Year 1 Teacher, Mother Teresa ORMEAU, Ormeau

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Mother Teresa Catholic Primary SchoolOrmeau
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term


The successful applicant will:


• 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.

Mother Teresa School Ormeau opened for students in January 2011, as a P-3 school initially and will grow to a 3 stream school over time. The school motto is "Do small things with great love" and we are seeking to employ an experienced teacher to a fixed term position full time position, created by a maternity leave vacancy. As a developing school, there will be unique opportunities and challenges that will require applicants to demonstrate high levels of flexibility, initiative, cooperation and a preparedness to investigate and adopt contemporary pedagogies in a team based learning environment. Our learning environment seeks to support and extend learning through a contemporary pedagogy, making effective use of self directed learning. We are seeking to employ a teacher who embraces a ‘hands on’ approach to learning in a real world context. Proficiency in embedding a wide range of ICLTs across the curriculum would be an advantage. Applicants should be able to clearly articulate their understanding and application of Expected and Effective pedagogy and the use of High yield Strategies in their teaching practice. It is highly desirable that the successful applicant will have considerable, relevant and recent experience in Early Years education; be resilient in nature and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work with staff, children and parents, and have clearly demonstrated an ability to work in a collaborative team environment. A letter of application addressing the criteria outlined above, should be included in the application.

Mother Teresa School opened in January 2011 as an Archdiocesan school serving the Parish of St Patrick's Beenleigh. We now have classes from P-6 and will progress to a three stream school, with an expected population of approximately 600 students. As a new school, we will be incorporating contemporary pedagogies and technologies, whilst still maintaining a strong pastoral environment centred on our catholic faith, traditions and ethos.

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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: Mr Peter Kerrins
Contact Telephone Number: 55495000
Contact Email:

Estimated Start Date

Commencing April 2019

Employment Tenure

Full Time + Fixed Term

Tenure Duration (if "Fixed Term")

Fixed term position for terms 2, 3 and 4 of 2019.

Learning / Teaching /Specialist Areas if this advertisement is for Multiple Vacancies

If Part Time, hours and/or days required

Employment Conditions

Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2012-2015 

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More about Mother Teresa Catholic Primary School
Address: 169 Eggersdorf Road, Ormeau, Queensland, QLD 4208, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 5549 5000