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

Theatre Assistant

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A fantastic opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to take on the full-time role of Theatre Assistant. In this varied role you will have the opportunity to demonstrate and expand your technical and administrative skills and be involved in a range of performances, projects and productions.

This position has primary responsibility for providing assistance to the Theatre and Performance Coordinator and working closely with the Head of Drama to ensure the smooth running of any Drama or Musical production held by the School.

To be successful you will possess:

  • Previous experience in providing high quality and professional assistance in a Theatre setting including set/costume/lighting design and/or stage management.

  • Relevant technical qualifications including a graduate qualification in this area.

  • Ideally this person would have a teaching/training qualification for example, Work Place Training and Assessment or a Diploma of Education.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and commitment to positive relationships and professional communications with all stakeholders. Including the ability to liaise pleasantly and competently with students, parents, staff and visitors.

  • Flexible attitude and ability to remain calm and think clearly under pressure.

  • Well-developed time management and organisational skills with the ability to work autonomously (based on limited instruction) as well as a team member, and show initiative and enthusiasm.

  • Possess a professional attitude, in line with the School values,  to the completion of duties and responsibilities.

  • A current First Aid certificate.

  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

The successful applicant will enjoy:

  • The experience of working in a dynamic and supportive school.

  •  An environment that provides quality resources.

  • An attractive salary package and benefits.

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

The successful applicant will commence as soon as possible, so applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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.

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