Our teachers are all registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and also have specialist English as an Additional Language qualifications. CELS has a commitment to ongoing professional development, team planning and regular program review, together with a long tradition of innovative curriculum development.

Multicultural Education Aides and Literacy Support Staff

Teachers are supported in the classroom by a team of experienced and skilled Multicultural Education Aides (MEAs) and Literacy Support Staff.
MEAs speak the following languages: Mandarin, Hakka, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Dinka, Arabic and Farsi/Persian.

Outreach Services Coordinators

Outreach Services Coordinators provide advice and support for eligible newly-arrived students in primary and secondary schools in the Region.

Administrative Staff

The School has a full-time Office Manager and Receptionist/Administrative Officers. CELS also employs staff to provide technical support for our Information and Communication Technologies program.