33-61 Edinburgh Road, Lilydale, 3140, Australia
Edinburgh College





Careers at Edinburgh

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Edinburgh College is dedicated to offering a Christian-centered workplace that is secure, welcoming, and respectful. Our most significant resource is our workforce, and we work hard to help them in doing their absolute best.

At Edinburgh College, there are about 50 full- and part-time professionals who work as staff. From teaching and career counseling to health services, finance, and information technology, these passionate and dedicated people work in all facets of school life.

The staff at Edinburgh College upholds a culture of honesty, transparency, and respect in all of the college's departments and locations.

An engaged and welcoming community welcomes new employees. Health sessions, planned morning teas, and music ensembles are just a few of the social and wellness options provided by special interest organisations and staff associations.

Staff at Edinburgh College have access to the following benefits (subject to eligibility criteria and availability):
  • structured professional development tailored to you and your role
  • opportunities for internal career progression and movement across ASV sites
  • discounted tuition fees for children of staff members
  • salary packaging opportunities
  • paid leave in your fourth year. You can opt to be paid 75% of your annual salary, so you can work as usual in your first three years, and then in your fourth year, you can take advantage of a sabbatical
  • access to the College’s extensive facilities, including gymnasiums, tennis courts and multimedia rooms
  • complimentary on-site car parking.
Edinburgh College is dedicated to the ongoing professional and personal fulfilment of every employee as a learning institution.
Outstanding professional development opportunities ensure staff learn, develop and prosper in their roles.

Staff Development

A wide number of options for professional development are available to all staff, including:

  • Professional development days held at ASV and their campuses bring staff members together for a day of education and interaction. The staff attends workshops and seminars that are hosted by influential figures in education and other industries.
  • External professional development - The College may provide financial aid to employees who choose to pursue specialised external professional development, such as workshops, conferences, and short courses pertinent to individuals and their roles
  • Online learning - Online learning materials and platforms encourage staff members working in all areas of the College to increase their knowledge and skill sets.

Compliance Requirements

All College employees are required to fulfil a number of significant compliance obligations. The majority of these requirements will be communicated to prospective employees when they start working for the college, however in order to be hired by the college, applicants must first satisfy the following compliance standards:
  • The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) requires registration from candidates for teaching and learning positions.

  • Tutors and other non-teaching personnel must possess or be willing to obtain a working with children check and a national police check.

  • All prospective employees and volunteers must abide by the College's Child Protection and Safety Policy and Child Safety Code of Conduct in order for the College to maintain its status as a child-safe workplace.

  • Additionally, all new college employees must sign a declaration that they have read and understood these important child safety documents.

Application Process

Edinburgh College welcomes applications from individuals who are passionate about education and inculcating a biblical worldview that provides hope for its community. Before beginning your application, we recommend browsing our Adventist Schools Victoria website to gain an understanding of our culture and values.

Expressions of Interest
Submit your expression of interest via the Adventist Schools Victoria Contact Page (unless otherwise specified).
If you are experiencing difficulties, you may email your expression of interest to asvhr@adventist.org.au, identifying the role you are applying for in the subject of your email.

Applications & Interviews

Those who qualify will be requested to submit an application. When putting together your application, it should contain the following:

  • A Resume stating your skills and experience, along with the names and contact information of three referees. A cover letter outlining why you want to work at Edinburgh College and why you are qualified for the position.

  • Interview invitations will be extended to shortlisted candidates. You will have the chance to ask the selection panel questions during the interview and to present extra supporting documentation.

  • Reference checks. As part of the selection process's last phase, up to three referees will be contacted.


Normally, an initial verbal job offer is made to the chosen applicant. After that, they will receive a written employment contract, which they must sign before work begins in order to formally accept the offer.