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Upper Primary Teacher

Prescott Primary Northern, Wright Road, Para Vista SA, Australia

Primary Teacher

Job Description and Requirements

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (South Australia) Limited is seeking to find an Upper Primary Teacher, responsible for teaching an upper primary class (Year 5 or 6), for Prescott Primary Northern commencing in January 2024.


As an excellent classroom teacher, candidates will have a deep and broad knowledge of current issues and best practice in education, demonstrating the capacity to work harmoniously with teams, whether in supervisory, collegial or advisory contexts. While these positions are open to all applicants, including recent graduates, experience in teaching upper primary students is desirable.


This is a Full Time Position


The successful applicant will have:

  • a personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ and a lifestyle consistent with that faith, including a commitment to support the values and faith of Adventist Education

  • clear communication with students, colleagues and the wider community regarding educational and welfare issues

  • an appropriate tertiary education degree

  • registration with the Teacher Registration Board of South Australia (prior to commencement)

  • the ability to meet and maintain the criteria of the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers at the proficient level according to legislation.


Prescott Primary Northern (Adelaide, South Australia)

Located 15km northeast of the Adelaide CBD, the School has an enrolment of approximately 490 and provides a family atmosphere where students have close and supportive contact with their teachers and peers. Students are provided with an education that is personal, nurturing and targeted towards developing their individual abilities.

For more information about the school please visit the website: www.prescottnorthern.com.au

How to Apply

Appropriately qualified and experienced individuals are invited to apply by sending a cover letter, curriculum vitae, professional and faith references to the Director of Education, Steve Cowley at stevecowley@adventist.org.au.

Only those with a legal right to work in Australia may apply, and the appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.

Applications Close:

9 October 2023

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