Employment Opportunities

About Us

A.B. Paterson College is more than just a school; it is a community dedicated to developing young men and women of character – leaders now and for the future. Established in 1991 and named after the legendary Australian poet, Banjo Paterson, we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional learning environment that inspires students to reach their full potential. From our state-of-the-art facilities to our passionate team of staff, we are dedicated to empowering our students to become compassionate leaders and global citizens.

Why Choose A.B. Paterson College?
  • Come and join a team of highly professional educators and corporate services professionals with one clear goal, to deliver excellent educational outcomes. Our mission is to challenge the individual to achieve, and to act with purpose and character.
  • Competitive salaries and benefits package
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students
  • Spacious campus with expansive green space and gardens
  • Dedicated relaxation within staff room featuring massage chairs and fully equipped kitchen and dining area
  • Onsite café serving barista coffee and food
  • Beautiful location on the Gold Coast with access to pristine beaches, lush hinterland and year-round sunshine.

TEACHING POSITIONS

Qualified Childcare Educator

Join Our Team at A.B. Paterson College!

A.B. Paterson College’s Early Childhood Centre is seeking enthusiastic, dedicated qualified educators for positions both in the Early Childhood Centre and Banjo and Friends Early Learning Centres. 

These positions are permanent and full-time (38 hours per week)

Your Responsibilities:

Please refer to below Position Description for more details:

Position Description

Our Requirements:

  • Certificate III but preferable Diploma /Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Studies
  • Up-to-date First Aid including Asthma, Anaphylaxis Management and CPR certificate
  • A current Blue Card (Working with Children Check)
  • Experience using Kindy Hub and Xplor Playground Software systems will be highly regarded

Closing Date for applications: Friday 12 July 2024 at 3pm

Submit your application via SEEK and please include:

  • A current resume with the contact details of at least two professional referees (at least one reference provided will need to be from a Senior Management Team member); and
  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

Please contact Human Resources with any queries at hr@abpat.qld.edu.au or (07) 5594 7947.

A.B. Paterson College reserves the right to appoint at any time throughout the process and to approach potential candidates.

Secondary School - Science Teacher

Join Our Team at A.B. Paterson College!

A.B. Paterson College is looking for a professional, dedicated, and enthusiastic Science Teacher.

This role is Full-Time Fixed-Term Contract, from 30 September 2024 to 19 September 2025.

Your Responsibilities:

Please refer to below Position Description for more details:

Position Description

Our Requirements:

  • A strong background and sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum and QCAA syllabus
  • Together with up-to-date skills in the use of IT and other digital classroom resources
  • Up to date CPR and First Aid training or be willing to obtain.
  • Current Teacher Registration is a requirement of this position.

Closing Date for applications: 16 August 2024 at 3pm

Submit your application via SEEK and please include:

  • A current resume with the contact details of at least two professional referees; and
  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

Please contact Human Resources with any queries at hr@abpat.qld.edu.au or (07) 5594 7947.

A.B. Paterson College reserves the right to appoint at any time throughout the process and to approach potential candidates.

NON-TEACHING POSITIONS

Offensive and Defensive Line Coach – NFL Academy

Join the NFL Academy Team at A.B. Paterson College!

The NFL Academy at A.B. Paterson College is seeking a professional and enthusiastic – Offensive and Defensive Line Coach to join our dynamic and innovative NFL Academy.

About the NFL Academy:

The NFL Academy is a major global initiative by the National Football League (NFL) offering talented student athletes the opportunity to combine full-time education alongside intensive training in American football. The elite football development program will enrol student athletes aged 12 – 18 years old from across the Asia-Pacific region to offer pathway opportunities into the sport with students working to secure football scholarships to U.S. colleges. The NFL Academy is based at A.B. Paterson College in south-east Queensland on Australia’s Gold Coast and will service the Asia-Pacific region.

About A.B. Paterson College:

A.B. Paterson College is more than just a school; it's a community dedicated to developing young men and women of character – leaders now and for the future. Established in 1991 and named after the legendary Australian poet Banjo Paterson, we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional learning environment that inspires students to reach their full potential. As one of Australia’s leading schools, A.B. Paterson College has established a reputation for its innovative approach to education. From our state-of-the-art facilities to our passionate team of staff, we're dedicated to empowering our students to become compassionate leaders and global citizens.

A.B. Paterson College partners with industry leaders to inspire students and staff to reach higher, dream bigger, and create a world-class educational legacy. The NFL’s partnership with A.B. Paterson College is a testament to the College’s position on the world stage. It isn’t just in sport, where the College is unlocking new opportunities. This year College students have travelled across Australia and internationally for golden opportunities in the Arts, Academic Enrichment and through sporting opportunities.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Talent identification & recruitment.
  • Coaching multiple position groups with a specific focus on the offensive and defensive line positions.
  • Mentorship to the student-athletes in the program and College.
  • Community relations and engagement from both A.B. Paterson College and the NFL
  • Preparing and distributing periodic progress reports.
  • Effectively communicating with all other staff members who engage with students.
  • Communication with parents as per College guidelines on a regular basis, including presenting student progress reports and informing parents of requisite student discipline.
  • Attending parent-teacher meetings.
  • Maintaining order and discipline among students whilst promoting safety and compliance within the College rules and guidelines.
  • Attending Staff Professional Development workshops and meetings on curriculum, organisation and guidelines.
  • Checking family details and passing relevant medical information on to the College Nurse, when required.
  • Referring students to the relevant College support personnel, such as Head of House or College Counsellor as required.
  • Actively promoting the co-curricular program by attending sports games, musical productions, or club/society group meetings to support staff and students.
  • Actively participating in the co-curricular offerings of the College.

Our Requirements:

  • Current or ability to secure Australian based CPR and First Aid qualifications.
  • Suitable coaching experience.
  • Proven experience developing students aged 12 – 18 years of age.
  • Current Blue Card / QCT Registration.

Submit your application via SEEK and please include:

  • A current resume with the contact details of at least two
    professional referees (at least one reference provided will need to be from a Senior Management Team member); and
  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

Please contact Human Resources with any queries at hr@abpat.qld.edu.au or (07) 5594 7947.

A.B. Paterson College reserves the right to appoint at any time throughout the process and to approach potential candidates.

Position Description for Offensive and Defensive Line Coach – NFL Academy

Strength and Conditioning Coach

The Opportunity:

A.B. Paterson College is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Strength and Conditioning Coach to join our Co-Curricular Sports team. 

Your responsibilities:

This role is a casual employment position.

In this role, you will provide supervision and technical support of the new gym facility, design athlete development programs and oversee training sessions.

Please refer to the below Position Description for more details:

Position Description

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Cert IV in Fitness with ASCA Level 1 accreditation preferred 
  • Excellent communication and people skills 
  • Up to date CPR and First Aid training or be willing to obtain. 
  • Current Blue Card for Working with Children.

Closing Date for applications: 26 July 2024, 3pm

Submit your application via SEEK and please include:

  • A current resume with the contact details of at least 2 professional referees; and
  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

Please contact Human Resources with any queries at hr@abpat.qld.edu.au or (07) 5594 7947.

A.B. Paterson College reserves the right to appoint at any time throughout the process and to approach potential candidates.