First listed on: 31 July 2020
Head of English 



Full-time permanent position commencing Term 1, 2021.

Due to the retirement of our current Head of English, we are seeking to appoint a capable and dynamic teacher who is a highly qualified, effective and experienced educator with the ability to take on a leadership position.

We are seeking an educator with extensive experience teaching senior English with a proven record of success at VCE level. 

In addition to the teaching component, we are seeking to appoint an English Learning Area Leader (LAL). The LAL mentors teachers through discussion of curriculum development, pedagogy, professional development, assessment and reporting; is responsible for ensuring the development and delivery of the curricula and the professional growth and collaboration of the teachers within the Learning Area; and promotes the learning area internally and externally.

All Learning Area Leader appointments are for 3 years, with an annual performance review against KPIs. At the end of the 3 year tenure, the position is re-advertised internally. This position attracts both time and monetary allowances.

Applications, including cover letter, CV and the contact details of at least three referees should be emailed to

Closing date: 12 August 2020

The King David School in Melbourne is a co-educational progressive Jewish Day School catering for 800 students from Preschool to VCE. Our VCE students rank in the top 4% of the State. We value individuality and self-expression, a strong Australian identity, and students’ intellectual, cultural and social development within a progressive Jewish environment. The School is located in Armadale, and is well serviced by public transport.

We apologise in advance but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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