Not necessarily. Where there is a genuine occupational requirement, such as full-time classroom teachers in Primary and teachers of religion and religion related subjects in Secondary, the teacher must be Catholic.
No, some Catholic schools are not owned and administered by BCE such as Religious Institute schools e.g. All Hallows, Marist College, Ashgrove.
Please refer to "Find a Catholic school" for a list of our 146 BCE administered schools.
At Brisbane Catholic Education we offer a competitive salary to our teaching faculty. Our early career teacher and established teacher salary scales can be
BCE expects that appointees to senior leadership positions in schools will hold, or be working towards, postgraduate qualifications in religious education, theology or Christian Leadership with a minimum of 8 units. For Principal positions, this qualification must be at a Masters level. The following courses are all recognised by BCE as constituting religious study. Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and is provided by way of example only. A list of recognised units can be
All applications must be submitted online via
Careers BCE. If you don't have an online account, the first time you apply for a vacancy you will be asked to create one. For any subsequent applications you will only need to log in using your email account and secure password. All online applications require you to write a 'Letter of Application' which takes the place of a 'cover letter' as well as uploading a current resume. However if there are difficulties with online submission or IT related issues, you can email the contact person listed on the advertisement or call our Recruitment Services team or call 3033 7476.
It is important to submit the application prior to the roles closing date. BCE will not necessarily accept late applications. Exceptions may be made if there are technical difficulties in uploading or responding to the selection criteria.
For technical assistance please contact the BCE Service Desk.
A list of courses that are recognised by BCE as constituting religious study can be
found here. BCE expects that appointees to senior leadership positions in schools will hold, or be working towards, postgraduate qualifications in religious education, theology or Christian Leadership with a minimum of 8 units. For Principal positions, the minimum qualification must be at a Masters level.
Yes. The Graduate Teacher Program is open to applications most of the year but is just one employment opportunity available. You can also apply for any advertised vacancy as well as register for relief teaching with BCE.
Yes, to be eligible to apply to the Graduate Teacher Program, you must be graduating from a preservice education degree for the specific year of the program. E.g. A 2021 Graduate would be someone graduating mid or end of year 2022 and available to commence working mid 2022 or the beginning of the 2023 school year.
No. Please refer to the Teacher Accreditation Requirements page for more information.
Yes, to be eligible to apply to the Graduate Teacher Program, you must be graduating from a preservice education degree for the specific year of the program. E.g. A 2023 Graduate would be someone graduating mid or end of year 2023 and available to commence working mid 2023 or the beginning of the 2024 school year.
The Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) provides an exemption from the provisions of the legislation where there are genuine occupational requirements of a position. In the case of employment with a religious entity, if the particular position genuinely and necessarily involves adhering to and communicating the entity's religious belief, then discrimination on the basis of the religious belief or religious activity would be appropriate.
Specifically the act states:
s 25 Genuine occupational requirements (1) A person may impose genuine occupational requirements for a position. Examples of genuine requirements for a position:
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