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With over 900 staff and 5000 students, the St Philip's family is a rapidly growing network of learning communities which provides whole of life education and care to children from Early Learning through to Tertiary Education.

In all that we do we believe we are called to be leaders in whole of life education and we are continually looking to ways that we can further this endeavour.

"According to the 2023 Gallup Q12 Engagement Survey, St Philip's Christian Education scored in the top 82nd percentile for education institutions on the question 'the mission or purpose of my organisation makes me feel my job is important'..."

Our Learning Communities

Our learning communities are located across Newcastle, the Hunter Valley, Port Stephens and the Central Coast. Each location brings with it unique attractions, experiences and natural beauty; alongside: 

Our commitment to a child-safe environment

SPCEF Ltd. is committed to being a child-safe environment. We believe the children and young people entrusted to our care demand our highest respect and honour. Our culture promotes child safety. We have thorough recruitment and induction processes; regular training and in-servicing in Child Protection; and a culture of reporting and disciplining any breaches of the Code of Conduct. All staff must have a current Working with Children Check. The Working with Children Check Application can be found here: Working With Children Check

The Staff Code of Conduct can be found here

Applicants should also demonstrate that they have additional specialised understanding, experience and personal attributes which are specific to the position for which they are applying.

Industrial instruments and agreements that relate to respective positions apply within SPCEF Ltd.