Careers at CEDP


Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP). We welcome passionate individuals to share our commitment to serving children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

At any given time, we may have a variety of primary, secondary and specialist teaching roles available across our 80 schools as well as non-teaching positions in schools and our central office that support the delivery of innovative learning and teaching to around 43,500 students.

Our aim is to ensure our schools are the first choice for families, students and staff.

Check out our current opportunities below.

Specialist Teacher - Behaviour Support & MLZ

Apply now Job no: 502843
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
Categories: Teaching, Student Wellbeing

We are part of Catholic Education – Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP), a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. 

Applications are invited from outstanding educators to apply for the position of Specialist Teacher, as a valued member of the Behaviour Support and MLZ team, which sits within the Wellbeing Directorate.

About the Role:

The role of the Specialist Teacher - Behaviour Support Team & MLZ is to assist in the management of the behavioural needs of identified students. 

Marist Learning Zone - Mount Druitt aims to provide assistance to students from Year 6 to Year 12 who have been disengaged from participating in a formal school setting. You will be working towards encouraging students to return to formal education, and assisting them to gain skills in order to enter or return to the workforce. 

Main Duties:

  • Work with the school team to build their capacity (including classroom teacher and Leadership Team) and CEDP specialist teams to implement recommendations from the tier 3 behaviour support plan/ risk management plan.

  • Initially, provide 1:1 support for students displaying complex and challenging behaviour within the school environment, with a view of working towards gradual release. Through building the capacity of the teaching staff to manage behaviours. This work will also include working with small cohorts of students.

  • Involvement in the review of the behaviour support plan with school team and CEDP specialist team personnel.

  • The successful candidate will be expected to work school hours, as well as provide 1:1 supervision to allocated students during recess and lunch breaks, as per the behaviour support plan. Attendance at weekly team meetings with the Behaviour and Specialist Programs team, as well as attend school staff meetings is also an expectation of the role.

Important Considerations about the role:

  • The successful candidate will be a member of the Behaviour and Specialist Programs Team, which is made up of Wellbeing Leading Counsellors and Leading Teachers, this specialist team is part of the newly established Wellbeing Directorate.

  • The successful candidate will be expected to travel to any of the 83 schools within the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta. Work may be across several settings throughout the week and expected to be short term for each identified student. 

  • Provide daily documentation to school team and CEDP specialist team personnel, regarding the support provide to the identified student (via Compass or Google doc)

  • Placement will be determined by the Wellbeing Manager and Wellbeing Coordinator - Behaviour and Specialist Programs Team.

About you:

To be successful you will demonstrate alignment to our purpose and values, together with:

  • Tertiary qualifications in teaching, with at least 4 years classroom experience (primary and/or secondary)

  • Appropriate demonstrated experience of working with students with complex needs, with a strong knowledge base and an interest and passion for working with students, within the mainstream setting

We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.


This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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