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.

Secondary Teacher HSIE - Catherine McAuley Westmead

Apply now Job no: 503124
Work type: temporary full-time
Location: Catherine McAuley - Westmead
Categories: Teaching

  • Commencing :  26 January 2023

  • Position status: Full time

Catherine McAuley Westmead, is a Catholic systemic school offering a comprehensive education for girls from Years 7 to 12 in the Mercy tradition. Inspired by our founder, Venerable Catherine McAuley, we aspire to a God-created way of life which respects and affirms the dignity of each person.

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. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.

About the opportunity:

We invite applications from suitably qualified teachers who have a well developed capacity to support our HSIE faculty to take forward the mission of Catholic Schools and to ensure high quality education to maximise learning outcomes for all students. More specifically you will:

  • Be a passionate Educator 

  • Have substantial experience in teaching and programming

  • Have sound knowledge of and commitment to the Church's mission in Catholic Education

  • Have suitable qualifications and the ability to teach Stages 4,5 & 6 in a range of HSIE subjects including Mandatory History and Geography

  • Have the capacity to integrate technology and incorporate innovation in teaching practices

  • Have high effective interpersonal and communications skills 

  • Have an ability to work as part of a team

  • Have an understanding of how to differentiate learning to cater for students needs in order to maximise student learning.

  • Have commitment to the continual improvement of their teaching practice and take opportunities for personal professional development.

Qualifications and Accreditation

  • Tertiary Qualification in Education (minimum 4-year degree, or 75% complete)

  • Statements of Service

  • Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance

  • Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative teamwork.

  • High quality classroom teaching skills which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential.

  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to our Catholic faith and mission in Catholic education.  


Please include copies of academic transcripts and NESA accreditation when submitting your application. 

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including 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. 

Applicants wishing to work in any of  the schools within the Diocese, either as a casual, temporary or full time employee, must be classified with the CEDP.  If you are not already classified, you will need to complete the online registration for teachers process found on the CEDP website.

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.  

Apply today!

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