Classroom Teacher - Fixed Term

Sacred Heart School

Principal:  Mrs Kaylene Carlin


Applications Close: at 4 pm 18/01/2021

Commencing on or after: 

Position: Teaching

Type: Fixed Term

Hours per Week: Full-time


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Role Description/Criteria

At Sacred Heart Primary School, the child is at the centre of all we do. We recognise the importance of developing the whole child, leading to a full flourishing across the physical, cognitive, emotional, social and religious domains within a safe and supportive environment.

As a team of educators, we are committed to achieving the highest standards possible based on reflective practice, using data, research and evidence to ensure progress and growth in learning for all students. 

We value strong partnerships between students, families, staff and the parish, linking our Catholic faith and identity, traditions, learning and teaching and the wellbeing of all.  

Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will:

  • have demonstrated commitment to the Catholic Ethos, the principles of Catholic teaching and living the school’s vision
  • be committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children
  • possess the skills and abilities necessary to provide students with a rich and rewarding educational experience
  • have demonstrated capacity to promote and enact contemporary & innovative pedagogies and practices
  • embrace a collegial, team-based approach to teaching and learning
  • commit to the ongoing professional learning and the continuing development of a positive school culture
  • have the capacity to communicate positively and effectively with all stakeholders within a school community.

In addition, successful applicants will be expected:

  • To demonstrate a commitment to the Sacred Heart Primary School Child Safe Policy & the Staff Code of Conduct
  • Hold registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching
  • Hold accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic Primary School is desirable; a commitment to obtain accreditation may be considered

Salary is in accordance with the Victorian Catholic Education Multi-Enterprise Agreement and available on the website

Sacred Heart Primary School community promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

Application Procedures

Please email a cover letter, application form & addressed selection criteria to Only applications which include the application form will be considered. 

Please include the names and contact phone numbers, including mobile phone numbers, of three referees able to comment on your suitability for this role.If you have previously worked in a school the current/most recent Principal will be contacted in reference to your application, therefore please include contact details.  


Address: 20 Newcastle Street

Phone: 9391 6262


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