French Teaching Opportunities

What qualifications and registration do I need to teach in Victoria?

All teachers wishing to teach in Victoria need to be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching which is the professional body that sets the professional standards for teachers in Victoria. At the VIT website registration information is available for teacher graduates trained in Australia and experienced teachers trained in Australia and teachers trained overseas.

You may click here to access current teaching positions advertised on DET's 'schooljobs' website.

Please note: Ads posted below are provided for the information of schools and individuals, they are not a recommendation or suggestion. We endeavour to provide accurate information. 



Teacher of French | Semester 2 2024 | Corio Campus

 Geelong Grammar School is one of the world's leading co-educational boarding and day schools. Offering exceptional educational opportunities across four campuses from Early Learning to Year 12, Geelong Grammar School is committed to making a positive difference for students, staff and the community. We believe in prioritising wellbeing, adventure, creativity and academic rigour, and we value wisdom.

 For those interested in committing to a professional and aspirational environment that encourages your success, and supports your ongoing learning and development, we welcome applications for a Teacher of French for Years 7-12 at our Corio Campus. Experience of teaching senior French and in particular the IB Diploma, would be an advantage.  This replacement role is  for the remainder of the 2024 academic year. Both part-time and full-time loads will be considered (0.80 FTE to 1.0 FTE). Early in career  teachers are encouraged to apply.

 All teaching staff at Geelong Grammar School have a significant role in enhancing the resiliency and wellbeing of students through the delivery of Positive Education, based on the principles of Positive Psychology. 

 For information visit the Employment page on our website: www.ggs.vic.edu.au/employment.  Please submit a cover letter, CV and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

 The closing date for this position is 10.00am Friday 28 June 2024.

 Please be aware that applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and interviews may occur prior to the closing date.

Geelong Grammar School is committed to the safety of all students and has a zero tolerance of student abuse.


Creek Street Christian College Bendigo

Primary French Teacher: PT, Commencing term 1, 2025

About the College

Creek Street Christian College has been an integral part of the ministry of Creek Street Church in Bendigo since 1981. It is an inter-denominational, co-educational Prep to Year 12 College. An Early Learning Centre commenced in 2017 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in 2021.

The College enjoys an outstanding reputation and has experienced continuous, steady growth. It provides a high standard of Christian Education for families through a well-balanced, innovative curriculum in a positive and caring environment.

The vision of the College is to see students equipped to impact their community, nation and the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Further information about the College is available on our website www.creekstreet.vic.edu.au.

About the position

  • Part Time approx. 0.6 EFT, French Teacher – to teach prep – year 6.

About the candidates

The successful candidates will need to have a successful work history and desire to be part of a welcoming, growing and thriving regional Christian College Community. Excellent support will be provided to the successful candidates.

Employees needs to be able to share the core values of the College and have a passion for teaching in a Christian education setting. The terms of these positions are negotiable, and the College will assist potential candidates in providing suitable work conditions and relocation if required.

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St Catherine's School

French Teacher

  • Part time or Full time ongoing role
  • Commencing Term 1 2025 (or earlier in 2024 by negotiation)
  • High performing independent girls' school

About St Catherine's School

As a leading girls' school in Australia, St Catherine's School is committed to nurturing and empowering independent and globally responsive young women, enabling them to approach all their endeavours with confidence, wisdom, and integrity.

Our 2023 VCE results were outstanding and rank St Catherine's School in the top 10 schools within Victoria. The continued growth in our VCE results over the past 5 years are indicative of our exceptional teachers, and the outstanding academic care our staff provide to every student.  

About the Role

As we continue to build upon our success, an exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced French Teacher, to join our school community either at the beginning of 2025, or earlier in 2024 by negotiation. 

This is a part time (approximate FTE 0.7) or full time ongoing position (with a potential second teaching method). Reporting into the Head of Languages, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering an engaging and innovative French curriculum across the Senior School. 

To be successful in this opportunity you will require:

  • Current VIT Registration.
  • Previous experience teaching French from Years 6 - 12.
  • VCE experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Expert knowledge of content area and a demonstrated willingness to continue to develop knowledge and skills.
  • A current knowledge of Australian Curriculum imperatives as they impact on LOTE.
  • Capability to impart to students a love of learning of the French language, literature, and culture.
  • Ability to use of a variety of teaching strategies that address different aspects of the learning area and the range of learning styles of students in the classroom.
  • Excellent appreciation of, and the ability to use, a range of assessment strategies.
  • Well-developed classroom management strategies that can be applied to the St Catherine's culture.
  • Excellent ICT skills with the ability to use ICT to support teaching and learning programs, as well as administration practices.
  • Ability to work and contribute productively to a team situation.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Personal resilience with an ability to be proactive and take initiative.
  • Highly developed organisational skills.
  • Willingness to uphold the ethos and values of the School at all times.

