High School Teacher (Psychology)

Spring Hill · Queensland
  • Part time, fixed term (10 July 2022 to 12 August 2022)
  • Commencement date - As soon as possible
  • Be part of a close knit team that values professional development

About IES:
IES College is an independent, secular, co-educational senior high school in the heart of Spring Hill in Brisbane, we value and celebrate diversity in our community. Our experienced teaching and professional staff work alongside our students with care and provide young people from diverse backgrounds and experiences with the skills and values to create positive change in the world. Our smaller school setting enables students to make positive contributions, to reach their potential, and to feel safe, supported and heard. Our highly qualified teaching and professional staff are passionate about working with students to build knowledge and experiences that will shape their characters and lives.

For over 20 years, IES College has successfully transitioned more than 10,000 students into their chosen undergraduate degrees at leading Australian universities.

Building on the success of our university preparation programs, we have expanded our education offerings to a senior high school program for year 10, 11 and 12 students. In an environment where diversity is embraced, the academic and experiential learning program will support, nurture and challenge students while preparing them for success in an increasingly complex world.

Our Year 11 and 12 students undertake the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. The IB Diploma Programme curriculum holistically develops the whole student – balancing academic subjects with student led personal development through the CAS programme of creativity, activity and service and an individual research project which prepares students for university level study, all part of strengthening the students’ skills as responsible, independent learners.

The Role:
We are currently seeking an experienced High School Teacher (Psychology) to work in the IB School with at least 1 years’ experience teaching in Psychology or Social Science in a high school setting who can commence as soon as possible.

This position will be offered as a part time (3 day per week), fixed term contract for the first half of Term 3 (10th July 2022 to 12th August 2022) to replace a staff member on leave. Successful candidate will be a person of character who is dedicated and passionate about education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching psychology or Social Science subjects to senior high school students’ years 11 & 12
  • Planning, preparing and delivering quality and effective teaching and learning programs which are consistent with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, IBDP curriculum, IES College policies, work programs and educational trends.
  • Understanding and implementing sound evidence-based pedagogical practices including the IB approaches to teaching and learning and more.

Essential Skills

  • Demonstrated teaching skills and subject content knowledge
  • Experience teaching psychology or Social Science
  • Experience working in a school delivering the International Baccalaureate Curriculum preferred.
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree with a Psychology major


  • Must have a registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
  • Must show evidence of COVID-19 vaccination

Our Offering:
IES encompasses a positive environment where people are passionate about what they do. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work for an innovative, inclusive and growing organisation, where professional development is a priority.

IES offers salary packaging benefits, tuition discounts at the IB school and corporate contribution to private health care amongst a variety of other staff benefits.

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to [email protected]

Location: Spring Hill, Brisbane

Contract:  Part time, fixed term (10th July 2022 to 12th August 2022)

Closing date: Friday, 10th June 2022

Applications closed Friday 10 June 2022