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Head Teacher Special Education - Parkes High School
Location Regional NSW
Advertisement Number A900088558
Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $131,142.00. This position attracts a base salary of $118,315.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
School Name Parkes High School
Principal Network Mitchell
Staffing Area Orange
Contact Name Sandra Parker
Contact Phone number 02 6862 1844
Closing Date 29-May-2019
Job Category TCH Other
Organisation Teaching Service
Position InformationParkes High School (enrolment 610 students, including 18% Aboriginal students) is a comprehensive secondary school that provides education to an expanding rural community in the central west of NSW. The school attracts equity funding and is focusing on quality teaching, differentiation, literacy and numeracy. Parkes High School is developing a dedicated STEM teaching space and partnerships with universities. Parkes High School is a Positive Behaviour for Learning school and is part of the Henry Parkes Learning Community. The school operates within a highly inclusive model of support for students with disabilities and has six Special Education classes and a Tutorial Centre. Parkes High School has a proud history of outstanding academic, sporting, cultural and performing arts achievements. Parkes High School also offers an extensive range of Vocational Education and Training courses delivered across the school.
Specific Selection Criteria
Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria,
Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with a range of disabilities. Demonstrated excellence in the ability to implement and evaluate evidence based, differentiated teaching and learning programs which facilitate improved learning outcomes for students with individual learning needs. Demonstrated ability to be a dynamic member of the executive leadership team and to lead learning and support initiatives in accordance with the school’s strategic directions. Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead, monitor and inspire teachers to develop and implement adjusted educational programs for students with additional learning and support needs including liaison with outside agencies.
General Selection Criteria
1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies
ConditionsAn unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.
The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/policies/employment/recruit/head_teach/Eligibility2004.doc
Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.