Classroom Teacher - St Matthew's Primary - Page ACT

Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra and GoulburnPage

Location: Page, ACT
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary 
Salary Range: $71,428 - $119,707 + Superannuation (based on skills and experience) 
Start Date: TBA
Closing Date: 11.55pm, Wednesday 29 September 2021 


At St Matthew’s we strive to build a vibrant and welcoming community, where our learning is engaging, individual achievements are celebrated and where the children are at the heart of what is most important. It is our aim to create a sense of belonging, which will, in turn, nurture each child’s growth and help create a healthy self-esteem, factors so necessary for effective learning.

About the Role

A rewarding opportunity exists for a Classroom Teacher at St Matthew's Primary, Page. To be successful in this role, you will have a sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum with the ability to organise, select and design content for effective teaching and learning. You will have excellent classroom management and organisational skills that create supportive and safe environments including managing challenging student behaviours and meeting a variety of learning needs. Additionally, you will have appropriate qualifications and demonstrated experience in the teaching arena.

Essential Criteria

  • An understanding and commitment to the Church’s mission in Catholic Education and the capacity to contribute to the spiritual and community life of the school.

  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills so as to engage positively with colleagues, students and parents.

  • The capacity to be a proactive member of a professional learning community complying with the legal, administrative and professional requirements.

  • Classroom practices and organisational skills that create supportive and safe environments for all students, including meeting a variety of learning needs.

  • A sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum with the ability to organise, select and design content for effective teaching and learning.

  • Successful planning and implementation of programs including the use of Literacy & Numeracy Blocks, student centred inquiry teaching and learning pedagogy and the integration of technology.

  • A comprehensive understanding of assessment and reporting strategies and the need to provide effective and timely feedback to parents and students.

  • Capacity to be a proactive member of a professional learning community complying with the legal, administrative and professional requirements.

Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.


This position is temporary in nature because the substantive occupant (the incumbent) is taking parental leave. The incumbent is entitled to return earlier to their substantive position in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009.

Application Process

Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the Position Description

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.

For further information about the School please visit our website. Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn can be accessed here.

Position specific queries: Please contact Graham Pollard on 02 6254 2653 or via email Graham.Pollard@cg.catholic.edu.au

Application queries: Please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6234 5427 or via email Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au

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