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  • Effective leaders are learners themselves, engaging and inspiring school communities to build collaborative learning cultures. Staff in Catholic schools are encouraged to engage in professional learning, always seeking innovative and sustainable ways to improve their practice.

  • Employment Opportunities

    Working in Catholic education offers a career path with management and leadership opportunities. With 260 primary schools, and 69 secondary schools, employing over 12,500 principals and teachers, as well as almost 5,000 non-teaching/ancillary staff, full-time and part-time vacancies exist. 

    In addition, Catholic Education Melbourne employs over 400 staff based in East Melbourne and its four metropolitan regional offices. 

  • Accreditation

    AccreditationPrincipals and teachers need to be accredited to teach in a Catholic school, to ensure the Church's mission and purpose is understood.

  • Professional LearningProfessional Learning

    Catholic Education Melbourne offers a range of Professional Learning (PL) opportunities. Continuing PL is seen as an essential component of school improvement and staff development.

  • Leadership Continuum

    The Leadership Continuum promotes leadership opportunities for school leaders.
     Leadership Continuum 

    Catholic Education Melbourne is committed to supporting the development of leaders at all phases within the Leadership Continuum.