Employment opportunities

Please note that teachers should seek information about employment guidelines (such as permission from the principal to undertake a second job) from their current employer if they wish to engage in these employment opportunities in cases where the jobs are additional to their current full-time position.

Supporting languages learning and employment for languages teachers

The key role of the Modern Language Teachers' Association of the ACT is to promote language learning in the ACT. To that end, the Jobs page on MLTA website provides information for languages teachers about employment opportunities. Announcements below are based on consultation with employers, including schools and language education providers when they require languages teachers.

Current positions open for applications or expressions of interest

Call for applications, CAL Korean teacher, posted 1 December 2021

CAL logo Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified teachers. See teacher qualifications information in the staffing section on the CAL programs page. Because there may be students who enrol for the advanced course in Korean in this class, speaking and writing skills in Korean for this role should preferably be at least equivalent to completion of a university major. Expressions of interest are requested to Canberra Academy of Languages by close of business Wednesday 8 December 2021.

Language Teachers, ACT Education Directorate, posted 24 June 2021

ACT Government logo The ACT Education Directorate is looking for Language teachers in both our primary and secondary settings who are enthusiastic, dedicated and can show innovation with quality learning programs that will cater for the diverse needs and interests of our students. For more details, please visit the ACT Government jobs website.

Teachers of Indonesian and Japanese, Canberra College, posted 22 February 2021

CBRC logo Canberra College is looking for a teacher of Indonesian for Term 3 of 2021 and for a teacher of Japanese from Term 2 of 2021 (with possible continuation). Please follow this link for the jobs notice.

Teachers of languages, possible roles for 2022, posted 26 January 2021

CAL logo The Canberra Academy of Languages is currently implementing programs in French, German, Japanese, Spanish and Tamil in 2021. In addition to these, depending on uptake, we may run programs in one or more of Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian and Korean in 2022. We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers. If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below.

The salary scale will be based on the Australian Educational Services (Teachers) Award and includes an afternoon quarter day shift each weekly on-site session and a standard quarter day shift each week for the off-site program. We include extra provisions, with one standard quarter day shift for program management each fortnight and for each assessment task (four per semester); and additional shifts as required for commitments such as meetings, at the relevant rate for the timing of those commitments.

Relevant qualifications include:

Jobs archive

Earlier notices from the current year will appear here. Links to pdf archives for postings from previous years are available at the end of this section, commencing with the most recent year.

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