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About Medowie

Medowie Christian School is part of Christian Education Ministries (CEM), a protestant non-denominational, Christian Education organisation, whose mission is to develop each and every student to be equipped spiritually, academically, socially and physically to flourish into their full potential, and be a positive influence on the world around them. CEM is wholeheartedly committed to excellence in education so that students are “well known, well loved, and well taught” by dedicated trained Christian staff.

CEM is a growing network, with 12 schools in 5 states, and is also the largest non-government Distance Education provider in Australia.

Medowie Christian School is a leading independent school serving the Port Stephens community. Our charter goes beyond producing great scholars, we aim to grow courageous and compassionate global citizens with truth and wisdom in Christ.

See a video of the Principal giving insight into the school here.

About the role

We are seeking a committed Christian educator with leadership experience in Secondary school. You will:

  • Be a committed Christian, comfortable with sharing your faith
  • Have had some leadership experience with demonstrated successful outcomes
  • Have a heart for, and experience in, pastoral care
  • Be committed to improving student academic outcomes
  • Have high expectations for what students are capable of, both academically and behaviourally
  • Relate well to staff, students and parents. You are able to lead a team of staff, inspire and manage students, and communicate effectively with parents to support a culture of high expectations
  • Have a servant heart
  • Enjoy still having a limited teaching role
  • Have demonstrated excellent organisational skills
  • Preferably have experience in Years 10-12
  • Teaching load 0.6FTE (open to negotiation)

This full time position will start from Term 1 2024, depending on the successful applicant’s current situation.


  • Work within a school leadership and group executive leadership that has a clear Christian vision and a strong Christian culture.
  • Attractive salary (including additional allowance for Head duties)
  • Play an active part in growing the school and providing quality Christian care to students.

How to Apply

Only applicants who apply via the link below will be considered: