LOTE Assistant – Indonesian

​An experienced Indonesian Assistant is required to provide both in-class support and withdrawal lessons for students learning Indonesian from Year 7 to 12, under the guidance of the Indonesian Language Teachers and Head of LOTE Faculty. This is a casual position, working 2-3 hours per week.

Position: LOTE Assistant Campus: Senior Campus Faculty/Department: LOTE Reports to: Head of LOTE Key Relationships: Head of LOTE, Students, Principal, Staff

Position Summary

The role of the Assistant will be to provide targeted support to enhance student’s learning of the Indonesian Language including extension opportunities, small group oral lessons, building foundational language skills and creating authentic resources.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful applicant (or applicants) will:

  • Provide in class support for students learning Indonesian from Years 7-12
  • Be able to support withdrawal lessons doe students learning Indonesian from Years 7-12

Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience or skills in the following areas:

  • Fluency with the Indonesian Language and ideally experience teaching Indonesian at a Secondary level from Year 7 to 12
  • Demonstrated understanding of VCE Indonesian and detailed understanding of the Study Design requirements
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting
  • Ability to develop respectful relationships with students and staff
  • An understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children
  • Professional practice that is strongly aligned with the expectations of a Woodleigh Teacher

Highly desirable skills:

  • Experience with VCE level Indonesian
  • Native speaker of Indonesian

Applicants must also demonstrate:

  • A commitment to Woodleigh’s Values of Respect for Self, Respect for Others and Respect for the Environment
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • The determination to strive for personal best
  • A willingness to innovate and encourage the development of creativity

Conditions of Employment:

  • A Working with Children’s Check is required for this position.
  • Qualification and First Aid Training confirmation is required for this position.
  • Woodleigh is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to appointing staff on the basis of merit.
  • At Woodleigh School we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and are committed to acting in children's best interests and keeping them safe from harm.  All staff are to abide by the Child Safety Code of Conduct.
  • It is a condition of employment that all staff take responsibility for a safe and healthy work environment and have a commitment to equal employment opportunity and a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.
  • All staff are required to observe and uphold all of Woodleigh’s Privacy policies and procedures as implemented or varied from time to time.
  • Woodleigh operates a smoke-free work environment.


This is a casual position.

To Apply:

Applications should be addressed to the Principal and emailed to the Principal's Office by Friday 15 February 2019.

Any queries relating to this position to:  Gareth Bolch, Deputy Principal – School Administration,  or Michelle Pitcher, Head of LOTE, or 03 5971 610


Located on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, Woodleigh School is an independent, coeducational school comprising two Junior Campuses (ECC-Year 6) in Frankston South and Moorooduc and a Senior Campus in Langwarrin South.

Woodleigh is a community that strongly values a holistic education.  It is a place where students are known and valued, where boys and girls grow into independent, creative, resilient individuals together.

Woodleigh is a school of dynamic, academically rigorous learning, which reflects and responds to the world we live in today.  Whilst very definitely an academic school, with fine VCE results equipping the large majority of students for tertiary study, it also provides a number of other very important dimensions that prepare all students for the challenges of life in the twenty first century.

Woodleigh affirms openness, independence, self-motivation and initiative, and never limits students to predetermined outcomes.  Woodleigh is entirely coeducational, committed to the belief that this is the only suitable setting to educate both boys and girls for adult life.

The Woodleigh Teacher

  • Encourages a culture of mutual respect, inquiry, innovation and learning 
  • Emphasises the Woodleigh model for Personalised Learning in their professional practice (real world, experiential learning; assessment for learning; life-long learning skills; coaching and mentoring; and wellbeing and engagement.)
  • Communicates effectively with students and families about learning activities and student progress
  • Sets high academic achievement expectations 
  • Identifies and supports students' social, emotional, and behavioural learning needs
  • Facilitates, designs and engages with effective collaboration 
  • Provides timely feedback and collaborates with others to offer specialised support
  • Differentiates instruction based on feedback and learning needs

Woodleigh School is an equal opportunity employer. 

Woodleigh School is committed to a Child Safe school environment and has a zero tolerance of child abuse.