The CECV Guidelines on the Employment of Staff in Catholic Schools provide a step-by-step guide to assist principals and employers with the process of selecting and employing staff in schools.
The Guidelines cover each step of the process including developing a position description, advertising, interview, selection, appointment, pre-employment checks, induction and ongoing employment obligations. The Guidelines contain useful checklists, templates and forms to further assist principals and employers.
The Guidelines provide information to assist schools to comply with the Victorian Child Safe Standards and Ministerial Order No. 1359, and to also ensure that the selection and employment processes used by schools encourage the employment of quality staff and protect schools from claims of discrimination and adverse action.
The attachments and template letters of appointment for employees are as follows:
Notably, more schools are directly employing various health professionals to support students with their education. While health professionals are deemed Education Support, they have some distinct characteristics that schools need to be aware of. These are summarised in the Health Professionals Information Sheet.