"Relationships are central to life at Loreto Normanhurst and the nurturing of community and teamwork is an integral part of the way in which staff at the school work together."
Working at Loreto Normanhurst
Loreto Normanhurst is a leading Sydney independent, Catholic, day and boarding school for girls in Years 5-12. All staff are expected to actively support the Catholic, and specifically Loreto, ethos of the school.
Working at Loreto Normanhurst means being part of a caring, faith-filled community rich in history and tradition, where professionalism and commitment to excellence are valued in every role. On a daily basis, we are striving to meet the needs of the young women in our care.
Loreto Normanhurst is committed to providing a safe, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment that practices affirmative action, offers equal opportunity and celebrates diversity.
Our staff enjoy a range of general, health and financial benefits including:
• Free access to a fully equipped gymnasium
• Flu vaccinations
• Access to our confidential employee assistance program
• Access to high quality professional learning opportunities
• Generous leave provisions in accordance with the relevant enterprise agreement or award
• School shutdown between the Christmas and New Year period
• Salary packaging
• Regular staff morning teas
• Free Shuttle Bus to/from Cherrybrook Metro Station
• On-site parking
• Beautiful campus set in extensive grounds located in the Lower North Shore, just 20 kilometres from Sydney’s CBD and with easy transport connections
We see our people as our most valuable assets and support staff in achieving their very best by providing many opportunities for professional learning and career development, including:
Induction Program for New Staff held as a two-day intensive in January each year. For all staff commencing after January, the Human Resources Department coordinates their ongoing induction.
Staff Formation sessions designed to strengthen staff understanding of the Loreto charism and its impact on the Loreto Normanhurst community.
Individual and Department Professional Learning Experiences including a wide variety of conferences, workshops, courses and networks offsite, as well as in-house and online experiences.
Annual Staff Professional Learning Days
Four Staff Professional Learning Days are held during the year and one Staff Retreat Day is held mid-year. In addition, teaching and boarding staff undertake two faculty days in non-term time.
Staff Scholarship available annually to staff for study and research.
Beginning Teachers’ Network supporting staff at the start of their teaching career.
Proficient Teacher and Experienced Teacher Networks supporting teachers undertaking these accreditation processes.