Teacher of Art & a second subject

The German International School Sydney (GISS) is currently seeking an experienced and committed Art Teacher for Secondary School Year 5 – 12 to join our team at the start of 2024. GISS is a co-educational independent school offering a bilingual German/English education programme from Preschool to the IB-Diploma.

Our school has a rich history of quality education and aims to provide an enjoyable workplace for its staff. Art is taught in German in Junior Secondary (5-10) according to a German curriculum, and in English in Senior Secondary (11-12) according to the IB curriculum. Therefore, it is preferable (but not mandatory) that the candidate can teach in both languages of instruction.

Applicants are required to have:

- Relevant tertiary qualification
- Right to work in Australia (or be eligible for a visa)
- Current NESA teacher accreditation (or be eligible for accreditation)
- WWCC clearance
- Very good English language skills.

Preferred candidates may have:

- German language skills
- IB experience
- Additional subjects.

Key descriptors and skills:

- Demonstrated effectiveness and experience as a teacher for secondary students
- Being a team player and contributing to a multi-disciplinary team
- Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively with parents, students, and colleagues
- Being committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population in a bilingual learning environment
- Embracing the culture of a multilingual community in an inclusive, non-selective school


GISS offers competitive compensation in line with the NSW Independent Schools Multi-Enterprise Bargainig Agreement (MEA).


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your application via the link below.

Applications as one pdf document should contain:

- A cover letter stating the reasons why you are applying for this position;
- A current CV that clearly details experience, particularly in relation to the above skills and abilities;
- Any additional information you may wish to submit.

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