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Teacher Personal Development, Health and Physical Education ... Coonamble NSW

Coonamble High School

Coonamble High School Coonamble NSW Australia

3 months ago

Position Information

Our School

Coonamble High School is a Connected Communities comprehensive co-educational school with an enrolment of 200 students. This includes 70% indigenous students and a Support Unit of 4 classes. The school is a 6-point school with generous Rural Teacher Incentives including a 70% teacher rental subsidy. The town has a population of approximately 3000 with a vibrant sporting and community calendar providing students, families and teachers many opportunities to participate in the community. The school is situated approximately 160km north of Dubbo. Our school vision is "Empowering students to be the best they can be to live a good life."

Supported by the School Reference Group, AECG, P&C, Clontarf and NASCA Academy, the school also enjoys partnerships with key service providers to enable students to access their learning and achieve high level outcomes. Students participate in a senior compressed curriculum which offers broad subject choice. All students... have personal learning plans. The school works closely with three primary partner schools to assist student transition.

PE Teacher

This role requires a PDHPE teacher who can teach across the KLA from Years 7 to 12. Coonamble HS is a supportive environment for teachers, emphasising professional learning as one of our Strategic Directions. To ensure continuity we employ full time relief teachers to support observation, mentoring and coaching.

For the early career or experienced teacher, those committed to improving outcomes for Aboriginal students and those wanting to make a difference for students in a small, vibrant rural community - this presents a unique opportunity.
Specific Selection Criteria
• Approval to teach Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE), approval or willingness to teach Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation, Physical Activity and Sport Studies.
• Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to contribute to faculty planning, whole school programs, and develop positive relationships with students, staff and the wider community.
• Capacity to deliver a variety of effective and differentiated learning experiences that will result in student growth across learning outcomes.
• Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies, including the Connected Communities Strategy.


The successful applicant may be eligible to receive a one-off recruitment payment of $20,000 (Conditions Apply).

A relocation support package of up to $10,000 will be available for eligible applicants.

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

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

About the NSW Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team ([email protected]) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion

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