Special Education Teacher - George Bass School

$72,263 - $114,720 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | Teachers
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008CT1
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: 9728 4450 - John Kiraz
Closing Date: 04/08/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Chipping Norton
Staffing Area: Bankstown
School Name: George Bass School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

George Bass School is a dynamic school in South West Sydney within the Chipping Norton Schools Network which supports just over 100 students with additional learning needs with a moderate or severe intellectual disability in Kindergarten to Year 12. The school has a diverse and highly engaged community with 92% of students coming from a family with a language background other than English.

George Bass School provides innovative and differentiated learning programs through the implementation of quality teaching practices by highly dedicated staff. Individual programs and resources for 21st Century learners include work education, Positive Behaviour for Learning, and assistive and immersive technologies.

All staff members have high expectations of students and are committed to their success as valued members of the wider community which is made possible by maintaining strong links with families and key stakeholders. This collaboration enables students to learn essential communication and independence skills in a safe, caring and positive environment.

George Bass School's close-knit community proudly supports students to accept challenges, build relationships and celebrate their success.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach special education and/or experience in teaching students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities and complex behaviours.
  • Demonstrated capacity to put students at the centre of all teaching and learning experiences that contribute to a positive school-wide culture.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of 'knowing students and how they learn' to develop their sense of purpose as future focused learners.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage the workload of a classroom teacher and collaborate with others to develop positive relationships with the diverse school community.


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.

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