St Peters Lutheran College - Springfield
Teaching Level: Combined
Indooroopilly Ironbark Springfield
(Est 1945) (Est 1976) (Est 2008)
St Peters Lutheran College (Indooroopilly) is a Prep - Year 12 co-educational Day and Boarding school with approximately 2,200 students. The College operates as four sub-schools on a leafy 21 hectare site at Indooroopilly. The Junior School currently with Years Prep – 4 has three classes at each level. The Middle School provides a program specially tailored to meet the needs of students in Years 5 and 6. St Peters Junior High offers Years 7 - 9 students a program designed to support our young adolescents; it includes a five week ‘Ironbark’ experience during Year 9. The Senior School of 850 students provides a diverse and academically challenging program for Years 10 – 12 with the International Baccalaureate Diploma offered alongside VET and QSA courses.
St Peters Lutheran College (Ironbark) is an Outdoor Education site of some 1,500 acres which is utilised by St Peters Year 9 students. During each year, groups of approximately 40 – 45 Year 9’s each undertake a five week ‘Ironbark Experience’ which focuses on spiritual growth, resilience, independent decision making, team work, physical challenges and problem solving.
St Peters Lutheran College (Springfield) commenced operations in 2008 and is now a fully operational Kindergarten to Year 12 school. It is expected St Peters Springfield will proceed to eventually reach a capacity enrolment of 850 students.
St Peters students experience an education program characterised by a strong commitment to the Christian faith, firm but caring discipline, and the expectation that they will achieve the highest standards of which they are capable.
The College provides a wide range of co-curricular activities as an integral part of the education experience. Extensive and modern facilities are available for many sports. St Peters students are offered an exciting and diverse range of musical experiences and have the opportunity to perform in some of the best school ensembles in Australia.
The College is a caring Christian community. Applicants for positions at the college are therefore expected to actively support the Christian ethos of this Lutheran College. The College is a leader in the use of technology in education and applicants would need to be competent computer users. The College also has an extensive co-curricular program which a successful applicant would be expected to support. St Peters is a smoke free working environment.