Science Head Teacher - Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Balgowlah NSW 2093, Australia
  • 18 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008M33 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 9949 4200 - Anna Diggin Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: The Beaches Staffing area: Northern Beaches School name: Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus FTE: 1.000

Position Information

The Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus (enrolment 1260 students), is a comprehensive Year 7-12 boys' high school. The school has a commitment to innovative teaching to engage boys in their learning. Students are challenged to achieve their personal best in all aspects of their education in a caring learning environment. The school fosters positive partnerships with parents and the wider community.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria,

Proven ability in the use of data to lead reflective, evidence informed, evaluative practices that build the capacity of staff and enable all students to achieve in the Sciences.

Demonstrated ability to lead subject specific literacy to enable ongoing improvement in the writing outcomes for boys.

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


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.

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at

Special Notes

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at

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 were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at: