Kindergarten Teacher - St Joseph's Catholic Kindergarten

Job No: CER408
Location: Biloela

Position: Kindergarten Teacher, St Joseph's Catholic Kindergarten, Biloela
Employment Status: Full-Time
Salary Range: $78,489 – $113,044 (pending experience) + up to 12.75% superannuation
Applications close: Sunday 25 September 2022.

About the role
Applications are now invited for the position of full time kindergarten teacher commencing from 16 January 2023.  Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton values and recognises the importance of education in the early years.

Catholic Education provides excellent financial incentives in support of our Kindergarten teachers, which includes sector leading remuneration ranging from $78,489 - $113,044 (based on experience) plus super, as well as a range of other employee benefits.

What we are looking for:
Qualified educators who are committed to the ideals of Catholic Education and possess the following are encouraged to apply:-

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications (4 Year University Qualified Early Childhood Teacher)
  • Appropriate qualities, knowledge and skills to provide a relevant and holistic education
  • Innovative, proactive approach to student learning
  • Established knowledge of, and experience in the delivery of Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Demonstrated strong and effective communication with students, parents and staff

The successful applicant/s will demonstrate a deep commitment to providing quality Catholic education and learning based on a personal faith.  You will be a highly trained and qualified professional with significant experience in the provision of high-quality educational programs.  You will have well developed organisational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work well in a team, as well as the ability to work autonomously. 

Mandatory Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and current Queensland College of Teachers Registration
  • Exemption Card through Blue Card Services
  • Australian work rights

What we offer

  • Competitive salary range
  • Relocation assistance
  • Subsidised housing
  • Salary packaging options via REMSERV
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (if an employee co-contribution is made)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • Corporate Health Insurance 
  • Induction and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Wellbeing programs

Supporting you in a rural community with: 

  • Support to assist new teachers
  • Scholarship programs for further study
  • Opportunities to advance career

How to apply

  • Complete the application below
  • Upload a Cover Letter (addressed to the Diocesan Director) and Current Resume
  • Upload supporting documentation (ie. Birth Certificate, Passports, Academic Transcripts)
  • Applicants must read, understand and accept, as an explicit term of contract, the requirements of the Statement of Principles for employment in Catholic Schools 
  • Upload a written statement addressing the Selection Criteria                

Further information

  • For a confidential conversation please contact Tracey Novak, Early Learning and Care Manager on 07 4994 8000
  • For further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services
  • Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

 Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.

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About Us

Catholic Education, Diocese of Rockhampton, is a large, dynamic and growing organisation with a current enrolment of approximately 16,000 students and a staff of approximately 3,400 in Kindergartens, Early Learning Centres, 31 Catholic Primary Schools and 8 Catholic Secondary Colleges. Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton serves communities from Bundaberg in the south to Mackay in the north and west to Longreach.

With a vibrant working environment, we provide excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce, and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers in both their vocation in working with students and other aspects of their lives.