Secondary Design & Technology Woodwork Teacher

Heathdale Christian College

Applications Close: 27 Jul 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 Design and Technology – Woodwork Teacher to join our Team.  This role will be based at our Werribee campus.

This position of Secondary Woodwork Teacher will have the ability to apply for Permission to Teach, without Teaching qualifications or VIT registration.  The ideal candidate will be a woodwork specialist with a passion 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:

A.  Leadership

  • To teach with the current Curriculum from years 7 – 12 in the area of Woodwork
  • Display leadership skills.
  • Display and work as part of a team.

B.  Specialist Skills

  • To include and encourage the Design & Technology approach in education and the teaching.
  • Experience and knowledge in Woodwork.
  • Experience and knowledge in Furniture Making.
  • Is able to convey the relevant problem solving request to the appropriate year level.
  • Strong understanding of Occupational, Health and Safety to ensure safety is upheld at all times.

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

The successful candidate must have:

  • Teaching degree with relevant woodwork qualifications or someone who is currently studying their teaching degree who has relevant woodwork experience or qualifications.
  • 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:

If you have the relevant skills, abilities and qualifications, please apply va our Employment page at 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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For enquiries please contact Paige Victoria Bernard on 0397491522 or [email protected]

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