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.

Temporary Full-Time Teacher (Learning Support - Maternity Leave) – commencing ASAP to 30 January 2025

Apply now Job no: 506677
Work type: temporary full-time
Location: St John Paul II Catholic College - Schofields
Categories: Teaching

  • Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Learning Support Teacher
  • Employment Status: Temporary Full Time (Maternity Leave replacement)  
  • NESA accreditation required or in progress
  • Demonstrated experience in working with students requiring high support
  • Join a forward-thinking and nurturing school community

St John Paul II Catholic College is a co-educational high school that offers students the chance to belong to a dynamic learning community that values the achievements of every individual. We are proudly Catholic in our faith and tradition, our learning and teaching, and our desire to develop young people of strength, gentleness, and compassion

The College is a dual campus, with campuses at Schofields and Nirimba Education Precinct.  The College begins at 8 am and concludes at 2:15 pm. For further details visit:

We are part of Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD), a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. 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:

St. John Paul II is actively seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Learning Support Teacher to become a valuable part of our team in a full-time permanent role starting in Term 1, 2024. We welcome applications from qualified teachers with a proven ability to effectively support and elevate the educational achievements of students with additional learning needs.

Specifically, you will:

  • Structure lessons to meet the physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of your students 
  • Create and maintain a safe, inclusive and challenging learning environment and implement fair and equitable behaviour management plans
  • Work collaboratively to develop and implement programs for diverse learning needs
  • Develop personalised learning plans for vulnerable students. 
  • Identify, monitor and record the progress of vulnerable students. 
  • Diagnose learning challenges and develop strategies to enable effective learning
  • Provide an extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how the identified subject areas are learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn the subject matter and how the learning and teaching of the subject matter can be enhanced.
  • Work creatively and constructively within a range of stakeholders to set achievable goals for students. 
  • Model inclusive teaching practices 
  • Assist with the delivery of professional learning opportunities for all staff 
  • Perform specific tasks as directed by the Principal or delegate. 

Applicants are requested to submit a comprehensive application, which should include a cover letter addressing the position criteria, transcripts of qualifications, professional experience reports (if applicable), and the names of three professional referees. One of these referees should be your current Principal.

About you:

To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of St John Paul II Catholic College along with:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Education
  • Statements of Service
  • Experience working with students of high support needs
  • Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance
  • NESA Accreditation
  • Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative teamwork. •
  • High quality classroom teaching skills teaching skills that empower students with a diverse range of needs to reach their full potential.

In Return

  • Be a part of the NSW & ACT Catholic Systemic Schools enterprise agreement 2020
  • Salary sacrifice for eligible employees
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development 

Apply today!

If you are passionate about making a positive impact and aspire to be part of a diverse organization dedicated to transforming lives through faith-based education, simply click on the APPLY button. To complete your application, ensure you have classification with CEDP by clicking here 

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the retention of 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, click 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 background.

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