Teacher English/Drama, Dapto High School

$73,737 - $130,336 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Dapto NSW 2530, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Illawarra & South Coast

Job reference number: 00008U0N
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: 0434 636 928 - Mathew Rhodes
Closing date: 25/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Lake Illawarra South
Staffing area: Wollongong
School name: Dapto High School
FTE: 1.000


Position Information

Dapto High School has a growing enrolment; 1023 students, including 89 Aboriginal students. We are proudly inclusive; a comprehensive school servicing a community on the edge of formidable change.

A new city of West Dapto is being built to our south and west. A very stable, hardworking staff is actively engaged with the challenges of good learning and teaching in the 21st century. Covidian challenges have sharpened our focus on ICT and mental health.

An active Parents & Citizens' Association, Student Representative Council and school executive are key participants in our strategic responses to change. Environmental sustainability, the integration of technology into teaching/learning and collaborative action to address School Improvement Plan priorities are key focus areas.

This position is for an English teacher. Drama training valued, but not necessary for this position.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach English (7-10), Approval to teach English (11-12), well as approval and/or willingness to teach Drama.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and a demonstrated capacity to contribute collaboratively to quality faculty, cross-curricular, and whole-school programs that align with the School Improvement Plan.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing inclusive teaching practises that focuses on explicit teaching and formative assessment that has resulted in an upward shift of student data.
  • Willingness to teach ICT and Public Speaking.
  • Evidenced commitment and practises to the improvement of Aboriginal and Torres
  • Strait Islander students' educational outcomes.


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.