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.

St Columba’s, Springwood – Permanent Science Teacher

Apply now Job no: 506804
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St Columba's Catholic College - Springwood
Categories: Teaching

The School 

St Columba’s strives to be authentically Catholic in its identity, whilst ensuring the best possible learning and teaching for the whole person as part of a rich tradition of Catholic education.  Surrounded by beautiful native bushland, wildlife and modern learning spaces, St Columba’s is fully equipped with the tools of today, whilst offering staff and students a tranquil setting for learning.

The Organisation 

St Columba’s is proud to be part of the Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD). The Diocese is a system of 80 schools 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.

What we 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

  • Extensive growth and development opportunities 

  • State-of-the-art facilities 

 The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will fit the following criteria:

  • Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Science to secondary students, Years 7-12

  • Experience in teaching Stage 6 Science in one or more courses is desirable

  • Understand how to differentiate learning to cater for students’ needs to maximise student learning.

  • Sound understanding of the learning environments, lesson plans, use of technology, teaching practices and delivery of assessment and learning feedback.

  • 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 introducing yourself and addressing the position criteria

  • Your Resume outlining education and experience.

  • The contact details of at least two referees

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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