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  • Gardening Club

    Our Gardening Club dedicate their own time to the vegetable garden between the Year 4 and 5 classrooms. Here is a time lapse video of our great volunteers preparing one of the garden beds.

  • Week 9 Assembly

    This week's assembly video can be found here:

  • Photo Catch-up Day

    A reminder to all of our families that photo catch-up day is on Wednesday 2 December (next week). If any student did not have an individual photo taken, or any family ordered a family photo and it was not taken, please email your classroom teacher so that we can ensure that you are on the list to have the photo taken next week. Year 6 students will also have a graduation photo taken, so we ask all Year 6 students to be ready for their photo next week. Please ensure that all students that require a photo are in full summer uniform (not sports uniform, even if you have PE that day).

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  • Employment | St Patrick's Primary School Kilmore

    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. ​ ​ Applications 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 ​ Student Wellbeing Leader - Full time, three-year fixed term role commencing 27 January 2023. More information can be found here . ​ Classroom Teacher - Full time, 12-month fixed-term role commencing 27 January 2023. More information can be found here . ​ Occupational Therapist - Part time (1 day a week), fixed term role for Term 4 2022 and Term 1 2023. Email your initial interest to ​ Speech Therapist - Part time (2 days a week), to commence immediately. Email your initial interest to ​

  • Governance | St Patrick's Primary School Kilmore

    School Governance and Policies The governance of a school takes many forms such as government-mandated curriculum or policies, external reviews, internal policies and reporting, strategic planning, parent-based committees such as the Parents and Friends or governance committees such as the School Advisory Board. Some of that information can be found below. St Patrick's is a MACS school St Patrick's is a school which operates with the consent of the Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne and is operated and governed by Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools Ltd (MACS). MACS governs and operates 292 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese to continue the mission of Catholic education to proclaim the Good News and equip our young people with the knowledge, skills and hope to live meaningful lives and enrich the world around them. Because the good work of educating the young is a co-responsible task led by every member of the Catholic school community, School Advisory Councils have been established to provide a crucial point of connection between the wider school community and school leaders. This governance model was designed to ease the administrative burden on our schools and parishes, allow parish priests to focus on the mission of education in the parish, enable greater collaboration between schools and ensure greater consistency in school policies and procedures. More information on MACS is available at . ​ Democratic Principles ​ St Patrick's is committed to the principles of a liberal democracy. We believe in an accountable, democratically elected government. We respect and observe the rule of law, and believe that no person is above the law. We believe in equal rights for all before the law, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender or other attributes. We believe not only in the freedom of religion, but also the need to practice tolerance and understanding of others' beliefs. We believe in the value of freedom of speech and freedom of association, but also acknowledge that we have the responsibility not to abuse this freedom. We believe in the values of openness and tolerance, and value and respect all members of the school community regardless of background. ​ ​ Statement of Philosophy ​ St Patrick's Statement of Philosophy, including the school's vision, values and how the school enacts these, can be found in the Statement of Philosophy, which can be found here . ​ ​ School Advisory Council ​ The School Advisory Council provides advice on education matters relating to the school. More information on the School Advisory Board can be found here . ​ ​ School Policies School policies assist the school to make good decisions to maximise student outcomes. Specific school policies can be found here . ​ ​ Annual Reports ​ The school Annual Report documents what has happened in the preceding 12 months around learning outcomes, financial activities, student attendance and other reports. A copy of the most recent annual reports can be found below: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Plans ​ As part of the strategic planning process, the school produces an Annual Action Plan, a School Improvement Plan. More information about the various school plans can be found here . 2019 Annual Report 2018 Annual Report 2021 Annual Report 2020 Annual Report

  • St Patrick's Primary School, Kilmore

    Welcome to St Patrick's Kilmore St Patrick’s is founded on the values and teachings of Jesus Christ as they are presented to us in the Gospel. Our students are placed at the centre of everything we do, as we work collaboratively with our families to maximise students outcomes. News: Friday 19 August is a pupil free day Considering St Patrick's? St Patrick's is an inclusive Catholic primary school that welcomes families from all faith backgrounds. We pride ourselves on enrolling the "whole family" and building strong family-school partnerships between each family an the school to ensure that every child flourishes. We encourage you to watch this short video and then go to the Enrolments webpage for further information. Book a school tour Why St Patrick's Kilmore? St Patrick’s is a MACS school and are a member school of Marist Schools Australia, alongside our sister school, Assumption College. We are a feeder school to Assumption College, and provide ongoing connections and transitions between the schools. Watch this video to see the school for yourself and then head to the Enrolments webpage for more information. Book Week celebrations Play Video Play Video 02:08 St Patrick's Primary School Promo What does a day at St Patrick's look like? Have a look and see... Play Video Play Video 04:58 French at St Patrick's What does the teaching and learning of French look like at St Patrick's? Have a look at this.... Play Video Play Video 00:23 Bastille Day 2022 A message from Mr Berlatier about Bastille Day celebrations on Thursday 14 July in Week One after the school holidays. Play Video Play Video 01:39 ACK Welcome Message A welcome message from ACK Principal, Kate Fogarty, and 2022 School Captain, Sophie Beveridge. Play Video Play Video 01:03 SPK Singing Promotional clip St Patrick's offers both individual vocal lessons as well as the Friday recess choir. These are both great opportunities for students who would like to learn to sing, or have a passion for singing. Play Video Play Video 01:42 French Poetry Competition Info Information about the French Poetry Competition for St Patrick's students from Years 3-6. Last year we had a finalist and we look forward to seeing our students do well again in 2022. Load More St Patrick's Videos Make an enrolment enquiry

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