Head Teacher Mathematics, Finley High School

$126,568 - $140,923 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Finley NSW 2713, Australia
  • 06 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008WE2
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at $140,923.00. This position attracts a base salary of $126,568.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 03 5883 1344 - Jeff Ward
Closing date: 18/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Deniliquin
Staffing area: Deniliquin
School name: Finley High School
FTE: 1.000


Finley High School is a comprehensive high school set in a small rural community in the Riverina. It caters for the educational needs of four towns: Finley, Tocumwal, Berrigan, Jerilderie and their surrounding areas.

It has a tradition of strong HSC results over many years, as well as outstanding results in sport, agriculture, public speaking and debating. The school has an enrolment of 350 students including 7% Aboriginal students. The school is very well supported by an active P & C and AECG and has fostered strong partnerships across our four communities.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria,

Approval to teach Mathematics 7-12 and capacity and willingness to teach Mathematics Extension 1 and 2.

Demonstrated ability to inspire, develop and lead staff at all stages of their career through professional learning and evidence-informed, reflective teaching practices to promote high-quality teaching and learning

Demonstrated ability to lead and implement innovative, future-focused teaching and learning within and across faculties to improve student learning outcomes.

Proven capacity to build positive relationships and engagement across the school community which helps to create a vibrant and positive school culture of respect and learning.

General Selection Criteria

  • Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  • Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  • Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies


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

Finley High School is a 4 point school and as such attracts additional incentives. Please refer to https://education.nsw.gov.au/teach-nsw/find-teaching-jobs/choose-rural/benefits-and-incentives

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located here.

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