* Head of Maths | 2025 start | Independent School

Unlock the door to your next professional chapter in education with a rare and exciting opportunity awaiting a passionate and dedicated VCE Mathematics Teacher to ‘step up’ or ‘step into’ an esteemed Head of Department position in a coeducational independent school in 2025.

What are you seeking in your next role?

  • Ability to ‘step up’ into a HOD role: We welcome applications from outstanding VCE Mathematics Teachers who believe they are ready to ‘step up’ into a Head of Department role. Perhaps you’ve always sensed leadership potential within you, but the path to an HOD position has eluded you. Now, here’s your golden opportunity to step into a role where your skills and dedication will make a tangible impact.
  • Committed students and supportive parents: Our client boasts a community of committed students and supportive parents, providing an ideal environment for an inspiring leader like you. The challenge is clear – elevate student outcomes to new heights. 
  • Collegial culture: Lead a small, close-knit Maths Department, and work with supportive colleagues and mentors who value collaboration.
  • Market-rate salary package: A competitive salary package will be negotiated with the preferred candidate.
  • Well-equipped classrooms: Enjoy teaching in modern classrooms that provide a dynamic environment for effective learning outcomes.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities: The School values professional development and will support you to enhance your teaching practice. This position serves as the perfect launchpad for your career as a Head of Maths, offering room for growth and mentorship.

What are the responsibilities?

  • Head of Mathematics (Years 7-12)
  • Mathematics Teaching (opportunity to teach VCE Specialist Maths and Math Methods, possibly General Maths)

To obtain an Information Pack, please see How to Apply below. 

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Secondary Education/Teaching (enrolment in, or completion of, Master of Education/Teaching highly regarded)
  • Current experience at an Australian School 
  • Current and full VIT registration & Working with Children Check 
  • Proven experience teaching VCE Maths with impressive results (study scores > 40)
  • Commitment to leading and building a high-functioning Mathematics Department where staff feel empowered and enthused and students are motivated to achieve outstanding outcomes
  • Demonstrable experience working collaboratively with all stakeholders, including, students, staff, parents and VCE bodies and building strong professional relationships/partnerships with stakeholders
  • Ability and commitment to embrace and promote the ethos, pedagogy, and values of the school

How to Apply

To obtain an Information Pack, please contact Marlow Recruitment’s Directors:

Please use the subject line: Head of Maths enquiry via SEEK.

The Information Pack provides a lot more detail about the role, the school, and how to apply. All applications must comply with the Information Pack requirements.

Applications close: Friday 5 April 2024 at 3pm.

Please note, any enquirers will be provided with a standard non-disclosure agreement relating to the contents of the Information Pack, prior to receiving the Information Pack.


Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • What’s your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Have you completed a qualification in teaching?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a Maths Methods Teacher?
  • Do you have current teacher’s registration in Australia?

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