Magnify your worth as a member of our inclusive College Community, developing people of character, who embody Uniting Church values in the community.

  • A community of Belonging - We value Community and Justice.
  • A community of Believing - We value Faith and Love.
  • A community that is Becoming - We value Hope and Courage.

Expressions of Interest:

Relief Teacher and/or Relief Learning Assistant
Vocational Teacher Aide Placements
Volunteer Roles
Employment & Your Privacy

Relief Teacher and/or Relief Learning Assistant

The Lakes College welcomes expressions of interest for relief teaching and teacher aide work across our Primary and Secondary schools at any time during the year.

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

  • Cover letter confirming availability and any College connections you have (prior or existing)
  • Current resume detailing your work experience as specific to the role
  • Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably former direct supervisors)
  • Proof of Queensland Teacher Registration (Teacher candidates only)
  • Paid Working with Children Check Blue Card (Learning Assistant Candidates only)
  • Proof of current vaccination status (the College is considered as a high-risk setting)
  • Copies of your formal qualifications as specific to the role you have applied for

Position Descriptions:

All enquiries should be directed to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au or (07) 3491 5555.

Vocational Teacher Aide Placements

The Lakes College will not be taking on any vocational placements until Semester 2 of 2022.

Candidates enrolled to study a Certificate III in Educational Support can apply for a Vocational Teacher Aide placement at any time during the year, however applications are pooled for consideration as part of two block placements per year.

Block placement one covers Term 1 & 2 and Block placement 2 covers Term 3 & 4.

Places are limited, and successful candidates must be prepared to work across both the Primary and Secondary schools. A vocational placement with the College does not guarantee employment with the College on completion of your course.

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

  • Cover letter confirming availability and any College connections you have (past, present and future)
  • Current resume detailing your work experience as specific to the role
  • Proof of enrollment in a Certificate III in Educational Support course
  • Current Volunteer Working with Children Check Blue Card
  • Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably former direct supervisors)

Volunteer Roles

Candidates can apply for a Volunteer role at any time during the year. All Volunteers – except if an approved or registered teacher and a volunteer parent of a child attending the school – must hold a current Volunteer Working with Children Check Blue Card

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

Employment & Your Privacy

When applying for a vacancy at The Lakes College you will be confirming you have read and accepted the terms and conditions under The Privacy Act.

Current Vacancies:

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2023

Head of Primary

The Lakes College is seeking to appoint a Head of Primary from Term 2 of 2024 or earlier if available. This intentional leadership position is a member of the Senior Executive Team and provides an exceptional opportunity to support a visionary strategy that engenders a culture of Belonging, Believing and for Becoming.


The Lakes College is a co-educational Christian school that sits within the broader story and identity of the Uniting Church in Australia, fostering the strong traditions of quality education provided in Uniting Church Schools.

The College seeks to produce ‘future ready’ graduates, who are curious, courageous, and connected people of influence. The College develops in students an enthusiasm for learning and provides a strong focus on academic achievement across the disciplines.

The personal development of our students as ‘Lakes Learners’ is shaped and nurtured through a holistic Wellbeing Program, including opportunities for spiritual development within a Christ-centred community, designed to build the confidence, resilience, character needed to lead lives of meaning and purpose.


The Head of Primary is the key leader for Learning and Wellbeing across the Primary (Prep to Year 6) environment. As a faith-based leader, they are responsible for the development of the whole child, growing and maintaining a culture of excellence in teaching and learning, while fostering a restorative approach to relationship management that seeks to prepare our Lakes Learners to enter the world prepared for the many possible futures that may exist.

Key responsibilities:

  • Foster and maintain our College culture ensuring our College character and brand are sustained and celebrated, as we strive to be a light in the heart of North Lakes.
  • Foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community as we journey with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Lead the Primary School in maintaining an environment that is a safe place for young people to achieve learner success.
  • Ensure that staff, student and community voice has a place in decision making through intentional engagement with students, parents, and carers.
  • Influence and grow a high-performance Primary Leadership Team that connects and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders, exploring partnerships that are intentional, meaningful, and under-pinned by our faith-based values.
  • Support the College Vision to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning, through the development of a College Community where students and staff members can flourish, ensuring our stewardship of College resources is sustainable, risk adverse and future proof.
  • Encourage the development of and investment in the ‘Lakes Learner’ attributes of Faith, Knowledge, Curiosity, Character, and Connection across all dimensions of the College.
  • Lead with inclusivity, fostering a respectful understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other cultures within our community, strengthening relationships, and celebrating our diversity.


Your love of education will drive you to continually support students and staff and the outcomes they are wanting to achieve. As a member of the Senior Executive of The Lakes College, your leadership will be relational, influential, and impactful. To be successful in this role we expect that you can demonstrate:

  • You are an experienced, relational Primary School Leader able to build and sustain a culture of learner excellence in an inclusive and diverse educational setting.
  • An ability to support and sustain transformational change, while embracing opportunities for innovation and best practice, within a community that celebrates diverse thinking.
  • Create a culture of connection and collaboration through strong interpersonal skills used to engage, persuade, inspire, and lead others to reach desired outcomes.
  • The capacity to promote and sustain high expectations of within the Primary school community.
  • An extensive understanding of the needs of Primary Learners, able to foster an environment where each young person is able to realise their potential in educational, spiritual, sporting, cultural, service, sustainability and personal pursuits.
  • A commitment to the Uniting Church Christian ethos within the College, through mission and service leadership.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Well-organised, with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Academic qualifications and eligibility for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.


For a confidential discussion, please reach out to Mrs Nicole Gregory, Principal of The Lakes College on 3491 5521.

Please refer to the College Strategic Horizon and Candidate Information Pack which contains the position description, selection criteria and overview of the recruitment process.

Applications must be received by 3.00 pm on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

Tuesday, 22 Nov 2022

Sport Coaches for 2023

The Lakes College is seeking expressions of interest from persons willing to coach the following sports in 2023.

AFL | Athletics | Badminton | Basketball | Cricket | Cross Country | Football | Futsal | Netball | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Touch Football | Oz Tag | Strength & Conditioning | Swimming | Swim Fit | Volleyball

Should these opportunities to contribute to the fabric of our inclusive College community be of interest please send your details to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au for the attention of the Director of Sport and Activities.

Further inquiries can also be sent to sport@thelakes.qld.edu.au