Science Teacher

Teaching Staff

Applications for this position close Friday 03 March 2023

The College is seeking an enthusiastic teacher of Science, particularly Biology.

From term two 2023, there are several science teachers accessing long service leave, in particular Biology. The College is seeking a person(s) to cover these roles.

The offer of full-time employment from Monday 24 April 2023 until Thursday 14 December 2023 would be considered for a suitable candidate.

The following is a general summary of the classes to be covered. Varying combinations of the classes to cover may occur too, along with the FTE that would be offered.

Term 2 (Monday 24 April 2023)

  • Part time, FTE 0.68, two Units 1 and 2 VCE Biology and year 6 Science. The College timetable is based on a two week 10-day rotation. Due the nature of the current timetable the successful person will be required part of every day.

Term 3 (Monday 10 July), two part time roles may be considered

  • Full time, FTE 1.00, Units 1 and 2 VCE Biology, year 10 science, two Year 8 Science, possibly IBDP Theory of Knowledge.
  • Part time, FTE 0.44, Units 1 and 2 VCE Biology and year 6 Science.

Terms 3 and 4 Part time, FTE 0.48, Units 1 and 2 VCE Psychology and year 10 Science

Term 4 (Monday 02 October 2023)

  • full time, FTE 1.00, combination of science classes, yet to be finalised

Early career teachers are encouraged to apply.

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
  5. Remuneration for any position at St Leonard’s College is in accordance with the St Leonard’s College Agreement 2020.
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