Teacher Mathematics, Portland Central School

$73,737 - $130,336 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Portland NSW 2847, Australia
  • 05 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008WGE
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: 63555233 - Leigh McLean
Closing date: 18/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Lithgow
Staffing area: Bathurst
School name: Portland Central School
FTE: 1.000


Portland Central School is situated 25km from Lithgow and 50km from Bathurst. It is a K-12 school catering for a broad range of learners with varying levels of ability. The school has an enrolment of 175 students, approximately 28% of whom identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Secondary has junior school 7-10 including a class for each year group. Electives are stage-based providing several options to meet the needs of students. The senior school has had a small cohort of students in recent years including a Year 12 group of below 5 in the last 2 years. There are 4 Primary classes with one of them being school funded for 2022. The school has 2 Multi Categorical support classes the model includes fully supported integration and discreet intensive support class. The 2021-2024 Strategic Improvement Plan focuses on growth and attainment targets for all students with an emphasis on literacy, numeracy, and wellbeing. The school promotes a positive culture of high expectations. The school is part of the Lithgow community of practice with partner primary and high schools and has an active Parents and Citizens’ Association.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Mathematics (Years 7-10), Mathematics (Years 11-12).
  • Capacity to enhance learning outcomes, including a focus on numeracy, by promoting the development of learning that inspires students’ interest in Mathematics
  • Demonstrated ability to cater for a diverse range of students through differentiated, innovative and effective teaching practices that challenge and engage all students.
  • Capacity to work collaboratively within the faculty to implement whole school initiatives which support the school's strategic directions.


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 meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements 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.