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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.

Speech and Drama Tutor, Casual

Casual

Meriden is an Anglican school with a Christian foundation. Many of the staff live out their Christian faith in their lives and are active members of a local church. Staff at Meriden are required to actively invest in the Christian ethos of the School, be loyal to the School and the Principal, and publicly supportive of the School’s decisions.

The Speech and Drama Tutor is responsible for delivering individual and small groups lessons as part of the Meriden Music Academy peripatetic program.

This position will commence in Term 2 2024.

The position reports to the Director of Music, and ultimately the Principal.

Applications close: Monday 22 April 2024 at 9.00am

History Teacher

Full-time

Meriden is an Anglican school with a Christian foundation. Many of the staff live out their Christian faith in their lives and are active members of a local church. Staff at Meriden are required to actively invest in the Christian ethos of the School, be loyal to the School and the Principal, and publicly supportive of the School’s decisions.

We are looking for a teacher with a passion for history to join this collegial department.

This permanent full-time position will commence in Term 2 2024 or as negotiated.

The position reports to the Head of Department – History, and ultimately the Principal.

Applications close: Friday 19 April 2024 at 9.00am

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).

Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ icon below to submit your application.

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.

Please see How to Apply section below to submit an application.

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How to Apply

Please complete an online application form by clicking on the icon to the left.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter addressed to the Principal, Mrs Lisa Brown. 
  • A detailed resume outlining your qualifications,  experience and the names and contact details of three referees. 
  • 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.
  • If applying for a casual position, please include days/times of your availability in the covering letter.

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.