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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 contact our Human Resources team.

Current vacancies

Executive Assistant to Business Manager

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This full-time position involves providing a high level of administrative and operational assistance to the Business Manager, across a range of activities for which the Business Manager is responsible, including company secretarial support.

We are looking for a person that is highly organised and has initiative, enthusiasm and discretion.

To be successful you will possess:

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in providing high quality, administrative support, at  a senior executive level
  • 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
  • Proven experience in successfully managing conflicting demands with an ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Advanced levels of computer literacy including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • Knowledge of best practice behaviour with executive management support and administrative office functions
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and commitment to positive relationships and professional communications with all stakeholders
  • Flexible attitude and ability to remain calm and think clearly under pressure
  • Capacity to operate with discretion, respect, trust and discernment while also maintaining confidentiality
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

The successful applicant will enjoy:

  • The experience of working in a dynamic, supportive and connected school
  • Being an integral part of a high-performing corporate services team
  • An environment where ongoing professional development is encouraged and supported
  • An attractive salary package and benefits

How to apply: Email your CV and a cover letter addressing the ‘to be successful’ criteria to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 21 May 2018.

Before applying for this role you must have the right to work in Australia and Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a Working With Children Check clearance.

Casual teachers P–6

To express an interest in working at Ascham as a casual teacher in our Junior School, please submit your curriculum vitae along with a cover letter outlining your availability and copies of qualifications to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au.

All casual teachers are required to provide the School with a current Working With Children Check number.

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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