Preshil invites candidates to join our exceptional team of teachers who are assisted by an equally dedicated and professional team of support staff.

Preshil attracts individuals who want to be a part of an educational community that places a high value on student and teacher agency, encourages innovation and experiential learning and promotes genuine intellectual rigour. Our professional interaction is highly collaborative and based on a commitment to achieving exceptional professional expertise.

The IB PYP, MYP and DP provide Preshil with an educational continuum and define our approach to holistic learning. We actively recruit teachers committed to the IB vision of global citizenship, inquiry and concept-based learning.

Children are respected and nurtured to be playful, imaginative and courageous as the foundation stones of lifelong learning.    

Head of Campus – Secondary School (Blackhall Kalimna)

Commencement date to be negotiated

Preshil seeks a skilled and experienced educator with highly developed leadership skills and a depth of understanding of a progressive school environment to fulfill the role of Head of Campus (substantive position). The HOC oversees the overall program and daily functioning of the Secondary School which is an authorised International Baccalaureate school. The candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a capacity to support and motivate staff as well as the ability to create an inclusive environment that takes into account the individual needs of students and helps students to develop their special abilities and talents. The HOC will work in close cooperation with the Principal and Primary Head of Campus and as part of the Preshil Leadership and Management Teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be a member of the Preshil Leadership Team
  • To oversee either personally or by delegation the general administration of the Secondary School program
  • Together with the Principal to share responsibility either personally or by delegation for all staff matters
  • Take responsibility for the financial management of the campus budget and its key responsibilities
  • To oversee either personally or by delegation the facilities and resources (presentation) of the Secondary School
  • To have a teaching allotment of up to 0.4, by negotiation

For a full description and selection criteria please download the position description here.

Preshil is committed to the protection of children and young people and safeguarding children from harm.

A letter of application, together with current CV and contact details for three referees (in one complete file) should be emailed to Kate Bowers, Human Resources Coordinator, at kate.bowers@preshil.vic.edu.au

Applications close Friday 24 May at 5pm

Applicants must have current VIT registration and be eligible to work in Australia

Receptionist/Administrative Support – Primary School (Arlington)

Commencement Monday 15 July 2019

Preshil is seeking an outstanding person to fill the full time role of Receptionist and Administrative Support at the Primary School. The Receptionist represents the Primary School to the community, to our children, parents and prospective parents and must have a strong appreciation of Preshil’s philosophy and educational values, as well as the capacity to communicate these to a variety of audiences.

Duties, Responsibilities and Skills

Our receptionist is responsible for front of house at the Arlington office, providing a courteous, well informed and welcoming first point of contact for all enquiries to the school and ensure that the Arlington office and reception areas are well presented. Duties include:

  • prompt response to incoming enquiries
  • co-managing the school switchboard
  • overseeing and maintaining Reception sign-in procedures
  • providing administrative support to the Principal, Head of Campus and staff as necessary
  • strong database and computer skills
  • thorough understanding of all administrative aspects of Compass including creating and managing Events, Parent/Teacher Interviews, People Management, Attendance
  • highly developed interpersonal and customer service skills with a friendly disposition
  • excellent organisational skills
  • ability to work as part of a team
  • capacity to maintain a high level of confidentiality

A full job description can be downloaded here

Applications close Friday 7 June at 5pm

A letter of application together with current CV and contact details for 3 referees (in one complete file) should be emailed to Kate Bowers, HR Coordinator at kate.bowers@preshil.vic.edu.au.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and have a current Working with Children Check