History Teacher 7-12

Strathfield · New South Wales
  • History Teacher (NESA Mandatory History, Elective History, Ancient History, Modern History, Philosophy, IBDP History and Global Politics)  7-12
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • Commencing 21 January 2022

Santa Sabina College Strathfield is a P-12 Catholic School in the Dominican tradition educating students to achieve personal excellence, to act with justice and compassion, and to embrace the future with an optimistic global vision. Located across eight hectares in Strathfield in Sydney’s multicultural inner west and enrolling over 1230 students, we offer a comprehensive co-education on our Del Monte Campus for P-4 and for girls 5-12 on our Santa Sabina Campus. Our outdoor education campus, Tallong, is located on 97 hectares in the Southern Highlands. 

Our Early Education Centre (Mary Bailey House) and Out of School Hours (OOSH) services are located in the grounds of the Primary (Del Monte) Campus. Mary Bailey House provides education and care for children aged from six weeks to five years and the College also operates three separate OOSH services for five-year-olds to Year 6 students. OOSH provides before school, after school and vacation care for children during school holiday periods.

Santa Sabina College is seeking dynamic professionals with an ability to inspire students through engaging and challenging teaching in the area of History. Knowledge of the Australian Curriculum and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme would be highly regarded. There is an expectation that all teachers actively participate and contribute to the broader life of the College, including student wellbeing, co-curricular activities and outdoor education experiences. 


The successful candidate will:

  • support and commit to the Catholic Dominican Mission of the College 
  • be an experienced and qualified teacher of History  in one or more of the subject areas listed
  • demonstrate knowledge of recent developments in these curriculum areas and the NESA and IBDP syllabus, assessment and reporting requirements
  • demonstrate an understanding of innovative, contemporary education practices that are student-centred, technology-rich and differentiated 
  • possess outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team, including effective co-planning and co-teaching skills


Teaching across various subject areas would be advantageous and highly regarded.

Please visit the College website for further application details: https://www.ssc.nsw.edu.au/about-santa-sabina/employment/

Applications must contain a cover letter addressed to the College Principal, Ms Paulina Skerman, outlining relevant experience, a Curriculum Vitae and a completed College employment application form. Completed applications are to be emailed to [email protected]. For further information, please contact Ann McGovern, Director of People,Culture and Professional Learning on (02) 9745 7025. 

Applications close: 4pm 3 December 2021.

The College is committed to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. The successful applicant will be required to have a current Working with Children Check and be committed to our Child Protection Policy.


Applications closed Friday 3 December 2021