Director of Teaching and Learning

Faith Lutheran College is currently seeking a Senior Leader who can play a key role in our exciting educational future

Are you someone who thrives on change and a dynamic work environment?

Do you want to lead the creation of something new, student centred and innovative?

Consider joining our team as our new Director of Teaching and Learning!

Faith Lutheran College is currently seeking to appoint a Director of Teaching and Learning.

A key senior leadership position, this role is intentionally strategic and designed to have oversight and leadership of all activities relating to teaching and learning in the College.

Reporting to the Principal, working collaboratively with Senior Leadership, and leading a team of multi-disciplinary specialists, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role as we continue our trajectory of change and innovation;  — a trajectory that will see Faith Lutheran College emerge as a leader in contemporary education, and succeed in pioneering a new way of learning.

About the Role

Director of Teaching and Learning
5 Year Contract
1.0 FTE Position / 0.2 FTE Teaching Load

The Director of Teaching and Learning sits within the Senior Leadership Team of Faith Lutheran College, comprised of both the College Executive and Directors who all report directly to the College Principal.

Leading a team of middle leaders and educational specialists, the successful candidate will be responsible for driving educational change in the College to support the realisation of our vision, mission and strategic direction.

Operating within an environment that encourages innovation, positive risk-taking, big ideas and lofty future aspirations, the successful candidate will have licence to lead and guide our future direction as a teaching and learning community, with an emphasis on student agency, the development of twenty-first century skills and overall student outcomes.

We believe that our students deserve an education that provides choice, empowers student voice, and promotes creativity, curiosity, collaboration, critical thinking, communication and leadership. As a result, we value rich, deep and empathetic learning through project-based learning, design thinking and entrepreneurship. Our Director of Teaching & Learning must therefore be able to lead this space with clarity and confidence, and be inspired to drive change that allow our students to experience the fulfilment of this vision.

In support of our chosen candidate, Faith Lutheran College will offer an attractive salary, commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the appointee, and a team of highly-qualified educators and specialist staff, including a Head of School Performance and Analytics, Head of Leadership and Development, five Heads of Learning Communities (Curriculum), Vocational Education and Training (VET) manager and an Academic Registrar.

For a full position description, including key selection criteria, please download our Director of Teaching and Learning Candidate Information Pack

Key Documents

Director of Teaching and Learning

Candidate Information Pack

About Faith Lutheran College

Faith Lutheran College is a co-educational Secondary school situated within the expanding rural community of Plainland, mid-way between Ipswich and Toowoomba in South-East Queensland.

Providing educational opportunities for students from Year 7 to Year 12, and purpose-built to cater for education across the Lockyer Valley and Greater Western Brisbane regions, our campus footprint encompasses 70 acres of land, and boasts an extensive range of facilities, designed to support a diverse curriculum of teaching and learning.

A Lutheran School, with a focus on high quality teaching and learning, and an emphasis on Christian community, Faith prides itself on a reputation for student agency, and the provision of well-established future pathways that cater to, and serve to unlock the potential of, each individual learner.


All applications for this role are being received through Seek.

To apply for this position please ensure you have read the Director of Teaching and Learning Candidate Information Pack, and submit your application, including all relevant documentation via the link below.


For more information, or a confidential discussion about this role, please contact:

Heidi Reck
Human Resources Manager
Faith Lutheran College, Plainland
+61 07 5466 9900