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

Teacher of German for 2021, posted 11 January 2021

CAL logo We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers for a casual sessional role teaching our CAL Advanced/Continuing German class. If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below, preferably by Friday 15 January 2021.

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:

Teacher of Japanese for 2021, posted 30 November 2020, updated 11 January 2021

CAL logo We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers for a casual sessional role teaching our CAL Advanced/Continuing Japanese class. If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below, preferably by Friday 15 January 2021.

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:

Recrutement de professeurs de français, posted 14 October 2020

AF Canberra 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 (lettre de motivation et curriculum vitae) :

Teacher of languages, possible roles for 2021, posted 31 July 2020

CAL logo The Canberra Academy of Languages will hold an information evening for students and families on Thursday 24 November 2020. We are inviting prospective senior secondary students and "early access" students to let us know of their study plans for next year. In addition to our current programs, depending on uptake, we may run programs in Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Korean. 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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Teacher of CAL Advanced German for Term 4, posted 10 September 2020

CAL logo CAL invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers for a casual sessional role teaching our CAL Advanced German class in Term 4 of 2020. 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. 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:

Teacher of Italian to start in Semester 2, posted 27 June 2020

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St Francis Xavier College is looking for an Italian teacher to start Semester 2, permanent, full time position teaching across Years 7 -12.

If you would like more information, please contact Ms Tina Rodriguez, Study Coordinator for Languages at SFX on 62581055 or email Tina.Rodriguez@sfx.act.edu.au.

Teacher of Spanish for 2020, updated 26 January 2020 & 6 February 2020

CAL logo The Canberra Academy of Languages has received enrolment applications for Year 11-12 Continuing/Advanced Spanish for 2020. We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers. If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below by COB Friday 7 February 2020.

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

Relevant qualifications include:

French teacher for 2020, posted 17 January 2020

CAL logo The Canberra Academy of Languages has received enrolment applications for Year 11-12 Continuing and Advanced French and Spanish for 2020. We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers. If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below by COB Friday 24 January 2020.

The salary scale will be based on the federal Educational Services (Teachers) Award afternoon shift quarter day rate, one shift for the on-site session, one shift for the off-site program and one shift for program management per teaching week; additional shifts as required for commitments such as meetings.

Relevant qualifications include:

Russian Language Instructors – posted 19 December 2019

Fortis logo Defence requires the delivery of a Russian language training course in Canberra during 2020. The course will be a general language course to develop Russian language skills to the post-Beginner level.

The course will be for up to six Defence members. These members have not had prior Russian language training, but all members have passed a language aptitude test.v

The goal of the course is to focus on Russian language acquisition to an average level 1+ (required levels vary by macro skill – see 3.2) based on the Australian Defence Language Proficiency Rating Scale (ADLPRS). The initial focus should be on general language acquisition. Following this the focus should primarily be on developing Listening and Reading skills but also how to transfer meaning from Russian to English without necessarily being a strict form of translation. Interpreting and Writing activities should be used for language learning purposes but are not required as an outcome for the course.

Period of Engagement: 17 February – 18 December 2020 (Four Terms)

Location: Canberra Airport Training District or near Fairbairn

Salary will be commensurate with experience. If interested, please contact Mylynda Balodis, Fortis Recruiting, on 08 9467 2490 or via Fortis.Recruitment@fortisconsulting.com.au. Applications are required by no later than COB January 15th 2020.

Spanish teacher for 2020, posted 19 December 2019, updated 17 January 2020

CAL logo The Canberra Academy of Languages has received enrolment applications for Year 11-12 Continuing and Advanced Spanish for 2020. We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers. If interested, please send your expression of interest to CAL, addressing the points below by COB Friday 24 January 2020.

The salary scale will be based on the federal Educational Services (Teachers) Award afternoon shift quarter day rate, one shift for the on-site session and one shift for the off-site program per week; additional shifts as required for commitments such as meetings.

Relevant qualifications include:

French teacher for Melba Copland Secondary School, posted 25 October 2019

MCSS logo Melba Copland Secondary School is seeking a French teacher for 2019. The position is flexible and could be part time or full time depending on the candidate's availability and other subject areas. Please contact Maltilda Elder, Matilda.Elder@ed.act.edu.au, or Joni.Wood@ed.act.edu.au, the Languages Executive.

ANU Extension – teaching staff recruitment 2020 – Japanese, posted 15 October 2019

ANU logo ANU Extension is currently recruiting teachers to deliver the Continuing Japanese program in 2020 and is inviting expressons of interest. This commitment is for 2 hours a week for 30 weeks of the year, after school hours between 5-7pm, Wednesday or Thursday night.

ANU Extension is the University’s extension program for senior secondary students. The program offers courses in sciences, engineering, mathematics and Asian languages. Students who successfully undertake studies in ANU Extension will gain priority placement through the Admission, Scholarships and Accommodation application system and may receive an early conditional offer of entry into an ANU bachelor degree program. Students will also receive credit towards a bachelor degree for the studies successfully completed through ANU Extension.

Spanish Language Instructors – Fyshwick, Canberra, posted 2 October 2019

Fortis logo Fortis Consultating is currently recruiting for Spanish Language Instructors to conduct a General Language Course from 20th of January 2020 – 11th December 2020 for up to 10 members of Australian Defence Force Personnel in Fyshwick, Canberra. Induction and familiarisation will be held in Melbourne on the dates 16 & 17 January 2020 and applicants must be available to attend training on the required dates.

