English Teacher

English Teacher

The role

With our English team going from strength to strength, we have an opening for a passionate and motivated educator to join us on a full-time permanent basis from Term 3 this year.

As part of our well-regarded English department, you will have a passion for teaching English Literature and a desire to contribute to the development of the minds of future leaders. You will be confident and experienced in teaching across Stages 4, 5 and 6, and may also have experience in Advanced and Extension HSC classes. We are a technologically advanced College, so you will have the ability to quickly adapt to new systems and use technology to enhance your teaching practice.

Enjoy the benefits of joining a College with numerous opportunities for growth and advancement, as well as professional development support with dedicated accreditation, career advice, learning and growth teams.

Our kind of teacher

You will display the following skills and capabilities:

  • Hold current NESA accreditation with at least 3 months validity on your maintenance requirements.
  • Have an excellent understanding of NESA syllabus requirements.
  • Have demonstrated capability to teach English across Stages 4, 5 and 6.
  • Be a positive and collaborative contributor to a successful department, committed to delivering excellence in educational outcomes;
  • Be adept and confident in differentiating curriculum in the classroom.
  • Have a strong understanding of the application of technology to enhance learning.
  • Be a reflective professional engaged in ongoing professional development and research in relation to your teaching and pedagogical practice.
  • Be committed to supporting inclusive and holistic student wellbeing.
  • Be supportive of the College ethos and able to demonstrate our values in your way of working.

Your kind of school

Pymble people are at the heart of what the College offers its students. That’s why every teacher, operational and co-curricular staff member is valued for being the person they are, for the quality of their work, for their diverse contribution and for their wins – big and small. We express our appreciation in many ways, including through recognition programs, story sharing, celebrations, feedback and competitive remuneration.

We treasure our caring, collegiate community, which Pymble people often refer to as the ‘Pymble family’. We also appreciate that our family is not the only one in the lives of Pymble people, so we ‘walk the talk’ when it comes to supporting work-life balance, providing family benefits and contributing to community connections.

Your kind of benefits

We offer salaries above the award, ranging from $89,000 – $126,000 per annum (plus superannuation). Your salary will be based on your NESA accreditation level.

We offer a range of benefits, including:

  • mentoring groups and professional development support
  • access to our Aquatic and Fitness Centre, with free Yoga and Pilates classes
  • daily morning tea and onsite cafes
  • discounted school fees (where applicable)
  • a dedicated Staff Wellbeing team and regular social events, and
  • easy access with close public transport and onsite or nearby (street) parking.

We also provide a wide range of opportunities for Pymble people to grow personally and professionally, including through growth strategies, training and professional development, career progression, access to technology and resources, and health and wellbeing opportunities.

Our kind of process

Please submit your application via the form below. Our process normally involves 2 rounds of interviews, a trial lesson and reference checks.

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 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. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 3.00PM Thursday 18 May 2023.  

Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may occur prior to the closing date.