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TEACHING BAHASA INDONESIA in VICTORIA

Teaching Bahasa Indonesia in Victoria is a stimulating, satisfying and rewarding career that provides the opportunity to influence and shape many lives.

Qualified Indonesian teachers have never been in more demand. Choose from jobs in metropolitan Melbourne, rural and regional Victoria. Enjoy flexible, family-friendly conditions that provide a genuine work/life balance. Teaching today offers career advancement, management and leadership opportunities.

 

Teach today and create tomorrow.

 
HOW TO GET QUALIFIED
  • If you are at school or considering tertiary study, you may undertake a four-year undergraduate education degree or childhood education qualification with a major in Indonesian.

  • If you are at university or have already completed a degree with a major in Indonesian, you must complete a one or two-year postgraduate education or early childhood education course.

  • If you are a qualified teacher from interstate or overseas, your qualifications may be recognised for teaching in Victorian government schools (see below).

 

​For more Information see the DET website or our language courses page.

OVERSEAS & INTERSTATE QUALIFICATION
  • Qualifications from interstate or overseas tertiary institutions may be recognised for teaching in Victorian government schools. Studies must provide a suitable background for the curriculum areas to be taught.

  • Before commencing employment you must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. Teachers registered in New Zealand or by an interstate teacher registration authority may apply for registration in Victoria on the basis of mutual recognition.

  • If you have not completed your teacher qualifications at an Australian institution or in English, you will be required to undertake an English language test. You will not be required to undertake the test until all your qualifications have been assessed first.

 

For more detailed information, see: Victorian Institute of Teaching

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

For information about current employment opportunities for Indonesian educators, please see the following resources:

  • General employment websites or your local and regional newspapers.

  • Vacancies in Victorian government schools can be found and applied for via the Recruitment Online website.

  • Vacancies in independent schools can generally be found on the individual school's website.

USEFUL LINKS

LANGUAGE RELATED

The Indonesian Way by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. It is an online course consisting of 113 lessons and is aimed for beginners of Indonesian language.

Quizlet Free. Teachers can create activities to suit the vocabulary, phrases, expressions and sentences they focus on. However, there are also activities that have been created by others and can be accessed by your students.

Languages Online Free. The topic-based activities and songs are already set up and ready for Indonesian language students to use. They also provide listening activities.

Digital Dialects Free. It is suitable for Primary and Secondary students. However, each page has advertisements.
Tata Bahasa Indonesia It has a collection of grammar points with explanation, examples and quizzes.

Resourceful Indonesian  Wide-ranging database on the web for both educators and adult learners of Indonesian.

Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia

Radio Australia

Education Perfect

Languagenut Interactive resources to teach Indonesian and 20+ other languages.

FEATURED LINKS
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ACARA

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

VCAA

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

DET

Department of Education & Training 

VIT

Teacher registration at the Victorian Institute of Teaching

Balai Bahasa dan Budaya Indonesia Victoria dan Tasmania

ACSA

Australian Curriculum Studies Association Incorporated

AEF

Asia Education Foundation

CPTAV

The Council of Professional Teaching Associations of Victoria

MLTAV

The Modern Language Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc.

AFMLTA

The Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations 

AIAV

Australian Indonesian Association of Victoria

AIYA

Australia-Indonesia Youth Association (Victoria Branch)

WILTA

Westralian Indonesian Language Teachers' Association

INTAN

Indonesian Teachers' Association (South Australia)