Find your place to make a difference!

Take the next step in your Teaching Career with Catholic Education Cairns

We are recruiting NOW for Primary and Secondary teachers for 2023, across our 30 schools and colleges in Far North Queensland.

Whether you're starting your teaching career, or have years of experience…

Whether you're in the Catholic Education system already or looking to join us…

Whether you're Catholic or not…

We’d like to hear from you!

Apply for Primary and Secondary teaching positions on our Current Positions page, or create a Job Alert

Why Catholic Education Cairns?

We value our staff and believe every employee plays a vital role in shaping the future generation. We prioritise wellbeing and career progression, and our schools promote high standards of behaviour and respect. For more info visit:

Why work with us?

Who Are We?

The Catholic school system

Life in Paradise

Our schools are nestled amongst ancient rainforests, pristine waterfalls, crystal-clear lakes and the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. And you can forget spending hours in the car or on a packed train. The hustle and bustle of the capital cities does not compare to our laidback commute.

Be inspired by our video: 'Living, teaching, and leading in Far North Queensland with Catholic Education Cairns'.

Hear From Our Staff

Working in the Catholic Education Cairns community offers many personal and professional benefits. Listen to some of our staff explain why they love their roles by visiting ‘Stories’ under the ‘Explore’ tab. 

We also offer:

  • Attractive salaries

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Paid parental leave

  • Salary packaging

  • Work-life balance and unique opportunities

Principal & Teachers at St Josephs Cairns

Join our talented community

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