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Head Teacher Mathematics - Chifley College Shalvey Campus

Teaching Service - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Information

Chifley College Shalvey Campus is a comprehensive 7-10 campus of the Chifley Collegiate, situated in Mount Druitt in Western Sydney. The school is regarded as an inclusive, stable and caring school with Safe, Respectful Learning as our core values. The current school population is 420. Our students include 30% identifying as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and 21% having English as an Additional Language or Dialect, the majority from Pacific Nations. The campus has a Support Unit which caters for 50 students, with two Autism Spectrum Disorder (AU) and two Mild Intellectual (IM) Disability classes. Our future-focused, holistic education is geared to promote academic success and positive life outcomes for every student.

Our staff are highly skilled and enthusiastic, working closely with parents and community partners to provide quality teaching and learning for every student.The campus has excellent facilities including an agriculture farm, sound recording studio, dance and drama studio and STEM room. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is integrated within teaching programs across the curriculum.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position.
In addition to the general selection criteria, 
1. Approval to teach Mathematics 7-10 with a demonstrated ability to analyse data and lead innovative, engaging learning programs and assessment practices
2. Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively in developing and leading effective numeracy programs across the curriculum to improve student outcomes for a diverse range of learners
3. Skills and experience to provide strong educational leadership that creates a cohesive faculty culture focused on quality teaching, student engagement and high expectations
4. Highly developed interpersonal skills that effectively establishes positive, respectful relationships with students, staff and the school community.

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

Conditions

An 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.

Special Notes

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at https://policies.education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library/policies/head-teacher-eligibility-requirements-policy

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines are in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at: https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html