Japanese Teacher - Primary

$75,470 - $108,695 yearly
  • Townsville Catholic Education Office
  • St Anthony's Catholic College - Padua Campus, Veales Road, Deeragun QLD, Australia
  • 27 Aug, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching - Primary

Job Description

Position: Japanese Teacher (Primary)
Commencing Date: 
Term 1, 2022
Full Time, 1 Year Fixed Term Contract
Salary Range: $75,470 - $108,695 per annum pending experience

Closing Date: Sunday, 12 September 2021

St Anthony's Catholic College is one of Townsville's best schools offering Prep to Year 12 Catholic education, located in the rapidly growing Deeragun and Northern Beaches precinct with its motto being "Let Your Light Shine". It is a Townsville Catholic school in the Franciscan tradition and our community continues to be animated by the spirit of St Francis of Assisi. The College comprises state-of-the-art facilities situated in a peaceful bushland setting with extensive grounds and is well-resourced to support a committed and professional teaching staff in the provision of quality Catholic education for students in the Northern Beaches. As part of our teaching team, we will provide a supportive, flexible working environment where care for all our staff is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 

Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 

About the role

In 2020, St Anthony's introduced a new and exciting education program offering a 'Bilingual approach to learning' under the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. In 2022, our program will include Years 1, 2  and 3 at our Padua (Primary) Campus. To support the growth of this program, St Anthony's is seeking a dynamic and passionate Japanese Teacher to provide continued support to our students as they transition through the Bilingual Program into 2022 and beyond. 

St Anthony's Catholic College, Deeragun is seeking an experienced and dedicated Japanese Teacher (Primary). This role is a Full Time, Fixed Term Contract position for the duration of the 2022 teaching year. Given the nature of the bilingual program, the successful applicant will be extremely fluent in Japanese. The opportunity for permanency may be negotiable for the right candidate upon completion of the Fixed Term Period.

To join this vibrant school community, you'll need

  • To have knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic ethos and mission of the school
  • To be able to work as a member of a committed team of professional teachers, dedicated to providing quality teaching and learning in partnership with the parent community
  • To have an understanding of contemporary pedagogy and the ability to differentiate, and provide for, a diverse range of abilities
  • To have an ability to collaborate and work positively as a part of a professional learning community
  • To have a willingness to change and develop instructional strategies to increase student growth and achievement 

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary range: $75,470 - $108,695 per annum pending experience 
  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise employee benefits and salary 
  • Modern facilities, equipment and resources
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Access to corporate health schemes
  • Induction processes, professional learning programs and Early Career Teacher Support
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Firm lifelong teacher networks
  • Wellbeing programs and initiatives

How to apply
If you have a relevant teaching qualification or you are currently working towards one, the TCE Recruitment Team are interested in hearing from you.

  • Complete the application form
  • Upload a cover letter addressing the skills, attributes and experience to support the key accountabilities of the role identified in the position description
  • Upload a current resume including contact details (phone and email) of two professional referees.

Please see the Position Description for more information.  

Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential. 

Applications close Sunday, 12 September 2021.

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Job Closing Date

12 Sep, 2021