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Employment Opportunities

St Patrick's puts the child at the centre of everything we do and we seek staff that have a similar philosophy and approach to their work.

Basic Selection Criteria

All applicants need to meet the following basic selection criteria:    

  • Actively articulate the School’s vision and mission as a Catholic school, and use this as a wellspring in all discussions and decision-making;

  • Be active as an individual, and/or as a team member, to work towards the success of the School Improvement Plan, providing support, stimulus and action as necessary;

  • Contribution to the development of, and adhere to, all of the School’s current and future policies and procedures;

  • Demonstrated understanding of child safety and appropriate behaviours when engaging with children;

  • Commitment to child safety and adhere at all times to the School’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct (a copy of which can be found on the school’s website);

  • Commitment to personal professional training and annual training in relevant programs such as Child Protection, Student Duty of Care, OHS, Privacy, etc.

  • Demonstration of adherence to the School’s Occupational Health and Safety program.

and additional, specific key selection criteria relevant to the individual role.

Child Safety

All applicants must be a suitable person to engage in child-connected work.

All applicants must read and understand the School's Child Protection Program, including: Child Safe Policy, Child Safety Code of Conduct, and the Staff and Student Professional Boundaries Policy. Acknowledge of this information forms part of the application process.

Eligibility to Work
Only applicants eligible to work in Australia will be considered. 

Privacy Policy
We invite you to read our Privacy Policy and our Collection Notice in regards to employment.


Only applications providing all of the requirements stipulated in the advertised Application Pack will be accepted.  The successful applicant for teaching positions will hold Victorian Institute of Teaching Registrations.  The successful applicants for all other positions will be subject to a Working with Children Check (as an Employee) and a National Police Record Check.  The completed Application pack and attachments should be addressed to:

Michael Bourne

School Principal

St Patrick's Primary School

1 Conway Street

Kilmore   VIC  3764

and emailed to:

All applications will be acknowledged via email upon receipt.  If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted for an interview and asked to bring the following documents:

  • At least one form of identification such as driver's licence or current passport;

  • Original documents confirming your academic qualifications such a masters, degrees, diplomas, etc.

  • Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration card for teaching staff;

  • Current Working with Children Check as an Employee and Police Record Check for non-teaching staff.

All staff at St Patrick's Primary School are employed in accordance with the Victorian Catholic Education Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2018.

Current Vacancies

If positions are currently being advertised, they will be posted here on the School website and also at

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