French Teaching Opportunities

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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.

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Eltham College

At ELTHAM College, we inspire!

ELTHAM College is an independent co-educational school in Nillumbik Shire, northeast of Melbourne. We are seeking an appropriately qualified, highly skilled French Teacher to join our inspirational team on an ongoing, full-time or part-time (0.6-0.8 FTE) position.

 ELTHAM College grows the heart and mind of each child. We believe that school is a daring adventure where children learn to think for themselves, in preparation for a future of exciting possibilities. Located in an extraordinary environment, students experience an engaging, rigorous world-ready curriculum while being supported with warmth, care and respect.

We are seeking

An adventurous and energetic educator to influence and inspire in a future focused, dynamic environment

An educator with exceptional interpersonal skills, who is able to build authentic, collaborative relationships

An innovative classroom practitioner who will take a creative approach to learning within our unique environment

A lifelong learner who will embrace the College's ethos, vision and values

We offer

A professional collaborative working environment where all staff and students are supported

A flexible and innovative curriculum where student voice is valued and encouraged

A bushland setting that provides excellent opportunities for students to gain respect for, and an understanding of, the natural environment

A culture of continuous professional improvement that includes classroom based learning, mentoring and coaching

ELTHAM College takes a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse and is fully committed to ensuring that its strategies, policies, procedures and practices meet all Child Safety Standards as specified in Ministerial Order No. 1359 (2022).

Applicants must hold a current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and be entitled to live and work in Australia.


Submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae with the names of three referees to

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ELTHAM College

To grow hearts and minds and help our community prosper

The Geelong College

The Geelong College is seeking to employ a Teacher of French (Years 4-8) in the Middle School, who will provide the best possible education for students within their subject areas and contribute to the pastoral care and co-curricular programs.

Teacher of French (Years 4-8)

  • Full-time 1.0FTE
  • Fixed Term
  • Term 3 (August) 2023 to Term 3 (July) 2024

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant educational qualification and experience gained in a similar role
  • Have a high level of competency and be fluent in the French language
  • Current Victorian Institute of Teachers (VIT) registration
  • Current Level 2 First Aid and asthma and anaphylaxis qualification

To apply, please submit your application online via the following link - Employment (

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 5.00pm on Friday, 19 May 2023

Siena College invites applications for an experienced Teacher with the following methods, commencing Monday, 5 June 2023:

  • VCE French Teacher
  • Ability to teach Junior French
  • Full Time (FTE 1.0)  |  Ongoing Contract
  • Capacity to teach Junior Italian and another method would be highly regarded.

 Siena College, a Catholic secondary school in the Dominican tradition, engages young women in a challenging education that empowers them with the personal resources to make a difference in the world, by searching for truth through a culture of lifelong learning.

Siena College values and enriches our staff by:

  • Promoting a culture of professional excellence.
  • Nurturing a professional staff culture that is inclusive, supportive and diverse.
  • Facilitating professional learning opportunities to build on the capacity of staff.

 Applications to be addressed to the Principal via email to the Human Resources Manager, Sarah Egan at

 Application details are available at

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

Applications processed upon receipt.

Applications close 4.00pm on Monday, 8 May 2023

The Siena College community promotes the safety, wellbeing, and inclusion of all children.