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Teaching Positions Available in Australian Krishna School

By: for ISKCON News on Oct. 24, 2013

The Bhaktivedanta Swami Gurukula School in New Govardhana, Australia is currently seeking to employ Secondary teachers of the following subjects for the 2014 academic year: English, Mathematics, Science, Creative Arts, HSIE, Technological and Applied Studies 

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 Tuesday 22 October and Sunday 17 November 2013. Interviews will be held mid-November. The successful candidates will be announced at the end of November 2013. 

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. 

 Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30pm during the school year which consists of four 10 week terms from February to mid December. There are 3 two week breaks between terms, and a six week summer break from mid December to February. 

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 CCYP (working with children check) and ISKCON CPO (Child Protection Office) 

 Salary and Benefits 

Benefits and salary is commensurate with experience and in compliance with the Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2010.

Applicants, please submit your resumes via e‐mail:

Bhaktivedanta Swami Gurukula (Hare Krishna School ‐ ISKCON Primary School), 525 Tyalgum Road, Eungella, 2484 NSW Mail to: PO Box 546, Murwillumbah, 2484 NSW , Ph: (02) 6672 3788 e‐mail: web:

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