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

9-10 Maths & Science Teacher 2024 

A teaching position in a beautiful location 15 minutes from the CBD. 

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.  

The role of a Teacher at Dara is to contribute to our progressive culture in creating an outstanding learning environment, and will suit someone who is: 

  • passionate about student wellbeing and social and emotional support, 
  • passionate about differentiated curriculum and personalised, student-led learning, 
  • keen to gain experience in Gifted Education, 
  • interested in putting innovative teaching and learning approaches into practice, 
  • a team player and collaborative problem-solver. 

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.  

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.au or call on 08 8317 6020. 

Applications close 4pm Monday 27th November 2023. 

Interviews to be conducted on Thursday 30th November 2023.

JP 9-10 Maths Science Teacher