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

Visual Arts & Design Technology Teacher

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Full-time, Contract

Ascham is seeking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic teacher able to deliver subjects in Visual Arts and Design Technology.
This is a temporary full-time (1.0FTE) teaching role starting Term 4, 2021 until the end of Term 2, 2022. There is the potential for this role to be extended beyond this period.

Applicants will be required to teach Years 7-8 Design Technology (including Digital Technologies) and Years 9-11 Visual Arts with an emphasis on teaching digital photography, film and animation.

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:

  • Demonstrated experience in Visual Arts – Photomedia, Time-Based Forms, Graphic Design, Technology – Agriculture and Food, Digital Technologies, Material Technologies and Engineered Systems.
  • Be able to work and contribute in a team environment.
  • They will be able to provide curriculum support in the development of new programs and be open to new ideas
  • Be familiar with the implementation of new technologies and be a highly proficient using a range of Adobe Create Suite applications
  • An ability to teach or willingness to learn Python coding (highly desirable)

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

To apply, please send a copy of an updated CV (including WWCC, NESA & First Aid details), cover letter and references to kamran.sadeghi@ascham.nsw.edu.au no later than COB Friday, 9 July 2021.

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Casual Teacher (Multiple Departments)

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 currently have multiple casual vacancies for Science, Mathematics and Drama teachers to commence as soon as possible.

To be successful you will possess:

  • A tertiary major in any Science, Mathematics or Drama discipline and accreditation with NESA
  • Willingness to teach Stage 6 (highly desirable)
  • Ability to differentiate for a diverse group of non-selective students and teach to the strengths of girls  Ability to teach HSC levels
  • 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
  • A valid employee 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 a copy of your CV (inc. WWCC, NESA & First Aid details), cover letter and teaching qualifications no later than Friday, 18 June 2021.

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For further information, please see position descriptions below.

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Casual Latin Teacher

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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 seeking a casual Latin Teacher to commence as soon as possible.

What do you need to succeed?

  • A tertiary qualification in Teaching and accreditation with NESA
  • An excellent understanding of Latin grammar and syntax
  • Ability to teach HSC levels
  • Ability to differentiate for a diverse group of non-selective students and teach to the strengths of girls
  • 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
  • Hold or willing to hold a current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • A valid Working with Children clearance

Successful applicants will enjoy:

  • Small class sizes
  • Stimulating work environment in a team of talented professionals
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits

Please send your cover letter, CV (including WWCC, NESA and First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au.

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.

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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 Carl Palmer – Country Coordinator (Australia & Thailand).

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