflects the EREA mission of the College, its associated gospel spirituality, and which inspires confidence within the school community. 

The Director of Identity is a member of the College Leadership Team and works collaboratively with the Identity Team, including Justice and Peace Coordinator, Social Justice Coordinator and a First Nations Facilitator and other senior leaders to achieve strategic goals, ensuring that the College’s mission and identity as an EREA school is integral to all aspects of College life. 

The Director of Identity will be responsible for the leadership, organisation and facilitation of formation programs, social justice partnerships, retreats, reflection days, immersions, liturgies; the nurturing of personal and communal spirituality; promotion of education for justice, peace and ecology; and development of collaborative and life-giving partnerships within and beyond the College community. 

The Director of Identity is a 4-point paid and a 0.7 release position. 


For more information about the role and to apply online, please visit here.




St Patrick’s College is a child safe and child-centred organisation, committed to the protection of children and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. It is our commitment to ensure that each and every child and young person under our care are kept safe and free from all forms of harm and abuse.  

The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment. 

St Patrick’s College is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and selection decisions are based solely on merit and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.  

We are committed to reconciliation and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.