Selection Criteria – Teachers

Commitment to Catholic Education

  • A demonstrated understanding of the ethos of a Catholic school and its mission.
  • Commitment to supporting the Catholic identity and mission of the College.

Commitment to Child Safety

  • Experience working with children.
  • Commitment to and understanding of child protection and child safety issues in schools.
  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children.
  • Be a suitable person to engage in child-connected work.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Mandatory Reporting.

Education and Experience


  • Victorian Teachers Registration (VIT).
  • A minimum of Certificate 2 in First aid (the College will provide this training if necessary).

Commitment to high quality targeted teaching and use of evidence-based learning and teaching strategies

  • Understanding / demonstrated use of evidence-based learning and teaching strategies.
  • Understanding / demonstrated focus on student learning, growth and developmental learning.
  • Willingness to contribute to ongoing curriculum and course development, to enhance student outcomes.

Ability and willingness to engage in ongoing professional reflection and dialogue to enable ongoing improvement

  • Be actively engaged in researching areas of interest relevant to directions provided in the College’s strategic plan.
  • Computer literacy, including the ability to use ICT to promote quality learning.

Effective classroom management skills

  • Willingness to implement positive education strategies and restorative practices.
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with students.

Ethos and participation

  • Commitment to support, monitor and follow up students in the role of Tutor (if applicable).
  • Ability and commitment to work positively with colleagues as a member of mutually supportive staff teams.
  • Commitment to high standards of professionalism.
  • Preparedness to participate in co-curricular activities / overnight stays.


Updated: August 2022