About the Position

The Scots College is an innovative and creative teaching and learning environment for boys Transition to Year 12. We pride ourselves on our quest for excellence, our faith and tradition and a culture of leadership through teams for both our students and staff.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team who is passionate about debating and public speaking. The Director of Debating is a full-time position based at our Senior School Campus commencing Term 1, 2021.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Manage and coordinate the Years 7 to 12 Debating Program.
  • Organise and coordinate Sydney based debating competitions which involve College participation.
  • Coordination of school competitions.
  • Coordination of teaching support staff and recruitment of casual debating coaches.
  • Organise and assist with internal and external debating competitions.
  • Organise trials and team selections of students.
  • Management of all debating operations such as fixtures, transport, venues as well as awards nights and functions.
  • Liaise with The Scots College Parents Association.
  • Commitment to continual development and promotion of the Scots debating culture based on the College values.
  • A qualification in teaching is desirable.

Further Information

We offer outstanding opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences.

All candidates must consent to or have a current a Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Please click here by registering your interest by Friday 18 December 2020.

Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.

How to Apply

Please complete our application process by clicking below. 

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Scots Mission

“In seeking to serve God faithfully, the Scots College exists to inspire boys to learn, lead and serve as they strive for excellence together.”

Scots to the Fore: Brave Hearts, Bold Minds – Our Strategic Intent 2015 – 2025

About the College

The Scots College is one of the oldest and most reputable boys’ schools in Australia. Scots is a non-selective Presbyterian GPS boys’ school for day and boarding students. We draw students from across Sydney, New South Wales and many different nations from around the world.
The College defends the honourable traditions, adventures and learning of boys. Our vision is focused on the education, pastoral care, nurture and development of fine Scots boys who are inspired to learn, lead and serve as they strive for excellence together.

The Scots College is a proud member of the following associations.

The Presbyterian Church (New South Wales) Property Trust T/A The Scots College, Sydney Australia
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William Elder


Mr Alan Elder was born in Scotland and migrated to Australia with his parents at a young age. He attended The Scots College for all his schooling, graduating in 1944. He played 1st XI Cricket and was a member of the College Cadet Unit. After leaving school Mr Elder studied accountancy and retained a life-long love of the College, especially the Pipes and Drums. Mr Elder never married, however the significant bequest he left will allow his Scots family to remember him through the Lang Walker Business Centre.