Teacher from Scotch College in Hawthorn, Melbourne, left with broken bones after Year 12 muck-up day
Private school teacher at $30,000 a year is left with a broken face and serious head injury after trying to protect children from a stampede of Year 12 students on their dirty day
- A religion teacher from Scotch College in Melbourne was hospitalized on Friday
- The teacher was reportedly left with a broken jaw and ‘severe head injuries’
- Obviously he was protecting young students from a year 12 muck-up event
- Year 12 reportedly wore hazmat suits and chased students with shaving cream
A male religion teacher at a prestigious $30,000-a-year high school was hospitalized with broken bones after a Year 12 mess went horribly wrong.
It is clear that the teacher from Scotch College, in inner-Melbourne Hawthorn, tried Friday to protect younger students from a group of 12-year-olds dressed in hazmat suits.
The students would chase other students in the cafeteria and spray them with shaving cream.
A representative from the Scotch School said: The age ‘an employee and a student collided in the schoolyard’.
A teacher from Scotch College in Melbourne (above) was hospitalized after a Year 12 muck-up event went awry
‘It is being investigated and support is being offered to those involved. The safety and well-being of all members of our school community is paramount.’
The teacher reportedly suffered a broken jaw and “serious head injuries.”
The Victorian secretary of the Independent Education Union, Deb James, said the incident shocked other staff at the school.
“It appears that a teacher who took reasonable steps to protect younger students from a large group of masked seniors has been hospitalized as a result with very serious head injuries, including broken bones to his face,” Ms James told The New York Times. Herald Sun.
“We spoke to a number of Scotch employees who are in shock and very concerned about safety in their workplace.
Scotch College male religion teacher (above) reportedly protected younger Year 12 students dressed in hazmat suits when he suffered a broken jaw and ‘serious head injury’
“They are waiting for a statement from their employer about what steps are being taken to find out how this serious injury happened, protect the safety of staff and students, and make sure nothing like this ever happens again.”
She called on the school to take the matter “urgently and seriously.”
Year 12 cohort students were reportedly sent home for bad behavior earlier in the week of the attack, on Monday.
Several end-of-year events, including a barbecue for 12th grade students, have been canceled after Friday’s incident.
The farewell celebrations planned for this Thursday can also be cancelled.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Scotch College for comment.