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Job: English Teacher


Title English Teacher
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Outstanding opportunity to teach at Australia’s Top Co-educational School.


Winner 2019 Secondary School of the Year Non Government.


Ballarat Clarendon College is unrivalled as Australia’s top co-educational school. We have an unwavering commitment to excellence that is evident in both our academic results and in the outstanding contribution our school and students make to our community.


Throughout a student’s time at Ballarat Clarendon College our focus is to maximise their competence, skills and capacity so that, at the end of their time at the school, when they stand on the threshold of their future, they can choose their ‘heart’s desire’.


For Term 2, 2020, Ballarat Clarendon College is seeking an expert English teacher to teach across secondary school. Salary offered will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills, qualifications and experience and will be based on level 1-12 of the Ballarat Clarendon College Enterprise Agreement Teaching Scale ($70,348 – $103,173).




Ballarat Clarendon College


Ballarat Clarendon College is a co-educational school associated with the Uniting Church. It is based in Ballarat, a rural city in the heart of Victoria, just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne, with a population of around 100,000 people. Approximately 1,500 students attend the school, from 3-year-old Early Learning to Year 12.


Ballarat Clarendon College is an equal opportunity employer and provides a non-smoking environment for all students and staff.


Before commencing work at Ballarat Clarendon College, teaching staff must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching – https://www.vit.vic.edu.au/registering-as-a-teacher



Key Selection Criteria:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications (UK applicants must have a PGCE).
  • Strong curriculum understanding, including the Child Safe Standards.
  • Ability to effectively plan and design lessons.
  • Commitment to and understanding of the use of a range of assessment tools and techniques.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of subject curriculum, study designs and criteria.
  • Proven ability to provide feedback to students.
  • Solid understanding of how to analyse data in relation to student progress and teaching effectiveness.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in and out of the classroom.
  • Proven ability to manage time and conflicting priorities effectively.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with all Ballarat Clarendon College community members positively and appropriately.
  • Previous experience working within a team environment with a focus on success and outcomes.
  • Proficient user of information technology.


Special requirements:


Must be able to obtain an appropriate visa to work in Australia.


Please include your cover letter and resume. Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications close 26 February 2020.

For further information, please click here for the general classroom teacher position description.

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