Leibler Yavneh College is a Co-educational Modern Orthodox Zionist Jewish Day School, with over 700 students from Creche to Year 12. The College is located in the heart of Jewish life in Melbourne, Australia. Yavneh is an outstanding College with a rich and inspiring history. Our team of educators are passionate about instilling a love of Judaism into their modes of teaching. We aspire to a lifetime love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence in both Jewish and General Studies, because they are mutually reinforcing.
We are so proud of our school and its caring and warm, students, staff and community and we look forward to welcoming you to our Yavneh family.


Current Job Openings

Head of English

Head of English

  • Leadership Opportunity
  • Excellent Facilities and Resources
  • Professional Learning Environment


About Leibler Yavneh College

Consistently ranked as one of Victoria’s top Independent Schools, Leibler Yavneh College is a Modern Orthodox Zionist co-educational Jewish school, home to over 700 students from Kindergarten to Year 12 with campuses in Caulfield and Elsternwick and an enrolment exceeding 700 students. The School is acclaimed for its outstanding academic achievements, nurturing environment and state-of-the-art facilities. From the Early Learning Centre to the Senior School, learning is student-centred and focussed on maximising each child’s potential.


About the Position:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time Head of English. This academic leadership position will commence in late January 2020.

Within the English Department, English language and literature are seen to be at the heart of a sound liberal education. Throughout the College the English courses aim not only to improve reading and writing skills, but to give emphasis also to oral expression, both in formal speaking situations and less formal group discussion. A detailed position description is available for download when you click through to apply.

About you:

You will:

  • have appropriate teaching and tertiary qualifications relevant to the position
  • have a successful background in leading colleagues to achieve excellence in learning and teaching
  • be a dynamic and successful classroom practitioner with experience in leading others in the development and implementation of rigorous and innovative learning and teaching programs
  • exploit technologies to enhance the learning and teaching
  • work effectively as a leader and member of an enthusiastic team
  • participate in the College’s co-curricular program.


To Apply:

Please include a cover letter as the first page of your resume. 

Under Child Protection legislation, a current Working with Children Clearance is a prerequisite for all employees and volunteers within child-related employment. Applicants are requested to provide this clearance with their application.

Leibler Yavneh College will begin to review applications prior to the application closure date. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 4:00 P.M. Friday 9 September 2019.

Please forward your application to hr@yavneh.vic.edu.au or enquire for more information. 

Position Description -Head of English Leibler Yavneh College

Co-ordinator of Jewish Studies (Primary)

Leibler Yavneh College is seeking a dynamic educator to fill the position of Co-ordinator of Jewish Studies across its Primary School. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a proven acumen in the development and implementation of Jewish Studies curriculum in a primary school setting and promote our Religious Zionist ethos. A teaching component would be an integral part of this position.

Candidates should submit their applications to hr@yavneh.vic.edu.au by 16 August 2019.