Secondary English and Humanities Teacher

Heathdale Christian College

Applications Close: 14 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 – Permanent Secondary English and Humanities Teacher to join our Team.  This role will be based at our Werribee campus.

This position requires a Secondary English & Humanities 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, Humanities and other methods, 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.

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The successful candidate must have:

  • A Degree in Education with experience in teaching English & Humanities.
  • A Valid VIT registration.
  • 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 via 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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