The expertise and commitment of Ascham’s teachers are just two reasons why Ascham girls achieve such success at school and in later life.

Consistently strong academic results are clear evidence of our quality of teaching and commitment to excellence and girls leave the School regarding their teachers as partners on their educational journey.

Ascham aims to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining high quality people, experts in their fields who are dedicated to supporting girls in their academic and wider endeavours. Through the activities of the Dalton Plan, we see a positive and proactive approach to work and a passion to participate in School life.

Staff wellbeing is paramount to the School, and we provide appropriate care and professional development programs to ensure all staff can contribute positively and successfully to the School.

Any current vacancies are listed below. For enquiries, please download the appropriate PDF and contact our People and Culture team.

Current vacancies

Tennis Coach

Applications close: Friday 1 December

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We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced, and qualified Tennis Coach to build upon and contribute to the success of the current Tennis program.

This is a full-time position where the successful candidate will work weekdays which are split over morning and afternoon sessions, and Saturday mornings during Terms 1 and 4.

To be successful you will need to have:

  • A Club Professional (formerly known as Level 2 or Development) Coaching qualification
  • Proven tennis coaching experience working with all ages and abilities (e.g. pre-schoolers through to adults)
  • Membership of Tennis Coaches Australia
  • Highly effective organisational and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of technique and on-court decision-making strategies
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • A current Working with Children Check.

Successful applicants will enjoy a stimulating work environment in a team of talented sports professionals, opportunities for continued learning, and attractive remuneration and benefits.

To apply: email a cover letter, your CV and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Friday, 1 December 2017.

Audio Visual Support Officer

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The Audio Visual Support Officer will support the timely delivery of technical assistance in order to realise all Ascham campus based productions, performances, presentations and events.

We are seeking a part time permanent Audio Visual Support Officer to commence at the start of Term 1, 2018.

To be successful you will possess:

  • Industry experience and/or certification in either lighting design, stage management, live audio and CAD
  • Strong technical skills in either lighting/sound and/or staging areas
  • Ability to work flexible hours on evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Excellent project management/communication skills and an awareness of WH&S standards
  • Ability to remain calm and think clearly under pressure
  • Possess a professional attitude, in line with the School values, to the completion of duties and responsibilities
  • A Working at Heights certification or ability to obtain one is highly desirable.
  • A current First Aid certificate
  • A valid Working with Children clearance

To apply: Email your CV and cover letter addressing the essential skills criteria to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au.

Residential Assistants

Undertaking a Gap year at Ascham as a Residential Assistant offers many opportunities to grow and develop personally and to aid in the growth and development of our girls.

Duties may involve assisting staff with administration, attending excursions and School camps, supervising the boarders on weekend activities and providing general assistance around the School. All the duties vary and are rostered on a rotational basis each term.

Residential Assistants are offered accommodation in a central location within the School, all meals (during term time) and an allowance. Every Residential Assistant has access to kitchen facilities, lockable bedrooms, a bathroom and comfortable lounge room.

Appointments are made via the Letz Live Gap year program and you are invited to lodge your application as soon as possible. You will be required to complete an online application form, nominating three individuals (one from your current education provider) to act as references. Please ensure you register your application before the relevant closing dates to avoid potential disappointment.
All questions and queries can be directed by email to Ashlee Franklin, Australasian Programme Manager.

Ascham School