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Teaching Position Available at Australian Gurukula

By: for ISKCON News on Feb. 18, 2015

The Bhaktivedanta Swami Gurukula School (New Gorvardhan, Australia) is currently seeking to employ teachers for the continuation of 2015 academic year for the following position:

  • Full time Primary School Teacher

These teaching positions present a wonderful opportunity to serve Srila Prabhupada, the younger devotee generation and the future of ISKCON. If you are interested, please read the job description or pass it on to someone you know who may be interested.

Application for these positions will be open between Monday 9 February 2015 and Sunday 1 March 2015. We will further hold the interviews in the following weeks and announce an applicant to commence from between mid March and mid April 2015.

The position of a part-time and full-time teacher carries with it a number of responsibilities which include:

  • Discharging conscientiously and with all due and proper care, attention and diligence the principle duty of educating children in accordance with the policies and practices of the school, NSW Department of Education, NSW Board of Studies and directions of the Association of Independent Schools
  • Developing educational plans and implementing such plans for the relevant KLAs according to the NSW Board of Studies syllabi, the Gurukula policies on the integration of Krishna Consciousness and other related documents
  • Preparing and teaching devotional studies based on the teachings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Founder Acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
  • Performing all the duties as imposed by the law and abiding by the school’s Code of Conduct for Teachers and Staff Members

Eligibility, Qualifications and Personal Attributes

  • Bachelor of Education, or Graduate Diploma in Education, or equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • Active membership with the Institute of Teachers NSW
  • Teaching experience is preferred
  • Australian residents or holders of a relevant visa allowing employment in Australia
  • Being an active and practicing devotee whose lifestyle, personal time activities and professional conduct are in accord with the teaching precepts of Gaudiya Vaisnavism, as presented by Srila Prabhupada
  • The Bhaktivedanta Swami School considers all applicants without regard to race, colour, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital, or veteran status
  • All candidates are required to have no criminal record and have a clearance from NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian (Working With Children Check)

Salary and Benefits:

Benefits and salary is commensurate with experience and in compliance with the Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2010. Other fringe benefits may also apply.

More information about the school:

Applicants, please submit your resumes via e-mail:

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