Description of School:

Preshil is a small, secular and progressive co-educational school for ages 3 and 4 through to Year 12. The students take an active role in their education and develop responsibility for their actions; they are encouraged to ask challenging questions, to know themselves, care for others and achieve excellence on their own terms. The school philosophy is inspired by the work of Margaret J R Lyttle and the ideas of other educational theorists relevant to progressive education in 21st century Australia. Preshil is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Preshil is committed to the protection of children and young people and safeguarding children from harm.

Description of Position:

Preshil seeks a skilled and enthusiastic IBDP Psychology and MYP English teacher. Experience in the IBDP is preferred and willingness to undertake IB training is essential. This is a full-time, maternity replacement position for 2022.

  • This is a full-time, maternity replacement position commencing Monday 24 January 2022 and concluding Wednesday 7 December 2022

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and hold current VIT registration

General role description

The IB DP Psychology and MYP English Teacher is expected to:

  • have a strong background in teaching Psychology and English

  • be able to contribute to the Electives program

  • demonstrate outstanding discipline-based knowledge and experience in teaching English in the Middle Years and Psychology in the Diploma Years

  • carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for assigned classes, co-curricular programs and individual students

  • be responsible for the day-to-day learning and management of classes and the safety and welfare of the students, during on-site and off-site activities

  • promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education

  • carry out other duties as directed by the Principal

Full Position Description is found on the Preshil website

Application for Position:

A letter of application, together with current CV and contact details for three referees (in one complete file) should be emailed to Kate Bowers, Human Resources Coordinator: Please include: REF: - Application for Position as MYP English and DP Psychology Teacher in the subject line of your mail.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and hold current VIT registration.