St Francis Xavier Primary School deeply values the individuals who work here, and aims to ensure our employment relationship is professional, fair and consistent at all times.

We warmly welcome interest and applications from experienced teachers, graduates and support staff of the highest calibre to join our dedicated team. Our recruitment practices have been shaped to ensure child safety, and include a rigorous screening process.

To apply for any of the positions listed below, please read through the application documentation and submit as per the instructions.

Thank you for your interest in working at St Francis Xavier Primary School.

Application Process

As part of our screening process, St Francis Xavier Primary School will confirm your Working With Children Check and National Police Check status, obtain proof of your personal identity and qualifications, verify your history of work involving children and obtain references that address you suitability for the job and working with children.

Our externally-offered positions are advertised on our website, and the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Education Office employment page.

Classroom Teacher Position – currently advertised

Applications are invited from suitably experienced person for the Fixed Term, Full Time position of Year 5 Classroom Teacher to commence on 15th April, 2024.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to Catholic education and to the safety and wellbeing of children and hold Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration and accreditation to teach in a Catholic School.

The successful applicant will possess the skills and abilities necessary to provide students with a rich and rewarding educational experience and will embrace a collegial, team-based approach to teaching and learning. An understanding of the principles of Structured Literacy approach to learning would be an advantage but not a necessity.

The successful candidate will be appropriately qualified, demonstrate enthusiasm and ability to deliver the appropriate curriculum to a range of educational abilities, and be able to provide care and support for students whilst supporting and respecting the ethos of the school and its

Written applications should contain the following:

    1. A completed Application for Employment Form
    2. A Cover Letter
    3. A Curriculum Vitae that includes 3 nominated referees, including current employer
    4. A Response to the Key Selection Criteria

Applications close Monday 18th March 202 at 4pm

Please address applications to the Principal via email to principal@sfxballarat.catholic.edu.au