We’re looking for a great German teacher

We are a community school operating from 9am to 12pm on Saturday mornings during the school year. The school offers classes for German language and DACHL (Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein) cultures and has about 160 students from kindergarten to upper high school, currently in about 12 classes. The German Saturday School has been operating for over 150 years and over a decade on the current site. The GSS caters for a range of German language abilities and has recently redeveloped its curriculum based on the Victorian Curriculum F–10. The school is qualified to offer the German Language Diploma exam, Deutsches Sprachdiplom, at Level I and is a member of the PASCH – Schools: Partners for the Future network.

What we are looking for:

  • Qualified teachers of German or professionals without teaching qualifications but with experience in teaching German language
  • Fluent speaker of German with an extensive understanding of German culture
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills and a high level of interpersonal skills including the capacity to develop constructive relationships with students, parents and other staff
  • What we offer:

  • competitive rates of pay
  • an enjoyable working environment
  • professional development training
  • pay and conditions, including leave allowances, according to the Victorian teacher award
  • Please contact our principal, Anja, via the contact page.



    Enrolments for all year levels are open for 2019. Students currently attending are guaranteed a spot; please contact us if you haven't already told us your intentions for next year.
    New families, please send us an expression of interest via our Contact form if you'd like to visit the school and classes prior to enrolling your children. Or download a 2019 enrolment form here and email it to enrol@germansaturdayschool.org.au, post it to GSS, PO Box 291, Clifton Hill LPO, Clifton Hill VIC 3068, or hand-deliver it to the school.

    Fees for 2019 will remain unchanged from 2018. Details are available on our Fee Payments Policy Page.