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.

Science Teacher (Maternity Leave Cover) - Emmaus Catholic College

Apply now Job no: 505939
Work type: temporary full-time
Location: Emmaus Catholic College - Kemps Creek
Categories: Teaching

  • Temporary Full-time Science Teacher position commencing Term 1 2024
  • Maternity Leave cover - be part of our school community!
  • Recent Graduates welcome to Apply!

The School 

Emmaus Catholic College strives to be authentically Catholic in its identity, while ensuring the best possible learning and teaching for the whole person as part of a rich tradition of Catholic education. Emmaus offers staff and students a tranquil setting for learning. Surrounded by beautiful native bushland, wildlife and modern learning spaces, Emmaus is fully equipped with the tools of today (and tomorrow!) 

The Organisation 

Emmaus is proud to be part of the Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD). The Diocese is a system of 80 schools with over 5000 employees, committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. 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 Opportunity

Emmaus is seeking a skilled and passionate Science Teacher to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students. 


There are so many great things that CSPD has to offer! As a valued CSPD employee, you can benefit from up to 25% off school fees for your children enrolled in our schools. But that's not all. We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Salary packaging 
  • Wellbeing initiatives and resources
  • Flexible work arrangements for eligible employees 
  • Extensive growth and development opportunities 
  • Ex-gratia leave 
  • Cultural leave for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander employees
  • State-of-the-art facilities 

 The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will fit the following criteria:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of the Science curriculum
  • Good knowledge of Inquiry Based Learning
  • Extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how Science is learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn Science and how the learning and teaching of the subject matter can be enhanced.
  • Understanding how to differentiate learning to cater for student needs in order to maximise student learning.
  • Sound understanding of the learning environments, lesson plans, use of technology, teaching practices and delivery of assessment and learning feedback.
  • Committed to the continual improvement of their teaching practice and take opportunities for personal professional development.
  • Work creatively and constructively within a range of 'communities' inside and beyond the school and set high, achievable goals for themselves and their students.
  • Able to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning.
  • Please respond to the above selection criteria in your cover letter.

 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)


  • A Cover Letter addressed to the Principal (Greg Malone) introducing yourself and addressing the position criteria
  • Your Resume outlining education and experience
  • The contact details of at least three referees

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.

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. 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 peoples, and those 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. 

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