Secondary School Year Level Director

Website Emmaus Christian College

Inspiring Hearts, Inspiring Minds.

About Our College

Emmaus Christian College is a multi-campus, non-denominational school, providing quality, distinctly Christian education from ELC to Year 12.

We are passionate about delivering exceptional, biblically-based education, and want to partner with you as we outwork our vision of Inspiring Hearts and Inspiring Minds.

Our aim is that our students will graduate as confident and compassionate young adults, well-equipped to take their place in the world. We seek to foster a commitment to Jesus Christ and a passion to live life in such a way as to bring honour and glory to God, in staff and students alike.

About the Role

In conjunction with, and under the leadership of the Secondary School Principal, oversee all the pastoral and day to day operational matters across two designated year levels within the Secondary School.

  • Manage and work with the Year Level Coordinators to set themes, plan assemblies and pastorally and proactively respond to student needs.
  • Line manage and support Home Group teachers across designated year levels, including induction and performance review.
  • Support the development of policies and practices that engender a culture of shared classroom practice.
  • Provide advice to the Secondary School Principal on issues affecting designated year levels (staffing, resources, budget).
  • In conjunction with the Secondary School Principal, participate in prospective and exiting student interviews, facilitating smooth transition of students into and out of the College.
  • Ensure that high expectations are maintained alongside a high level of support to guide students to take responsibility for their own academic performance, behaviour and presentation.
  • Take overall responsibility for the behaviour management of students across designated year levels, leading and line managing 2 Year Level Coordinators, and up to 8 home group teachers.
  • Meet regularly with Year Level Coordinators to discuss student matters.
  • Teach classes in the Secondary School (18 periods per week release).

For further information regarding the position, please view the full position description available on our website at

About You

  • A committed Christian with a deep desire to serve Jesus Christ as Lord.
  • Demonstrated passion for biblically-based Christian education.
  • An appropriate qualification in Teacher Education.
  • Demonstrated ability in highly effective classroom teaching.
  • Demonstrated skills and ability to positively influence, inspire and motivate others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to successfully communicate through a variety of means.
  • Highly collaborative approach to work.
  • Have a teaching load that includes the designated year levels in conjunction with the relevant Director role.
  • Ideally possess previous experience in the line management and performance development of staff.
  • Current Teachers’ Registration, valid Working with Children Check, RRHAN-EC and First Aid certification.

What We Offer

At Emmaus Christian College, we value our employees beyond the workplace. As a member of our Christ-centred community, your unique gifts and talents will be cherished. We are united in our commitment to serve Jesus and inspire young people through high-quality education.

We recognise that we are blessed with staff who are dedicated and skilled, we offer the following to further nurture our team’s wellbeing, development and success.

  • A distinctly Christian organisation with a unified mission for Christian education, including regular staff devotions and worship.
  • Staff member discounts on student fees.
  • Staff Team Building Day and professional development opportunities.
  • Strong culture of hospitality with social events and celebrations throughout the year.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Competitive salaries and benefits.
  • Affordable onsite Canteen at our South Plympton Campus.

If you have a passion for actively contributing to growing God’s kingdom and seeing young people thrive, we invite you to apply!

Submitting Your Application

Closing Date: 9:00am, Friday 12th July 2024

Applicants should provide:

  1. A written application that addresses the selection criteria outlined in the position description.
  2. Curriculum Vitae which provides full personal details, qualifications, previous employment and experience.
  3. A completed ‘Application for Teaching Position Form’ available via our website

Please indicate clearly in your application the Year Level designation you are applying for (Director of Year 7-8, Director of Year 9-10, or Director of Year 11-12), in addition to subject preferences for Classroom Teaching. Applications for more than one year level group are welcome.

Application submissions must be sent to and include all three documents to be considered. In the subject line of your application, please state the Job ID 240601.

For further information, please contact Human Resources on (08) 8292 3888 or

To apply for this job email your details to

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