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Head of Science

Scotch College MelbourneMelbourne

Head of Science

Scotch College, Melbourne

One of Australia’s leading independent schools for boys, Scotch College is renowned for its innovation in pedagogy, exceptional teaching and learning facilities, and its commitment to offering a broad education to develop each boy to his full potential. 

Scotch College has a vision for the advancement of Science that will set improved standards in Australian education. To support this vision, the School has a leading edge facility for scientific enquiry which houses all Science disciplines.


Scotch College is seeking to appoint an exceptional Head of Science to lead the teaching and learning of Science across Years 7-12. With responsibility for the leadership of the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre for Science, the ideal candidate will be a highly credentialed teacher and scientist with a passion for inspiring an appreciation of the scientific method in boys. The ability to inculcate innovative teaching and learning programmes across the Science department and lead a team of specialist teachers and laboratory staff will be critical.


To be successful, candidates must be able to demonstrate: 

• the ability to provide inspirational academic, strategic and operational leadership through the building of effective learning relationships with boys and staff; 

• an established track record as a leading teacher in at least one Science discipline; and, 

• a profile as a Science educator and communicator with the ability to make significant contributions to the national/international discourse.

Commencing in 2022, this is an exceptional opportunity for an outstanding Science educator. For further information about the School, please go to

Support of the College’s Christian philosophy and co-curriculum is an expectation of all staff.

To apply for this position, please visit

Scotch College has been accredited as a Safe School by the Australian Childhood Foundation. All applicants are required to provide details of three referees, proof of identity and academic qualifications checks prior to employment.

Closing date: Tuesday, 25th May, 2021

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