Working at Dara School

Dara School seeks to employ teachers who are committed to implementing the pedagogy and best practice in Gifted Education.  For prospective Dara School employees, it would be an advantage to have already undertaken formal qualifications in Gifted Education or to be willing to undertake postgraduate studies in this area.

Positions Vacant

Expressions of interest for positions in our OSHC service are welcome. Please contact the school on 08 8317 6020 for more information.

Classroom Teacher 2024

We are pleased to offer an opportunity to join our teaching community for 2024. Our personalised approach to teaching and learning seeks to equip our gifted students with the skills, knowledge, and understandings to maximise their potential. To facilitate such an approach, our class sizes are small, our pedagogical practices are dynamic and relevant to our students’ learning profiles, and our teaching team is collaborative and highly knowledgeable in Gifted Education.  

Dara School is the only school in Australia specialising in the education of Gifted students. Every day is different and presents the opportunity to genuinely support the personal growth and wellbeing of our students and, in doing so, make a difference to the students and families which comprise the heart of the Dara community.  

The role of the year 8 and 9 Teacher is to contribute to our progressive culture in creating an outstanding learning environment, with an emphasis on innovative teaching and learning approaches. An understanding of Gifted Education practices is required, as well as a comprehensive understanding of curriculum differentiation and excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with colleagues. 

Our children are exceptional. If you are an exceptional teacher and would like to work in a setting that provides high quality teaching and learning in a personalised manner, please apply. If you would like to know more about Dara School or the role, please reach out to principal@daraschool.sa.edu.auor call on 08 8317 6020. 

Application Instructions

1. Include a covering letter addressing each of the selection criteria using previous experience to demonstrate suitability.

2. Include in your letter your vision for this position at the school.

3. Submit a recent curriculum vitae including the names and contact details of 3 referees.

Applications that do not meet the above criteria will not be considered.

Applications close at 5:00 pm on Thursday 21st September 2023 and are to be marked CONFIDENTIAL and emailed to principal@daraschool.sa.edu.au

Applicants who are short listed for interview will need to be available on Thursday 28th September 2023.

JP Classroom Teacher September 2023