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Primary School Teacher

MacKillop Specialist School

About the role

At MacKillop we are dedicated to providing high-quality services that bring positive educational experiences for students who have experienced trauma, placement breakdowns and/or challenges to school engagement.  We work in partnership with mainstream, catholic, independent and alternative schools to support access and equity for vulnerable students at risk of disengaging from education.

We are currently seeking a Permanent Full-Time Generalist Teacher at our Maidstone Campus, Victoria.

Working with a highly skilled team, the Generalist Teacher will collaborate to develop and deliver effective and engaging evidence-based learning programs suited to our students' diverse needs, while meeting the requirements of the Victorian Curriculum. Class sizes are capped at eight students, and an Education Support worker in each class.

Benefits at MacKillop

  • Generous salary and leave entitlements in line with the Catholic Education Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2022. 
  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 (helps increase your take home pay). 
  • Discounted workplace health and fitness program available to you and your family. 
  • Paid on-site training that contributes to your professional development. 
  • Free local parking 
  • Regular supervision. 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – free and confidential counselling, coaching and emotional support for work and personal challenges. 

To be successful in this role:

  • A four-year teaching qualification or equivalent and eligibility for Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration 
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience of implementing evidence-based teaching practices, informed by the Victorian Curriculum  
  • Experience in the design, delivery and assessment of programs that cater for the diverse and complex needs of individual learners, and engage students who have a range of learning difficulties and challenging behaviours 
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively and creatively with colleagues to improve the quality of programs and enhance student outcomes  

Please address the full Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description as part of your application.


  • Valid and current VIT Card
  • Valid and current Driver’s Licence
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check
  • Valid and current NDIS Workers Screening Check

If you have any questions regarding this exciting position, we encourage you to reach out to Tammy Byrne (Co-Principal) at to organise a phone call to discuss.

Our Commitment:

MacKillop celebrates and draws strength from diversity and respects the dignity of all people. Every person at MacKillop has the right to be safe and to be treated justly. We value every person’s ability, cultural or linguistic backgrounds, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, intersex status, relationship status, religious or spiritual beliefs, socio-economic status, and age.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

It is our goal that MacKillop Family Services continues to evolve as a culturally safe, culturally competent, and welcoming organisation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families, and communities.

Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately so please submit your application as soon as possible.

Application Procedure

Apply through LiveHire – Job Preview

Applications close

2nd August 2024


Generalist Teacher - Primary.pdf

Contact details

PrincipalMs Anne Henderson
Phone5248 2557
Address25 - 33 Oxford Street
Whittington, 3219