SCEGGS provides a stimulating teaching environment where staff are valued and have the opportunity to work with motivated students in an innovative workplace.

Graduate Assistant Teacher – Primary School

A Graduate Assistant Teacher position is available for the 2024 school year for a newly qualified Primary teacher (or teacher education student in their final year of tertiary study) wishing to gain more experience working in a school environment.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and passionate new teacher and will demonstrate the strong interpersonal skills needed to work co-operatively as part of a team. The role will be predominantly based in Kindergarten – Year 2, but will also involve work with other classes, and individual students, across K-6. Some administrative work in the school office and Primary Library is also required.

Depending on the needs of the successful candidate, this position can be either full-time or part-time to allow for ongoing study commitments.

The successful applicant will be committed to the life of the School and supportive of its Christian ethos.


Application Information:

Applications for this position should include:

  • A cover letter, outlining how your professional skills, experiences, values and philosophy of education would be a good fit for SCEGGS.
  • Your CV, including your personal details, qualifications, work experience and previous practicum placement information
  • The names and contact details of at least TWO referees, one of whom should be able to comment on your work/placement in a school setting such as a university supervisor or former/current supervising teacher.

Applications should be sent as a single PDF emailed directly to  Helen Dempsey, Head of Primary.


Applications close: Wednesday 6 December 2023 at 5pm


In accordance with the Child Protection legislation, applicants for child-related work must have a current Working with Children clearance which will be verified online by SCEGGS prior to employment. 

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