PDHPE Teacher

Welcome to the community of Abbotsleigh. Abbotsleigh is a pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 Anglican day and Boarding school for girls located in Wahroonga, Upper North Shore. Our curriculum is broad and encourages all areas of creativity and innovation, from our earliest learners to our Senior Girls. Abbotsleigh is a leading independent girls’ school where staff possess the highest professional skills and actively support our Christian ethos.

Term 3 only - Part-time 0.81 FTE/full-time

The Role

Abbotsleigh has a wonderful opportunity for an engaging and highly motivated part-time PDHPE teacher to join our dynamic PDHPE department for term 3 as Long Service Leave cover. The successful candidate will be an educator who is highly motivated to support Abbotsleigh to maintain and develop learning and innovation, ensure continued academic achievement, and inspire, engage, and value every girl.

The Duties

The successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge, competence, and confidence in Stages 4 – 5 PDHPE courses. They will be able to prepare and implement lessons that use a range of teaching strategies and styles appropriate to girls’ levels, abilities, and interests.  The successful candidate will contribute to the development of departmental programs and communicate with parents/guardians, staff, and girls in a respectful, professional, and constructive way.

About our Team

The PDHPE Teacher will work collaboratively within the PDHPE department and year group, undertaking responsibilities within the team, as required by the Head of PDHPE. The successful applicant is expected to support and participate in the co-curricular activities and the Christian life of the School.

Why work at Abbotsleigh?

At Abbotsleigh it is our talented and committed staff members who are the foundation of our community. Every staff member is given the opportunity to grow and develop their professional skills through mentoring, teacher resources, and professional development programs. We here at Abbotsleigh are dedicated to helping our staff reach their full potential. Our positive and collaborative culture allows teachers to bring meaningful learning experiences to our girls. It is our motivated girls who make teaching at Abbotsleigh a productive and inspiring space to work.

  • A collaborative, encouraging, and supportive culture  
  • A rich professional development program  
  • A dedicated staff well-being program 
  • Mentoring  
  • Beautiful grounds and close to Wahroonga Village 
  • Onsite exercise facilities, parking, and close to public transport 
  • Substantial Teachers aid support 
  • No Saturday sports allocations 
  • Generous remuneration, salary packaging, and student fee discounts 

*Please note currently a 0.81 FTE but could become full-time for term 3, Annual Part-time Package $75,000 - $107,000, Annual Full-time Package $96,000 - $136,000 (depending on experience)

Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received, closing date 4 June 2023

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