Come and Work At Newcastle Grammar 

Come and Work At Newcastle Grammar 

At NGS we place tremendous importance on finding the best people to join our team.

Current Opportunities

 

  • Primary Language Teacher (Mandarin) Part-time
  • Art Technician Part-time
  • Temporary Secondary Science Teacher Full-time (12 months)
  • Music/CAPA Administration Assistant Part-time

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Exceptional Opportunities 

Newcastle Grammar School (NGS) is the pre-eminent co-educational Independent school in the Hunter Region for students from Kindergarten to Year 12. 

Our teachers are outstanding. Selected for their professionalism and expertise, and then continually grown and upskilled to create an unrivalled standard of education for our students. 

Our students are adaptable, resilient and confident – they want to engage with a rapidly changing world around them and live purposeful lives.  

Academically, you will find that our students are committed to their learning and striving to become the very best that they can be. This is reflected in outstanding results in HSC courses, NAPLAN, academic competitions and in the determined atmosphere of every classroom. 

NGS is deeply committed to helping its staff succeed in the new hybrid teaching and learning world. We have made significant investments in ICT technology — including high-spec laptops for teachers and rolling out video-conferencing equipment in our classrooms.  

The Board of NGS is investing heavily in our future by building world-class teaching and learning facilities, including following Stage 1 of a whole school Masterplan.  

Student wellbeing is at the heart of what we do and to that end we are a Visible Wellbeing partner school. This means that you will be well trained and supported in your work to help all of our students effectively manage their mental health and social wellbeing. 

NGS pursues many innovative programmes across the school — from membership of Round Square, which gives our students and staff global connections and activities, Visible Wellbeing (see above), partnering with the AIS NSW to implement Michael Fullan’s Deep Learning and the unique myNGS Passport Co-curricular programme — we strive to offer our students the very best opportunities and experiences. 

In addition, there are a wide range of tangible benefits for anyone who wishes to work at Newcastle Grammar School: 

  • High-quality learning and teaching infrastructure
  • ​Considerable investment in staff development and training  

  • Wonderful students 

  • Highly supportive parents

  • Discounted school fees

  • Leadership opportunities and career progression and development

  • Access to practical staff wellbeing activities and financial advice through our partnerships with external organisations – for example, staff counselling, salary sacrificing and novated car leases 

We are an equal opportunity employer who does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of their religion, race, gender or sexuality. If you are a passionate and skilful teacher of high integrity; someone who strives to make a positive difference to their students’ lives, then we want to hear from you! 

  • If you are applying for any advertised positions, please complete the ‘Application for Employment Form’ below and send with your application to ASHLEE@SKILDARE.COM.AU  

  • Alternatively, if you wish to have a confidential discussion about future opportunities, please contact Philip Fielden, Director of Strategy & Performance PHILIP.FIELDEN@NGS.NSW.EDU.AU

Primary Language Teacher (Mandarin) Part-time

The Role

An opportunity now exists for a Primary Language Teacher to join our team of hard working, dedicated professionals. Located within our Junior School, this part-time teaching position will commence midway through Term 1. We are looking for a passionate and professional educator with experience teaching Mandarin to students in Years 1 to 6, with demonstrated success in an environment committed to excellence

About You 

You are a passionate educator who: 

  • Is aligned with the School values and our mission of providing outstanding education to our students; 
  • Has formal teaching qualifications;
  • Has experience teaching Mandarin;
  • Has a high level of proficiency in, as well as exceptional experience and demonstrated success in, teaching classes;
  • Is innovative and collegial;
  • Has a proven history as a lifelong learner and possesses a genuine desire for self-improvement; 
  • Is passionate about student wellbeing;
  • Has outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with students, other educators, parents, and support classroom teachers to assist all students to reach their full potential;
  • Has a valid Working with Children’s Check; and

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. You are encouraged to apply promptly as applications close once a suitable recruit is obtained.

To apply for this position please visit the link below access the Application for Employment Form.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Head of Primary, Alicha Dyer on (02) 4925 2121.

 

Art Technician Part-time

The Role

An opportunity now exists for an Art Technician to join our team of dedicated professionals. Located within our Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) department, this part-time position is available to commence immediately. It is a varied and challenging role that will provide the right candidate with a high degree of professional satisfaction. Working within the CAPA department across Bolton Street and Hill Campus, you will be responsible for maintaining Visual Arts resources, facilities, and storage areas, prepping and helping teachers to set up Visual Art lessons and spaces and sharing knowledge and experience in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning.

About You

You are a warm and genuine person, who can demonstrate a love for working in the education sector. You will also:

  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with educators, students and support teachers to assist all students to reach their full potential;
  • Have knowledge and understanding of Visual Arts resources
  • Align with the School values – Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence, and our mission of providing outstanding education to our students;
  • Be passionate about student wellbeing;
  • Have a valid Working with Children’s Check.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. You are encouraged to apply promptly as applications close once a suitable recruit is obtained.

To apply for this position please visit the link below and access the Application for Employment Form.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Director of Strategy and Performance, Philip Fielden on (02) 4929 5811.

 

Temporary Secondary Science Teacher Full-time (12 months)

The Role

An opportunity now exists for a Science Teacher to join our team of dedicated professionals. Located within our Science department, this temporary full-time role is available for commencement at the beginning of Term 2 for twelve months. It is a varied and challenging role that will provide the right candidate with a high degree of professional satisfaction. The ability to teach Year 7-10 Science and Year 11 Biology would be an advantage.

About You

You are a passionate educator who:

  • Is aligned with the School values – Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence – and  our mission of providing outstanding education to our students;
  • Has formal teaching qualifications
  • Has experience teaching Year 7-10 Science and Year 11 Biology
  • Has a proven history as a lifelong learner and possesses a genuine desire for self-improvement;
  • Is passionate about student wellbeing;
  • Has a valid Working with Children’s Check.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. You are encouraged to apply promptly as applications close once a suitable recruit is obtained.

To apply for this position please visit the link below and access the Application for Employment Form.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Director of Strategy and Performance, Philip Fielden on (02) 4929 5811.

Music/CAPA Administration Assistant

The Role

An opportunity now exists for a part-time Music Administration Assistant to join our team of dedicated professionals. Working within the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) department across the Bolton Street and Hill Campus, this role is available to commence immediately.  You will be responsible for communicating with peripatetic teachers, students, and families, assisting with co-curricular music operational matters, and managing music resources.

About You 

You are a warm and genuine person, who can demonstrate a love for working in the education sector. You also possess the following:

  • Strong administrative experience within a school setting;
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to develop strong positive relationships with staff, student, parents/carers and community members;
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities;
  • Demonstrated ability to use corporate phone, computer and data management systems including excellent Microsoft Office skills;
  • A passion for student wellbeing and alignment with our values of Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence;
  • A valid Working with Children’s Check. 

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. You are encouraged to apply promptly as applications close once a suitable recruit is obtained.

To apply for this position please visit the link below and access the Application for Employment Form.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Director of Strategy and Performance, Philip Fielden on (02) 4929 5811.