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Careers
at Ascham

We look to attract, develop and retain those who care deeply about girls’ education, and are dedicated to supporting our students under the Dalton Plan.

Current vacancies

The expertise and commitment of Ascham’s teachers and corporate services staff are just two reasons why Ascham girls flourish during their time at School and beyond.

The process

To ensure we maintain this successful dynamic, we look to attract, develop and retain those who care deeply about girls’ education, and are dedicated to supporting our students in their educational development under the guide of the Dalton Plan.

Below is a list of our current vacancies, which can also be found on Seek. Please ensure you read the position description for the role you are interested in, and you have prepared any documentation before you apply.

Please contact our Human Resources team with any queries.

Read position description (PDF)

Ascham is an independent girls’ school, and since its foundation in 1886 has educated girls who develop into confident, independent, and compassionate young women with a sense of purpose in the world. Ascham is an inclusive, day and boarding school that provides a strong academic program within a warm, welcoming environment.

We are seeking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic teacher able to deliver subjects in English. This is a Permanent full-time (1.0FTE) teaching role starting Term 1, 2023.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate a track record of:
  • Their students producing a range of high-quality work
  • An ability to deliver safe and engaging lessons
  • An understanding of key concepts and the ability to demonstrate practical techniques
  • An awareness and ability to provide and manage a safe work environment
  • Appropriate use of ICT
  • An ability to develop self-efficacy in the students they teach
What you have to do to succeed:
  • A tertiary major in English literature and accreditation with NESA
  • Willingness to teach Extension 1 and 2 stage 6 syllabus (highly desirable)
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent ICT skills and willingness to develop ICT skills within an environment where students bring a personal device to school
  • Willingness to carry out other duties as required by the Head of School that fall within the parameters of the role
  • Provides references and Working with Children Documentation
  • Supports the ethos and strategic direction of the school
  • Ability to differentiate for a diverse group of non-selective students
  • Ability to teach to the strengths of girls

The successful applicant will enjoy small class sizes, a stimulating work environment in a team of talented professionals, and attractive remuneration and benefits.

Please apply via Seek with your cover letter, CV (please include WWCC, NESA & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of two referees by COB 7 October 2022

Please note, we will not proceed with applications that do not have this information and will be reviewing applications as we receive them.

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At Ascham, teachers are responsible for the intellectual development and wellbeing of their students. Teachers deliver excellence in developing and delivering academic programs through the Dalton Plan, administration of student assessment and results, marking and record keeping.

We are currently seeking a Permanent Full Time Junior History and Senior Studies of Religion teacher to commence from Term1, 2023.

To be successful you will possess:
  • A tertiary major in History and accreditation with NESA
  • Ability to differentiate for a diverse group of non-selective students and teach to the strengths of girls
  • Experience in teaching Stage 4 and 5 History and Stage 6 Studies of Religion is an advantage
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and writing skills
  • Proven ICT skills within an environment where students bring a personal device to school
  • Well-developed time management and organisational skills
  • Willingness to continue to develop as a teacher
  • Experience and success with teaching special needs and provisions is an advantage
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

The successful applicant will enjoy small class sizes, a stimulating work environment in a team of talented professionals, and attractive remuneration and benefits.

Please apply via Seek with your cover letter, CV (please include WWCC, NESA & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of two referees by COB 7 October 2022.

Please note, we will not proceed with applications that do not have this information.

Read position description (PDF)

Ascham is one of the world’s leading girls’ schools, and since its foundation in 1886 has educated girls who develop into confident, independent, compassionate young women. Ascham is an inclusive, day and boarding school that provides a strong sports program within a warm, welcoming and collaborative environment. 

We are currently seeking a permanent part-time Head Coach of Hockey to work a minimum 15 hours per week in a term-time only role. It is anticipated that during the field hockey season (Term 2 & 3) an additional 15 hours of work (i.e. approximately 30 hours per week) will be available and paid as per normal overtime rates.

The position will have the responsibility for developing an innovative and engaging Hockey program that includes Indoor Hockey over the Summer Season and Field Hockey over the Winter Season which focuses on maximising the positive effects of school sports involvement for our students. As the Head Coach of Hockey you will lead development of staff and students to drive Ascham Hockey to the next level. Ensuring every team in the school is well supported regardless of ability or age, in a safe and friendly environment that fosters and encourages both excellence and good sportsmanship amongst participants.

