Employment

Northholm Grammar School is an independent co-educational day school located in a beautiful and inspiring semi-rural setting at Arcadia in the North West of Sydney. Northholm Grammar has a strong reputation for academic excellence and a commitment to pastoral attentiveness through our delivery of a rigorous academic program with a personalised approach that helps to support, inspire and challenge students in their learning. It offers a diverse co-curricular program and opportunities for leadership and service.

 

Northholm Grammar welcomes applications for advertised positions. Current teaching, administrative and maintenance position vacancies may be viewed below.

 

Applicants are advised that all staff are required to support the Christian ethos of the School. Teaching staff are required to participate in the Co-Curricular Program. In addition to their co-curricular responsibilities, teaching staff are also appointed as tutors in a vertical House structure.

 

Unless otherwise noted, letters of application should be forwarded to:

The Principal
Northholm Grammar School
79 Cobah Road
Arcadia NSW 2159

 

Applications for all advertised jobs must be received by the Principal by the nominated date and should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • evidence of any skills or attributes relating to any specified selection criteria
  • three current referees
  • applications for teaching positions must also include academic transcripts.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Personal Assistant to the Principal on 02 9656 2000.

 

Northholm Grammar School is an equal opportunity employer and follows regulations related to anti-discrimination legislation and child protection in the employment process. The school advertises, selects and employs staff using a careful and comprehensive process to ensure the employment of the best possible person to the position.

 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A current Working with Children Check will be required before assuming employment for all positions.

For details on the NSW Working with Children Check, click here.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for any position at Northholm Grammar School.

Vacancies

Design and Technology Teacher

Northholm Grammar is seeking an innovative and experienced Design and Technology Teacher to join on a permanent full-time basis (1.0 FTE) commencing Term 1, 2023. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence and be able to demonstrate their capacity to deliver a rigorous senior program.

The successful applicant will:

  • have experience in teaching Design and Technology from Years 7-12
  • have the ability to successfully develop, implement and evaluate the TAS Curriculum
  • have a strong understanding of the Stage 6 Design and Technology syllabus 
  • be willing to use student data effectively to inform teaching
  • be able to contribute to the strong academic culture of the school environment
  • have a strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • be able to support the School’s Christian ethos

You will need:

  • A degree with accredited four years of study at a recognised university or higher education institution in relevant Science subjects
  • High expectations for the learning and achievements of students
  • Professional presentation and conduct
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A strong work ethic and ability to work collegially
  • Engaging personality and an ability to deal with students from a wide range of backgrounds

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter no more than two pages, curriculum vitae and the names of three professional referees. Applications should be addressed to the Principal and submitted as soon as possible. 

Send applications via email to: HennessyS@northholm.nsw.edu.au

Applications close Wednesday 23 November 2022.

*Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants must satisfy Child Protection Legislation and will be subject to employment screening. All staff are required to actively support the ethos of the school. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check.

Head of PDHPE

Full-time permanent position commencing Term 1, 2023.

Northholm Grammar is seeking to appoint an outstanding educator with extensive experience teaching senior PDHPE with a proven record of success at HSC level to lead the Department. Applicants must have a commitment to collaborative practice and demonstrated excellence in high-quality teaching and learning.

The Head of PDHPE is a leader of learning with responsibility for supporting and overseeing the efficient and effective operations of the department. This position will report directly to the Director of Studies and is responsible for leading the academic and administrative functions of the PDHPE Department at the School. The Head of PDHPE will lead a culture of professionalism with a focus on working with staff in the pursuit of articulated strategic goals and maintaining and lifting academic expectations of students.

The Head of PDHPE is responsible for leading the academic program, department staff and resources to ensure that each student is catered for. He/she will also be responsible for overseeing the co-curricular activities of the department as well as seeking out new opportunities for students to engage in external activities that will foster engagement and raise the profile of PDHPE both within and beyond the Northholm community.

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Accredited 4 years of study at a recognised university or higher education institution in relevant subject/s with a Bachelor of Education (Secondary), or a combined or double degree such as a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Secondary) OR
  • Undergraduate degree (such as a Bachelor of Arts) and then complete an accredited graduate entry teaching degree (such as a Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Teaching(Secondary
  • Strong and supportive leadership style with clear expectations for all members of the team.
    – Ability to develop high quality PDHPE Teaching and Learning Programs.
    – Ability to maintain records and reports of student progress and achievement.
    – Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively build and manage a cohesive team.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a letter of introduction addressed to the Principal and a resume

Applications close Friday 18 November and send via email to HennessyS@northholm.nsw.edu.au

Applicants must satisfy Child Protection Legislation and will be subject to employment screening. All staff are required to actively support the ethos of the school. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check.



School Counsellor/Psychologist

Permanent Part-Time (0.6) commencing Term 1, 2023

Northholm Grammar School is seeking a motivated and experienced School Counsellor/Psychologist to join our Pastoral Leadership Team to provide counselling services for students from Years K-12.

Criteria

  • Registration as a psychologist with AHPRA.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully within a self-management framework and respond effectively to complex or demanding clinical matters.
  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment and management of complex cognitive and emotional, mental health, and development issues amongst a diverse population of children and adolescents, including case planning and review.
  • Strong commitment to ongoing professional development and ethical practice.
  • Experience working in schools with children and adolescents aged 5-18 years.
  • Experience in providing quality evidence-based services for children, adolescents, and their parents.
  • Strong understanding/experience working with young people and families of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to work with children and adolescents with learning needs.
  • Understanding of child protection legislation and guidelines as it applies to schools.
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary issues and trends in Child Psychology.

Essential

  • A collaborative team member.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated approach.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and work without supervision.
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check.
  • Adhere to Northholm’s Code of Conduct and Child Safe Policy and undertake annual training in Child Protection procedures and practices and First Aid.

Please email your application to the EA to the Principal: HennessyS@northholm.nsw.edu.au

Applications close Friday 11 November 2022.

Applicants must satisfy Child Protection Legislation and will be subject to employment screening. All staff are required to actively support the ethos of the school. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check.