Primary Teacher

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About Medowie

Medowie Christian School (MCS) 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 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 13 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 young men and women with truth and wisdom in Christ.

About the role

In recent years we have embedded a strategic approach to teaching and learning. Our Primary teaching team fully embraces our evidence-based teaching approach, welcome regular feedback on their lessons, and engage positively in professional coaching. We are constantly looking to become better, not busy and we are confident you will become a better teacher as a result of working with us.

This full-time position is covering Long Service Leave blocks throughout the Primary School and will be fixed term for 2024 only (Terms 2, 3 & 4) at this stage; however, may lead to ongoing employment with the school beyond that.

The role will afford the successful applicant the opportunity to experience a variety of Year levels throughout Primary from Year 1, Year 2 and a composite Year 3/4 class.

About you

  • You have suitable teaching qualifications and are registered with NESA.
  • You are enthusiastic and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You’re willing to receive feedback on your teaching and implement changes in your pursuit of growth as a teacher.
  • You care deeply for your students and desire to see them grow mentally, physically, socially and spiritually, as they develop the resilience and character needed to succeed beyond school.
  • You have a strong commitment to Christian schooling and are able to teach from a biblical worldview.
  • You have an active Christian faith and regularly attend church.


  • Be part of a faith community that shares regular devotions and prayer with a focus on building one another up for the work of the Gospel.
  • Enjoy professional development, high levels of collaboration and support amongst a national group of schools.
  • Successful candidates will join a skilled, supportive and vibrant Primary teaching team.

How to Apply

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