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.

Leader of Learning - St Bernadette’s Primary Lalor Park

Apply now Job no: 505227
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St Bernadette's Primary School - Lalor Park
Categories: Teaching

  • Fantastic opportunity for a passionate school leader

  • Full-time permanent opportunity

  • 2 Point Coordinator Allowance 

St Bernadette's Primary School is a diverse community established to service the needs of our local community. We believe that all children should have the opportunity to have a quality Catholic education where they are able to flourish spiritually, academically, socially and emotionally. 

About the opportunity:

We are looking for a skilled Leader of Learning on a full-time permanent basis, commencing in Term 1, 2024.

The Leader of Learning will:

  • Support and implement the goals and values of Catholic education and the strategic priorities of the School

  • Demonstrate the highest levels of personal and professional integrity

  • Be committed, passionate and knowledgeable about teaching and learning in their subject area

  • Be involved in the selection and induction of new staff

  • Guide staff in managing and supporting students on Personalised Plans and Behaviour Plans

  • Collaborate with students, staff, leadership and parents in order to support the needs of the community

  • Work with CSPD Support  & Learning Teams

  • Drive the pedagogical vision of the School within the broader educational life of the School

  • Lead staff with vision, purpose and a strong commitment to excellence

  • Promote and understand the importance of assessment practice, data analysis and feedback to enhance learning

  • Prepare students for changing demands of a global community

  • Establish a positive relationship with students, their families and the broader community

About you:

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

  • An understanding of contemporary pedagogical approaches

  • Extensive knowledge of the content and sequence of Key Learning Areas

  • Excellence in Literacy and numeracy pedagogy is required

  • A strong focus on behaviour management and student wellbeing

  • 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

  • Ability to make content meaningful to students

  • A commitment to work with and within a collaborative team environment

  • Well-developed communication, administration and interpersonal skills

  • Able to assist in motivating staff and students to achieve and develop a life-long love of learning

  • PBS4L experience would be valuable

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 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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