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.

All candidates will receive an acknowledgement of their application. Those who are not invited for an interview will be notified of the outcome of the process at the appropriate time.

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. All applications should include:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter
  • Your response to key selection criteria listed in the position description.
  • Two referees, including your current employer.

Current Advertised Positions – as of Monday 22nd February 2021

Casual Relief Teachers

St. Francis Xavier Primary School, Ballarat East is seeking expressions of interest for Casual Relief Teachers (including graduates). Successful applicants will be added to our emergency teaching pool and called on when required.
Special Requirements
Experience and expertise with the following is highly desirable:
  • evidence based learning
  • accreditation to teach RE
  • VIT registration is essential.


Application Instructions

To be considered for a CRT position please include the following:
  1. Casual Relief Teacher Application Form
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Only applications with all three documents will be considered.
Please email applications to principal@sfxballarat.catholic.edu.au and include CRT in the subject line.
St. Francis Xavier Primary School is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care.
Employment conditions are in accordance with the Victorian Catholic Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2018.