Employment
Opportunities

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

Database Administrator

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We are seeking a full-time Database Administrator, responsible for the ongoing management, development, integration and customisation of the school’s management system (Synergetic).

The ongoing development of Synergetic is critical in supporting the business and academic requirements of Ascham. The School seeks an individual who has the ability to meet with and guide stakeholders through database related enquiries and design technical solutions for business problems.

What do you need to succeed:

  • A degree in Information Technology or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in an IT Department
  • Knowledge of Synergetic School Management System and Crystal Report and Microsoft Query knowledge
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and commitment to positive relationships and professional communication with all stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to show initiative and work without supervision
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a small team with an adaptable and proactive approach to all duties
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

The successful applicant will enjoy:

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

To apply: Email your CV and cover letter addressing the ‘what do you need to succeed?’ criteria to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Tuesday 2 October 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.

Food and Beverage Attendant

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A fantastic opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to take on the casual role of Food and Beverage Attendant, within our in house Catering team. In this varied role you will have the opportunity to demonstrate and expand your hospitality skills and be involved in supplying a range of catering services throughout the School.

This is a term-time only role, so you will enjoy school holidays off and a great work-life balance.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Enthusiasm for providing excellent customer service
  • A passion for healthy food and beverages (preferred)
  • Previous experience in basic food and beverage preparation
  • School Certificate or higher
  • A good understanding of Food Safety requirements
  • Previous experience in a hospitality team supervisory role is an advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Current RSA license
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

To apply: Email your CV and cover letter addressing the ‘what do you need to succeed?’ criteria to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Friday, 28 September 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.

Kitchen Assistant

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A fantastic opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to take on the part time role of Kitchen Assistant, within our in house Catering team. In this varied role you will have the opportunity to demonstrate and expand your hospitality skills and be involved in supplying a range of catering services throughout the School.

This is a term-time only role, so you will enjoy school holidays off and a great work-life balance.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Enthusiasm for providing excellent customer service
  • A passion for healthy food and beverages (preferred)
  • Previous 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.

To apply: Email your CV and cover letter addressing the ‘what do you need to succeed?’ criteria to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Friday, 28 September 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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