Casual teaching offers flexibility and the opportunity to work at multiple Diocesan schools.

Many casual teachers convert to temporary or ongoing roles. To join our casual teaching pool ‘Tap for Teacher’ platform you must first complete the verification process which is outlined below.

Tap for Teacher is an app designed to help schools streamline casual booking opportunities while also making it easier for teachers to accept those casual opportunities.

Learn more about Tap for Teacher

How does it work?

Schools create casual booking opportunities through their own Tap for Teacher portal and release the dates along with any further information.

As a teacher, you will receive a notification electronically that an opportunity is available at the school for casual work which you can either Accept or Decline. Teachers can also set their profiles in Tap for Teacher to identify specific schools they want to be approached by as well as identifying their subjects of expertise (ie. Mathematics, English etc).

How do I sign up as a teacher?

1

First, you’ll need to register (HRTC) and be approved as a casual teacher with CEDP. To do this see Classification and Accreditation.


2

Please note that if you have not worked with CEDP in over 12 months, you will need to re-register for a HRTC and undergo another clearance.


3

A prerequisite for all teachers is that you must have relevant teaching qualifications and NESA accreditation. See Teaching in Catholic Schools.

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Once approved, you’ll receive an invitation via text message.





Teaching requirements

To be employed as a teacher, whether applying for permanent or casual positions, in the system of schools in the Diocese of Parramatta you require:

  • Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - a Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). An accreditation decision is required from NESA. If you have not previously registered with NESA, you may apply at the NESA website
  • Copy of Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4 year degree)
  • Statements of Service
  • Teacher Classification - this can be obtained during your application with CED. If teaching Religious Education (RE) in a primary or secondary school, teachers are required to be Catholic and are required to have an RE qualification, or a commitment to obtain this accreditation
  • Suitable referees

Classification and Accreditation
RE Accreditation

Enriching the professional lives of staff

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CEDP Classification

Learn how to get accreditation to teach in Catholic schools.

Apply for classification

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RE Accreditation

All teachers who teach Religious Education must be accredited.

Apply for RE accreditation

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Professional Learning

Supporting you to build your career inside and beyond the classroom.

Search for a course

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The Learning Exchange

High quality resources and programs to foster innovative teaching.

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