Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Enthusiastic, innovative and dedicated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team are invited to apply for suitable career opportunities at Meriden.

The School is committed to the ongoing development of staff and encourages initiatives aimed at the further development of students. 

Preferred applicants will be screened in accordance with the requirements of the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012 (NSW). Meriden takes seriously its commitment to child protection and as positions are child-related, disqualified persons are ineligible to apply.

Details on how to apply for a position are outlined at the end of this page. Applicants should read the Employment Collection Notice prior to applying for a position at Meriden.

Junior School Class Teachers

Casual

Meriden is seeking to employ suitably qualified, engaging and dynamic Junior School teachers on a casual basis.

Due to the unpredictable nature of the work, candidates who have flexibility and the ability to work at short notice will be given priority.

Naturally, applicants will be registered with NESA, have a current Working With Children Check and a valid First Aid certificate (desirable).

The successful applicant will:

  • actively support the Christian ethos of the School
  • have strong interpersonal skills needed to work productively, creatively and intelligently in a team
  • be passionate and knowledgeable about the education of girls.

Senior School Teachers

Casual

Meriden is seeking to employ suitably qualified and engaging Senior School teachers on a casual basis across various disciplines.

Due to the unpredictable nature of the work, candidates who have flexibility and the ability to work at short notice will be given priority.

Naturally, applicants will be registered with NESA, have a current Working with Children Check and a valid First Aid certificate (desirable).

The successful applicant will:

  • actively support the Christian ethos of the School
  • have strong interpersonal skills needed to work productively, creatively and intelligently in a team
  • be passionate and knowledgeable about the education of girls.

Debating Coaches

Casual

Meriden is seeking qualified debating coaches to work with our Senior School students in this popular cocurricular activity, currently held on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30pm – 5:30pm. Candidates must be available at these times throughout each term.

The debating coach will be part of a team that teaches skills and strategies in debating as well as preparing students for inter-school competitions and other off campus opportunities and events.

Applications should be addressed to the Principal, Dr Julie Greenhalgh, and include the following:

  • cover letter
  • detailed CV outlining qualifications and experience
  • a current NSW Working With Children Check (WWCC) number with your date of birth
  • a copy of your valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate
  • names and contact details of three referees. As well as these details, the applicant should also consider including the name and contact details of the Minister of the Church which he/she attends.

*Child Protection legislation applies to all applicants and a current Working with Children clearance is a requirement. Applicants must be a permanent resident and/or have full Australian work rights.

There are currently no positions available, please check back later

How to Apply

Please email your application to hr@meriden.nsw.edu.au.

Applications should be addressed to the Principal, Dr Julie Greenhalgh, and include:

  • Cover letter and a detailed CV outlining qualifications and experience.
  • Days/times of availability if applying for a casual position.
  • A current NSW Working With Children Check (WWCC) number with your date of birth.
  • Details of NESA Accreditation (teaching positions only).
  • A copy of your valid COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.
  • Names and contact details of three referees. In addition, the applicant should consider including the name and contact details of the Minister of the Church which he/she attends.

Note: Child Protection legislation applies to all applicants and a current Working with Children clearance number is essential. Only Australian citizens, permanent Australian residents and those holding a valid Australian work visa are eligible for employment.