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

Mathematics Teacher | Long Service Leave Cover

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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 temporary full-time Mathematics teacher (long service leave) for the duration of Term 2, 2020.

To be successful you will possess:

  • A tertiary major in a Mathematics and or Statistics discipline and accreditation with NESA.
  • 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 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.

To apply: email a cover letter, your CV (please include WWCC, NESA & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 9 March 2020.

Audio Visual Support Officer

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We are seeking a part-time permanent Audio Visual Support Officer to commence as soon as possible.

The Audio Visual Support Officer will support the timely delivery of technical assistance in order to realise all Ascham campus based productions, performances, presentations and events. This position would be ideal for a tertiary student pursuing a qualification in theatre.

To be successful you will possess:

  • Industry experience and/or certification in either lighting design, stage management, live audio and CAD.
  • Strong technical skills in either lighting/sound and/or staging areas.
  • Ability to work flexible hours on evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Excellent project management/communication skills and an awareness of WH&S standards.
  • Ability to remain calm and think clearly under pressure.
  • Possess a professional attitude, in line with the School values, to the completion of duties and responsibilities.
  • A Working at Heights certification or ability to obtain one is highly desirable.
  • A current First Aid certificate.
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

The successful applicant will enjoy

  • The experience of working in a dynamic, innovative and supportive school
  • An environment that provides quality resources
  • An attractive salary package and benefits

To apply: email a cover letter, your CV (please include WWCC & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au.

Applications close COB Monday 9 March 2020.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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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