Milpera is staffed by specialist English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers as well as specialist Maths, Science and HPE teachers. The school also employs a number of bilingual personnel who support students and teachers in the classroom, in administration, in the technology and resource areas, as well as in behaviour support.
The school's teaching staff have specialist Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) qualifications and are supported by a fulltime Guidance Officer, Home-School Liaison Teacher and Teacher-Librarian. Milpera has a high portion of bilingual, overseas born and overseas trained, teachers and teacher aides.
The school has a school-based Youth Nurse 2.5 days a week. Professional development for all staff is seen as priority.