Chinese Language Assistant

Prep School  
Employment Type:
CO - Contract  
Preparatory School Academics
Closing Date:
Supporting Documentation:

• Temporary full-time opportunity, 12-month contract
• The King’s Preparatory School based in North Parramatta


Applications are sought from experienced Chinese (Mandarin) Language Assistants to provide one on one and small group language support for Preparatory School languages students. This will include providing support to improve proficiency in speaking, listening and in some reading and writing activities in the language native tongue. The Language Assistant will also assist the Mandarin Teacher with lesson preparation, resource creation, and in supporting students’ needs in the classroom as well as to prepare for external language events and competitions.


The School values humility, honesty, respect, responsibility, integrity, compassion, excellence and gratitude. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned with these values.

To be successful for this role you will possess the following essential criteria:

• Native speaker of Chinese (Mandarin)
• Experience tutoring and or teaching students in the native language as well as in English
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office suite
• Team orientation and willingness to be flexible

Note: Previous experience in education would be desirable.


The King’s School, Australia's oldest independent school, is a Christian community that seeks to make an outstanding impact for the good of society. The staff at King's are supportive and enthusiastic professionals, who respect the Christian ethos of the School and contribute in a way that balances the needs of the School and the staff's unique talents and interests. Our team is focused on developing Global Thought Leaders through developing Academic Excellence with Character Development in the context of Christian Community.


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:
a) the reason for your interest
b) how your skills and experience suit the role

To access the position description and/or to find out more information about the role please visit the King’s careers page.
The King's School has a zero-tolerance policy for child abuse and is committed to promoting child safety, the wellbeing of children and protecting children from abuse. To ensure the safeguarding of our students, all employees must have a current Employee Working with Children Check before commencing work. In addition, included throughout the recruitment process are checks of suitability for employment with children.

Applications close Monday, 23 May 2022.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact People and Culture by email employment@kings.edu.au.