St Lucy's School

A community enriched by difference

Employee Benefits at St Lucy’s School

Health and Wellbeing

  • Staff Wellbeing Action Team.
  • Staff Self-Care plans.
  • Annual Staff onsite retreat.
  • Staff Liturgies and reflection.
  • Celebrating staff birthdays.
  • Free annual flu shots.

Social Events / Staff Connections

  • Encouraging staff to socialise by providing ‘pizza and drinks’ at the end of the term.
  • Breakfast ‘get togethers’ to farewell staff commencing parental leave.
  • Annual staff Christmas party and staff gift provided.
  • Quarterly staff newsletters celebrating staff achievements outside the workplace.
  • Staff Victory Box Announcements.
  • Staff Interest Group Initiatives.

Staff Support

  • Mentors appointed to new staff.
  • Classroom team agreements to facilitate successful teams working collaboratively.
  • A culture of staff modelling good behaviour.
  • Boundaries set around communication with families.
  • Debriefs and ongoing support after workplace challenges.
  • A dedicated person to arrange casual cover for Teacher’s and Teacher’s Aides.
  • Collaborate and consult with members of the school’s therapy and multidisciplinary team.
  • Access EAP provide free, confidential counselling to staff.

Money Savers

  • As a Public Benevolent Institution, we can offer to package up to $15,899 of your salary as a tax-free fringe benefit, thus increasing your take home salary.
  • We offer Novated Leasing, this is a financial arrangement used to salary package a motor vehicle.
  • Onsite car parking available.
  • Walking distance to Wahroonga train station.

Meals and Snacks

  • Fruit boxes and biscuits provided in the staff room each week during term-time.
  • Staff lunches provided on an ad hoc basis throughout the year.
  • Coffee Cart provided to all staff on an ad hoc basis throughout the year.
  • Dedicated staff lounge for lunch and ‘social space’.

Professional Learning

  • Welcome and Induction Program for new staff.
  • Annual professional learning plans and reviews for all staff.
  • Mentoring program.
  • Leadership development and opportunities.
  • Whole School professional development.

“I love working for a workplace where you can see the difference you are making everyday.”