Japanese Teacher

Japanese Teacher

Scotch College in Adelaide


POSITION: Replacement Japanese Teacher
STATUS: Replacement Contract – Term 4
TIME: Part-time (0.8 FTE)
LOCATION: Torrens Park Campus, Carruth Road


Scotch College Adelaide is a Early Learning to Year 12 co-educational day and boarding school affiliated with the Uniting Church of Australia. The College has a balanced enrolment, with up to 975 students, including a maximum of 108 boarders and 50 international students.


The College is organised into three schools; the Junior School (ELC to Year 6) located on the Mitcham Campus, and the Middle School (Years 7 to 9) and Senior School (Years 10 to 12), both located on the Torrens Park campus. The College also owns and operates an environmental educational facility (Kyre Campus) on Kangaroo Island, a remote Outdoor Education facility (Goose Island) and two off-campus rowing facilities (West Lakes & River Torrens). The College has a wellestablished ICT focus with all students from Years 7 to 12 using notebook computers in the classroom. The College has a focused program of Positive Psychology.


  • Reports to Head of Faculty and Director of Teaching & Learning
  • Ultimately responsible to the Principal as CEO of the College



  • Immediate team: staff within the LOTE Faculty
  • Liaison with Heads of House, Heads of School, Director of Boarding, International Student Coordinator, Positive Education Coordinator, Special Programs Coordinator, School
  • Counsellors, School Chaplain as required
  • Liaison with other College staff (teaching and non-teaching)



  • Teach Japanese from Year 7 – Year 10.
  • Be a House Mentor.
  • Establish and maintain an inspiring, well-organised and stimulating learning environment.
  • Differentiate the teaching program/approach to cater for the needs of all students.
  • Integrate Positive Education principles and approaches into learning programs.
  • Incorporate ICTs in teaching and learning
  • Assist and encourage all students to achieve their personal best. Liaise with specialist/support staff as required to support students.
  • Contribute to the co-curricular activities of the College.
  • Participate in Outdoor Education programs.
  • Assess students as required by the College and maintain appropriate records. Write formal reports to parents each semester.
  • Conduct formal parent interviews in accordance with the College’s schedule and other parent meetings as required or requested.
  • Act as an excellent role model for students, colleagues and parents; always representing the College in a positive and professional manner.
  • Attend all staff meetings.
  • Attend College functions and events when required.


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Scotch College Adelaide
Postal Address: PO Box 271, Mitcham, SA, 5062
Tel  +61 8 8274 4333
Fax +61 8 8274 4247


Applications Close: 9am, Monday 26 August 2013


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