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. 

Ruyton Girls' School

Ruuyton Girls' School is seeking a French teacher (Parental Leave Cover) Languages Learning Leader and Coordinator of International Students

From 25 January 2023 to 23 June 2023

FTE1.0, Ongoing

Ruyton Girls' School is a forward-thinking independent K – 12 school with a long tradition of academic success and co-curricular achievement. Our focus is on preparing girls for a lifetime of learning, leadership and engagement in our global community.

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VSL Geelong

The Matthew Flinders Centre of the Victorian School of Languages Geelong is seeking a French teacher for Years 1 to 10 for 2023. 

Classes run on Saturday mornings from 9.00am – 12.15pm, during school terms. This year, the class had about 10 students in it. Instructors are paid for four hours per week (three hours of instruction and one hour of preparation) at a rate of $62.61 per hour.

There is only one French class at the centre, Years 1-10.

Email Area Manager, David Kaberry on for more information. 


Part time (0.5) fixed term for 2023

MLC attracts and engages the best minds to pioneer cutting - edge learning techniques and to implement best practices in teaching.  With specialised ongoing professional development, MLC teachers are supported in developing their own skills to enable MLC to remain at the forefront of educational innovation.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, skilled and motivated professionals for the position of French Teacher. The position is part time (0.5) fixed term for 2023. Anticipated year levels for this vacancy are Years 7 to 9.  MLC welcomes applications from VIT registered Teachers including Graduates. 

Applications close at midday Thursday 24 November 2022.

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Creekside K-9 College

Creekside is seeking a passionate French Teacher to join our School community from Term 1, 2023.

People seeking a full-time fixed-term position are encouraged to apply. This position is a middle years position teaching years 7-9 students.

Creekside K-9 College opened in 2006, as a campus of Caroline Springs College. The college now caters for 1,350 students from Prep to Year 9 and incorporates a Kindergarten and a Maternal Health Unit to support the community and each family on their learning journey. This is a commitment to the community of Caroline Springs to provide a holistic approach to childhood development, growth and education.

The priority at Creekside College is to meet all students' individual learning needs, enhance their learning opportunities and achievement, and do this in conjunction with the families and the community. The underlying philosophy is to facilitate lifelong development and the growth of students so that they can achieve their full potential as individuals and as members of a healthy and productive community. Parents, students and staff are strongly encouraged to collaborate in partnerships to support this improvement.

 For more information please contact Gary Eckersall (03) 8363 6400 or apply directly on Recruitment Online (JobID 1307742).

Caulfield Grammar School Wheelers Hill Campus

Caulfield Grammar School Wheelers Hill Campus is currently seeking a French Teacher and German & French Teacher.

Applications will be accepted until 17 November 2022.

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Cornish College

Cornish College has a teaching opportunity for one full-time OR two part-time teacher(s) to teach French from Year 7 to Year 12.

Cornish College is an independent, coeducational school in Melbourne, Australia with approximately 720 students in total. Located in Bangholme, the school caters for students in all year levels from three-year-olds, in the Early Learning Centre, to Year 12.

In 2023 there will be an opportunity for a teacher of French to join our amazing community. The job would be full-time (with a possibility of being two part-time positions) and would require an ability to teach French from Year 7 to Year 12.

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Auburn High School

We are excited to announce that we have a French position available at Auburn High School from Term 1 2023. It is an ongoing position that would preferably be full-time but part-time could be considered too.

The new teacher would join a school that highly values French as it is the only French-Australian binational high school in Victoria and the third in Australia. The French team consists of 9 teachers (10 next year !) who always work collaboratively to provide the best learning experience for students whether it is in our general French, Partial Immersion, Binational or International Baccalaureate programs.

Applicants need to submit their application on Recruitment Online, the Department’s online job advertisement and recruitment management system for Victorian Government school jobs before Wednesday 9 November.

Toorak Primary School

Toorak PS is seeking a French Teacher commencing 27/1/2023 – end 29/1/2024, 12 month Fixed term contract

Further job details available on recruitment online, Reference # 1311724

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Castlemaine Secondary College

Castelmaine SC is seeking two French teachers to join a lovely supportive team of 4 at Castlemaine Secondary College, so please apply or forward onto anyone who might be interested! Castlemaine is a great place to live and the local community is very welcoming and inclusive 🙂

 The following positions are being advertised on Recruitment Online and commence on 27 January 2023: 

  1.  A full time ongoing French teaching position, which will include a good balance of elective senior classes and junior classes (job ID 1315089, closes Monday 28 November) - this is a fantastic position and doesn’t come up very often! 
  2.  A part time French teaching position, which is currently 0.4 for one year with the possibility of increasing the time fraction in future or depending on the other areas the successful applicant is able to teach (job ID 1315095, closes Monday 28 November) - great for flexibility and anyone who doesn’t want to work full time 

 Castlemaine SC has an excellent French program which runs right through to Year 12 and the successful applicants will be working in a team of four French teachers, two of whom have significant teaching experience at the school and are very supportive colleagues. The other two positions are those being advertised.

Please apply on the Recruitment Online website.  

If you have any questions or would like to discuss these positions, please contact Ruth McNamara, Languages Learning Area Leader at CSC, by email:

Greenvale Secondary College

 New school, Greenvale Secondary College is seeking a French Teacher to join the team in 2023. 

Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak

Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak is a Catholic Independent School that aims to be the leading girls’ school in Australia. Highly regarded for our pastoral care, academic, sporting, music and cultural programs, we educate women who will work towards positive social change.

Our vision, to offer a Catholic education that liberates, empowers and motivates students, is supported by a strategic direction that incorporates the belief that staff are the most valuable and critical asset of the School.

The role

Loreto Toorak invites applications from experienced and talented French Teachers to join our dedicated team of teaching staff.  This opportunity is offered as a part time (0.7 FTE) ongoing role commencing Term 1, 2023.  Applications for a full time role will be considered for those with a second subject specialisation.  This role will facilitate, support and enhance student love and appreciation of the subject.  It is expected that all subject teachers have a broad and deep understanding of their subject specific content and curriculum. 

Click on here for more information: Current Opportunities | Loreto Mandeville Hall (