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.

Primary K-6 Teacher

Apply now Job no: 504194
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St John's Primary School - Riverstone
Categories: Teaching

  • Commencing: ASAP
  • Position status: Permanent Full-time
  • The capacity to lead is advantageous, as this role may attract leadership/coordinator remuneration and responsibilities
  • Dynamic and fulfilling role working across both teaching and wellbeing support
  • Qualified teachers from all teaching areas encouraged to apply


The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Primary K-6 Teacher to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students. Teachers within the Diocese are responsible to the Principal and share in the learning and teaching of subject matters to students of the school community. Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community they serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church.

About the opportunity:  

Our curriculum is rich and diverse and we offer collaborative learning spaces designed to deliver personalised and student-centred education. You will work alongside a collaborative and community oriented team committed to achieving positive learning outcomes for each student. The Primary K-6 Teacher will fit the following criteria:

  • Knowledge on how to structure lessons to meet the physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students. Strong teachers have extensive knowledge of the content and sequence of Key Learning Areas - including Religious Education.
  • Understand the fundamental concepts, structure and enquiry processes relevant to programs they develop and teach. They understand what constitutes effective, developmentally appropriate strategies in their learning and teaching programs and use this knowledge to make the content meaningful to students.
  • Able to create and maintain safe, inclusive and challenging learning environments and implement fair and equitable behaviour management plans. Strong teachers will evaluate all aspects of their teaching practice to ensure they are meeting the learning needs of their students. interpret and use student assessment data to diagnose barriers to learning and to challenge students to improve their performance.
  • They operate effectively at all stages of the teaching and learning cycle, including planning for learning and assessment, developing learning programs, teaching, assessing, providing feedback on student learning and reporting to parents/carers.
  • They value opportunities to engage with their school communities within and beyond the classroom to enrich the educational context for students and work to promote the links between school, home and community in the social and intellectual development of their students.

Please respond to the above selection criteria in your cover letter. Candidates are required to include in their resumes the details of three referees including the Parish Priest from your Parish of worship.


About you:

To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of CEDP along with:

  • A deep understanding of contemporary pedagogical approaches for primary years learners
  • Demonstrated ability to build meaningful relationships with students and support an inclusive learning environment
  • Extensive knowledge of the content and sequence of Key Learning Areas 
  • Knowledge and implementation of a variety of online and multimedia programs to support student learning  
  • A demonstrated understanding of what constitutes effective, developmentally appropriate strategies in learning and teaching programs for a variety of learners
  • Ability to make content meaningful to students at different levels
  • Preferred experience in teaching classes within Early Stage 1 to Stage 3
  • A natural aptitude and drive to work with and within a collaborative team environment
  • A passion for transformational education, integrated into curriculum and delivered in a faith based environment
  • Well-developed communication, administration and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to learn and a commitment to your own professional development
  • A demonstrated passion for transforming the lives of young learners

Qualifications and accreditations:

  • Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance
  • Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
  • Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4-year degree, or 75% complete)
  • Statements of Service



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.

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