Mathematics Teacher - Taree High School

$72,263 - $127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Taree NSW 2430, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008MOR 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: 65521166 - Nigel Reece Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Connected Communities Team 2 Staffing area: Taree School name: Taree High School FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Taree High School, a comprehensive inclusive co-educational high school, has an enrolment of 850 students from Years 7–12, including 18% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The school is part of the Connected Communities Strategy across NSW and provides tailored programs to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal students and their families. The school has a tradition of achievement in academic, sporting and artistic pursuits and has a culture, which recognises and celebrates the successes of all of its students. Taree High School’s curriculum and welfare structures are designed to promote self–reliance and encourage students to take responsibility for their actions and their learning. Taree High School is well resourced with a number of specialist facilities including a Support Unit and liaises extensively with its Community of Schools, the business community, Taree TAFE and strong university partnerships. The school endeavours to provide students with a vast array of opportunities to become global citizens, innovative learners, with strong connections to their school and community.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach mathematics Years 7-12. 
  • Excellent personal and interpersonal skills demonstrating a proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a large faculty team. 
  • A demonstrated commitment to contribute to a faculty team delivering mathematics courses across all stages, from numeracy intervention to Extension 1 and 2. 
  • Commitment to the improvement of Aboriginal and low socio-economic status students’ educational outcomes within a large rural setting.


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

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

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: