Employment at The King David School

The King David School is an innovative Progressive Jewish School operating from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. The School is organised into our Early Learning Centre, Junior and Senior Schools operating from separate campuses.

The King David School is committed to providing an environment that promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of children with diverse needs and/or backgrounds, and protects them from abuse, harm, neglect, and the threat of harm. All applicants will be subject to reference and background checks, including a Working With Children Check and/or Police Check and/or VIT Check; and adherence to the KDS Child Protection Policy.

All people employed by the School must be eligible to work in Australia. You are able to work in Australia if you are an Australian Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or a foreign national with permission to work. The School, like all Victorian employers, is not allowed by law to employ for paid work any person who is on Long Service Leave.

For any enquiries regarding employment at The King David School, please contact the Human Resources Manager, Cathy Kaiserman on (03) 9527 0113, or email hr@kds.vic.edu.au. 


0.70 Part Time Replacement Position commencing Term 2 2021

The King David School in Armadale is seeking an experienced Senior Art/Creative Design Teacher.  This is a 0.70 Part Time replacement position from 12 April 2021 to 15 December 2021. There is a possibility of a permanent ongoing position in 2022.

Candidates must be fully conversant, experienced and up to date with all aspects of the VCE Art and Studio Arts study designs and current contemporary art practice.

The successful candidate will be a creative and innovative teacher with strong organisational skills, who is able to inspire students and develop their creativity and self-expression though various art forms and media.

Applications, including CV and cover letter, should be emailed to hr@kds.vic.edu.au

Closing date: 10 March 2021

We apologise in advance but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


The King David School in Armadale is seeking a highly motivated, professional, and passionate educator to replace a teacher on maternity leave.

This is a Full Time Position commencing mid-June 2021 to December 2022.

We are interested to hear from innovative teachers who seek new ways to engage all students in the classroom.

Please download Position Description HERE

Applications, including CV and cover letter, should be emailed to:  hr@kds.vic.edu.au

Closing Date: 19 February 2021

The King David School in Melbourne is a co-educational progressive Jewish Day School catering for 800 students from Preschool to VCE. Our VCE students rank in the top 4% of the State. We value individuality and self-expression, a strong Australian identity, and students’ intellectual, cultural and social development within a progressive Jewish environment. The School is located in Armadale, and is well serviced by public transport.

We apologise in advance but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Please contact the HR Manager directly to discuss any opportunities to teach at KDS. Please note, you must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching in order to work as a Hebrew Teacher at the School.

Applications should be emailed to hr@kds.vic.edu.au and must include your CV and a cover letter.


If you are interested in emergency teaching work please send a copy of your resume to hr@kds.vic.edu.auIt is helpful if you send a cover letter highlighting your preferred teaching methods.