Head Teacher Teaching & Learning - Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College Tumbi Umbi Campus

$126,568 - $140,923 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Tumbi Umbi NSW 2261, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley

Job reference number: 00008UNN
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: 43856802 - Ms Belinda Casey
Closing date: 25/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Tuggerah Lakes
Staffing area: Central Coast
School name: Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College Tumbi Umbi Campus
FTE: 1.000


Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College, Tumbi Umbi Campus has an enrolment of 1174 students, with 152 students identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. It is a dynamic and inclusive middle years campus. We work constructively with nine partner schools delivering quality education to the local community from Preschool to Year 12 and beyond.

Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College, Tumbi Umbi Campus provides innovative and inclusive programs that engage learners in age and stage appropriate experiences, designed to extend their aspirations. Staff are committed to providing an innovative curriculum and extra curricula activities within a safe, supportive setting.

The campus’ wellbeing focus is based on clear, consistent boundaries, high expectations and personal recognition for students and staff. Its three key actions are focused on relationships, routines and rituals that build and strengthen connections.

The school has strong links with the local Kuriwa AECG.

Selection Criteria

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

  • Demonstrated evidence of student improvement as a result of teaching practice and data analysis through a strong understanding of where students are at, what strategies will support growth and clear evaluation points. Teaching practice will reflect school priorities for specific cohorts, such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait
  • Islander students, high potential or gifted students and students requiring NCCD adjustments and accommodations.
  • Experience and expertise in teaching students with complex needs, including challenging behaviours, trauma and mental health concerns and the ability to implement high quality differentiated curriculum including the development and implementation of individual educational plans to support student learning outcomes and ensure equity funding is tracked and used for data informed evidence-based interventions with students.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills with the capacity to lead and engage a collaborative team, building positive, inclusive, trusting relationships with students, parents, staff, external agencies and the wider community.
  • Demonstrated capacity to coordinate and deliver high quality professional learning experiences for staff, take on school wide roles and work collaboratively with the executive team to support, develop, and lead initiatives that address the strategic directions in the school improvement plan.

General Selection Criteria

  1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  6. 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 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

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.