Required: 1 contractor for a maximum of 37.5 hours per week for delivery and development AND 1 contractor for a maximum of 20 hours per week for delivery of approximately 2357 hours (43 weeks) of face-to-face Spanish training, including two weeks of In Country Training (ICT) for up to ten members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in 2020.

Timeframe: 20th January 2020 – 11th December 2020 The contractor will not be required on public holidays or during the following periods:

  1. 6-10 April 2020 (Term Break 1)
  2. 29 June-3 July 2020 (Term Break 2)
  3. 7-18 Sep 2020 (In Country Training); and
  4. 28 Sep-2 Oct 2020 (Term Break 3)
Scheduling, location, training requirements:

To apply for the position, please read the information document, respond to the selection criteria, and send with a copy of your CV to Fortis.Recruitment@fortisconsulting.com.au by no later than COB 23rd October 2019 with two contactable referees.

Japanese Language Instructors - Barton, Canberra, posted 24 September 2019

Fortis logo Fortis Consulting is seeking applications from a suitably qualified Japanese Linguist who is able to provide Japanese Language Training for up to 5 personnel of the Office of National Intelligence.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact Mylynda Balodis, Fortis Consulting Horiz RGB
+61 8 9467 2490
www.fortisconsulting.com.au

Language Teachers - Careers and Employment, posted 23 July 2019

Language teacher positions with ACT Education Join ACT Education as a language teacher in one of the following eight languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese or Korean. For more information, visit https://www.jobs.act.gov.au/jobs/education/permanent/language-teachers.

Possible German teaching role for 2019 and/or 2020, posted 12 March 2019

CAL logo The Canberra Academy of Languages has several expressions of interest for Year 11-12 Continuing and Advanced German in 2019. Subject to viable numbers for a class to run, CAL will need a qualified teacher for German. The class may still commence in 2019 if suitable catch-up arrangements can be negotiated. Alternatively, current Year 11 students who have expressed interest may undertake German as a minor in 2020 alongside the next Year 11 intake. If interested, please contact CAL.

The salary scale would be based on the federal Educational Services (Teachers) Award afternoon shift quarter day rate, one shift for the on-site session and one shift for the off-site program per week.

Relevant qualifications include:

French teacher for Finigan School of Distance Education, posted 28 February 2019

The Finigan School of Distance Education in Queanbeyan is looking for a French teacher who has approval to work in the New South Wales Department of Education school system. The advertisement for the position can be found at https://teach.nsw.edu.au/find-teaching-jobs/jobfeed. A casual teacher could be employed immediately, until the position is filled by a permanent teacher, through the advertisement. Please contact the acting Head Teacher of Languages, Amanda Rowe, on (02) 6210 5290, 8am-2.00pm, Monday - Friday. This job has been filled as of March 2019.

Mandarin language instructor

Fortis consulting advertised for an instructor advertised a role in July 2018 to be filled teaching Mandarin with Defence Department clients.

Request for Indonesian Language Instructors, distributed 4 February 2019

Defence Department has a role to be filled teaching Indonesian. If you are interested in this role, please refer to the documentation below and contact Fortis.Recruitment@fortisconsulting.com.au by COB, 15 February 2019.

Contact details: Mylynda Balodis, Fortis Consulting, Ground Floor, The Grosvenor, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
T +61 8 9467 2490
E Fortis.Recruitment@fortisconsulting.com.au W www.fortisconsulting.com.au

French teacher for John Paul College, notification posted 26 October 2018

St John Paul II College is inviting expressions of interest for a French teacher role for 2019. If interested, please contact the Principal, Catherine Rey, catherine.rey@cg.catholic.edu.au 02 6162 4800. Time fraction is negotiable. Strong team environment with up to date technology and progressive approaches to pedagogy.

Request for Arabic Language Instructors

Defence Department has a role to be filled teaching Arabic. If you are interested in this role, please refer to the documentation below and contact Fortis.Recruitment@fortisconsulting.com.au by COB, 2 October 2018

Contact details: Mylynda Balodis, Fortis Consulting, Ground Floor, The Grosvenor, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
T +61 8 9467 2490
E Fortis.Recruitment@fortisconsulting.com.au W www.fortisconsulting.com.au

French teacher Daramalan College

Daramalan College is inviting applications for a Full-Time French Teacher to take up a temporary contract from 15 October 2018 until 14 December 2018. Applications close 5pm Wednesday 26 September 2018. Please visit the Daramalan College website to view the job description and for information about how to apply.

French teacher Merici College

Merici College (02 6243 4100, phil.coe@merici.act.edu.au) is looking for a French teacher to commence in Term 4, 2018, to cover for a teacher who will be on leave. Applications close at COB on Monday 3 September 2018.

Request for Indonesian Language Instructors

Defence Department has a role to be filled teaching Indonesian. For more details from Mylynda Balodis at Fortis Consulting, see If you are interested in this role, please address the selection criteria and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV along with the course sample form by no later than COB 7 September 2018.

Request for Mandarin Language Instructors

Defence Department has a role to be filled teaching Mandarin. For more details from Mylynda Balodis at Fortis Consulting, see If you are interested in this role, please address the selection criteria and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV along with the course sample form by no later than COB 7 September 2018.

Possible German teaching role for 2019, posted 16 August 2018

The Canberra Academy of Languages is inviting student enrolments for Year 11-12 Continuing and Advanced German in 2019. Subject to viable numbers for a class to run, CAL will need a qualified teacher for German. If interested, please contact CAL.

Relevant qualifications include:

German language teacher

The Canberra Language School advertised for a teacher for a public servant in preparation for an overseas posting. This position has been filled as of August 2018.

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