English A Language & Literature and Humanities Teacher

The German International School Sydney (GISS) is currently seeking an experienced English A Language & Literature and Humanities Teacher for Junior Secondary (bespoke GISS curriculum - a combination of NSW and German curriculums) and, Senior Secondary (IB Diploma Program). The ability and flexibility to teach across other disciplines such as ToK, History, Social Science or Ethics wouldwould be ideal. We are happy to consider applications for both part-time (2-3 days) or full-time positions.

GISS is a small international school offering a bilingual education (German and English) from Preschool to the IB Diploma. We are accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) and registered by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and, the Federal Republic of Germany as a German School Abroad. We are a highly reputable, co-educational day school situated on the Northern Beaches, with a rich history of quality education. We are a diverse and inclusive learning community who aim to provide an enjoyable workplace for our staff. GISS achieved “Excellent German School Abroad” status in September 2017, and was awarded 14 commendations for our IB Evaluation in November 2018.

As a bilingual school (English/ German), it is preferable the candidate can teach in both languages of instruction, but this is not mandatory for this position.

Applicants are required to have:

  • current NESA teacher accreditation,
  • current Working with Children Check,
  • the right to work in Australia.

Key descriptors and skills:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness and experience as a teacher for secondary students.
  • Being a flexible team player with an international, growth mindset who will contribute positively and collaboratively to a multi-disciplinary teaching team.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively with students, parents/carers, and colleagues.
  • Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, continuous school improvement meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Being committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population in a bilingual, international, and inclusive, non-selective learning environment.
  • Embracing and promoting our philosophical guiding statements to support, maintain and uphold our school’s values, ethos, mission, and vision.

This position is available for an immediate start. Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for this position, to the Principal, Dr. Lorenz Metzger, via the ‘Apply Now’ button.  

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