Careers at CSPD


Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD). 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.

Senior Legal Recoveries Officer (School Fee Accounts)

Apply now Job no: 503940
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
Categories: Finance, Other

  • Commencing ASAP

  • Permanent Full Time position

  • Competitive Remuneration

We are part of Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD), 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 80 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 role:

We are seeking a Senior Legal Recoveries Officer to join CSPD on a permanent full-time basis. You will work as part of the School Fees Liaison Unit and be accountable for the management of overdue school fee accounts requiring legal interventions.

More specifically you will be:

  • Identifying and managing overdue accounts requiring high level negotiation and/or needing legal intervention for recovery

  • Providing legal representatives with instructions pertaining to legal action

  • Proactive management of accounts to increase the likelihood of student retention

  • Monthly Reporting on Legal debt portfolio

  • Ensuring high level effective communication skills within the system of schools: principals, finance staff, families and legal representatives 

  • Using diplomacy and discretion, exhibiting empathy to families in sensitive and stressful circumstances in an attempt to resolve legal matters, prior to court action.

About you:

  • Background in debt collection and knowledge on associated legal processes

  • Ability to have sensitive and/or difficult conversations 

  • Leadership skills (desirable) 

  • Appropriate demonstrated experience

  • Working with Children Check clearance or willingness to obtain

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.


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 CSPD’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. 

CSPD 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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