The Role

See below the vacancy and the responsibilities as well as the key skills required for the role.

Senior School Biology (and Science) Teacher


Reference: 5066261

  • Take the next step in your science career with a leading independent school​
  • Maternity leave contract​, Semester 2 2020
  • Collaborative, friendly team​
  • Convenient Western Suburbs location

A leading independent, coeducational school in the heart of Melbourne's fast-growing west, Westbourne's innovative learning culture is underpinned by a strong tradition of academic excellence and student achievement. Working at Westbourne means you will be welcomed into a supportive community where you will be part a thriving culture of professional growth and advancement.

The Role

Westbourne seeks applications from enthusiastic professionals who support the school's vision and values and who will actively contribute to its twenty-first century goals and aspirations.

In this role, as an enthusiastic and innovative teacher of Science with a specialisation in Biology, you will be teaching science to Years 7 - 10 and Biology to Year 11.

About You

You will be passionate about science and ready to join a dedicated and supportive team. You must have demonstrated experience in successfully teaching Biology to the highest standard in VCE (Units 3 and 4) and Science to Years 7, 8 and 10. We are looking for an exemplary practitioner with the desire and skills to produce outstanding biologists.

Working at Westbourne

Just twenty minutes from the city and forty minutes from Geelong, Westbourne is easily accessed by car or public transport.

Highly valued, dedicated and well-resourced, Westbourne's staff are the school's greatest asset. As individuals and collegially, they are fully committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for students in terms of both teaching and administrative roles. Working at Westbourne means you will be provided with continued support and training. At Westbourne, you will work in an environment that has excellent facilities and current technology to support the school's values and mission.

At the Truganina campus, each member of staff is allocated a designated parking space. In addition, all staff are eligible for a pro rata discount on school or ELC fees for their children if they attend Westbourne or Amici (the early learning centre). All staff have access to an employee assistance program, as well as state of the art recreational and fitness facilities.

Applications Close: 06 Apr 2020