Science and Psychology Teacher

  • Full-time Permanent Position
  • Commencing Term 1, 2020
  • Some experience teaching within IB Diploma courses would be an advantage

Applications are invited from passionate educators who are currently registered (or eligible for registration) with the Teacher’s Registration Board of South Australia for the following position at Pembroke School.

Science and Psychology Teacher

Full-time Permanent Position Commencing Term 1, 2020

Pembroke School is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding School from Early Learning Centre to Year 12 situated in Adelaide. Pembroke School offers the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) and is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the IB Diploma and the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and engaging teacher of Science and Psychology. The successful candidate will work with a range of students from Years 7-12 on the Middle and Senior School campuses to enthuse students in their study of Science and Psychology. They will have proven teaching experience, a passion for teaching the above subjects and will be easily approachable and able to relate well to students and parents. Some experience teaching within IB Diploma courses would be an advantage.

Our large Science Department comprises teachers who develop engaging, academically challenging environments for all students at all year levels and who promote a love of learning and scientific inquiry. Australian Curriculum courses are offered in the Middle School, while SACE and IB courses are taught in the Senior School. Classes are of mixed ability in the Middle School (7-10) where General Science is taught using a range of methods in accordance with the Australian Curriculum. Students with special needs are very well supported across all year levels and experience in adapting curriculum to meet diverse student learning needs would be beneficial. Teachers work collaboratively in all phases of the planning, teaching and assessment cycle, yet enjoy great flexibility and freedom to explore innovative ideas. A range of academic competitions, excursions and visiting speakers are organized to stimulate and enrich students’ learning experiences.

Heads of Biology, Chemistry and Physics support the Head of Science in leading the Department and Laboratory Technicians are an integral part of the team on both campuses. The Department is enjoying the new state of the art Science, Visual Art and Technology building which provides outstanding facilities and offers opportunities for collaborative projects at the Middle School.

For general information on Teaching at Pembroke School please refer to the document Information to Applicants on the School’s webpage.

For any enquiries regarding this position please email [email protected]


All applications should be submitted in PDF format with a completed Employment Application Form and emailed to [email protected]

Applications close on Tuesday 20 August 2019 at 9.00 AM

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered

Applications closed Tuesday 20 August 2019
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