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.

Studies of Religion Teacher - Permanent Full Time

Apply now Job no: 503665
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: Gilroy Catholic College - Castle Hill
Categories: Teaching

Gilroy Catholic College is a faith-filled learning community where every individual is nurtured to achieve. Our motto, Christ is my Light, is central to all we do and so, we provide our students with opportunities to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. As a faith community we encourage our students to be active and responsible community members guided by the ethos of Saint Mary of the Cross, ‘never see a need without doing something about it.’

About the opportunity:

We are seeking a passionate and motivated Studies of Religion Teacher (Stage 6) to join our supportive team of teachers on a Permanent Full Time basis. 

More specifically you will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the curriculum and the Theology by which it is underpinned, by knowing key concepts, skills, pedagogy, subject specific literacy and language and current issues pertaining to Religious Education.

  • Teachers are able to critically select each of these appropriate to each student's stage of development and challenge students to be witnesses of faith by providing them appropriate activities in formation.

  • Teachers of Religious Education plan for and implement effective learning and teaching by negotiating with students to develop individual, explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals.

  • This teacher designs conceptually coherent learning programmes using research evidence and appropriate teaching strategies.

  • Analyses and evaluates a student's learning by using a range of strategies for providing feedback in relation to the student's current and future learning.


About you:


  • The ability to cater for students with diverse backgrounds, needs and abilities

  • You maintain industry currency, share your passion for learning and are an expert in your field

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

  • Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

  • Tertiary Qualification

  • Statements of Service

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. We also offer competitive remuneration, salary packaging, parental leave, flexible work, wellbeing programs and professional development.


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. 

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!

If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.  To find out more about CEDP go to  or follow us on LinkedIn.

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.

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