Services Guide

Business Advisory Services


Electronic purchasing
Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Grant allocations and distributions
Internal audits
External audits
Management of government funding
Office accounting
Online Staffing Records (OSR)
Oversight of CECV financial statements and obligations


School Accounting

External auditor management for primary schools
Finance helpdesk
School accounting services

Finance support services/visits to principals
Cluster training sessions for school administrative officers
Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Salary packaging and Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)


Human Resources and Administration

Catering services
Catholic Education Melbourne recruitment, employment and induction
Catholic Education Melbourne human resources
Catholic Education Melbourne leave administration
Catholic Education Melbourne payroll
Catholic Education Melbourne staff training and professional learning
Catholic Education Melbourne travel administration
Catholic Education Melbourne Organisational Chart
Salary packaging
Long service leave
Mail and dispatch
Registry and archives


Catholic Education Services

Catholic Identity

Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project (ECSIP)

Leadership in Faith
Primary religious education leaders networks
Religious Education: curriculum and pedagogy
RE professional learning
RESource website
Secondary religious education coordinator networks
Sponsored studies in RE and Theology
Support for parish educators
Teacher accreditation


Learning Diversity

Abilities-Based Learning and Education Support (ABLES)

Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
Allied health services

Autism spectrum support
Behaviour support program
Enhancing Early Reading Intervention Knowledge (ERIK)
New Arrivals/Refugee Support
Gifted and talented education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) educational support

International students advice
Personalised learning plans and program support strategy
Learning support officer strategy
Literacy intervention strategy
Oral Language Program (OLSEL)
Phonological Early Reading Instruction (PERI)
Referral services
Review of student services departments in schools
School-Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS)
Educational support


Student Wellbeing

Child Safety (including mandatory reporting)
Critical incident management
Student Wellbeing Information Line: duty officer service
Family–School Partnerships
Mental health
National Safe Schools Framework
Restorative practices
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Student attendance and engagement
Student wellbeing leaders credentialled learning
Student wellbeing leaders strategy
Student voice


Leadership and Professional Learning

School reviewer training

School reviews

VRQA Minimum Standards Compliance Checks

School Improvement Framework (SIF)

School Improvement Reports (SIR)

Principal recruitment, appointment and approvals
Primary and secondary principal appraisal
Principal induction professional learning program

School leader and Catholic Education Services staff growth coaching training
Principal coaching bank

Aspiring to Principalship program

Parish Education Board formation workshops

Catholic Education Melbourne Graduate Teacher Welcome
Professional learning activities (IPLS)

Sponsored study support (MBAE, Master of Leadership)
Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) mentor support
Australian teacher performance and development framework


Improved Learning Outcomes

Assessment and reporting


Horizons of Hope framework
Auspiced Training Industry Partnerships (ATIP)
Victorian Curriculum


English as an Additional Language/Dialect

Contemporary learning research
Curriculum planning
Languages P–12
Pathways and transition support
Strategic partnerships


Digital learning
Science P–12
Strategic advice to schools and parents
VCE and VCAL senior secondary certificates
Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS)
Workplace learning

Planning and Infrastructure

Infrastructure and Capital Funding

Capital Grants
Catholic Education Melbourne building management
Emergency management
Relocatable classrooms
School maintenance & asset management planning
School master planning & design
Supplementary Capital Fund (SCF)
Trades skills centres



Enrolment mapping and parish boundaries
Enrolment procedures and monitoring
New school planning and site identification
Planning profiles and demographics
Strategic planning
Town planning advice


Catholic Leadership Centre

Conferencing and Professional Learning Facilities
Accommodation Suites


Enterprise Services

Analysis, Policy and Research

Business continuity management
Catholic Education Melbourne corporate planning and strategy
Policy governance
Copyright advice
Data analysis and reporting
Research governance
Risk management
School compliance and registration


Communications and Marketing

Catholic Education Today magazine
Catholic Online Mail for Schools (COMS) and other school communications
CEM, CECV and CEVN website management
CEM and CECV publications
CEM and CECV annual reports

CEVN key events calendar
Creating Google websites

Director’s eNews
Events coordination

Catholic Education Week Visual Arts Exhibition

Time to Shine Gala Concert
Government relations and public affairs
Graphic design and editing
Marketing and promotions
Media advice



Implementation of an integrated student administration, HR and finance system that includes interfaces to support school based learning management systems.


Industrial Relations

Advocacy services

Appointments & contracts of employment
Conditions of service

Enterprise bargaining

Managing employment concerns

Occupational health and safety

Policies and guidelines

Parental leave
Principals’ contracts
Salaries and rates of pay
Salary assessment
School holiday pay and leave loading
Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2013 (VCEMEA)


IT Services

CEM/CLC LAN management

Corporate application support

Data management

Catholic Education Melbourne desktop support

Disaster recovery

Management of web services

CEM email services

CECV ICT helpdesk

Security and web filtering for CEVN

Network connectivity for CECV schools and diocesan offices


Legal Services

Legal Counsel

Contract management
Executive Director’s legal counsel
General legal advice
Oversight of all legal matters


Regional Offices

Support to schools by Catholic Education Melbourne is organised into four regions – EasternNorthernSouthern and Western – with a regional office in each of these locations.


These Regional Offices are staffed by multi-disciplinary teams with a strong focus on continuous school improvement through the provision of contemporary, personalised approaches to learning and teaching alongside building performance and development cultures characterised by high expectations and high-quality teaching responsive to individual student needs.