Teacher - Full time, Limited Term (Year 1)

Teacher - Full time, Limited Term (Year 1)

Mater Dei Catholic Primary School in Wagga Wagga


Mater Dei Catholic Primary School was established on the southern outskirts of Wagga Wagga NSW in 1990. We look forward to working in partnership with you to provide an environment that fosters your child’s development and meets their educational needs. At Mater Dei, we work to provide a holistic education, one that develops your child spiritually, academically, socially, physically and emotionally, in a community that is underpinned by gospel values.


We aim to cater for students different learning styles by incorporating a variety of learning opportunities across the curriculum as well as providing many extra-curricular activities to enhance their learning. High expectations are set for student learning. There is a deep belief and resolve that each child be given the opportunity to achieve to the best of their ability, through appropriate and sensitive teaching. Students are encouraged to accept responsibility for their own learning and become life-long learners. As a Catholic school we work with parents to give each child the opportunity to experience the fullness of their faith, to provide opportunities to practise it and to foster each child’s growth as part of the Sacred Heart Kooringal Parish.


At Mater Dei you will find a school community comprising: dedicated staff, interested and involved parents, students who are proud of their achievements and their school. We provide well-resourced classrooms and playing areas and, most importantly, a shared vision to provide an environment where every child is valued and can experience success.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Catholic women and men for the following position:


Teacher - Full time, Limited Term (Year 1)
Maternity Leave Replacement
8 October to 20 December 2013


Selection criteria:

  • Classroom experience
  • How you model the Catholic Faith / Religious accreditation (or working towards)
  • A clear understanding of how you believe children best learn and how this is reflected in your classroom practice.
  • Evidence of Technological skills, particularly SmartBoards
  • Team  orientated with the ability to work with others
  • Previous experience or knowledge in working with First Steps Reading and First Steps Writing is not essential but may be an advantage
  • Other qualities or skills that you could bring to our School


Please note:

  • One of your referees needs to be your Parish Priest
  • The particular need of our School may also be used as a determining factor in choosing the successful applicant


Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria. When forwarding your application please mail to the address below or email to: info@mdpww.catholic.edu.au Please do not place in display folders or bind. Contact Kathy Hopkinson on 02 69262060 for further information.


Close date: 9 August 2013


Full details of all vacant positions available at www.csoww.catholic.edu.au


Effective 15 June 2013, all new employees must obtain their own Working with Children Check number.


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