Graduate Secondary English Teacher

Heathdale Christian College

Applications Close: 9 Dec 2022

Commencement Date: 16 Jan 2023


Heathdale Christian College is a thriving learning community that strives to enable staff and students to fulfill their unique God-given potential.

Our staff work together to create an environment geared toward learning, that impacts the lives of each student

We build a culture of excellence through a deep desire to show initiative, build capacity, learn, and grow so we make things better – Ultimately fulfilling God’s call for our careers.

  • ‘To God be the glory’ is not a throwaway statement for us, but rather evidence of a heart that serves God through daily work.

The Position: 

Due to the continued growth of the College, we are seeking a Full Time – Permanent Graduate Secondary English Teacher to join our Team. This role will be based at our Werribee campus and will commence in January 2023.

This position requires a Secondary English Teacher to have the ability to effectively teach, engage and educate young people. Our Christ-centered education is paramount to helping our students to grow and develop by providing a deep and rich learning experience for our students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively teach students in English (other methods advantageous but not essential), as informed by the Australian Curriculum.
  • Select and use appropriately, a wide range of teaching and assessment strategies to suit the needs of a diverse range of students.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for best practice in curriculum development, implementation, evaluation, and assessment.
  • Display appropriate behaviour management strategies to ensure a safe, orderly and successful learning environment, addressing discipline issues promptly, fairly and respectfully.
  • Have a level of understanding of students, including their diverse linguistic, cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Exercise a pastoral responsibility for students in their classes.
  • Work with key staff to ensure that the student’s well-being and safety is addressed and being managed.
  • Partner with parents or guardian/s with ensuring support and that effective and open communication is maintained.

For more information, please see below for a detailed Position Description

The successful candidate must have: 

  • A Degree in Education with English Major
  • A commitment to Christian Education and the College’s Ethos, as presented in the College’s Theological Statement
  • The ability to create a positive student culture for deep learning and teaching
  • A mindset to utilise technology for the purpose of teaching effectively, updating systems, reporting, student feedback and academic progress.
  • Embrace opportunities to grow and develop professionally with the College
  • Adhere to College policies, procedures, and practices.

How To Apply: 

Applications Close: Friday 9th December at 4pm

If you have the relevant skills, abilities and qualifications, please click on the Apply button now to submit your application. A detailed position description is located below, and if you have any further questions, please contact People & Development via email [email protected]

Heathdale Christian College has a zero-tolerance of child abuse. We have established a series of Policies, Procedures, and a Code of Conduct for all employees, volunteers, and contractors working with our students. This is aimed to protect children from abuse and embed a culture of child safety in the school environment.

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