Primary Teaching Position

St Columban's Primary SchoolMayfield
Location MAYFIELD St Columban's Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Full Time
Description St Columban's Primary School, Mayfield is seeking at temporary full time teacher to join the team in 2022.



St Columban's Primary School, Mayfield has, for over one hundred years, represented a snapshot of the wider community. We nurture our students to become active, accepting and culturally aware future citizens. Our students draw from the areas of Mayfield, Mayfield West, Tighes Hill, Warabrook and Carrington. Our unique school community boasts the highest multicultural population of any primary school in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle with many families from Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa, as well as Indigenous Australians, forming a school community that is culturally aware and accepting of others.
Position Requirements Teachers in a Catholic school have a unique role to play and are assigned with the task of ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow both academically and spiritually and to live purposeful lives.

The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes.



The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Codes of Conduct.
Essential Criteria ► Catholic, with the ability to articulate a personal commitment to Catholic Education (Primary and Religion Teachers only)
► Willingness to actively support the Catholic identity of the school
► Ability to apply appropriate knowledge in order to plan and prepare contemporary and compliant teaching programs and assessments in your nominated areas which meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students; and encourage them to work towards attainment of their potential
► Demonstrated ability to effectively utilise assessment and relevant school data to optimise
organisational and educational outcomes
► Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community in
order to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes
► Desire to contribute to the establishment of a staff wide culture of professional learning, reading and
reflective practice
► Demonstrate an innovative and agile mindset that supports and enhances a culture of continuous
improvement within the school environment
► Evidence of excellent organisational and administrative skills
► Willingness to Comply or Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead Policy. Category B or D – Accreditation to Teach or Accreditation to Teach Religion.

The applicant must provide evidence of the following:

• Qualifications as a four year trained teacher;

• Current NESA Accreditation;

• Current Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)number;

• Completion of Anaphylaxis training.
CommencementStarts28/1/22
Finishing Date20/12/22
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.
Applications Close Wednesday 29 September, 2021
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Danielle Reed (danielle.reed@mn.catholic.edu.au) 4968 3315
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Danielle Reed
danielle.reed@mn.catholic.edu.au

By post:

Principal
St Columban's Primary School
PO Box 230
MAYFIELD 2304

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info To apply
•Please provide a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria along with your resume and directly to danielle.reed@mn.catholic.edu.au
•Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees including their contact details, one of whom must be their current principal.
•If you are applying as a Graduate Teacher, please provide contact details for your most recent Supervising Teacher. If you are not currently working in a school, please provide your previous supervisor/principal.
•Please ensure you provide out of hours contact details for your referees also, not providing these details can delay the recruitment process.
•*Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted* “Preferred applicants will be asked to participate in orientation processes, including a formation conversation, following the interview, to introduce them to the local Parish context and the culture of the Catholic school.”
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St Columban's Primary School

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