Catholic Education South Australia is committed to the wellbeing of its employees and their relationships and implements policies, procedures and practices that develop a culture of recognition of the importance and place of each employee within the organisation. It draws on its Catholic heritage and foundations to inform and direct its work.
Take a look at our Positions Vacant for all our current vacancies
See below for some more information on some of our eligibility requirements that ensures the wellbeing of our employees and their relationships.
CESA staff are strongly encouraged to remain up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations in accordance with the ATAGI statement. However, CESA Staff working in High-Risk Settings, must maintain an up to date vaccination status and evidence of vaccination or medical exemption will be required.
Teachers will be required to present their Teacher's Registration Certificate as evidence of an acceptable police clearance. Teachers will also be subject to ongoing police checks at regular intervals throughout their employment through the teacher registration process.
Under our Child Protection practices, it is a requirement that an CESA Employment Declaration be completed and submitted with an application for any position within CESA.
Please note, your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate is NOT required as part of the screening process. Each school or office will request a copy of your vaccination certificate directly from you at the time of employment.
All teachers accepting employment in CESA are required to complete an Induction Module in their first year and within five years of accepting a permanent position, complete four semester-length approved tertiary units in Catholic Studies. Further information is available from the Religious Education Team.
Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care Training (RRHAN-EC)
All teaching staff are required to complete the Masterclass course: RRHAN-EC and to undertake 3 yearly updates which address the legal requirement of adults working with children and reporting suspected child abuse. This training forms part of the registration requirements for all teaching staff.
RRHAN-EC training is available through plink
New staff are required to have completed a Basic Emergency Life Support Certificate or equivalent either prior to commencement or within six months of commencing employment. Further details are available through Red Cross or St John's Ambulance.
All staff are required to complete the Masterclass course: RRHAN-EC and to undertake 3 yearly updates which address the legal requirement of adults working with children and reporting suspected child abuse.
RRHAN-EC training is available through plink.
Please email a cover letter which draws attention to your relevant experience, your aspirations, and what you hope to contribute to the team (maximum 2 pages) and your Resume.
The covering letter should contain your address and contact details and the name and address of the principal of the school. The letter should quickly establish your interest in the position, your relevant background skills and previous experience. In subsequent paragraphs address each criterion in the advertisement and conclude the letter with a suitable closing paragraph.
The Curriculum Vitae should contain relevant personal contact details, details about relevant qualifications and training, employment history and contact details of your referees.