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Teacher - Outdoor Education

Fixed Term, 12 months full time

The opportunity

The Hutchins School, established in 1846, is an Anglican Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 day and boarding school in Hobart, Tasmania. We are an Anglican school whose supportive learning community works together to nurture character of boys.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced teacher to join our team that extends across both our Outdoor Education and Power of 9 programs.

Have fun exploring the beautiful Tasmanian outdoors as this role may require you to co-lead school camps (Junior Years 2-5 and Middle Years 6-8) and/or teach into a senior secondary TASC course. You will also support the Power of 9 program, where the key function is in mentoring young men through concepts of positive psychology and character development. This includes planning and leading off campus learning experiences and requires flexibility in teaching across the Year 9 curriculum.

The position is available from the beginning of Term 1, 2022 through to the end of Term 4, 2022.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have previous experience and qualifications in teaching Outdoor Education.
  • Work both independently and co-operatively with other staff members.
  • Have demonstrated experience using a variety of relevant ICT hardware and software.
  • Actively support the values of the School and Code of Conduct.
  • Genuinely support our teachers to meet the learning needs of students.
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of people including students of all ages and academic levels.
  • Solve problems in a practical and timely manner.
  • Adapt to changed work demands and prioritise tasks appropriately.
  • Work in an organised, safe and efficient manner.

 Knowledge of the Tasmanian environment, a Wilderness First Aid Certificate and a light rigid bus licence are desirable.

Our expectations

The Hutchins School has been educating boys for 175 years and we are a leading school for boys. We are a school of high standards, impeccable reputation and strong traditions.

It is a strict requirement of our school that all staff obtain and maintain a Tasmania’s Department of Justice Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP) evidence of which must be provided prior to commencement.

All staff are required to support the School’s Christian education programs according to the practices of the Anglican Church of Australia.

Applicant and applying information

Applicants must provide a response to the two focus questions which are found in the Applicant Information Pack. To view the Applicant Information Pack including the position description, please download it by clicking the button below. Once you are ready to apply, please click the ‘Apply online’ button. Applications close 9.00am Monday 18 October 2021. For further information please contact either Human Resources via employment@hutchins.tas.edu.au or the Director of Outdoor Education, Mr Matt Groves via matthew.groves@hutchins.tas.edu.au.

Applicant Information Pack (PDF)

Apply online

The Hutchins School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and must hold a current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP).