Pymble Ladies’ College is a school of the Uniting Church in Australia for girls Kindergarten to Year 12 with boarding from Year 7. At Pymble, we foster a world-class educational environment with the importance of global citizenship and a worldwide perspective central to our strategic intent. We are proud to have passionate and dedicated staff who recognise the unique strengths and qualities of every Pymble girl.

The role

Commencing in Term 3 and reporting to the Head of Learning Area – Geography, Business and Economics, this role will teach primarily Geography with the option to teach Commerce across the College’s secondary school.

As an early career teacher, perhaps having recently graduated, with a love for Geography, you will have an interest in gaining experience in Project Based Learning and Team-Teaching approaches. Participating in the planning for the department to deliver lessons at the College’s upcoming residential programs will provide you with experience in curriculum adaptation.

Supported by the broader department, you will also gain experience in planning and designing excursions.

About you

You will demonstrate the following attributes and capabilities:

  • Have tertiary qualifications in teaching (Bachelor of Teaching, or equivalent), along with the requisite NESA accreditation. We welcome applications from provisionally or conditionally accredited teachers
  • A desire and willingness to teach Stages 4, 5 Geography and Stage 4 & 5 Commerce
  • Interest in developing and implementing relevant and challenging learning experiences
  • A genuine enthusiasm for and ability to ignite a love of your subject in students across various stages
  • Ability to integrate technology to enhance learning outcomes
  • Sound capability to differentiate curriculum in the classroom
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a positive, proactive, and collaborative approach to engaging with colleagues
  • Committed to reflective practice, coaching, and continuous professional development
  • Strong planning, programming, and organising skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to affectively and efficiently maintain accurate and complete records, along with other required administrative processes in support of your teaching practice and departmental effectiveness
  • Ability to act with discretion and professionalism at all times
  • Alignment to and demonstration of a commitment to the College’s values

Why work at Pymble?

  • Meaningful staff rewards and recognition program
  • The opportunity to work with experienced, professional, and supportive staff
  • Professional development support and opportunities

Successful candidates must comply with the NSW Teacher Accreditation Act and provide a Working with Children Check.

Pymble Ladies’ College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a workforce which represents the diverse society in which we live. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

We acknowledge the Durramurragal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which our College is built. We pay respect to elders past, present and future recognising the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.