Ceramics Tutor

Abbotsleigh offers an extensive, high quality co-curricular program across both the Junior and Senior campuses, through our dynamic AbbSchool department. AbbSchool activities foster a love of learning, skill development, inquiry, participation, fun and friendship through a range of exciting activities.

Primary Role
AbbSchool is seeking an experienced and passionate Ceramics Tutor to join our outstanding co-curricular team based in Wahroonga, NSW.

This part-time position, commencing 6th February 2024, will involve working 5 days per week, 10 hours per week (2 hours per day) during term-time. The ceramics tutor will be responsible for teaching Primary (Years 3-6) and Senior students (Years 7-12) from 3.30-5.30pm each day.

Essential Requirements
• Art qualifications to a minimum Diploma level.
• Working with Child Check.
• Experience in teaching ceramics to primary and/or senior-aged students.
• Knowledge of loading, unloading, and operation of a kiln.
• Ability to plan flexible lessons that are responsive to students’ interests and passions.
• Ability to teach independently.
• Ability to enrich student learning and engagement in a variety of hand-building ceramics skills.
• Ability to liaise with other staff regarding shared working spaces.
• Ability to monitor and order necessary materials and equipment in consultation with the AbbSchool Manager.
• Ability to contribute to our thriving co-curricular program and possess a positive attitude with a sense of fun and good humor.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and enthusiastic co-curricular team. The candidate should be able to inspire Abbotsleigh’s students through dynamic classroom practice, refined professional knowledge and a commitment to high performance.

Abbotsleighs Commitment to Child Protection

Abbotsleigh is a ‘Child Safe Organisation' committed to ensuring the safety, welfare, and well-being of all children and young people at the School and is dedicated to protecting them from abuse and harm. All children and young people who come to Abbotsleigh have a right to feel and be safe.  

Successful applicants will be subject to employment screening processes with the Office of the Children’s Guardian and will be required to provide a current Working with Children registration number, NESA number, and other relevant teaching qualifications.

Applications will be received immediately

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