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Employment at Barker

With more than 350 teaching staff and 200 support staff, Barker College is a diverse, vibrant, and dynamic professional environment. We provide a range of benefits to support the ongoing wellbeing of all our staff

Barker is a thriving and busy school and in 2022 we celebrated the fact that we are now coeducational from Pre-K to Year 12.

We also have five satellite campuses:

  • An Outdoor Education facility at The Grange, Mount Victoria, NSW
  • An Indigenous Darkinjung Barker Campus in Yarramalong, NSW (established 2016)
  • An Indigenous Ngarralingayil Barker Campus in Wollembi, NSW (established 2020)
  • An Indigenous Dhupuma Barker Campus in Gunyangara, NT (established 2021)
  • Marri Mittigar, NSW, special assistance school for children of refugee experience (established 2024)

Connection, Belonging and Values

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From professional learning to financial and health wellbeing, we continually invest in our staff to help them to achieve their personal best and to realise their full potential.

Barker College is a Mental Health First Aid Australia Gold Badged Skilled Workplace and a Workplace Gender Equality Employer.

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At Barker, we aim to be an engaging place of work where all staff are valued and nurtured through a dynamic professional learning community. We encourage and support all our teaching and support staff to be lifelong learners, to be inspired and be supported to thrive in their roles through ongoing professional learning, research and self-reflection.

Staff are highly aligned to the School values of Commitment, Compassion, Courage, Integrity and Respect and take pride in making a positive contribution to student life within and beyond the classroom.

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In 2023, Barker College was delighted to be named as a winner of the 5-Star Employer of Choice Award by The Educator, recognising the excellent experience the School provides for its employees to perform and feel valued.

The School was also recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Business Awards 2023. In line with our Motto, "Honour non Honores", it is not the award, but the intentional striving towards a work environment where all employees are enabled to thrive and in keeping on par or ahead of worker expectations, that supports a values laden culture of excellence.

Successful applicants will be expected to support the Mission, Vision and Values of the School. All successful applicants will be subject to child protection screening in keeping with the legislation and the School's Child Safe Organisation Policy.

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Current Vacancies

Junior School Library and Inquiry Integrator - Temporary

Applications close: Monday 17 June 2024 at 12:00pm

Be part of a reimagined Junior School Library team with a focus on literature and facilitating student research linked to units of inquiry.