Job details

Job details
Employer Canberra Grammar School
Location Canberra
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Job starts Term 1 2018

Canberra Grammar School has a world-leading and high-performing Computing and Digital Technologies Department, teaching our students modern, relevant, and cutting-edge technologies through both curricular subjects and co-curricular opportunities, such as our well-known Code Cadets group.  A key focus of the Department is providing opportunities for our students to engage in exciting and outwards facing projects – engaging with real-world organisations and technologies and building authentic projects.  For more information about our activities, visit CODECADETS.COM.

Do you enjoy designing elegant algorithms and turning them into code?  Do you find yourself programming and tinkering with code for fun during your spare time?  The School is seeking to appoint an innovative, collaborative, and passionate IT teacher to join the Computing and Digital Technologies Department. The successful candidate will be not only be an effective teacher and communicator, but also highly technically competent towards coding and programming.  The ideal candidate will have programming experience in at least Python, Swift, or JavaScript along with HTML and CSS.  Experience in algorithm design and computer science fundamentals (such as sorting algorithms, search algorithms, linked lists, hash tables, trees and graphs) would be highly regarded. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Department to continually update the programmes to keep them on the cutting-edge of technology. This position is an excellent opportunity to assume a teaching position at a prestigious school with a world-leading IT programme.

As a teacher, the role-holder is expected to:

  • model outstanding teaching practice in and outside the classroom 
  • be able to teach across a broad age range of the School including for the Australian Curriculum and, where relevant, the Higher School Certificate (experience of teaching the IB is an advantage and willingness to be trained for IB teaching is essential)
  • be willing to participate enthusiastically in the School’s pastoral and co-curricular programme  
  • attend School Chapel services and respect and uphold the School’s Anglican values and ethos, while also respecting people of all backgrounds and faith within the School community
  • safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • support the School’s aims and objectives

Locations and contacts

40 Monaro Crescent
Red Hill
Australian Capital Territory
ACT 2603
Australia
+61 2 6260 9701