Primary Teacher

$45,283 - $65,218 yearly
  • Townsville Catholic Education Office
  • 99 Edwards Street, Ayr QLD 4807, Australia
  • 07 Jun, 2022
Part time - Fixed Term Graduate Teacher Teaching - Early Childhood Teaching - Primary

Job Description

Position: Primary Teacher
Commencement Date: Monday, 5 September 2022
Tenure: Part Time, Fixed Term (3 days per week)
Salary Range: $45,282.60 - $65,217.60 per annum pending experience
Allowances: ITAS allowance

Closing Date: Friday, 5 August 2022

St Francis School, Ayr is a Catholic co-educational school located in the town of Ayr in the Burdekin region. The school has 236 students from Prep to Year 6. The school is one of three Catholic schools that serve the Burdekin communities and is inspired by the motto, “Christ and Knowledge”. Established by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in 1912, St Francis School remains committed to celebrating the message of Jesus Christ whilst providing educational excellence in teaching and learning. Highly professional staff and smaller class sizes provide a safe and nurturing educational environment that gives students a sense of belonging, conducive to learning. St Francis School recognises students and families are integral to the school’s success and is truly blessed by a generous school community.

As part of our teaching team, we will provide a supportive, flexible working environment where care for all our staff is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 

About the role

St Francis School is seeking an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Primary Teacher. This is a Part Time, Fixed Term position working Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the duration of the 2022 teaching year.  

To join in this vibrant school community, you'll need

  • Innovative, proactive and flexible approach to student learning
  • Established knowledge of, and experience in, curriculum initiatives
  • Demonstrated strong and effective communication and collaboration with students, parents and staff

Mandatory Criteria/Professional Registration/Other

  • Appropriate Tertiary qualification with registration or eligibility for registration with Queensland College of Teachers
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to travel from time to time within the Catholic Diocese of Townsville
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner
  • It is a requirement of this role that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required as a pre-commencement document. 

Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrates active pastoral engagement, authentic witness, sacramental participation and leadership in the life of the Church.

Please see Position Description for further information about teaching with Townsville Catholic Education. 

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • ITAS allowances
  • Annual Leave at 17.5% leave loading
  • Salary packaging options 
  • Modern facilities, equipment and resources
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution(in a co-contribution arrangement)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • Up to 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate health insurance 
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities
  • Well-being programs and initiatives

Our Organisation

Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 

How to apply
If you have a relevant teaching qualification or you are currently working towards one, the TCE Recruitment Team are interested to hear from you.

  • Complete the application form, including your two nominated professional referees (name, position title and email address)
  • Upload a cover letter addressing the skills, attributes and experience to support the key accountabilities of the role identified in the position description
  • Upload a current resume
  • Attach a copy of your Covid-19 Vaccination Evidence.

Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential. 

Applications close 5pm Friday, 5 August 2022.


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School Type


Job Closing Date

05 Aug, 2022