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Junior Classroom Teacher (Fixed Term)

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School
Fixed Term

About the role

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School, Catholic Education Melbourne’s lighthouse school for Positive Behaviours for Learning, is searching for passionate educators experienced in, or eager to explore, the Science of Learning. Our school is a vibrant community dedicated to fostering academic excellence, spiritual growth, and social and emotional wellbeing in our students.

Sponsorship opportunities available for suitably qualified international candidates. Salary range $77,248 to $114, 591.

We believe that teaching is an art informed by science, and we're seeking teachers who share our enthusiasm for evidence-based teaching strategies. At St. Francis, you'll have the opportunity to receive:

  • Orton-Gillingham Training
  • DIBELS and Spelling Mastery professional development
  • Ongoing instructional coaching
  • A full day planning release weekly in a collaborative team
  • Positive Behaviours for Learning induction and professional development

Join our dynamic team for the remainder of this year and be part of an environment that provides a high-quality, faith-based education that prepares students for a bright and successful future. St Francis of Assisi Primary School is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care.

Applicants are asked to demonstrate experience in the following:

  • an ability to develop and maintain respectful and caring relationships with students, families and colleagues
  • an understanding and demonstrated use of evidence based best practice, particularly a strong understanding of the Science of Reading
  • a capacity to use data to make informed decisions about learning and teaching
  • an understanding and experience with PBL (an advantage)
  • the ability to collaborate, support and contribute to the building of a professional learning culture
  • the willingness to adhere to St Francis of Assisi's Child Safety Policy and Code of Conduct and other policies relevant to Ministerial Order 1359
  • a commitment to Catholic education and to the safety and wellbeing of children

Opportunity for an ongoing appointment beginning in 2025 for the right candidate. The job may be filled before the application closing date for a successful candidate.




Applications close

8th August 2024


Classroom Teacher Role Description.pdf


Applications should include:

  • a cover letter including responses to the selection criteria outlining your suitability for the position;
  • a completed Application for Employment Form;
  • contact details for 3 current referees

Applications should be emailed to the Principal, Ms Michelle Gillett, by Friday 8th August, 2024.

Contact details

PrincipalMs Michelle Gillett
Phone9749 9900
Address45 Fairview Parade
Tarneit, 3029