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Classroom Teacher

St John the Apostle Catholic Primary School

About the role

St John the Apostle Catholic Primary School is located in Tarneit and opened in 2015. The school belongs to the Parish of St Andrew’s Werribee and falls under the governance of Melbourne Archdiocese of Catholic Schools (MACS) who is the ultimate employer of staff within our organisation.

Our school prides itself on placing great importance on a fair balance between the needs of our students and reasonable teacher workloads.

Those wishing to seek more information or tour the school prior to submitting an application are welcome to contact us.

Our vision states:

Through the guidance of God, we at St John the Apostle aspire to create a positive culture, where all members of our community are welcomed, valued and empowered to contribute and succeed.

We are currently seeking a teacher who is able to commence Term 2 or earlier.The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

  • A Commitment to the ethos of Catholic Education and to the safety and wellbeing of the students
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team and a willingness to be flexible
  • The capacity to build positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • The ability to differentiate their teaching and make adjustments according to student needs
  • An understanding of the curriculum and the skills of an effective teacher
  • Strong classroom management and a talent for promoting positive student behaviour.

Special Requirements

  • VIT Registration
  • Accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic School or a willingness to undertake this into the future.


  • Salaries are based on a scale determined by years of experience and range from $77,248 to $114,591 (gross) per annum.
  • Confirmation of where applicants sit on this scale is determined after a formal salary assessment performed by Melbourne Archdiocese of Catholic Schools (MACS)

Application Procedures

  • Read the school Child Safety Policy and Code of Conduct
  • Interviews may be conducted for suitable applicants prior to the advertisment closing date.
  • Email a Covering Letter, Curriculum Vitae with ontact details of 2 Referees to the Principal Mr Simon Dundon:

Application Procedure

Application Procedures

  • Read the school Child Safety Policy and Code of Conduct
  • Please be aware that suitable applicants may be interviewed before the closing date
  • Email Application Form, Covering Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Contact details of 3 Referees to the Principal, Mr Simon Dundon :  

Applications close

14th April 2024


Child Safety Code of Conduct 2022 (2).pdf
Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy (5).pdf

Contact details

PrincipalMr Simon Dundon
Phone8754 4300
Address54 - 76 Kingbird Avenue
Tarneit, 3029