Working at Tatachilla Lutheran College

Tatachilla Lutheran College is an R-12 coeducational school, located in McLaren Vale on the southern fringe of Adelaide, South Australia. The College was established in 1995 and has a current enrolment of nearly 1,110 students.

The College consists of three sub-schools on the one campus. The Junior School comprises Reception to Year 6, Middle School comprises Year 7 to Year 9 and Senior School comprises Year 10 to Year 12. Each has its own specialist facilities. The day to day management of the subschools is the responsibility of the Heads of School who are in turn responsible to the Principal.

The College provides a comprehensive and rigorous academic curriculum, with a particular focus on teaching and learning, wellbeing and service learning. Pastoral care, built on Christian foundations, is integral to College life.

Tatachilla Lutheran College seeks to employ Christian staff of high professional calibre. The school's reputation attracts hard working, professionally oriented staff who prioritise supporting students within the school's caring ethos.

Current vacancies

Thank you for showing interest in working at Tatachilla Lutheran College. 

Below you will find a list of our current vacancies along with links to the position descriptions outlining the selection criteria.

Information on how to apply is set our below.


Tatachilla Lutheran College is seeking an experienced and talented music teacher to deliver a dynamic music program for students in the middle and senior years and direct aspects of the College band program.

Contract type:  Permanent part-time (FTE 0.8)
Start date:  April/May 2023
Applications close:  Monday 3 April 2023 at 9.00am

Position Description: 7-12 Music Teacher


Tatachilla Lutheran College is seeking a dynamic, tertiary-educated Japanese teacher to deliver an engaging and challenging curriculum that promotes the joy of learning and inspires academic excellence in the middle and senior years.

Contract type:  Part-time (Term 4 contract)
Start date:  16 October 2023
Applications close:  Monday 3 April 2023 at 9.00am

Position Description: 7-12 Japanese Teacher


Contract type:  Contract until the end of the 2023 school year
Start date:  April 2023
Applications close:  Monday 20 March 2023 at 9.00am

Position Description: 7-12 Mathematics and Science Teacher​​​​​​​


How to Apply

Applications with sufficient skills and experience are required to: 

  • Submit a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to a maximum of two pages.
  • Include a curriculum vitae
  • Complete and attach a College Applicant Declaration Form
  • Include the following certificates:
    • TRB Registration Certificate (for Teaching positions)
    • Working with Children Check
    • RRHAN-EC Certificate
    • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate 

Applications are to be addressed to the Director of People and Culture and sent electronically to

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Relief Staff

If you would you like to join the team of Relief Staff at Tatachilla Lutheran College, please send the following documentation to 

  • Applicant Declaration
  • CV/Resume
  • RRHAN-EC Certificate
  • TRB Registration Certificate
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate 
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