English Teacher

Langwarrin South, Victoria 
  • Woodleigh Senior Campus
  • Full-time commencing Term 1 2022

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and inspiring English Teacher to support our secondary students at our Senior Campus.   

Located on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, Woodleigh School is an independent, coeducational school comprising two Junior Campuses, Minimbah in Frankston South and Penbank in Moorooduc and a Senior Campus in Langwarrin South. 

At the heart of a Woodleigh education is our commitment to the holistic development of every student within our school. We provide a nurturing and challenging environment that supports students to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions that they will need to thrive, at and beyond school. We aim to develop independent, resilient, creative and compassionate individuals who can find personal success in life, while making a positive contribution to the communities in which they live.

This role is for a proficient and inspirational teacher of English and is suited to those who have the knowledge and experience to teach from Years 7 to 12 (including VCE English), while also contributing to the School’s Camp and Activities programs. Involvement in teaching International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme would be considered important to the role.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing and implementing learning and teaching programs using knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements
  • Undertaking teaching from Year 7 -12 (including VCE English)
  • Using effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful.
  • Selecting and using relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and critical and creative thinking.
  • Undertaking other duties as required and which are relevant to the position, as directed by the Learning Area Leader or Head of Campus.

Experience and Skills:

  • Experience in teaching VCE English (Years 11 and 12) would be preferable, with a capacity to teach English Literature
  • An understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children
  • Relevant classroom teaching experience or experience working with children
  • Professional practice that is strongly aligned with the expectations of The Woodleigh Teacher

Conditions of Employment:

  • A VIT Registration is required for this position.
  • Qualification and First Aid Training confirmation is required for this position.

If you have any queries relating to this position please contact Natalie McLennan, Head of Campus - [email protected].

Please email [email protected] for a copy of the Position Description.

For further details on Woodleigh, please visit our website.

Applications should be addressed to HR and submitted by 5pm Wednesday 29 September 2021.

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Woodleigh School is an equal opportunity employer. Woodleigh School is committed to a Child Safe school environment and has zero tolerance of child abuse.

Applications closed Wednesday 29 September 2021