Upper Primary Years Classroom Teacher - St Mary's Primary School, Ipswich, St Mary's Primary School, Ipswich Qld

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Brisbane Catholic EducationSt Mary's Primary School, Ipswich Qld
Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The successful applicant will:

  • be a team player, able to collaborate and work with colleagues in a year team.
  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic primary classroom teacher for the Upper Primary Years classroom, in 2019. In this role you will be a member of a year level team working together to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students. To be successful in this role you will be able to meet the following criteria: appropriate qualifications and experience, effective communication skills, an ability to work in partnership with colleagues, students and parents/carers, an ability to attend to detail in innovative and creative practices, and a clear understanding of the new Australian Curriculum. Applicants are required to address these points in the "letter of application" section of the on-line application form. Please indicate clearly if you would like to apply for the early years position, the upper years position of if you are applying for both. As this position requires classroom teaching of Religious Education, applicants must be Catholic.

St Mary’s Primary School the oldest school in BCE, situated in the historic Queensland provincial city of Ipswich, 35 km from Brisbane CBD. Our beautiful, historical architecture of sandstone buildings are a visual reminder that quality Catholic Education has been delivered on our site for over 155 years.  We are a co-educational school with a current enrolment of 575 students from Prep through to Year 6 (three streams). The dedicated teaching and support staff endeavour to provide high quality, inclusive education by providing engaging learning activities that support not only students’ academic advancement but also their personal growth based upon a Catholic Christian tradition.

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Estimated Start Date:  January 2019

Employment Tenure:   Full Time + Fixed Term

Tenure Duration (if "Fixed Term"):  12 months

If Part Time, hours and/or days required:

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019 

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 the law.

Contact Person:   Gavan Minz

Contact Telephone Number:   07 32811998

Contact Email:   gminz@bne.catholic.edu.au

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More about Brisbane Catholic Education
Address: 243 Gladstone Road, Dutton Park, Queensland, QLD 4102, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3033 7000