Employment

Learning Assistant (Teacher's Aide)

We currently have part-time positions available for Learning Assistants (Teacher’s Aide), commencing immediately. These positions will range from 3 to 5 days a week and are in the Primary School.

The applicant should be suitably qualified, have previous experience in a similar role and be highly motivated. The applicant should have experience and the capacity to provide high level support for students on the autism spectrum. Applicants must have a Working with Children Card and current Police Record Check.

Learning Assistants have a broad role. They undertake a variety of duties which mostly comprise assisting teachers and supporting students in the classroom and other educational activities, and providing attendant care and assistance to students, as required. The position may also include some administrative or clerical tasks, and assistance with resources in a variety of school settings, such as the classroom, library and laboratories.

We would like the successful applicant to wholeheartedly join a team implementing a distinctively biblical approach to education.

MECS has a strict Child Safety Policy. The safety and wellbeing of all our students is a high priority. As part of our recruitment process, MECS undertakes rigorous reference and background checking.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Applications close: Friday, 14 May 2021.

To apply please dowload this Applicaiton Procedure and Application Form


School Nurse

We have a fixed-term position available for a part time (0.41 FTE) School Nurse, starting 12 July 2021 until the end of January 2023.

This is a Maternity Leave position (18 months) for 3 days a week, between 10.20am and 2.20pm (with a half hour break), during school term time. With an additional 2 hours per week for administration.

The applicant must:

We would like the successful applicant to wholeheartedly join a team implementing a distinctively biblical approach to education. Training will be done by casual arrangement prior to the employment starting properly

Applications close: Monday 10 May, 1.00pm.

For the complete Job Description please download this Application Procedure, along with the Application Form.

This position is not available to overseas applicants.


Assistant Principal - Primary

With the conclusion of Di Emery’s 12 years of outstanding service at the end of 2021, the Board and Principal of Mt Evelyn Christian School are calling for “Expressions of Interest” from experienced and talented Christian educators for the position of Assistant Principal: Primary.

Description:

Mt Evelyn Christian School is a highly-regarded, well-resourced K-12 school of around 800 students. The Primary section of the school has an enrolment of 310. Ninety of its students attend Ranges TEC, a nearby campus delivering an innovative and successful VCAL and RTO program. The school is set in a magnificent bush environment in the east of Melbourne. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic leadership team which is guiding a strong Christian educational community into its next phase of development.

Mt Evelyn Christian School is a member of Christian Education National (CEN), an Australia-wide group of 55 member associations that together govern over 70 schools of approximately 23,000 students and 2,000 teaching staff. These are schools where parents and teachers work in collaboration to prepare their children to serve God and their neighbours in the world, according to the gifts God has given them.

Commencement:

It is expected that the new Assistant Principal: Primary will commence in January 2022.

Requirements:

The successful applicant will be joining the Executive leadership team of a high-quality educational community that in all elements of its practice aims to reflect a Biblical worldview. The Assistant Principal: Primary has particular responsibility for the Primary school community, for encouraging students and staff in faith, wisdom and discernment and for enabling their thoughtful and responsible service to God and the community.

The applicant should be able to demonstrate in their expression of interest that he or she is:

Application Details: 

Please send an “Expression of Interest” - including a resume, reflections on the demonstrated requirements as noted above and the names of three referees (two professional, one pastoral) to the consultant assisting the Board and the Principal, Yvonne Bradley, via CEN Consultancies Administrator, melinda.storm@cen.edu.au by close of business, Friday 23 April 2021.

Click here to download a position description.


CRT Employment Applications

We are seeking applicants for Casual Relief Teachers to cover Primary and Secondary School. Casual Relief Teachers are generally engaged at short notice, usually for a half-day or full day, and occasionally several days at a time. New graduates and experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

Mount Evelyn Christian School provides Christ-centred schooling with learning experiences that challenge each student to actively live for God in His world, while partnering with Christian parents in the nurture of their children. We would like the successful CRTs to wholeheartedly join a team implementing a distinctively biblical approach to education.

VIT registration is necessary.

Applications are invited from highly motivated and appropriately qualified persons. To apply please download:

MECS has a strict Child Safety Policy. The safety and wellbeing of all our students is a high priority. As part of our recruitment process, MECS undertakes rigorous reference and background checking.

 


Certificate IV in Education Support - Student Placement

MECS provides a limited number of student placement positions for those completing their Certificate IV in Education Support. Placements can be in the Primary or Secondary school. People completing their Education Support student placement at MECS will be provided with support to complete assignments set by their course provider. In addition to this, placement students will be allocated to a variety of educational settings within the school at the direction of the Education Support Coordinators.

Due to the high demand for placement positions, applicants for student placement positions are required submit a written application as per below. Applicants will then be invited to a short interview to ensure their suitably for the MECS workplace.

Application Form Placement