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If you are interested in working in Catholic education in Queensland there are a range of opportunities available to you.
With administrative and leadership roles in all five dioceses and 17 religious institute and other incorporated bodies as well as more than 19,000 teachers and staff employed in Catholic schools in Queensland you are sure to find a role to suit you.
We employ people of all faiths and denominations, within supportive, collegial and progressive workplaces working together to produce quality outcomes for our students.
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In Queensland there are 22 Catholic school authorities who are responsible for employing staff in the 302 Catholic schools in the State.
Employment in Diocesan schools
Five of the employing authorities are diocesan based where the Bishop of the Diocese has delegated responsibility for employment of staff in diocesan schools to the Catholic Education Office in that Diocese.
Employment in Religious Institute schools
The remaining 17 employing authorities are Religious Institutes or other incorporated bodies which have been established by a Catholic religious order. Each of these employing authorities is responsible for employing staff who work in their schools.
All Hallows’ School, Brisbane
Brigidine College, Indooroopilly
Downlands Sacred Heart College, Toowoomba
Iona College, Wynnum West
Loreto College, Coorparoo
Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorne
Marist College, Ashgrove
Mount Alvernia College, Kedron
Mt St Michael’s College, Ashgrove
Padua College, Kedron
St Patrick’s College, Townsville
St Rita’s College, Clayfield
St Ursula’s College, Toowoomba
St Ursula’s College, Yeppoon
Stuartholme School, Toowong
Villanova College, Coorparoo
Anyone wanting to teach in Queensland Catholic schools must be registered with the Queensland College of Teachers.
For further information please see our Position Statement on Accreditation to teach in a Catholic School.
School officers, services staff and volunteers in schools are required to undergo a Working with Children Check under Queensland’s blue card system.
All school personnel and volunteers are required to undertake Student Protection Training.
To teach religious education in a Catholic school, teachers need to be Accredited to Teach Religion.
To gain this accreditation teachers are required to complete the equivalent of four semester units of study in areas of:
For further information please see our Position Statement on Accreditation to teach Religion in a Catholic School or contact your local Catholic schooling authority website or office.