Drama Teacher – permanent

Teaching Staff

Applications for this position close Monday 20 November 2023

This role is for an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher of Drama.

The position will suit a teacher who is passionate about teaching a variety of year levels from years 5 to 12. Experience in teaching Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Drama/Theatre Studies and/or International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Theatre, would be considered advantageous, although not essential. Experience teaching Private Speech and Drama would also be favourable. Graduate teachers are also encouraged to apply.

The curricular and cocurricular Drama programs at St Leonard’s College are extensive and held in high regard. The Drama faculty is seeking an innovative and passionate educator who will thrive in a vibrant and high calibre Drama environment. Working in world class facilities, including the college’s Leonardian Centre, this position offers an exciting opportunity for an educator eager to excel in a collaborative, progressive and energetic environment.

The teaching load for 2024 would include a variety of Drama classes from years 5-10 and directing the Middle School Play (years 7-9) as part of St Leonard’s Hart Theatre Company.

This is a permanent full-time position, commencing at the start of the 2024 school year, Tuesday 23rd January, the new staff induction day.

The College reserves the right to interview and employ a successful candidate before the closing date.


Applicants should submit, via the online application form (below), their current curriculum vitae, together with any further information in support of their application.

Please note:

  1. Applicants are required to supply the name, address and telephone number of three referees, two of whom must be able to comment on the applicant’s professional work (or training), during the past five years.
  2. An employee Working with Children Check (WWCC) or Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration is required to be undertaken by any persons working in the field of education who may come into contact with children without direct supervision. The WWCC is valid for a five (5) year period and the VIT for one year.
  3. The successful applicant will be required to produce original copies (from which a photocopy will be made) of transcripts of qualifications claimed.
  4. To be eligible to apply you must have the legal right to live and work in Australia and meet any entry requirements if you are outside the country.  For advice on obtaining an Australian work or residence visa and our entry requirements visit the Department of Home Affairs at https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/
  5. Remuneration for any position at St Leonard’s College is in accordance with the St Leonard’s College Agreement 2023.
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