Glen Waverley Secondary College is one of the largest secondary Colleges in Victoria with a culturally diverse population of over 1900 students, including 58 international students. The College is located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and is well regarded as consistently providing excellent educational outcomes for students in the local area. Foreign born students comprise 61% of the student population, and 24% of students speak a language other than English at home. The top three countries of birth of parents of the student cohort are China, Sri Lanka and India. The College vision is to create and sustain a learning community where everyone continually learns and grows. The learning in the College is supported by an extensive co-curricular program including Arts, Music and Sport.

Selection Criteria

SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.

SC2 Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.

SC3 Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4 Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5 Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching


A classroom teacher at Glen Waverley Secondary College is charged with the responsibility of planning, preparing and delivering an educational program for their students which is consistent with the aims and objectives of the college including those incorporated into the Colleges Vision and Values statement and Strategic Plan.


The main duties to be performed by a classroom teacher are to:

  • Implement the College Vision and Values statement.
  • Adopt strategies such as HITs to improve the quality of teaching and learning that occurs in their classrooms and which will ensure that all students make learning progress.
  • Contribute to Professional Learning Teams (PLTs) that use data to engage in critical reflection and inquiry in order to improve student learning and engagement.
  • Use the GWSC Instructional Model to plan and deliver all lessons.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report student progress in key learning areas.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the relevant curriculum areas.
  • Keep abreast of all activities and developments in the College and participate in College decision-making processes.
  • Contribute to the College co-curriculuar program and participate in activities such as parent/teacher meetings, staff meetings, learning areas meetings, House meetings, camps and excursions.
  • Participate in regular professional development activities that align with the school priorities.
  • Undertake other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the College Principal.
  • Provide a child safe environment in accordance with the child safe standards.
  • Implement effective student management consistent with the school’s strategic plan: Restorative Practice.

Who May Apply

Teachers currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and qualified to teach and/or have demonstrated experience in the curriculum area(s) specified for the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department values diversity and is committed to workforce diversity and equal opportunity in schools and all education workplaces. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at

Other Information

For further information please contact Amanda Provis Acting Assistant Principal on 88056705 or visit the College website

Conditions of Employment

This vacancy is to replace an employee on parental absence and is for a period of seven years or until the employee absent on leave returns to duty at the school.

Program Benefits

No job description available


To be eligible for employment, transfer or promotion in the principal or teacher class a person must have provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching. In addition, from 3 August 2020, to be eligible for employment in the principal class or teacher class, a person who graduated from a Victorian Initial Teacher Education program after 1 July 2016, must demonstrate that they have passed the literacy and numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) requirements. This condition is satisfied where the LANTITE requirement is part of the Victorian Initial Teacher Education program completed by the person.