Head of Languages, Chinese, West Melbourne, Australia

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Smart TeachersWest Melbourne, Australia
Date posted:
Start date: 30/1/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Smart Teachers is recruiting for a Head of Department within the Chinese Language area to join a highly reputable, independent school located in Melbourne, Australia. This full-time, permanent position will commence in January, 2018. 

About the Role:

  • Secondary Teacher
  • Located in Australia
  • Head of Languages, Chinese only, Years F-12 (equivalent to Key Stage 1 to 5)
  • Full-time, permanent role
  • Overseeing two other staff
  • Commencing January, 2018
  • Job Reference: #TES1708-520185NB

About the School: 

  • Independent secondary school catering for students from F-12 (ages 5-18)
  • Developing the capacity in students to question without fear
  • Positive and engaging curriculum
  • Promotes strong work ethic in staff and students
  • Commitment to current research in educational pedagogy

About the Location:

Our client school is located in the western suburbs of Melbourne, just a short commute from central Melbourne – Australia’s second largest city. Melbourne is a growing multi-cultural city that is well known for its art, great food and sports. This school has excellent community links and welcomes people from all backgrounds.

About You:

In order to be considered for this role you will need to meet the following criteria;

  • Be eligible to work in Australia (must have a visa)
  • Possess relevant tertiary qualifications in education
  • Hold a teaching qualification recognised in Australia
  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teachers
  • Be willing to contribute to co-curricular life and the school community
  • Must be respectful of the school values and ethos
  • Possess and provide appropriate reference details and police clearances

The Benefits of Working with Smart:

We are a dedicated education recruitment agency that works closely with the independent and Catholic Schools across Australia sourcing talented teachers, leaders and support staff to fill a range of permanent and long term contract roles. We are a company of teachers who are passionate about facilitating the perfect match between school and candidate. We are honest, realistic, and above all we will not waste your time. To find out more about Smart please visit our website 

Interested in Applying?

To apply you must be eligible to work in Australia and meet all national safeguarding criteria. To apply please send your CV to monet.hawkins@smartteachers.co.uk quoting Job Reference number #TES1708-520185NB

Please include your visa status on your CV or if you hold an Australian or New Zealand passport. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this position, please forward their details to us and you could be eligible for our £100 refer a friend scheme. (Terms and conditions apply).

Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that your details will not be sent to any school without your consent nor any referees listed on your CV contacted without your permission. 

Job location

More about Smart Teachers
Address: Melbourne Office, Office 901, 8-9 Yarra Street, South Yarra, Victoria, VIC 3141, Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9823 9333