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Head Teacher Special Education - Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design
Location Sydney Region
Advertisement Number A900088130
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 Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design
Principal Network Canterbury
Staffing Area Port Jackson
Contact Name Georgia Dracopoulos
Contact Phone number 95607299
Closing Date 29-May-2019
Job Category TCH Other
Organisation Teaching Service
Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design, enrolment 880 students, including 45% of students from a non-English speaking background, has highly motivated staff, students and parents committed to optimising learning outcomes in a creative, innovative and caring environment.
The school focuses on academic achievement, offering a comprehensive pattern of student study with a specialist stream in visual arts and design where student enrolment is through portfolio and interview.
The school has a support unit for students with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities. There are a number of programs such as project-based learning, a secondary enrichment class, a strong gifted and talented program and a broad range of extracurricular activities such as band, choir, public speaking, debating and drama.
Refer to the school website for the Annual Report and School Plan: https://dulwich-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/
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 complex support and learning needs including knowledge and understanding of current policies and procedures.
Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively, proactively and professionally, including demonstrated capacity to lead,engage and support staff in educating students with special needs.
Demonstrated experience in planning, implementing and assessing quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs to meet the individual needs of students with disabilities, in a multistage classroom and establish effective partnerships with parents, community and support agencies.
Demonstrated ability to be a dynamic member of the executive leadership team and to lead initiatives that address whole school strategic directions.
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.