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Primary Teacher


Full-time temporary teaching position at St. Columban’s Primary School, Mayfield


  •  a relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education.
  • ability to teach in the primary curriculum area K-6.
  • high level knowledge of the relevant key learning area (K-6) and a proven capacity to improve student learning.
  •  high quality classroom teaching skills in the area of ES1 – 3 which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential.
  • exemplary values and attitudes appropriate to professional practice and the intellectual, physical and social development of students.
  • ability to successfully implement and evaluate curriculum initiatives in accordance with curriculum and standards framework.
  • demonstrated capacity to reflect critically upon professional practice and commitment to ongoing professional learning.
  • commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities as a member of the school team.
  • high level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, parents and other teachers.


Applicant must

  •   be appropriately qualified as a four year trained primary teacher
  • be a practising Catholic
  • record current NESA and Working With Children number on application.
  • evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied (

Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.


  • A knowledge of Dominican tradition
  • Understanding of Positive behaviours for learning and the philosophy of Positive Education.

Forward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.

Contact: Jenny Crichton

Ph : 4968 3315

Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Jenny Crichton

By post:

St Columban’s Primary School
PO Box 230

Specific School Requirements/Additional info

The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the contact details of your parish priest as well as after hour contacts for other referees. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese.

Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.

Applications close Friday 01 June, 2018

More Information

  • Organisation Catholic School Office - Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle
  • Salary Salary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2015.
  • Location Mayfield, Newcastle, NSW
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The Catholic Schools Office (CSO) is responsible for the leadership, operation and management of systemic schools which educate more than 19,000 students in 45 Primary schools, 11 Secondary schools and one K–12 school in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. The CSO employs more than 1500 teachers and around 550 support staff. Our main focus is providing support for schools to ensure each student receives a quality education and has the opportunity to grow academically, spiritually, physically and emotionally.

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