Teacher Community Language Chinese (Mandarin), Hurstville South Public School

$127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Hurstville NSW 2220, Australia
  • 14 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service

Job Category: Schools | Teachers

Job Location: Sydney Region

Job Reference Number: 00008BHB

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at up to $127,157.00. Base salary ranges from $72,263.00 to $114,720.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.

Contact: (02) 9580 2695 - Kerry Masri

Closing Date: 28/07/2021 - 04:00 PM

Principal Network: Georges River

Staffing Area: St George

School Name: Hurstville South Public School

FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Hurstville South Public School has a diverse enrolment of over 500 students with 93% from Non-English speaking backgrounds. There are over 30 language backgrounds represented in our student body with 61% of these students from a Chinese background and 1% from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. Our languages program includes Languages other than English (LOTE) for non-native Chinese speakers and Community Languages other than English (CLOTE) for native Chinese speakers.

Our dedicated staff are committed to using evidence-based practices to maximise student outcomes. This is demonstrated through the achievement of student growth in literacy and numeracy. Students who need additional support in literacy/numeracy benefit from an established learning support program which includes Learning Support Teachers and English as an Additional Language or Dialect teachers (EAL/D). Students can access a wide range of activities including band, choir, dance, sport and public speaking.

As part of our Strategic Improvement Plan 2021-2024 differentiation, assessment, reflective practice, quality learning, collaboration and supported learning communities are areas of focus.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Chinese (Mandarin) Community Language.
  • Approval to teach infants and primary (K-6) with a demonstrated ability to develop and deliver high quality, evidence based differentiated teaching and learning programs in all Key Learning Areas.
  • Capacity and willingness to support whole school programs and extra-curricular activities, including dance and visual arts, to strengthen school culture and a sense of community.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to whole school wellbeing programs with a strong emphasis on effective classroom practices and behaviour management strategies that contribute to a positive and inclusive school culture.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team to authentically engage staff, parents and carers as partners in children’s learning.