Why work for us?

  • Fantastic opportunity to work in a highly regarded independent school in Toorak.
  • Integrated professional learning teams with learning coaches.
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Access to professional development.
  • Onsite parking available and close to public transport.
  • Onsite cafe and use of gym and swimming pool facilities.

Want to find out more?

To view the position description, or to apply visit https://www.stcatherines.net.au/about-us/employment/

Applicants will be requested to upload:

  • A letter of introduction addressed to the Principal indicating your preference for full time or part time employment, and
  • A resume.

 If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Human Resources via hr@stcatherines.net.au for a confidential discussion.

Applications will close Monday 1 July at 5pm, however earlier applications are encouraged as interviews may commence prior to the closing date.


St Catherine's School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children by providing a child safe environment. Our students feel safe and empowered as we support and respect all members of the St Catherine’s community.  This includes the safety and wellbeing of our students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds along with students with a disability.

Applicants will be subject to the relevant child protection screening, including referee and identity checks, and are expected to familiarise themselves with the School’s Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy, Child Safety Code of Conduct and associated policies available on the School's website.


Victorian School of Languages

An opportunity to Teach French in a different environment with the VSL!

Our Distance Education section is looking for someone to teach 0.4 and be part of the French faculty as a member of our dynamic and specialist team.

If you have any questions, get in touch with the Acting Manager of Distance Education, Mike Atkinson by email - michaela@vsl.vic.edu.au or phone - 9474 0500. (On Recruitment Online)

  • You can apply through Edupay if you're a current DET employee, or for external applicants. Job ID 1417409
  • Work must be on site in Thornbury, Victoria.
  • Applicants must be appropriately qualified and hold registration with the VIT.
  • The advertised position is a family leave replacement.


The Geelong College

Teacher of French (Years 9-12)

The Geelong College is seeking to employ a Teacher of French (Years 9-12) in the Senior School, who will provide the best possible education for students within their subject areas and contribute to the pastoral care and co-curricular programs. 

  • Part-time 0.89FTE
  • Ongoing
  • Commencing Term 3, 2024

About The Geelong College

The Geelong College is a co-educational day and boarding school embracing the Uniting Church Christian ethos. Founded more than 160 years ago, The College comprises of three schools – Junior, Middle and Senior – with some 1600 students as day and boarding members of our community. The College aims to prepare students to go out into the world with purpose and confidence, with a breadth of knowledge, a range of interests and a wealth of experience that will stand them in good stead for a bright future. It is the rich curriculum, expert tuition, opportunities to lead and the full range of co-curricular activities that ensure we achieve this.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Relevant educational qualification and experience gained in a similar role including experience in teaching VCE French
  • Current Victorian Institute of Teachers (VIT) registration
  • Current Level 2 First Aid and asthma and anaphylaxis qualification

To review the current position description and apply, please submit your application online via the following link - Employment (tgc.vic.edu.au).

Your application should be addressed to the Principal, Dr Peter Miller, The Geelong College and include;

  • A cover letter and resume;
  • A statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Address to the Key Selection Criteria, demonstrating your experience that will enable you to flourish in the Teacher of French position.

The successful candidate must have the relevant rights to work in Australia.

Applications close Sunday 28 April 2024 - 11pm


St Catherine's School

French Teacher – Senior School or Junior School

  • Part Time (Full Time) ongoing role
  • Commencing in Term 2 2024 (or by negotiation)
  • High performing independent girls' school


About the Role 

As we continue to build upon our success, an exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced French Teacher, to join our school community.

This is a part time FTE 0.5 or full time on-going position (with a second teaching method). Reporting to the Head of Languages (and the head of Junior School if teaching the primary years), the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering an engaging and innovative French curriculum across the Junior School or the Senior School dependent upon experience.

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Methodist Ladies' College

Methodist Ladies' College is currently in search of a qualified and enthusiastic French teacher for a fixed-term position with a 0.7-1 load, teaching Years 7 - 9 from Term 2 to Term 4. 

For queries, contact Jing Cui, Acting Head of Languages, on cuij@mlc.vic.edu.au, or refer to the SEEK listing.


Kingswood College

Application for Teaching Position - French

We warmly invite applications for a Secondary French Teacher (0.27), across 3 half days. The successful applicant will commence at the beginning of Term 2, 2024 or at a mutually agreeable date prior.

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Creek Street Christian College

Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia Negotiable

Creek Street Christian College is looking for a Secondary French Teacher and potentially a department leader. This role would ideally suit a specialist French teacher but can be shaped to suit the successful candidate.......

About the College

Creek Street Christian College has been an integral part of the ministry of Creek Street Church in Bendigo since 1981. It is an inter-denominational, co-educational Prep to Year 12 College. An Early Learning Centre commenced in 2017 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in 2021.

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