At Mercedes, we are proud of the quality and standing of our staff - a group of professional and highly trained employees recognised as some of the best in their field.

Employment Positions Vacant

Principal 

Applications are invited from contemporary and visionary Catholic educational leaders for the position of Principal at Mercedes College in Adelaide.

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1954 and grounded in the Mercy tradition within the Archdiocese of Adelaide, the College is a leading International Baccalaureate school with an enrolment of 1,240.

Current Principal Mr Peter Daw, who has led Mercedes College since 2004, will retire at the end of Term 2 2019, after 15 years of distinguished service.

The successful applicant will commence in January 2020, or earlier by negotiation, and will be a practising Catholic, committed to upholding the Catholic identity and Mercy ethos of the College.

Application Information

Applications close: Tuesday 12 March 2019


The following file should be read before applying for any positions:

Privacy Policy for College Staff (PDF)


Employment Declaration 

To be considered for employment in any capacity at Catholic Education South Australia (CESA), including Mercedes College, you must complete all parts of this declaration, including by providing additional, supporting information and documentation where a “yes” response has been recorded. You will not be considered for employment unless you complete the declaration and provide comprehensive and complete information as necessary.

If you have any questions about the declaration, please contact Amanda Dyson on 8372 3200.

NOTE: The following form MUST be submitted with your application:

Applicant Declaration Form (PDF)


Written applications (3 copies) should be addressed to:

The Principal, Mr Peter Daw
Mercedes College
540 Fullarton Road
SPRINGFIELD SA 5062

or please email your application to the appropriate person as per below:

For further information regarding any teaching positions, please contact

Mrs Amanda Dyson
Personal Assistant to the Principal
P: 8372 3218
E: adyson@mercedes.catholic.edu.au

For further information regarding any Education Support Officer roles, please contact:

Ms Helen Maywald
Personnel Administrator
P: 8372 3276
E: hmaywald@mercedes.catholic.edu.au.