Teacher Human Society and its Environment, Turramurra High School

$72,263 - $127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • South Turramurra NSW 2074, Australia
  • 25 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008KRT 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: 0294494233 - Fiona Hunziker Closing date: 08/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Gordon Staffing area: Ryde School name: Turramurra High School FTE: 1.000


Turramurra High School (1220 students, including 38% from a non-English speaking background), is a comprehensive, coeducational high school.

The school promotes a culture across the whole school community that fosters creativity, collaboration, communication and critical reflection.

The school has an innovative approach to teaching with a view to transforming learning to be future focused and empowering individuals on their own learning journey.

The school has a reputation for achievement in academic studies, sport and the creative arts, including an outstanding band program.

The school is an active partner in a range of school networks in the local area and across NSW.

It has strong relationships with our local community, our university partners and has a sister school agreement with schools in Japan. The school currently offers an International Students Program in Years 10 - 12.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Business Studies, Commerce, Legal Studies and Geography.
  • Demonstrated ability to use explicit teaching strategies to improve the quality of extended responses in assessment and examination questions for all students.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive learning relationships with staff, students and parents in order to improve student progress.
  • Demonstrated capacity to enhance learning outcomes for all students including HPGE students, enabling all students to achieve their potential.
  • Highly developed collaborative practices that contribute to positive reflective culture within the HSIE faculty.


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

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