Teacher Technology, James Busby High School

$73,737 - $130,336 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Green Valley NSW 2168, Australia
  • 04 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008UGM
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at up to $130,336.00. Base salary ranges from $73,737.00 to $117,060.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
Contact: 96077766 - Olimpia Bartolillo
Closing date: 18/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Liverpool
Staffing area: Liverpool
School name: James Busby High School
FTE: 1.000


James Busby High School is a diverse and inclusive co-educational comprehensive high school located in south-west Sydney with an enrolment of 630. Our setting includes a large and dynamic Special Education Unit comprising of 10 classes, with 106 enrolled students.

We celebrate our multi-cultural student body that includes 39 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, as well as 75% of students from a language background other than English.

Our school is developing a strong focus on quality skills driven teaching, literacy and numeracy improvement, Learning Intentions and Success Criteria and ALARM to promote continuous growth and attainment for all students.

In support of this, we provide a curriculum that is rich, authentic and responsive to individual student needs. Our Learning and Support Team sustain and grow extensive support structures for students and staff in meeting the complex learning needs of our diverse student body.

We endeavour to build the capacity of all, in differentiation, in order to meet the educational requirements for each child.

Positive Behaviour for Learning and our values driven approach to student wellbeing and behaviour management underscore our philosophy.

We are committed to growing a positive school environment by empowering staff in the area of trauma-informed practice when embedding a culture of high expectations and creating quality learning experiences for all.

These initiatives will enrich students' ability to connect, succeed and thrive whilst meeting their individual wellbeing needs.

At James Busby High School we continually strive to grow a quality learning environment that demonstrates aspirational expectations of learning progress where teachers and students collaborate, reflect on and evaluate teaching and learning practice. Excellence underpins our extra-curricular and curricular programs, which remain a central focus.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Technology Mandatory (7-8) and Food Technology.
  • Approval to teach or willingness to undertake VET teacher training in Hospitality Commercial Cookery providing the qualification entry benchmark is met.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills that promote successful interactions between students, staff and parents.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively within the Home Economics Faculty to develop and implement inclusive, high expectations learning experiences that engage students and contribute to a positive learning culture within the school.


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.