We are looking for:

  • A passionate educator to be one of our Head Teachers  for our bilingual class and to join a small team of dedicated professionals at one of the best Playschools in Canberra. The German-Australian Playschool (GAP) offers a fantastic program in German in a loving and caring environment. 

What we offer: 

  • A permanent part-time role, with an immediate start.
  • Great work-life balance with hours from 9:05am to 3:45pm during ACT school terms and open for limited days during school term breaks. The Playschool is closed each Wednesday.
  • In addition, teachers are paid for preparation time; uniform is provided; laundry allowance as well as regulated entitlements such as Superannuation, Long Service Leave, 17.5% Annual Leave Loading, and Personal Care Leave.
  • Spielwelt pays above Award rates and is an exceptionally encouraging and inclusive employer supporting staff development.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • We are a non-toxic, environmentally friendly, sun smart, healthy-habits playschool, where children enjoy their activities and experience joy in learning.
  • Free German language lessons during work hours 

 The minimum requirements:

  • Be great with children aged 3-5 years old
  • Have or be eligible for a Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Have a valid work permit, Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship
  • Hold a Diploma or Degree qualification in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Children’s services, Sozialpädagogik, or similar.
  • Impress us with an inspiring session delivered at our morning circle (as part of your interview process)

Ideally the candidate will also:

  • Have prior Children’s services or early childhood teaching experience, but not a requirement
  • Be fluent in German, but not a requirement 

For more information, please see our website https://spielwelt.org.au/

If you would like to be part of our wonderful team, please send all enquiries and CVs to Katrin on gap.director@spielwelt.org.au or call us on 0481 590 656