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St Joseph's School, Peterborough

As a Catholic school, we promote a deep understanding of and commitment to Gospel values. Energised by the challenges of the rural setting, St Joseph’s seeks to provide an opportunity for every student to develop to their full potential.

St Joseph’s is renowned for its wonderful facilities, strong pastoral care programs, use of technology in classrooms and close involvement with families and the wider community. Our teachers and support staff are highly motivated and dedicated professionals who give generously of their time and talents.

We recognize that your child is an individual. The diverse range of learning activities offered by our professional teaching and support staff acknowledges the different learning styles and experiences of each child. We are proud of our long history, excited by our unique learning environment and pleased to offer you an affordable, values-based education for your child.

Middle School Teacher - ASAP Start ! Generous Country Incentives

Position Type
Commence Date
29 Apr 2024 to 13 Dec 2024
Employment Status
Fixed Term / Contract
FTE/Hours per week
Full Time
Year Levels
English, HASS, RE, Visual Arts & Food Tech / Job open until filled

Role Details

The Opportunity

The role provides scope to work across three year levels in a variety of subject areas. English and HASS subjects are taught in a Yr7/8 class (15 students) and a 9 class (10 students); RE is taught 7-9 combined; Visual Arts and Food Tech are elective classes taught 7-9 combined (13 students).

Primary Teachers are encouraged to apply as well as those with Middle School degrees. We look forward to supporting the successful applicant to teach in a somewhat hybrid model of Middle School. The St Joseph's staff is extremely welcoming and as a small staff, we work closely together to provide support and collegiality across R-9. 

About You 

We are looking for someone who can develop strong and positive working relationships with students and establish highly engaging learning environments in and out of the classroom. You will have expert knowledge within your learning areas and the curriculum; know how to teach and assess it and know your students. You will provide a learning environment that supports students to take responsibility for their learning and well-being, with an emphasis on Restorative Practices. Working collaboratively with colleagues, families, and the wider education community, our teachers facilitate student learning and actively engage in their own continuous professional learning and personal learning and formation. 

About Us

St Joseph's School is a Reception to Year 9 Catholic, co-educational school in regional South Australia. Our mission is to embrace and build on St Mary MacKillop's legacy by ensuring excellence in teaching and learning, enabling all students to be thriving and capable citizens in their community. Our vision is to nurture and challenge every child to be a successful learner and person, in partnership with parents, the local parish and wider community. 

Additional Information

  • Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and we reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates and appoint prior to the closing date.
  • The successful applicant will be required to attain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC). 

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Screening requirements apply.


How to Apply

1. Cover letter outlining the following (no more than 1 A4 page):

  • your experience relevant to the role
  • what has motivated you to apply
  • what you hope to contribute to teh school community

2. Resume including the names and contact details of two current referees

NOTE This job will remain open untill filled 

Direct Applications To
Taylor Meyer, Principal
Close Date
5pm Sunday 30 Jun 2024

It is required that a CESA Employment Declaration be completed and submitted with your application.

Charter for Staff
2 Bourke Street, Peterborough SA 5422
8651 8100
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