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We are seeking an experienced English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher to join our vibrant Junior School team.

0.6FTE Contract Position Available
Weeks 2 to 6 Term 2 2023 (5 week contract)

The School
Pembroke is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school from Early Learning Centre to Year 12. Pembroke offers the South Australian Certificate of Education and is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the Diploma Program and the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Pembroke School offers a collegial and dynamic professional environment with generous provision for staff professional development.

The Role
We are seeking an experienced English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher to join our vibrant Junior School team. The successful applicant will provide language and literacy learning and education of EAL students in the Junior School, from Early Learning Centre to Year 6.

With direction and support from the Head of Junior School, Coordinator of Junior School Learning Support, and Coordinator of EAL, the EAL Teacher will provide an instructional approach to advancing EAL students’ English proficiency and learner attributes to enable them to move through their studies, with the language skills required to undertake the other aspects of their education.

The Successful Applicant
The successful applicant will hold appropriate qualifications as an EAL Teacher and have experience in the nuances of English language learning. They will be able to create a supportive learning environment in which EAL students feel able to achieve their potential and overcome the language barrier.

The EAL Teacher will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively. They will have a passion for teaching and a deep understanding of different learning styles to accommodate the individual needs of each EAL student.

The Junior School
Pembroke’s Junior School programme offers students the opportunity to be challenged, supported and creative. Guided inquiry is our foundational pedagogical approach. We recognise that all students are capable of, responsible for and actively involved in, quality learning. Developing knowledge, understandings, skills, attitudes and action are the essential elements of learning in our context. Relating to and understanding the needs of each individual student, is the intention of all staff at Pembroke.

If you are an enthusiastic and experienced EAL teacher, with a passion for language and literacy learning, and a desire to make a positive impact on the education of EAL students in the Junior School, we encourage you to apply.


Applications should be addressed to Mr Mark Staker, Principal and submitted in PDF format. Applications for this position close 9.00 am Monday 27 March 2023.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Enquiries may be emailed to or telephone Ms Sandy Luong on 8366 6200.

Pembroke School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.