Chemistry/Junior Science Teacher, Canberra, ACT

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Canberra Girls Grammar SchoolCanberra, ACT
Date posted:
Start date: 29 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary


SENIOR SCHOOL (Years 7 – 12)

This is a full-time, non-ongoing position from 29 January 2018 to 14 December 2018.

The Role

The school is looking for a passionate and professional Chemistry and Junior Science teacher. An ability to inspire students through inquiry-based learning and engaging teaching is essential. This is an opportunity to join a highly experienced, supportive and innovative team in a school committed to excellence in girls’ education.

Knowledge of the Science Australian Curriculum, BSSS (Chemistry) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (Chemistry) would be highly regarded. CGGS encourages both experienced and newly qualified teachers to apply.

The Faculty

The Science and Technology Faculty share a passion for excellence in teaching and have a record of fostering outstanding student achievement. Members of the Faculty strive to broaden student learning through meaningful inquiry and the scientific method. Collaboration and a commitment to embrace new learning opportunities through professional learning are highly valued.


Appropriate academic qualifications and teacher training, as well as a sound understanding of current educational trends and learning styles are required.

All teaching staff members are expected to take part in the whole life of the School including participation in pastoral care and involvement in co-curricular School activities. 

Eligibility for registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute which includes a Working with Vulnerable People check are conditions of employment. A current first aid certificate is desirable.

For employment at CGGS, a commitment to the ethos of an independent Anglican school is essential.


The duty statement is available from the School’s website Queries and applications for this position should be directed via email to

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Friday 17 November 2017

Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have permission to work in Australia.

Job location

More about Canberra Girls Grammar School
Address: Senior School & Boarding House, Melbourne Avenue, Deakin, Australian Capital Territory, ACT 2600, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6202 6400