Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts is seeking a full-time Italian and French teacher for a 12 month contract, commencing in 2018. The successful applicant must be able to teach Stage 4 Italian as well as Stages 4-6 French (including Stage 6 French Beginners). For more details and to apply for this position, please contact Vicki Strudwick.
Blaxland High School is seeking two teachers of Italian. The first position is for Term 1 2018 full-time, with a view to extending the contract. The second position is from Terms 1-3 2018 full-time. Both positions require a capacity to teach Years 7-10 and/or a capacity to teach Years 11-12 in a composite setting for both Beginners and Continuers courses. The ability to teach English is also an advantage.
If you are interested in the position, please contact the Head Teacher Bronwyn Kedicoglu.
To coincide with la Settimana della lingua italiana, the 2017 theme of L'italiano al Cinema l'Italiano nel Cinema and the National Italian Teachers' Conference being held in Canberra, Professor Donata Puntil from the Kings College London will be in Sydney on 24 October to deliver a workshop. The workshop is titled "Mixed ability classes and the use of cinema," and will involve the presentation of various Italian film clips, followed by a discussion on their cultural and linguistic use in the Italian class room. Attendance at the workshop will count towards teacher identified professional learning.
For further information, as well as details of registration, please see the flyer attached.
The Week of the Italian Language in the World promotes Italian as a language of classical and contemporary culture. As a celebration of this initiative, the diplomatic and cultural network of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy selects a theme and organises a series of events in the third week of October.
To commemorate the event's 17th anniversary, the chosen theme is "L'italiano al cinema, l'italiano nel cinema" (Italian at the cinema, Italian in the cinema).
In honour of this theme, the Marco Polo Italian Language School will be hosting a free screening of the Italian comedy-drama film Pinocchio (2002), directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. The film will be screened in Italian with English subtitles.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 18 October 2017
Location: Carnes Hill Community and Recreation Precinct, 600 Kurrajong Road, Carnes Hill 2171
Time: 10:30 AM
If schools wish to arrange an excursion, please contact the Marco Polo Language School office.
Tel: (02) 8786 0888
Don't forget to register your attendance for the National Italian Teachers' Conference on 21 October at the Embassy of Italy in Canberra. The flyer containing information on the conference program is attached below.
Please send an email to email@example.com by 13 October 2017
In your email, include the following details: Name, school name (if you are presently teaching in a school) and contact details, including your email and phone number.
Registration for the event is free.
For further enquiries, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (02) 9564 0744/0481 765 271
The Languages and Culture team is seeking experienced departmental (DoE) teachers of the Stage 6 Italian Extension course to create high-quality support materials for the new course prescriptions (2019-2023) that will be implemented in Term 4 2018.
Participation in the writing project will be over a period of 5 days:
- Monday 4 December 2017
- Tuesday 12 December 2017
- Wednesday 13 December 2017
- Thursday 15 February 2018
- Friday 23 February 2018.
Non-metropolitan teachers are welcome to apply - travel and accommodation reimbursements are available.
Should you wish to participate, please complete the EOI form attached below and email the completed form to email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: Friday 22 September 2017.
Queries: Janelle Byrne, 9266 8540.
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Italian teachers in the NSW Department of Education are invited to join the Adobe Connect webinar on Wednesday 28 June (3:30-4:30pm) to hear about the draft K-10 syllabus and have an opportunity to provide feedback.
Teachers are encouraged to download and critically review the content in the draft K-10 syllabus which can be accessed on the NESA site. This consultation period is the only opportunity for teachers to be part of the department’s feedback to NESA.
If you haven't participated in an Adobe Connect session before, please download the 'how-to' guide below and follow the instructions. It's easy!
Log into https://connect.schools.nsw.edu.au/secondarylanguages using your Department user name and password.
We look forward to meeting virtually with teachers to ensure the content of the K-10 syllabus is relevant and appropriate for the students in your languages classes.
West Pennant Hills Public School is seeking a K-6 teacher of Italian for a full-time, five week block from Monday 17 July until Friday 18 August 2017. There is a possibility that the position will continue until the end of the year.
Applications close on Wednesday 21 June.
Interested teachers should contact Donna Harris (Principal) on (02) 9484 7400.
You will find more information about the school at http://www.westpenhil-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/
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