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: 504635
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St Nicholas of Myra Primary School - Penrith
Categories: Teaching

  • Full-time opportunity 

  • Supportive, vibrant and active school community 


Located in Penrith, St Nicholas of Myra was established in 1852 and is the oldest of three primary schools in the area. With our strong focus on seeking truth through learning, St Nicholas of Myra students are engaged and excited learners who are challenged think critically.

We are close to main transport links being 5 minutes from the M4 and a 10 minute walk from Penrith Railway Station.

We are a school  with a diverse mix of cultural groups that is closely connected to our families and Parish community. Being a small school allows us to know all our children and families, so we can tailor our response to their evolving needs.

We look forward to hearing from you in the near future to discuss the possibility of joining our vibrant, connected community.


A typical day will include:

  • Structuring lessons to meet the physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of each student

  • Creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive and challenging learning environment and implementing fair and equitable behaviour management plans

  • Interpreting and using student assessment data to diagnose barriers to learning and to challenge students to improve their performance

  • Effectively managing the learning cycle, including planning for learning and assessment, developing learning programs, teaching, assessing, providing feedback on student learning and reporting to parents/carers

  • Engaging with our school community within and beyond the classroom to enrich the educational context for students 


What you can bring:

  • An understanding of contemporary pedagogical approaches for primary years learners

  • Knowledge of the content and sequence of Key Learning Areas 

  • Knowledge of a variety of online and multimedia programs to support student learning  

  • Ability to make content meaningful to students at different levels

  • A natural aptitude and drive to work with and within a collaborative team environment

  • Well-developed communication, administration and interpersonal skills

  • A willingness to learn and a commitment to your own professional development


Essential Qualifications and Accreditations:

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

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

  • Valid Working with Children Check (for employment purposes)

Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (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.

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of 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


Apply today!

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