Head of Physical Activity & Engagement

North Sydney · New South Wales

An excellent opportunity to join a leading, independent Catholic girls school in this newly created role as Head of Physical Activity & Engagement!

Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College is an independent school for girls in years 7 - 12. Established in 1875 by the Sisters of Mercy, Monte has a proud tradition of commitment to the Catholic faith, academic achievement and cultural endeavour. Heritage buildings and landscaped grounds provide an attractive educational environment.


  • Full time, permanent position
  • Commencing Term 4, 2022 (start date negotiable)
  • A key role that is responsible for leading the growth and evolution of a high quality, inclusive, participation rich College Physical Activity program

The College is seeking to employ a dynamic and innovative Head of Physical Activity and Engagement for this newly created position. The role of Head of Physical Activity and Engagement is responsible for leading the growth and evolution of a high quality, inclusive, participation rich College Physical Activity Program. This position is responsible for leading a visionary program for girls and leading the development of high-performance athletes across the College. Working closely with both the Sports Department and also relevant academic areas, this position plays a key role in integrating classroom learning, co-curricular participation and physical activity.

This position is responsible for:


  • Increasing the number of students participating in physical activity
  • Improving skills and techniques of younger students
  • Creating a culture of physical health and wellness which is adopted by studnets whilst at school and which becomes lifelong
  • Commencing data collection with research initiatives at the core, focused on the relationship between physical metrics related to females and academic performance

As a school community, Monte places a strong emphasis on collegiality and professional development. Monte staff embrace and celebrate the Mercy values of respect for human dignity, compassion, justice, service to others, and commitment to the poor. All staff are dedicated to preparing our students for a life of success, significance and purpose and support the belief that education should be a rich interweaving of knowledge, skills and spirituality.

Monte provides a professional working environment that reflects and celebrates diversity.

Successful applicants must be willing to support the Catholic ethos of the College.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Monte website and click on 'Employment'


Applications close 7 October 2022.

Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a current Working With Children Check number.

Applications closed Friday 7 October 2022