Closing date December 31, 2024
Location Manuka Head Office: Catholic Education Office

About this job

Employment type: Casual
Location: Primary Schools,  Secondary Colleges and Early Learning Centres
Categories: Teacher Primary, Teacher Secondary, Preschool Teacher
Remuneration Range: ACT $374.99 - $480.43 per day, NSW $392.07 - $472.87 per day (dependent on skills and experience)
Closing Date: 15 October 2023

About Casual Teaching: 

Casual teachers play an important role supporting students when their teacher is unavailable, or a school requires additional staffing. Casual teachers support a learning environment which stimulates learning, promotes excellence and which accepts and acknowledges the needs of students to be both challenged and supported.

CECG casual teachers who have approval to work nominate their schools of preference and availability through our simple to use Casual Relief System and may be called upon on a needs basis by Catholic Schools within the Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn. Casual appointments can range from four hours to several weeks at a single school, college, or early learning centre.

Benefits of casual teaching

The key benefits of casual teaching are the ability to:

  • Schedule work around your ongoing study and personal commitments;
  • Experience a diverse range of school environments and classroom settings;
  • Build your profile within a network of schools to advance your opportunity of securing ongoing employment; and
  • Nominate the schools, year levels and subjects you wish to teach (as aligned with your qualification).

Who can apply:

  • Qualified teachers; and
  • Pre-service teachers in the final semester of their accredited initial teacher education program and have completed all required professional experience placements.

Selection Criteria:

  • An understanding and commitment to the Church’s mission in Catholic Education and the capacity to contribute to the spiritual and community life of the school;
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills to engage positively with colleagues and students;
  • Classroom practices and organisational skills that create supportive and safe environments for all students, including meeting a variety of learning needs; and
  • A thorough knowledge of the Australian Curriculum and/or NSW Curriculum with the ability to organise, select and design content for effective teaching and learning.

Permit to Teach (TQI)

Upon recommendation for approval as a casual teacher, CECG will request a Permit to Teach with the Teacher Quality Institute for Pre-service Teachers. An application for a PTT can only be made once a request has been received from an employer - Pre-service teachers cannot apply directly to TQI.

How to apply:

Please follow the 'Apply now' link to apply for employment as a Casual Teacher. Before commencing this application, please ensure you have the following information at hand:

  • Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed above;
  • Current resume;
  • Working with children/vulnerable people check;
  • Academic Transcript;
  • Contact details of three professional referees;
  • Proof of identification - either Current passport; OR Birth Certificate AND Current Drivers License.

This position involves working with children. Employment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn policy.

If you are a current employee or have worked for Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn within the last six months, please contact the recruitment team at prior to applying.

Information about Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn can be accessed here.

For application queries: contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6218 0007 or via email