Secondary Teacher - English & Humanities

Deakin · Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Girls Grammar School is looking for a passionate and professional combination English and Humanities teacher for a part-time, non-ongoing role for 2023, with a possible extension.

Applications for this position close: 9.00am, 7 October 2022, although we reserve the right to make an early appointment should a suitable applicant apply. 

  • Part-time, non-ongoing position for 2023 with a possible extension
  • Commitment to Professional Learning
  • Professional and supportive environment

Who we are
Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) is an independent non-selective Anglican school with an enrolment of approximately 1,300 students. The School has a strong reputation as a leader in the education of girls. 

CGGS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and the only continuum school in the ACT authorised to offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP).

Our intent is to develop children and young women that are well educated and who insist on living ethically and purposely. This is an opportunity to join a dedicated, supportive and innovative team in a school committed to excellence.

The Role
The School is looking for a passionate and professional combination English and Humanities teacher.  This position is part-time, non-ongoing role for 2023, with a possible extension.  

The Humanities and English Faculties share a passion for excellence in teaching and have a record of fostering outstanding student achievement. Collaboration and a commitment to professional learning are highly valued.

An ability to inspire students through engaging and challenging teaching is essential. Knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, the International Baccalaureate (MYP and/or DP) and the BSSS Programmes would be highly regarded.

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.

The Benefits of Working at CGGS

  • Remuneration and terms and conditions that compare favourably with those in other school sectors in the ACT
  • Above minimum rate options for superannuation for permanent staff
  • Stimulating work & learning environment
  • The provision of an Employee Assistance Program
  • Values driven culture
  • Free influenza injections
  • Fee concessions for members of staff with children at our school
  • A generous professional learning budget
  • Free onsite parking

Applicants will be required to provide a current Working with Vulnerable People check prior to commencing employment.

Further information, including the position description can be found on the School’s website

Applications should be made via the online application form on the Employment page of our website

Applications should include a current resume and short cover letter. Queries regarding this position should be directed via email to [email protected].  Please note that applications cannot be accepted via the employment email address.

Applications closed Friday 7 October 2022