Employment
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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

e-Learning Facilitator

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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 an accomplished e-Learning Facilitator commencing Term 1, 2019. The e-Learning Facilitator will be integral to the development and implementation of Ascham’s e-Learning strategy and platform and the School’s strategic vision for learning technology. The e-Learning Facilitator will also be an outstanding teacher of their subject area.

To be successful you will possess:

  • Teaching qualifications in a subject area and accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
  • Necessary role specific experiences, skills, capability or knowledge
  • 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 (inc. WWCC, NESA & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 19 November 2018.

Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a Working With Children Check clearance.

Visual Arts & Design Technology 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 an accomplished Visual Arts & Design Technology teacher in the Senior School, commencing Term 1, 2019. The successful applicant will possess strong digital technologies skills and join a dynamic department, which has a long tradition of achieving exceptional results.

To be successful you will possess:

  • Visual Arts and Design teaching qualifications and accreditation with NESA
  • Strong practical and theoretical skills
  • Knowledge and experience in working with the NESA curriculum
  • Qualifications to teach Years 7-12 Visual Art and Stage 4 Technology (mandatory)
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • A current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • A valid Working with Children clearance

Desirable:

  • Current HSC Visual Arts teaching experience
  • Ability to teach digital photography, animation and film & video
  • Ability to teach CAD and 3D printing technologies
  • A willingness to learn and teach computational thinking skills
  • A willingness to incorporate STEAM initiatives into programmes

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 (inc. WWCC, NESA & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.auby COB Monday, 19 November 2018.

Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a Working With Children Check clearance.

Instrumental Music Tutor (Woodwind)

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Ascham values vibrant, creative and high-energy staff who are both dedicated and capable, show initiative, empathy, a good sense of humour with a high level of professionalism to achieve the School’s objectives.

We are seeking a permanent, part-time (0.8) Instrumental Music Tutor (Woodwind specialist) to commence at the start of Term 1, 2019.

What do you need to succeed?

  • A demonstrated ability to improve and engage students in a developing Woodwind and Band program
  • A demonstrated ability to conduct ensembles from beginner to Advanced and direct chamber groups to a high standard
  • Experience tutoring your instrument/s to individuals and groups at various levels from Years 3-12
  • Excellent tutoring credentials
  • Familiarity with the AMEB Syllabus and examination requirements
  • A demonstrated level of performance ability
  • Ability to work in a dynamic Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Program
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Competent computer and administrative skills
  • Ability to attend after hours concert and school functions as required
  • 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.

How to apply: Email your CV and a cover letter, addressing the above section ‘what do you need to succeed?’ to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 19 November 2018.

Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a Working With Children Check clearance.

English 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 full-time permanent English teacher to commence at the start of Term 1, 2019.

To be successful you will possess:

  • A tertiary major in English literature and accreditation with NESA
  • Willingness to teach Extension 1 and 2 Stage 6 syllabus (highly desirable)
  • Proven ability to teach up to 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
  • 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 (inc. WWCC, NESA & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 12 November 2018.

Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a Working With Children Check clearance.

English Teacher | Maternity leave cover for Term 1, 2019

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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 full-time temporary English teacher to commence at the start of Term 1, 2019 for a period of 1 term. This is a maternity leave cover role.

To be successful you will possess:

  • A tertiary major in English literature and accreditation with NESA
  • Willingness to teach Extension 1 and 2 Stage 6 syllabus (highly desirable)
  • Proven ability to teach up to 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
  • 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 (inc. WWCC, NESA & First Aid details) and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 12 November 2018.

Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a Working With Children Check clearance.

Head Netball Coach

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Ascham values vibrant, creative and high-energy staff who are both dedicated and capable, show initiative, empathy, a good sense of humour with a high level of professionalism to achieve the School’s objectives.

This position has responsibility for ensuring the provision of outstanding Netball coaching services at Ascham. As the Head Netball Coach you will develop, encourage, and grow participation in Netball at Ascham in partnership with all stakeholders. The Head Netball Coach will also promote Netball as an enjoyable, healthy sport for people of all ages and abilities in a safe and friendly environment, and foster and encourage good sportsmanship and fellowship amongst all participants.

We are seeking a casual Head Netball Coach for Terms 1-3 that will include up to 25 hours per week work during term time. The Head Netball Coach will be required to be available for before school and after school training sessions as well as Saturdays from approximately 7.30am–4pm during netball season.

What do you need to succeed?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Sports Coaching (Desirable)
  • Hold current ‘Advanced’ or higher Netball Australia Coaching Accreditation
  • Show coaching experience within a school or school setting with a strong background in events across P–12 years
  • Show evidence of a commitment to girls sport
  • Be familiar with the IGSSA, NSWPSSA, NSWCIS and NSW All Schools sport procedures, policies and events
  • Manage and enhance the school’s sport and recreation programs and the people who participate in them
  • Proven experience in coaching and 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.

How to apply: Email your CV and a cover letter, addressing the above section ‘what do you need to succeed?’ to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 19 November 2018.

Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a Working With Children Check clearance.

Netball Umpires Convener

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Ascham values vibrant, creative and high-energy staff who are both dedicated and capable, show initiative, empathy, a good sense of humour with a high level of professionalism to achieve the School’s objectives.

This position has responsibility for ensuring the provision of outstanding Netball umpiring mentoring services at Ascham. As the Netball Umpires Convener you will develop, encourage, and grow participation in Netball umpiring amongst the students at Ascham in partnership with all stakeholders. The Netball Umpires Convener will also promote Netball as an enjoyable, healthy sport for people of all ages and abilities in a safe and friendly environment, and foster and encourage good sportsmanship and fellowship amongst all participants.

We are seeking a casual Netball Umpires Convener for Terms 1-3 that will include up to 12 hours per week work during term time, with some days of training to occur before the end of Term 4, 2018.

What do you need to succeed?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Sports Coaching (Desirable)
  • Hold current ‘National A or B Badge Netball Australia Umpiring Accreditation
  • Show evidence of a commitment to girls sport
  • Proven experience in leading and mentoring other umpires
  • 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.

How to apply: Email your CV and a cover letter, addressing the above section ‘what do you need to succeed?’ to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 19 November 2018.

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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