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Ongoing Full Time Classroom Teacher

Our Lady of The Way Catholic Primary School

About the role


Our Lady of the Way Catholic Primary School is a P-6 School in Wallan East. We are a rapidly expanding school which has developed an excellent reputation as a welcoming community providing quality education within a Catholic school context, and is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care. 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, highly motivated and passionate educators to commence at the beginning of Term 3 or earlier by negotiation. Experienced teachers and graduates are encouraged to apply. This is an ongoing position for Terms 3 and 4, however there is the possibility of an ongoing position for 2025 and beyond.

The successful candidate must be able to accept and support the ethos of the School and commit to forming part of our growing staff team. This exciting opportunity requires a commitment to working as part of a collegial network with a focus on contemporary practices. Becoming a member of the Our Lady of the Way team means you will be part of the learning journey and ongoing development of our vibrant community where collaboration is essential.


Applicants must:

Understand and support the Catholic ethos and vision of the School, and be willing to be involved in School and Parish activities

Display a love of learning and a passion for working with young children

Possess VIT registration

Be accredited to teach Religious Education in a Catholic school (or be in the process of obtaining this).

Be familiar and comply with all requirements of Child Safety, policies and legal responsibilities concerning the safety, care and wellbeing of all students.

Those wishing to apply should then include:

• A cover letter

• Copy of Curriculum Vitae

• Names of three referees (including current employer / Principal)


Applicants are asked to demonstrate:

• A strong commitment to Catholic education

• An ability to develop and maintain professional and caring relationships with students, parents and colleagues

• An ability to create a collaborative learning environment that educates, challenges and engages

• Provide students with a child-safe environment

• Be familiar with and comply with the school's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety

• An eagerness to learn

• An enthusiasm to implement a differentiated curriculum and use modern technology to support student learning

• An enthusiasm to address the challenges and opportunities that being a member of a young school will present

• The ability to work collaboratively in a team and be involved in educational leadership is essential

• A willingness to be actively involved in the school community.

Applications should be addressed to Principal, Mr Terry Cooney and sent via email to before 4pm Friday 28th June 2024. 

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Application Procedure

Applicants should submit

  1. A cover letter
  2. Copy of Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names of three referees (including current employer / Principal

Please submit the application through the 'Apply for Job' button.

Applications close

28th June 2024

Contact details

PrincipalMr Terry Cooney
Phone8609 1784
Address30 Alcantara Boulevard
Wallan East, 3756