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.

Secondary Science Teacher

Apply now Job no: 504197
Work type: temporary full-time
Location: Cerdon College - Merrylands
Categories: Teaching

About the opportunity:

We invite applications from suitably qualified teachers who have a well developed capacity to support our Science faculty to ensure high quality education for our students. 

This position is temporary full-time for Terms 3 & 4, 2023. 

About us:

Cerdon College Merrylands, is a Catholic secondary girls’ school that was founded by and is educating in the tradition of the Marist Sisters. In living out the values of Christ, our school celebrates the uniqueness of each person within a diverse community. This is reflected in our school motto ‘In All Things Christ’.

The successful candidate will fit the following criteria: 

  • Contemporary and authoritative professional knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Science and the factors that influence learning and development, effective pedagogies, assessment and reporting, a wide range of resources, including interactive technologies, and their use in teaching and learning

  • Understanding of how to differentiate learning to cater for students needs in order to maximise student learning.

  • Exemplary professional practice which includes building effective relationships and managing complex interactions, creating and maintaining engaging and intellectually challenging and safe learning environments, planning, implementing and evaluating rigorous and inclusive learning programs

  • Use assessments and constructive feedback to inform teaching and learning and communicating effectively with different audiences using a range of strategies

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

Qualifications & Accreditation:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Education

  • Statements of Service

  • Working with Children Check clearance

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


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 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. 

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 CSPD.  If you are not already classified, you will need to complete the online registration for teachers process found on the CSPD website.

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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