Prep Teacher

Heatherton Christian College

The College is currently seeking to employ an innovative, passionate and engaging Prep teacher to join our dynamic team.

At Heatherton Christian College, we believe in a holistic education where academic learning is balanced with the pursuit of emotional, social, spiritual and physical wellbeing. HCC is an independent Christian co-educational school for students from Prep to Year 12. The College is located in the south-east suburbs of Melbourne, about a 40-minute drive from the Melbourne CBD. Our vision statement of “Growing in Christ, Striving for Excellence, Influencing the World” underpins everything that we do at HCC. The teachers are hand-picked for their professionalism, are all committed Christians and are experienced in a variety of learning fields. A variety of subjects are offered at VCE level, tailored to the needs of the students. The school is committed to smaller class sizes, enabling teachers to spend more quality individual time with each student. The warm, caring environment encourages students to grow academically and spiritually, reaching their full potential.

About the Role:

Prep teacher
Full-time, fixed-term contract
Possibility of an ongoing leadership role for the right candidate
Starting on March 11 2019

Selection Criteria:

Outstanding professional practice, including demonstrated capacity to differentiate the curriculum and the capacity to work with colleagues to continually improve teaching and learning.
The ability to monitor and assess student learning data and to use this data to inform teaching for improved student learning.
A high level of written and verbal communication skills and a high level of interpersonal skills including a capacity to develop constructive relationships with students, parents and staff.
A commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of college activities and a commitment to ongoing professional learning to enable further development of skills, expertise and teaching capacity.
A commitment to the Christian values and vision of Heatherton Christian College.

Personal Attributes:

Excellent communication skills, with an ability to engage and communicate with all stakeholders including students, parents and staff.
Ability to be solutions focused and data-driven in all decision making.
Desire to use flexibility and creativity in day-to-day activities

How to apply:

 To be considered for this position your application will need to include:

A cover letter of no more than one page
Curriculum Vitae containing employment history, educational qualifications and the contact details of three professional referees
A response to the selection criteria not exceeding three pages
A reference letter from your Church pastor or minister

Please email your application to the Head of Campus Mr Phil Eastman at  and cc’d to Mr David Holloway, Head of Primary at

If you do not receive a response to your emailed application with 24 hours of sending it please contact the College office on 85516650

Closing date

Tuesday 26 February 2019