Working at Radford

Radford College believes that its staff, both teaching and non-teaching, are its most valuable resource. The College nurtures a dynamic professional learning community that celebrates creativity, engagement and critical thinking.

The College is dedicated to attracting and retaining talented and motivated people, chosen to lead and support our students on their educational journey.

All teachers are fully involved in the academic, pastoral and co-curricular life of the students, as are many of the non-teaching staff.

Radford College strives to be an Employer of Choice and as such offers the following:

  • A vibrant and rewarding place in which to work
  • Excellent grounds and resources
  • Guided Professional Learning for teaching staff to maintain professional registration standards
  • Professional Learning financial support for teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Salary Continuance Insurance
  • Discounted school fees for eligible employees
  • Access to gym facilities and group fitness classes
  • Generous superannuation after qualifying period
  • Salary Sacrificing
  • Free onsite parking.

Radford College supports the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and we are committed to ensuring that all people practices are conducted in a manner that secures fair and equal treatment for all employees and all potential employees. This is done without discrimination, patronage or favouritism.

Teachers are employed under the Independent Schools ACT Standards Model (Teachers) Enterprise Agreement 2021.

Other staff are employed under either the Independent School ACT (Support and Operational Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2021 or the Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2020.

Please refer to the relevant duty statement to see which is applicable.

Requirements to work at Radford

All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia – i.e. hold an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa, if you are not a citizen.

All teaching staff must hold a teaching qualification recognised by the ACT Department of Education, e.g. Diploma of Teaching, Diploma of Education or Bachelor of Education, and have current registration with the Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) ACT. We require teaching staff to have a Current First Aid qualification.

All staff are required to provide a copy of their ACT Working with Vulnerable People registration card prior to commencing employment.