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

Invitations for applications or expressions of interest for language teaching jobs will appear here. If your school or organisation needs a language teacher, contact webmaster@mltaact.asn.au.

Expressions of interest, Yarralumla Primary School, years 5 or 6, Italian, posted 14 May 2024

Yarralumla Primary School logo Yarralumla Primary School – Italian/English Bilingual school. This is a Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time. This is a rare opportunity to be able to deliver the Australian Curriculum in both Italian and English.

Experienced teacher salaries for 2024 range from $101,477 to $119,288, while graduate teacher salaries start at $84,978.

Yarralumla Primary School is located in a leafy, tranquil setting in inner-suburban Yarralumla, about 3 kilometres from the centre of Canberra and nestled on the banks of the iconic Lake Burley Griffin It is a community-focused, neighbourhood school which caters for children from ages 3 to 12. The strength of the school lies in the close partnership between students, staff and parents and the wider community.

Yarralumla Primary School is the only Italian/English Bilingual school in the Australia Capital Territory. Its bilingual program has been operating since 2009 and its reputation and popularity has blossomed over the years, growing from 35 to nearly 400 students across Kindergarten to Year 6. The program is taught using the Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) pedagogy where K-6 children learn half of the Australian Curriculum in the Italian language.. Research, including student assessment, reveals that students in bilingual settings enjoy cognitive advantages, excellent social understandings, and personal fulfillment.

To be able to teach within the ACT public education system you must:

Business sponsorship is available and assessed on an individual basis. Email eduteachingincanberra@act.gov.au to find out more.

How to apply

Apply via this job portal, attaching the following documents listed below. Applications close 4 June 2024.

French Secondary School Position for Term 3, 2024, Radford College, posted 11 April 2024, updated 6 May 2024

Radford College logo French secondary school temporary full-time position (leave cover) for Term 3, 2024, Radford College, Bruce, ACT.

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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.

Teach Senior Secondary German with a Specialist Education Provider in foreign languages at ACT! posted 5 February 2024 – this job has been filled

CITSOL SML logo

CIT Solutions Centre for Modern Languages is seeking a dynamic, qualified senior secondary teacher of German to conduct evening classes during school terms commencing in Term 2 of 2024!

Accredited as a Specialist Education Provider by the ACT BSSS to provide senior secondary Year 11 and Year 12 studies in French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Tamil, we are dedicated to support students who wish to take up their preferred foreign languages that are not available in their day schools.

The classes are held at Ainslie School, 33 Donaldson Street, Braddon.

Requirements:

Why join us?

If you're a passionate, qualified language educator, eager to contribute to a forward-thinking specialist language education training provider, apply now! Email your resume to hr.citsol@cit.edu.au.

#LanguageEducation #TeachingOpportunity #Spanish #German #JoinOurTeam

Teach Senior Secondary Spanish or German with a Specialist Education Provider in foreign languages at ACT! posted 3 December 2023

CITSOL SML logo

CIT Solutions Centre for Modern Languages is seeking dynamic, qualified senior secondary teachers in Spanish and German to conduct evening classes during school terms commencing 2024!

Accredited as a Specialist Education Provider by the ACT BSSS to provide senior secondary Year 11 and Year 12 studies in French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Tamil, we are dedicated to support students who wish to take up their preferred foreign languages that are not available in their day schools.

The classes are held at Ainslie School, 33 Donaldson Street, Braddon.

Requirements:

Why join us?

If you're a passionate, qualified language educator, eager to contribute to a forward-thinking specialist language education training provider, apply now! Email your resume to hr.citsol@cit.edu.au.

#LanguageEducation #TeachingOpportunity #Spanish #German #JoinOurTeam

Teachers of Japanese and German in 2024, Orana Steiner School, posted 22 November 2023

Orana logo

Japanese teacher and German teacher wanted in 2024 at Orana! For details, please contact Jenn (jennifer.cox@oranaschool.com) with cc to Sharaine (sharaine.talip@oranaschool.com).

Teacher of Japanese for Semester 2, Canberra Academy of Languages, posted 25 April 2023

CAL logo

We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers for a casual sessional role teaching Beginning/Continuing Japanese .

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 offsite program. There are extra provisions, with one standard quarter day shift for program management each fortnight and one standard quarter day shift for each assessment task. Also included are additional shifts as required for commitments such as meetings.

Relevant qualifications include:

If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below, by Friday 2nd June 2023.

Expressions of interest, St Joseph's Primary School, Italian teaching position, posted 29 March 2023

St Joseph's Primary School logo St Joseph's Primary School – Italian

This is a part-time (0.4 FTE) temporary role for the remainder of this year, negotiable in terms of the two days of the week that you choose to work.

If you are interested in further information, please contact Cameron Tarrant or call (02) 6248 9818.

Teachers of Italian and Korean for 2023, and French for Term 1, posted 11 January 2023

CAL logo We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers for possible casual sessional roles teaching Beginning/Continuing/Advanced Italian, Korean and French. If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below, preferably by Friday 16 December 2022. These roles are contingent on enrolments reaching a viable threshold for program delivery in these languages in 2023.

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. There are extra provisions, with one standard quarter day shift for program management each fortnight and one standard quarter day shift for each assessment task. Also included are additional shifts as required for commitments such as meetings, at the relevant rate for the timing of those commitments.

Relevant qualifications include:

Expressions of interest, Campbell High School, part-time position, Japanese, posted 27 May 2022

Campbell High School logo Campbell High School – Japanese

This is a part-time role with teaching on Tuesday afternoons (1.30 – 3.00pm) and Friday mornings (9.10-10.40am). There is a possibility to also teach other classes.

If you are interested in further information, contact Adam King (adam.king@ed.act.edu.au).

Expressions of interest, St Clare's College, Japanese, posted 27 May 2022

St Clare's College logo St Clare's College - Japanese

A Term 3 contract for a Japanese teacher (4 Japanese classes and possibly 1 or 2 more classes in another area if interested) will be advertised. This may lead to more work in Term 4.

If you are interested in further information, contact Lisa Bourne lisa.bourne@stcc.act.edu.au or send your resume to nicola.edgehill@stcc.act.edu.au.

Expressions of interest, Merici College, full-time position, French Years 7-10, posted 26 May 2022

Merici College logo Merici College needs a temporary full-time French teacher (Years 7-12) for Term 3.

We are a friendly team happy to support the profession.

For details, see the online job notice.

For any queries, contact phil.coe@merici.act.edu.au.

Expressions of interest, possible additional class, CAL Japanese, posted 21 January 2022

CAL logo In the event that enrolment numbers require it, CAL may need an additional teacher of Japanese. The class would run parallel to the existing one, on Thursday evenings from 5:15 to 7:15. Please note that this is not yet confirmed. However, your EOI to info@cal.act.edu.au is cordially invited.

Professeurs de français, posted 21 February 2022

AF logo L'Alliance française de Canberra recherche des professeurs habitant dans la région de Canberra. Contrat temps partiel : 3h à 12h d'enseignement par semaine. Mission d'enseignement : Toutes les candidatures seront étudiées, seront toutefois privilégiées les personnes disposant : Vous pouvez envoyer votre candidature en français (lettre de motivation et curriculum vitae) ainsi que vos disponibilités horaires :

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

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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.

This job has been filled. Congratulations to Stella, CAL's high-qualified teacher for the CAL Korean program.

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:

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