Want to be a resident tutor?

Residential Tutor positions for the following academic year are usually advertised in early October through the University of Melbourne careers page and on Seek.

The position encompasses academic, mentoring and pastoral engagement within a community of around a hundred students and staff in return for a scholarship payment and attractive residential package. Resident tutors are required to live in the college during the academic year, to be active in the academic, cultural and social activities of the college community. Tutors are also required to accept responsibilities as the duty tutor on a rostered basis. 

Applicants must be tertiary graduates with a high academic record and preferably undertaking postgraduate study.  The ability to understand and engage with young people would be essential. The applicant must be prepared to involve themselves in the pastoral, sporting and cultural life of the College.

Please note, due to the nature of the available accommodation, we would welcome applications from couples however we are unable to accommodate pets.

For more information 
From October please  contact us  via our website, or telephone the  Deputy Principal on (+61)3 9349 7100.

Please note the successful applicant will be required to provide the College with a Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Resident Tutors

Resident Tutors

Resident Tutors serve in the College as teachers in their specialised areas, and mentors for students. They also share in offering pastoral care to students.


Mr Michael Stuiber

Teaching areas:   Physics

Michael studied physics at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg in Germany and the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He came to Australia to start his PhD in Physics at the University of Melbourne in September 2013 and is about to submit his thesis. Previously h e was a residential tutor at Whitley College for  three years.   His research is about low dimensional quantum systems for quantum computation applications.

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Ms Jade Taylor

Bachelor of Science


Jade Taylor graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. During 2018, Jade worked as a Biochemistry Analyst within a pharmaceutical laboratory where she enjoyed the use of her degree within a practical and hands-on environment. 2019 will see her return to the University of Melbourne for graduate study in the Chemistry department to further broaden and expand her scientific knowledge.

As an aside to her studies, Jade is heavily interested in both music and photography, and often finds herself playing the guitar, listening to music, or capturing and editing photographs during leisure time.


Ms Emily Delahunty

Teaching areas:   English Literature, Philosophy, Sociology

Emily attended Loreto College Ballarat before relocating to Melbourne for her Bachelor of Arts, throughout which she was a resident of St. Mary’s College.

A first-class honours Executive Master of Arts graduate of the University of Melbourne, Emily is passionate about the importance of education as a tool for personal, social and economic development.   

Most recently, Emily spent a year working in the Individual Needs department of a large private secondary school, becoming involved in project-based mentoring and resource development. She is currently undertaking the Master of Teaching (Secondary) in English and Humanities.   Emily also has an extensive volunteer history across disability support, emergency response and community development programs both locally and interstate.

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Mr James Carey

Teaching areas:   History, Media and Communications

James holds an Bachelor of Arts (Hons) with a double major in History an Media Studies/Communications from Monash University.

Following his undergraduate degree, he gained experience in education management and professional tutoring at tertiary institutions. He is now completing a Masters of International Relations at the University of Melbourne, where is President of the Melbourne Postgraduate International Relations Organisation (MPIRO). He is a Risk Insights Analyst for Canberra-based online publication Foreign Brief, and has just begun an editorial position at the Australian Institute of International Affairs' (AIIA) student publication, Quarterly Access. He also has experience in NGOs, helping Syrian refugees in Greece for an extended period.

Katherine Fitzgerald

Ms Katherine Fitzgerald

Teaching areas:   Mathematics, Psychology

Katherine completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology and Advanced Mathematics at Macquarie University, graduating with acceptance into the Golden Key International Honour Society.

During this degree Katherine spent most of her spare time volunteering for a range of not-for-profit organisations, strengthening her motivation to empower and educate today’s youth. After moving to Melbourne to pursue a career in teaching, she worked as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tutor within the Australian Catholic University’s Indigenous Higher Education Unit (Jim-baa-yer), while undertaking a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary). Katherine has since been employed as a Mathematics Teacher at Methodist Ladies college, focusing on increasing student engagement levels in Mathematics classes through Project and Service based learning.

A fully registered teacher with the Victorian Institute of Teaching, Katherine aims to deepen her understanding of the relationship between student wellbeing and academic success. As such, she is currently completing a Masters of Counselling at Monash University. 

In her spare time, Katherine enjoys maintaining her own health and fitness, regular participating in group fitness classes at the gym and obtaining qualifications as a Les Mills Body Pump Instructor and Yin Yoga Teacher. 


Ms Natalia Evertsz

Teaching areas:   Human Nutrition, Scientific Writing

Natalia Evertsz completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in French, at the University of Melbourne in 2012. Keen to pursue her interest in public health, she went on to complete a Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition at Deakin University in 2014. Her graduate studies sparked a passion for clinical medicine alongside public health, and she returned to the University of Melbourne to complete a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Immunology, which she completed in 2017. She is currently completing the Doctor of Medicine.

Alongside her studies, Natalia also worked has a Research Assistant for the Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity, investigating the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s orthopaedic surgery infection prevention program. She also completed an internship at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, assisting with the development of an ethical framework for community engagement in setting priorities in international research. Natalia is also a qualified personal trainer and is the fitness coach for the Victorian Young Dressage Squad.

Jack Tan

Mr Jack Tan

Teaching areas:   English Literature, Creative Writing, Essay Writing

Jack has degrees in English Literature and Linguistics from the University of Melbourne and the National University of Singapore. He has lived and worked in the Melbourne Colleges since 2009, including as Resident Tutor at JCH (2010- 2015) and Dean of Studies at Whitley College (2015-2017). Jack is currently completing a Master of Teaching (Secondary) at the University of Melbourne.

Jack has given research presentations at the Universities of Melbourne, Queensland and Western Australia, and was previously Faculty of Arts’ graduate student representative at the Dickens Project at UC Santa Cruz and UCLA. In 2017, Jack was an invited speaker at the Dickens Fellowship (Melbourne).

Prior to his arrival in Melbourne, Jack worked as a piano teacher as well as a classroom teacher in Singapore and Shanghai.   He holds a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music (LRSM) with distinction in piano performance.

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Ms Rose Chaffey

Bachelor of Music


Rose grew up in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales and moved to Melbourne in 2015 to pursue her study of classical cello.  She completed her Bachelor of Music (Cello Performance) at the University of Melbourne in 2016 and is currently completing her Honours (Performance) jointly at the University of Melbourne and the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where she won the single position available for Australian students. Since 2012, Rose has been a Principal and Tutti member of the Australian Youth Orchestra. Additionally, she was invited to perform at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in 2018 with world renowned cellists István Várdai and Guy Johnson. She performed at the 2016 Australian Musica Viva Festival and the 2015 and 2017 Melbourne International Cello Festivals.  Rose has been awarded numerous scholarships including the Kate Flowers Memorial Scholarship, the Liselotte Nassau Cello Scholarship, and the Corina D’Hage Mayer String Scholarship. She was a featured soloist on ABC Classic FM with the Australian Youth Orchestra and has appeared on Melbourne’s 3MBS FM radio station. Rose is an experienced freelance musician and cello teacher and looks forward to extending her experiences and abilities to all with a musical focus at JCH.

Away from music, Rose has a keen interest in sports and visual arts, and loves spending time outdoors. In her spare time Rose can be found sewing, drawing, running, cooking and hiking.

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