Dean of Teaching and Learning – Middle School

Swanbourne, Western Australia 

Scotch College is looking for an outstanding educational leader to bring contemporary educational practices to our IB Middle Years Programme.

Our dynamic learning community is looking for an outstanding educational leader who is excited by the opportunity to bring contemporary educational inquiry-based practices to our International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) learning community. 

Applications are sought from innovative practitioners who possess a genuine love of learning, a passion for the developmental needs of boys between the age of 11 and 14 years of age and exceptional classroom practices that motivate and inspire all students within our diverse learning community. Our ideal candidate will have a ‘can do’ attitude, a desire to assist staff to develop highly effective teaching and learning practices and an ability to communicate the unique learning opportunities our Middle School offers across Years 6 to 8, with both internal and external members of our College community.

The successful candidate will be highly energetic, motivated and possess the qualities needed to draw people together, identify opportunities and establish new initiatives. You will demonstrate effective communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop and maintain positive partnerships and to collaborate effectively with others; being prepared to work side-by-side with school leaders and teachers, to develop a culture of professional discourse and sharing about effective teaching and learning practices.

In return we will offer the opportunity to work in partnership with a progressive and enthusiastic team, a well-planned and resourced curriculum and outstanding professional development opportunities. 

Scotch College Western Australia is one of Australia’s leading schools for boys and is an Independent School of the Uniting Church. The College is located 9kms due west of the City of Perth in the beach side Western suburb of Swanbourne. The College has been at the forefront of education since its foundation in 1897. Throughout its long history, the College has upheld a tradition of excellence that is reflected in a wide and progressive curriculum. At Scotch College, learning is more than academics; it is a total picture, which provides a balance between a student’s intellectual, physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual needs.

Scotch College is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School which offers a learning programme based on the Western Australian and Australian Curriculum, and a choice in Years 11 & 12 of three pathways; WACE, VET or IB Diploma. Scotch College is committed to the careers of its staff.  The opportunity to work in the International Baccalaureate programme makes Scotch staff employable all around the world.  

As an Apple Distinguished School, a cutting edge ILT system is in place to ensure teachers have the best technology at their disposal for the development of effective and innovative teaching and learning.

Scotch College takes child protection seriously. All candidates for roles at Scotch College are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of the recruitment process.

Applications are to be submitted via the SEEK website. Further information can be found on the Scotch College website:

Applications close: 4:00pm, Friday 17 September 2021.

Applications closed Friday 17 September 2021