Description of School:

Preshil is a small, secular and progressive co-educational school for ages 3 and 4 through to Year 12. The students take an active role in their education and develop responsibility for their actions; they are encouraged to ask challenging questions, to know themselves, care for others and achieve excellence on their own terms. The school philosophy is inspired by the work of Margaret J R Lyttle and the ideas of other educational theorists relevant to progressive education in 21st century Australia. Preshil is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Preshil is committed to the protection of children and young people and safeguarding children from harm.

Description of Position:

Preshil is seeking a French Primary teacher who is a vibrant and experienced educator to join our team working to create outstanding programs for every student from Kindergarten to Year 6. Our teachers are inspired by the power of children to learn as they explore, investigate, question and discover through project work. While some experience in the IB Primary Years Programme is desirable, a willingness to undertake the IB training is essential.

  • This is an ongoing, full time position commencing January 2022

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and hold current VIT registration

General role description

The French Teacher is expected to:

  • carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for assigned French classes in both the Primary School and Kindergarten

  • be responsible for the day-to-day learning and management of classes and the safety and welfare of the students, during on-site and off-site activities

  • promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education

  • demonstrate outstanding discipline-based knowledge and experience in French across Kindergarten and Primary Years

  • develop and model strong values-based relationships with students, staff and parents

  • encourage and initiate opportunities for student feedback on their learning and classroom experience

Full Position Description is found on the Preshil website

Application for Position:

A letter of application, together with current CV and contact details for three referees (in one complete file) should be emailed to Kate Bowers, Human Resources Coordinator: Please include: REF: - Application for Position as French Teacher - PYP in the subject line of your mail.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and hold current VIT registration.