Secondary/IB Teacher

Secondary / IB Teacher - International Independent School

Fulltime Position from January 2019

Subjects: Maths, Economics, Chemistry, English, German (any combination)

Language of Instruction: English (except for German)

German language skills preferred

Experience in the IB Diploma Programme is preferred

The German International School Sydney (GISS) is currently seeking an experienced, committed and passionate Secondary School teacher (Years 5 – 12) to join our team at the start of term 1 in 2019.

The GISS is a small international school offering a bilingual education programme (German and English). It is registered with the NESA and accredited by the Federal Republic of Germany as a German School Abroad offering tuition from Kindergarten to the bilingual IB Diploma. The school was awarded the certificate “Excellent German School Abroad” in 2017.

The school is a highly reputable co-educational school that caters for students from Preschool to Year 12. The school has a rich history of quality education and aims to provide an enjoyable work place for its staff.

Applicants are required to have:

  • an appropriate tertiary teacher qualification
  • the ability to work collaboratively with staff and parents
  • the right to work in Australia.

Key descriptors and skills:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness and experience as a teacher for secondary students
  • Be a team player who contributes to a multidisciplinary team
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively with parents, students and colleagues
  • Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings and other professional opportunities
  • Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population in a bilingual learning environment
  • Embrace the culture of a multilingual community in an inclusive, non-selective school

This position will commence with term 1 starting on 21st January 2019. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please submit your resume and cover letter to

Applications close 14th October 2018.

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