Senior Mathematics Teacher

Ascham School, Edgecliff


Ascham is a non-selective, day and boarding girls’ school that provides a strong academic program within a friendly, inclusive culture. Through its liberal arts curriculum, the Dalton Plan, and extensive co-curricular offerings, an Ascham girl is supported to develop into a confident, independent, compassionate young woman with a sense of purpose in the world. Situated in the heart of Sydney, Ascham has a vibrant, multi-cultural student body of approximately 1,100 students from Prep to Year 12.


Ascham School is seeking applications for two full-time positions in the Mathematics department from January 2014 to replace highly valued staff members who are retiring after 30 years of service.


Essential criteria:

  • Possess a degree with a major in Mathematics
  • Be fully qualified to teach the NSW Syllabus
  • Have a record of consistent and excellent results
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Proven ability to teach Extension 1 and Extension 2 Mathematics to HSC level
  • Demonstrated capacity to work under pressure
  • Teach in accordance with the Dalton Plan


The ideal candidate would:

  • be an inspiring teacher
  • contribute to a dynamic and highly experienced mathematics department
  • share his/her expertise in Mathematics with staff and students
  • be creative in the use of technology and the development of resources including written materials
  • participate in the broader Mathematics community
  • continue the tradition as one of the top performing departments in NSW
  • take and foster an interest in academic extension programs for the gifted and talented
  • possess and promote a love of Mathematics throughout the school.


Further information about the school is available on our website


Applications, including resume, copies of qualifications and the names and contact details of three referees should be emailed to no later than 3 August 2013.


Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.


School Details

Ascham School, 188 New South Head Road, EDGECLIFF NSW 2027


Close Date: 03/08/2013


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