Head of Physics

PLC is a leading ELC to Year 12 Christian independent day and boarding school with a focus on the development of the whole person that includes an outstanding academic tradition, an international outlook and strong pastoral and co-curricular programs.

The Role
If you are an engaging, dynamic Physics Teacher, who is either an aspiring or experienced leader, the Head of Physics position at PLC offers an exciting growth opportunity at one of our country’s leading girls’ schools.
Commencing 2023, on offer is a full-time role comprising an ongoing teaching appointment and a 5-year fixed term appointment as Head of Physics. A time release of 3 periods per cycle (0.07 FTE) is allocated to the Head of Physics, plus a teaching load which will include the teaching of Year 11 and 12 Physics, and classes in Year 7-10 Science. 
The Head of Physics will positively lead a small team of accomplished, highly collaborative Physics Teachers and play an important role in bringing vision, professional leadership and management skills to their Department. 
About You 
The ideal candidate will be a qualified, expert teacher in Physics with significant experience and demonstrated success in teaching Physics at Years 11 and 12. IB teaching experience is well regarded.
We are seeking an educator with leadership experience, or with proven skills and aptitude to take their next step in educational leadership.
PLC celebrates diversity and inclusion within our College community. The successful candidate will be a passionate educator who nurture our students’ love of learning, whilst also understanding the need for strong classroom practice and the maintenance of high standards amongst our students. 
You will represent a positive role model for young women, be able to relate well to students, colleagues and parents, and be committed to the integrity, culture and Christian ethos of the College.
All staff must commit to a culture that supports and embraces Child Safe Standards. 

The successful candidate will be required to hold and maintain a valid Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration.

Position Description

Download the complete position description here: Head of Physics
How to Apply

  • Download and complete the application form Application for Employment from the PLC website
  • Prepare a comprehensive letter outlining your suitability for the role, as well as your resume and university transcripts
  • Email all of these documents to the Principal at employment@plc.vic.edu.au by 5pm, Thursday 11 August 2022