We have an opportunity for an experienced and progressive Science Teacher to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis commencing Term 4, 2023.
As a confident educator, with a background preferably in teaching Stage 4 and 5 (Junior) science and Stage 6 (Senior) Physics and/or Chemistry you will design and deliver the curriculum in creative ways to enhance student outcomes and engagement.
You will be an integral member of the team, establishing a strong connection with our students and working collaboratively with other members of our secondary school to implement engaging learning activities and well-sequenced programs. Fostering a love of Science theory and practice, you will provide a facilitation of effective classroom management, applying new strategies and innovative pedagogical practice.
Our leading STEM programs assist in introducing our students in the world of Science and what possibilities it could bring for their future, and our teachers are an integral part of that experience. You will work with like-minded scientific educators, whose focus on innovation and wellbeing is evident.
Our kind of teacher
You will display the following skills and capabilities:
- Be confident and experienced in teaching stages 4 & 5 Junior Science and Stage 6.
- Experience in teaching Chemistry and or Physics is preferred.
- Have an excellent understanding of the NESA syllabus and hold current NESA accreditation.
- Be a positive and collaborative contributor to a successful department committed to improving educational outcomes for students.
- Be confident in differentiating the curriculum in the classroom.
- Have a strong understanding of the application of technology to enhance learning.
- Be a reflective professional engaged in ongoing development and research in relation to your practice.
- Be committed to supporting student wellbeing.
Your kind of school
Pymble people are at the heart of what the College offers its students. That’s why every teacher, operational and professional services 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 WEDNESDAY 9th AUGUST 2023.
Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may occur prior to the closing date.