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Teacher Special Education - Springwood High School The Rocks NSW

NSW Government

NSW Government The Rocks NSW Australia

1 week ago

Position Information

Springwood High School is proudly comprehensive in nature and purpose, with a current enrolment of 650 students, offering challenging and diverse learning opportunities with high expectation of all. These opportunities extend across academic, sporting and cultural domains. Strong educational leadership, ongoing professional learning and dedicated teachers serve to create a positive, supportive and dynamic learning environment. the school motto of Press Onward is the foundation for our rich and thriving school community. We affirm our commitment to the values of fairness, equity, difference, diversity and excellence in the service of great educational outcomes for our students. Year 11 and 12 participate in a combined senior curriculum. the school is strongly supported by a range of external stakeholders, and forms an important part of our wider community. Our school also has an off-campus support unit located at Glenbrook.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach... special education and/or experience in teaching students with Mental Health Disorders (Secondary), Autism and Emotional Disturbance with knowledge off trauma informed practice.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with students, families, school staff and community agencies to develop dynamic personalised learning plans, behaviour support plans and Health care plans that respond and address students' individual needs.

Demonstrated evidence of an ability to design, implement, evaluate and report on highly effective differentiated programs across all curriculum areas.

Ability to engage Aboriginal students to enhance their educational outcomes.


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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