Positions Vacant



Information for Applicants

Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale is a vital expression of the mission of the Church and is owned and operated by Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL).

The Diocese covers thirty-eight primary and seven secondary schools from Cranbourne and Narre Warren in the west of the Diocese, to Wonthaggi in the south and Orbost in the east. Through the partnership of schools with families, parishes, religious institutes and DOSCEL, our schools play a leading role in nurturing the faith of children and youth and developing their intellectual, physical, emotional and social knowledge, skills and attributes.

COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy


Principal - St Mary's Primary School, Maffra

St Mary’s Primary School is a co-educational school situated in Maffra. St Mary’s first opened in 1905 and is the only Catholic primary school in the Maffra area. The school has an enrolment of over 130 students.

St Mary's Primary School is committed to enhancing its Catholic identity through the provision of a rich Religious Education curriculum. School staff are committed educators focussed on meeting the needs of all children and ensuring a strong focus on academic progress and achievement. Students are immersed in challenging, relevant and point of need learning experiences.

St Mary’s promotes the social – emotional needs of students through an inclusive and safe environment.


St Mary's Primary School is seeking a Principal who is committed to delivering a high-quality Catholic education with a focus on:


Catholic Identity and Religious Education

Expert Teacher Practice and Improved Student Learning Outcomes

Leadership for Learning

Child Safety


For enquiries regarding the application process please contact:

Mr Richard Wans

Manager: Leadership and Professional Culture

Email: rwans@doscel.catholic.edu.au



Interested applicants are requested to provide a letter of introduction which details their interest in this position, attach a completed application form available from the attachments below and send to Ms Maria Kirkwood, Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale via email director@doscel.catholic.edu.au, Attention: Mr Richard Wans.


Applications close on Wednesday 18 May 2022.


DOSCEL is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified people. When required, we make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our people.

DOSCEL is a child safe organisation. We require successful applicants to obtain and maintain satisfactory National Police Certificates and Employee Working with Children Checks or Victorian Institute of Teaching registrations.


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Information for Applicants

Application Form

Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

Commitment Statement to Child Safety

DOSCEL Child Protection and Safety Policy


Compliance and Risk Support Officer - DOSCEL Secretariat

Permanent, full-time role based in historic Sion House in Warragul, a short walk from the Warragul Railway Station and a commutable distance from Melbourne.

  • Join a not-for-profit organisation and meaningfully contribute to excellence in the education of children and young people.

  • Extremely competitive salary of $81,702 per annum.

  • Numerous other benefits, including salary packaging and flexible workplace arrangements.

About Us

Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) manages and operates 38 primary schools and five secondary schools in the Diocese of Sale. Catholic education in the Diocese is a vital expression of the mission of the Church. Our aim is to deliver the highest quality educational opportunities and outcomes for every student in every school in the Diocese.

At DOSCEL, you will enjoy a compassionate and supportive workplace, where you will be genuinely valued and respected as a person. With this and our friendly and collegial culture, you will feel a sense of real belonging, which will motivate you to perform your best work. The rewarding nature of the work and the opportunities for both personal and professional growth will ensure that you remain stimulated and engaged in your role.

About the Role

DOSCEL is seeking a Compliance and Risk Support Officer who is passionate about strategising and continuously improving business operations in order to give back to the community.

Reporting to the Director of Catholic Education/Chief Executive Officer through the Executive Manager: Industrial Relations/Human Resources as the Compliance and Risk Support Officer you will contribute to the development and continual improvement of governance, risk and compliance policies, procedures and functions relevant to DOSCEL.


About You

As the Compliance and Risk Support Officer, you will demonstrate the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description, including but not limited to:

  • A commitment to the ethos, values and mission of Catholic education.

  • A demonstrated commitment to and understanding of child protection and child safety issues in schools.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including:

- ability to work as part of a team to achieve both individual and team objectives

- communication, process management and problem-solving skills

- demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Experience in policy review and risk control measures with strong attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of compliance and risk frameworks.

  • Ability to manage projects with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including principals, school leaders and school staff.

  • Ability to operate effectively and balance a range of priorities and expectations for competing deadlines.

The successful applicant will also hold appropriate COVID-19 Vaccination Information to be collected, recorded and held by DOSCEL.

How to Apply

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please forward your queries to Industrial Relations/Human Resources via email hr@doscel.catholic.edu.au

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://www.ceosale.catholic.edu.au/work-with-us/positions-vacant. Applications must include a Cover Letter, a completed Application Form, response to the key selection criteria outlined in the position description and current resume.

Applications close on Monday 6 June 2022 at 4.00 pm.


DOSCEL is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified people. When required, we make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our people.

DOSCEL is a child safe organisation. We require successful applicants to obtain and maintain satisfactory National Police Certificates and Employee Working with Children Checks or Victorian Institute of Teaching registrations.


Position Description

Instructions for Applicants

Application for Employment - Download as a Word document for completion

DOSCEL A Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education

DOSCEL Child Protection and Safety Policy

DOSCEL Code of Conduct