Staff Benefits

Mercy Regional College has a proud history of providing Catholic education to our regional community for almost 50 years. The College cultivates an inclusive and supportive culture for staff, young people and their families. It is a smaller school with big opportunities for growth.

Mercy Regional College creates an innovative and inclusive education environment where every voice is heard, valued and cared for. With the largest offering of VCE and VET subjects onsite, MRC opens a world of diverse pathways and opportunities. The College facilitates learning across two campuses – the McAuley Senior Campus in Camperdown for Years 9-12 and the O’Keeffe Junior Campus for Years 7 & 8 in Noorat. The unique stand-alone junior campus supports the important transition of its youngest students from primary to secondary school. 

In line with its Vision and Mission, the College welcomes innovative, creative, self-motivated staff who are willing to work collaboratively to foster student learning. 

Mercy Regional College promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all students.


The employees of Mercy Regional College enjoy access to a range of benefits including:

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, including online resources and counselling sessions
  • Wind Down Fridays
  • Wellbeing and Yoga Sessions
  • PD Sessions and Seminars
  • Flu vaccinations
  • ‘Me Day’ – a day off to celebrate an employee’s birthday
  • Welcome BBQ at the start of the school year
  • Principal’s Christmas Lunch
  • Christmas Party and other staff social events throughout the year

As part of the Hampden Catholic Schools Network (HCSN), Mercy Regional College provides its employees rich opportunities for professional development and networking.


Learn more about the Hampden Catholic Schools Network (HCSN)

Corangamite Shire – Camperdown and Noorat: Great places to Live and Work

Camperdown and Noorat are situated at the heart of South West Victoria and are a perfect place to achieve a work/life balance. 

Camperdown’s central location in the region makes it well-connected by road and rail to Colac (35 minutes), Warrnambool (40 minutes), Geelong (100 minutes) and Melbourne (150 minutes); and by road to Ballarat (90 minutes) plus the smaller towns of Timboon (30 minutes), Port Campbell
(40 minutes), Terang (15 minutes), and Cobden (12 minutes). 

Noorat – the home of MRC’s junior campus – is located only 20 km away from Camperdown and 6 km away from Terang.

Camperdown and the local picturesque towns provide a perfect setting for outdoor activities, travel and family fun. Living in Corangamite Shire brings with it community connection, bountiful cultural and sporting opportunities, access to a growing arts community and exceptional health care including hospitals. It is a hidden gem of Victoria!