Head Teacher Welfare, Maitland High School

$137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • East Maitland NSW 2323, Australia
  • 21 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service

Job Category: Schools | TCH Other

Job Location: Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley

Job Reference Number: 000084GC

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.

Contact: (02) 4933 7933 - Melissa Schatz

Closing Date: 04/08/2021 - 04:00 PM

Principal Network: Maitland

Staffing Area: Maitland

School Name: Maitland High School

FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Maitland High School is an inclusive and proudly comprehensive high school serving a diverse community. We are dedicated to working in partnership with our students and community to create a culture of high expectations where all students feel empowered to strive for their best.

Located in the Lower Hunter region, Maitland High School has a Specialist Support Unit which has six classes. The student population of 1088 has been steadily increasing over the last four years. While 6% of our students identify as having a non-English speaking background, only 2% require some level of EAL/D (English an additional language or dialect) support. 17% of students identify as having an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background. Students at Maitland High School participate in a wide range of learning experiences by accessing a broad curriculum designed to meet the diverse learning needs of all students.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria,
The ability to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate effective school systems and management processes to ensure excellence in student wellbeing.

Demonstrated ability to collaboratively lead teams and establish productive partnerships with students, parents, staff and external agencies to deliver wellbeing targets.

Outstanding interpersonal, communication and administrative skills to manage complex student wellbeing issues.

Demonstrated skills to build and strengthen respectful relationships with Aboriginal students, families and the 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