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:

Senior Chemistry and Junior Science Secondary Teacher

We are seeking a teacher of senior Chemistry and junior Science. Experience teaching Chemistry to Year 12 is essential. While IB experience is preferred, a willingness to undertake IB training is essential. The ability to teach coding and Theory of Knowledge is an advantage.

This is a full time, ongoing position with a commencement date to be negotiated.

The candidate must:

  • have a strong background in Chemistry

  • demonstrate outstanding discipline-based knowledge and experience in teaching to Year 12

  • be able to contribute to secondary school Electives program

  • 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

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 Senior Chemistry and Junior Science Secondary Teacher in the subject line of your mail.

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