Teacher Special Education - Marrickville High School

$73,737 - $130,336 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Marrickville NSW 2204, Australia
  • 15 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008Y74
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: (02) 9569 2444 - Erica Edgley
Closing date: 29/06/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Marrickville
Staffing area: Port Jackson
School name: Marrickville High School
FTE: 1.000


Marrickville High School is a co–educational 7–12 comprehensive high school providing exceptional learning opportunities for students in the inner west of Sydney. The school is a caring and safe place of learning.

Wellbeing initiatives focus on proactively supporting all students in improving their learning and ensuring they feel connected to the school community.

The school has a current enrolment of 523. The student population has been steadily increasing over the last five years and is expected to continue to grow in coming years. 57% of students enrolled at the school are from language backgrounds other than English.

20 students identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. The school has a support unit, consisting of five classes as well an on-site Intensive English Centre (IEC).

The school is committed to a strong focus on student growth and attainment by widening curriculum offerings and strengthening the learning culture through enhanced whole school literacy and numeracy programs.

Data driven, differentiated classroom practices have been developed and refined in a strong culture of professional learning and collaboration.

Students are encouraged to strive for their best and extra and cocurricular programs in creative and performing arts and sport enable students to excel in areas of interest and talent.

The school has strong community partnerships and an active P&C who foster a mutually respectful relationship with the school to support and help inform programs and initiatives.

Marrickville High School’s School Plan and Annual Report can be accessed on our website http://www.marrickvil-h.schools.nsw.edu.au

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Special Education and/or experience teaching students with mild to Moderate intellectual disabilities, autism, challenging behaviours and complex learning needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and successfully implement effective and engaging teaching and learning programs across multiple key learning areas which meet the academic, social, emotional and behavioural needs of the students.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement relevant and successful Individual Education Plans and/or Individual Transition Plans for students with specific and diverse learning needs fostering a positive environment and culture of inclusion.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with focus on teamwork, effective communication and building relationships with students, colleagues, parents, external providers and the wider school community.


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.