Employment

Catholic Education in Western Australia is held in high esteem. With 163 Catholic schools throughout Western Australia, teachers can choose to work in a variety of different areas, ranging from remote schools in the Kimberley to large metropolitan colleges and small community schools.

There are also a number of support roles based in our schools as well as strategic and administrative roles within Catholic Education Office Western Australia.

Catholic Education strongly encourages professional development and advanced study for staff and provides a variety of programs, scholarships and mentoring schemes as well as a range of benefits including attractive salary packages, leave options and being part of a supportive and collegial community.

If you are looking for a career in a positive faith-based environment, why not consider a career with Catholic Education in Western Australia?

A Career in Catholic Education

If you believe that education is a learning adventure and wish to make a genuine contribution to quality schooling then a career in Catholic Education may be just the right move for you. Staff employed in Catholic Education, whether it be in a school or with the Catholic Education office, are professional, supportive and dedicated to creating environments for young people that enhance learning and nurture and empower them to lead positive, faith based lives. 

A variety of environments and roles await you.

Throughout the State there are 163 Catholic schools ranging from remote schools in the Kimberley to large metropolitan colleges and small community schools.  As a teacher you can seek employment with the school that best fits your own needs and preferences.

There are also numerous support-based roles within Catholic schools varying from Receptionists, Administrative staff and Finance Officers to Groundskeepers and Maintenance personnel.

Additionally, Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) employs a wide variety of staff in metropolitan Perth and in three regional locations (Kimberley, Bunbury and Geraldton).  Roles vary from administration, payroll and finance to school/Principal support, curriculum and professional development.

The benefits to you

CEWA head office is located in beautiful heritage listed grounds in West Leederville that provides staff with free on-site parking, a canteen as well as a dedicated and social team environment.

Catholic Education in Western Australia is a supportive and collegial community that offers attractive salary packages and leave options.  Professional development and advanced study for staff is strongly encouraged and a variety of programs, scholarships and mentoring schemes are offered.  For staff who qualify, this also includes programs specifically designed for frontline services staff, early career teachers, emerging, beginning and established leaders, aspiring principals and beginning, established and experienced principals.

Start your career here

If you’re the best at what you do, join Catholic Education and become part of a committed and enthusiastic team. No matter your role, if you believe as we do, you will contribute to living the vision of quality Catholic schooling. 

Browse through the detailed information in this site to discover more about how to start your career in Catholic Education.