Deputy Principal / Head of Senior School

Oxley Christian College

Applications Close: 17 Jul 2022

Commencement Date: 19 Jan 2023


Established in 1979, Oxley Christian College is an independent, interdenominational Christian school, offering coeducational tuition to around 850 local and international students from Prep to Year 12. Oxley provides an outstanding learning environment in new buildings and enjoys a reputation for excellence of teaching and pastoral care. The College is an MS Lighthouse school.

Situated on a superb 30ha campus with the Life Ministry Centre, the College is located at the gateway to the renowned Yarra Valley region in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Deputy Principal / Head of Senior School

Following 14 years of outstanding service to Oxley Christian College in various leadership roles, our current Deputy Principal will resign at the end of 2022. The College is seeking an experienced person in Christian Education to step into the stimulating role of leading the Senior School of the College. An appointment from Term 4 this year would be considered for a transitional period of induction, otherwise the appointment will begin in January 2023.

The College invites applications for the position of Deputy Principal / Head of Senior School.

To apply for this position, please provide:

  • Your personal resume and a covering letter that briefly addresses the key criteria below
  • A completed College application form
  • A personal statement of an active Christian faith
  • Certified copies of your qualifications and academic transcripts
  • Current VIT registration details

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Understanding of, and commitment to the vision and mission of Christian schools
  • Personal philosophy of education
  • History of excellence as a teacher
  • Successful educational leadership and a depth of understanding of current
  • educational issues
  • Capacity to think strategically and facilitate Oxley’s educational vision and mission
  • Understanding of how to foster a safe and stimulating learning and work environment characterised by mutually supportive relationships
  • Commitment to excellence and quality assurance

Applications close Sunday, 17 July 2022

Position Description and brief Teaching Application Form are available from and are to be submitted as instructed, addressed to the Principal.

Applicants who choose not to submit an Application Form will not be contacted.

Covid-19 Requirements

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the College will adhere to the directions of the Victorian Chief Health Officer and any other relevant directions of the Victorian or Australian governments, including mandated vaccinations. 

The College will also operate in accordance with the Operations Guide issued from time-to-time by the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

Child Safe Standards

In accordance with Oxley Christian College ethos, all employees are required to comply with the College’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct, and other requirements of the Victorian Child Safe Standards.

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