Positions Vacant

Principal Jim Ford and students

Mackay has to be close to the best place to live in Australia. Coupled with that Mercy College is just about the best school you could possibly work in. We are a middle school specifically catering to the needs of students in years 7 to 10 with a committed staff who work hard and do a fantastic job. We’re friendly, collegially supportive and despite the usual stresses enjoy our jobs.

In the interests of our students we are always looking to do things better and a vital part of this is to attract committed, qualified and collaborative new teachers. If you’re interested in coming to a place with free mango’s, unlimited sugar cane and excellent fishing then consider Mercy in the next step of your professional career. Interested persons should email a resume with cover letter to the Principal's secretary or phone the school directly to inquire of likely vacancies.


Jim Ford (Principal)



Teacher Assistant: Educational Interpreter (AUSLAN) School Officer – Level 4
Term-time, part-time position up to 15 hours per week
Commence January 2018

Applications are invited for the above position. We are seeking a skilled and committed educator/interpreter for this specialised area.

Applicants for this position will be expected to:

  • have the following characteristics for an SO4 position: specialised knowledge (Auslan) limited supervision and direction, demonstrated initiative
  • undertake appropriate proficiency testing in the production of Auslan as determined by Catholic Education or hold current NAATI accreditation
  • report to the Principal/Principal’s delegate and may report directly to a number of teachers and the ICAVT (Inclusive Curriculum Advisory Visiting Teacher)

Applicants must have appropriate professional qualifications and support the aims of quality Catholic education and the Catholic ethos.

All applications must include a cover letter of introduction and current Resume including 3 referees and be sent to: The Principal Email: by closing date 25/8/2017