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Junior School Teaching Opportunities 2024 in Australia


The opportunity
Commencing in January 2024, Radford College has both full-time and part-time, permanent, and fixed-term opportunities available across select teaching areas in the Junior School.

We are seeking suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following learning areas:

  • Classroom Teachers (Pre-K to Year 6)
  • Student Support and Enrichment Teacher

Join a community of highly motivated, passionate, and experienced individuals.  Our professional staff foster inclusivity, expertise and dedication to our students, education, and each other. Radford is proud of the opportunities that are provided to students through strong academic and cocurricular programs. 

Teaching staff are well supported by experienced, professional College Services Staff in all aspects of the College’s operations. 

Teaching and Learning at Radford College

With a focus on high-quality teaching to improve student learning outcomes, Radford College is committed to collaborative and reflective practices which enhance professional learning and growth. As such, we require our teachers to be able to work effectively as part of a high performing team and to be dedicated to upholding our values of truth, compassion and wisdom, which form the ethos and foundation of our College community. To support our teachers in becoming expert teachers, able to make deliberate choices about the strategies they use in classrooms, there is a strong emphasis on collaboration through an on-site Teacher Mentor, established Communities of Practice and ongoing coaching and mentoring.

Why choose Radford?

As well as supporting and enabling staff to achieve their potential, Radford College offers:    

  • A vibrant and rewarding place in which to work
  • Professional Learning financial support
  • Salary Continuance Insurance
  • Discounted school fees for eligible employees
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives – EAP program, access to gym facilities and group fitness classes
  • Generous Superannuation after qualifying period
  • Salary Sacrificing
  • Excellent resources and grounds
  • Free onsite parking

For further information, please visit the Employment page on our Website.

About you

A successful candidate at Radford College, will be an energetic educator who is motivated by thinking differently about teaching and learning and who is driven by the creation of engaging and dynamic learning experiences for our students. Candidates must:

  • Collaborate as a member of a team providing a vibrant, dynamic, innovative, and balanced educational program for our children in accordance with the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme
  • Provide a warm, supportive, nurturing, safe and stimulating environment for our children
  • Demonstrate a passion for both teaching and pursuing innovative thinking
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrate a willingness to grow through the sharing of best practice and professional experience
  • Possess excellent communications skills both written and verbal, as well as excellent time management skills
  • Participate in pastoral and co-curricular programs, including student wellbeing initiatives, school camps and excursions
  • Commit to the safeguarding and promotion of student welfare
  • Support Radford’s strategic priorities and goals
  • Uphold Radford’s Values of Truth, Compassion and Wisdom


  • Teaching qualification recognised by the ACT Department of Education
  • Maintain registration as a teacher with the Teacher Quality Institute, including WWVP
  • Current First Aid Certificate

How to Apply
Details about this position and how to apply can be found on the Employment section on the College Website If you have further enquiries regarding this position, please contact Human Resources at

Applications close midnight, 13th October 2023.

We encourage candidates to apply early as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early, if a suitable applicant is found.

The Principal

Applicants will be subject to employment screening and will be required to provide a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People card prior to commencing employment.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a Teaching Role?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

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