Employment

join our great team of teachers and education support staff

“Our collaborative culture and focus on excellence in education make Wangaratta High School an exceptional place for educators to develop their careers. Our location in North East Victoria, makes working here a wonderful prospect for teachers and support staff at all stages of their career, with close proximity to Melbourne, as well as the mountains, snow and fine food and wine that our beautiful region is famous for. ”

“Working as part of the Wangaratta High School team means you are in an environment where you have the opportunity to develop as an individual and also the opportunity to grow as a professional. “

“We have amazing staff, we have really dedicated teachers who are passionate about seeing our students succeed which makes our school a great place to work.”

“I have worked at Wangaratta High for 16 years and I love the school, the staff really make this workplace a great place to be.”

“Wangaratta High School has provided me with many opportunities for not only career growth but personal growth as well. Having relocated from Melbourne to Wangaratta, the team at WHS have made an immense difference on this transition which really emphasises what a great team it is to be a part of.”

“It’s a wonderful place to come each day and that’s because of the atmosphere. It’s a very calm education area, the students and staff are very happy here, it’s a great atmosphere.”

“One of the reasons why I love working at Wangaratta High is we have an amazing team of teachers who are all so committed and so passionate about what they do and we have amazing students here. Working at a public high school is really rewarding, working in public education is so important and at Wangaratta High School you will become a part of that.”

“We are friendly, and we focus on what matters most. We are unpretentious. Being unpretentious means that we prioritise simplicity and authenticity and focus on what really matters in education rather than emphasising status, prestige, or outward appearances. Wangaratta High School is welcoming, down-to-earth, and inclusive, fostering a sense of community and belonging for all students and staff.”

WANGARATTA IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK

Wangaratta is a Rural City located just two and a half hours north of Melbourne along the Hume Freeway. Canberra a similar distance to the north. The vibrant CBD has daily rail services between Melbourne and Sydney, stopping at the Wangaratta station.

Wangaratta services the surrounding agricultural area and provides strong recreational, commercial, educational, tourism and health facilities. There are more than 30,000 people living in the Rural City of Wangaratta, approximately 18,800 of whom live in the town. Wangaratta is surrounded by historic and beautiful townships and villages where our students come from such as Boorhaman, Cheshunt, Eldorado, Everton, Glenrowan, Oxley, Milawa, Moyhu, Peechelba, Springhurst, Tarrawingee, Whitfield and Whorouly. Students also come from as far as Yarrawonga, Corowa and Benalla.

Wangaratta is in the epicentre of all that is wonderful about North East Victoria – such fine food and wine; world-class sporting facilities in every discipline, the best skiing in Victoria at Mount Hotham, Mount Buller and Falls Creek nearby. The highly regarded Indigo Epic mountain bike track is nearby. In every direction are stunning rivers, mountains and camping.

See https://www.livewangaratta.com.au for more.

Roles at our school

Current Vacancies:

There are no current vacancies at this time. Please continue to check this page for updated information. 

We will consider applications for Casual Roles at any time during the school year:

Please contact our HR Coordinator Laura DeLacy laura.delacy@education.vic.gov.au at any time, to express your interest in employment with Wangaratta High School.

Making contact with us in advance

We keenly welcome those who are interested in joining our staff team to make contact in advance, even if there is no role open. The Principal keenly meets with prospective teachers and school leaders. Please make contact by phone or email.

Applying for roles

Within the Department of Education, all roles are openings are advertised via the Department’s Recruitment Online portal by clicking here.

Within Recruitment Online, you can search for and apply for open vacancies. You can also create an account and have roles at our school automatically sent to your email address.

For assistance when applying for teaching roles, please visit Applicant Help.

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Student and Pre-Service Teachers

Student teachers

We highly value hosting student pre-service teachers as it contributes to the growth and development of the next generation of educators and enriches our learning community with fresh perspectives and contemporary teaching strategies. This symbiotic relationship enhances the educational environment of Wangaratta High School, providing our staff and students with opportunities for collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement in teaching and learning practices.

Keen to taste what teaching in a great regional school is like? We value serving the teaching profession by hosting student teachers. Please make contact by phone or email.