What do you need to succeed?
  • A Development Level Coaching Qualification in Hockey (or willingness to obtain this qualification).
  • Demonstrated Hockey coaching experience within a youth sports context with a strong background across the 6-18 years age bracket.
  • An ability to be an effective team member, including initiative, passion, willingness to collaborate and people management skills to drive holistic sports involvement.
  • Proven experience in coaching and/or leading other coaches in their discipline
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

The successful applicant will enjoy a stimulating work environment in a team of talented professionals and attractive remuneration and benefits.

Please apply via SEEK with a copy of your CV (inc. WWCC & First Aid details) and cover letter no later than COB 30 September 2022.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be interviewed as applications are received and the position maybe filled should a suitable candidate be found prior to the closing date.

Read position description (PDF)

Ascham is one of the world’s leading girls’ schools, and since its foundation in 1886 has educated girls who develop into confident, independent, compassionate young women. Ascham is an inclusive, day and boarding school that provides a strong sports program within a warm, welcoming and collaborative environment. 

We are currently seeking a permanent part-time Head Coach of Touch Football to work a minimum 15 hours per week in a term-time only role. It is anticipated that during the season (Term 1 & 4) an additional 15 hours of work (i.e. approximately 30 hours per week) will be available and paid as per normal overtime rates.

The position will have the responsibility for developing an innovative and engaging touch football program for our largest summer sports that maximises the positive effects of school sports involvement for our students. As the Head Coach of Touch Football you will lead development of staff and students to drive Ascham Touch Football to the next level. Ensuring every team in the school is well supported regardless of ability or age, in a safe and friendly environment that fosters and encourages both excellence and good sportsmanship amongst participants.

What do you need to succeed?
  • A Talent Level Coaching Qualification in Touch Football (or willingness to obtain this qualification).
  • Demonstrated Touch Football coaching experience within a youth sports context with a strong background across the 6-18 years age bracket.
  • An ability to be an effective team member, including initiative, passion, willingness to collaborate and people management skills to drive holistic sports involvement.
  • Proven experience in coaching and/or leading other coaches in their discipline
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

The successful applicant will enjoy a stimulating work environment in a team of talented professionals and attractive remuneration and benefits.

Please apply via SEEK with a copy of your CV (inc. WWCC & First Aid details) and cover letter no later than COB 23 September 2022.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be interviewed as applications are received and the position maybe filled should a suitable candidate be found prior to the closing date.

Read position description (PDF)

Ascham values staff who demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to their work and have a willingness to participate in the life of the School. We look for vibrant, dedicated and capable staff who have initiative, empathy, a good sense of humour and a professional behaviour to achieve the School’s objectives.

The Human Resources Assistant will support the Head of Human Resources with the day-to-day administration of the operational requirements within the Human Resources Department.

We are currently seeking a temporary full-time Human Resources Assistant to commence from term 4, 2022.

To be successful you will possess:
  • Human Resources Qualifications or studying towards qualification
  • Relevant Administration or Coordination experience, preferably in a Human Resources environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships and communicate with a diverse range of people
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • A friendly and positive attitude.
  • The ability to multi-task in a fast passed environment.
  • High attention to detail with strong administrative skills.
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A valid Working with Children clearance

Please apply via SEEK with your cover letter, CV (please include WWCC, & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees by 9am Friday 30 September 2022.

Please note, we will not proceed with applications that do not have this information.

Ascham School seeks to provide a child-safe environment. Our School actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of our students, and our school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm, in accordance with their legal and ethical obligations. Ascham’s Child Safe policies and practices and our Staff Code of Conduct are available on our website. Attainment of the NSW Working with Children Check and full vaccination status are compulsory.

Read position description (PDF).

An amazing opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and hygiene orientated individual to take on the role of Kitchen Hand, within our in-house Catering team. In this dynamic role you will have the opportunity to demonstrate and expand your kitchen hand skills and be involved in supplying a range of catering services throughout the School.

This is a casual term-time only role, so you will enjoy the majority of school holidays off and have a very unique work-life balance. You will be required to work a five-day roster, predominately Monday to Friday day shifts with some potential weekend work during term time.

What do you need to succeed?
  • Enthusiasm for providing excellent customer service
  • A passion for healthy food and beverages (preferred)
  • Previous commercial dishwashing experience in a high-volume kitchen, and basic food preparation
  • School Certificate or higher
  • A good understanding of Food Safety requirements
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic problem-solving skills
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good listening skills
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

Please apply via Seek with your cover letter, CV (please include WWCC & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of two referees by COB 5 October 2022. 

Please note, we will not proceed with applications that do not have this information.

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We look forward to welcoming you.

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