Head Teacher Human Society and its Environment, Great Lakes College Tuncurry Campus

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Tuncurry NSW 2428, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008LXD 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 65550500 - Sally Chad Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Great Lakes Staffing area: Taree School name: Great Lakes College Tuncurry Campus FTE: 1.000


Great Lakes College Tuncurry Campus is one of three campuses that constitute Great Lakes College. Our campus is for students in years 7-10. We deliver a comprehensive and responsive curriculum for students in Stage 4 and Stage 5.

Through agreement with the Senior Campus of Great Lakes College, we facilitate early commencement of Stage 6 subjects to provide a responsive and flexible education pathway for individual students.

Our diverse curriculum offering is further strengthened by access to Vocational Education Training with external Registered Training Organizations and the provision of a Trade Training Centre on site.

Situated on the lower Mid North Coast of NSW, the school is built on the traditional lands of the Worimi people and 10% of our students identify as First Nations people. The Gathang language is the first language spoken in the area. An additional 2% of our student population has a language background other than English.

Selection Criteria

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

  • Demonstrated capacity to lead curriculum development across the broad range of HSIE courses and support staff to develop quality? Innovative teaching and learning programs that differentiate learning outcomes and support individual student achievement, including those from Aboriginal and EAL/D backgrounds .
  • Exemplary interpersonal, communication and leadership skills to lead the HSIE faculty and contribute to whole school programs, priorities and initiatives that address the school’s strategic directions.
  • Demonstrated developed skills in effectively using data analysis? To improve student learning outcomes and creating a culture of authentic staff professional learning which builds both the individual and collective capacity to maintain a high performing faculty.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the effective use of information communication technologies to enhance quality teaching practices.

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 finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.

Special Notes

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at https://policies.education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library/policies/head-teacher-eligibility-requirements-policy

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