Teacher Visual Design, Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design

$72,263 - $127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Dulwich Hill NSW 2203, Australia
  • 23 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008LIG 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: 9560 7299 - Isidoro Felman Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Canterbury Staffing area: Port Jackson School name: Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design FTE: 1.000


Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design, enrolment 900 students, including 45% of students from a non-English speaking background, has highly motivated staff, students and parents committed to optimizing learning outcomes in a creative, innovative and caring environment.

The school focuses on academic achievement, offering a comprehensive pattern of student study with a specialist stream in visual arts and design where student enrolment is through portfolio and interview.

The school has a support unit for students with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities. There are a number of programs such as project-based learning, a secondary enrichment class, a strong gifted and talented program and a broad range of extracurricular activities such as band, choir, public speaking, debating and drama.

Refer to the school website for the Annual Report and School Plan: https://dulwich-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach Technology Mandatory Years 7 and 8, Visual Design 7 - 10, approval to deliver VET entertainment industry, or meet the requirements as indicated in the special notes and capacity to teach Textiles Technologies 7-12

Demonstrated ability to provide engaging and challenging differentiated lessons and programs to meet diverse student learning and wellbeing needs, including gifted and talented students and students with additional learning and support needs.

Proven ability to meaningfully integrate information communication technologies (ICT) into teaching and learning to extend and engage student learning in a specialised Visual Arts and Design school.

Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive working relationships with staff, students and parents to improve student learning outcomes.


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

Teachers from all key learning areas with recent and relevant industry experience and/or qualifications can seek entry to the VET Entertainment Industry teacher training program through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Applications must be supported by primary documented evidence of recent and relevant industry experience and/or qualifications mapped against the competencies to be delivered in schools. Application for RPL is made to and reviewed only by the Application Review Committee (ARC).

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: https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html