Economics 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 inspires girls to lead a purposeful life, to thrive, and to make a positive impact on the world of today and tomorrow. Our teachers are role models who inspire each girl to strive to reach her personal best.

‘With education, women can do, or be, anything.’ (Miss Betty Archdale, 6th Headmistress 1958 – 1970)

The Role

Abbotsleigh is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate full-time Economics teacher to join our HSIE Department. 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. They will also be responsible for the well-being of a small tutor group. This is a great opportunity for graduates or experienced teachers looking for a new challenge.

The Duties

The successful applicant will have proven success in classroom practice, and specialise in teaching Economics and Commerce. A robust knowledge of NSW syllabi, strong intellectual acumen, a fine understanding of 21st-century learning, strong ICT competencies to enhance learning, and excellent collegial and communication skills, are essential for this role. The successful applicant will be responsible for planning, delivering, and assessing high-quality instruction in economics to students at Abbotsleigh. They will create engaging lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities, fostering a stimulating and inclusive classroom environment.  They will contribute to the development of departmental programs and communicate with parents/guardians, staff, and girls in a respectful, professional, and constructive way. 

Why work at Abbotsleigh?

At Abbotsleigh it is our talented and committed staff members who are the foundation of our community. At Abbotsleigh we 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.

  • We empower our staff to grow and develop as exceptional professionals, providing extensive career development programs
  • Our teaching is enriched with contemporary, flexible learning environments where research is embraced, experts engaged and connections beyond the school
  • Our students love to be challenged, are motivated to learn, they are fierce thinkers who abide by their self-chosen values - Integrity, Respect, Courage, Compassion and Perseverance
  • A dedicated staff well-being and mentoring program
  • Beautiful grounds and close to Wahroonga Village
  • Onsite exercise facilities, parking, and close to public transport
  • Substantial Teacher aid support, lower face-to-face teaching time
  • No Saturday sports allocations
  • Generous above-award remuneration, salary packaging, and student fee discounts
  • Genuinely a great teamwork environment

Abbotsleigh's 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. In addition, teaching staff will be expected to possess current University and NESA certifications.

Closing date 20 May 2024. Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received


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