Teacher Food Technology Melville High School

$73,737 - $130,336 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • South Kempsey NSW 2440, Australia
  • 16 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008X0W
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: 6562 7511 - Sally Jenkins
Closing date: 29/06/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Connected Communities Team 1
Staffing area: Port Macquarie
School name: Melville High School
FTE: 1.000


Melville High School is located on Dunghutti land in the Macleay Valley serving approximately 600 students with a student Aboriginal population of over 30%.

It is a comprehensive, coeducational school, with a strong focus on student growth and achievement, quality teaching, restorative practices and wellbeing. Opportunities are provided in academic, sporting, cultural, creative and technological learning areas and programs to develop social and employment skills are a focus.

Melville High School draws students from South West Rocks, down the coast to Crescent Head and into Kempsey. In 2021 Melville High School joined the Connected Communities Strategy which aims to improve outcomes for Aboriginal students and therefore all students.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Food Technology, approval to teach or preparedness to undertake VET teacher training in Hospitality - Food and Beverage providing the qualification entry benchmark is met.
  • Ability to deliver engaging student learning through technology, differentiated teaching and assessment that builds a culture of high expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a dynamic faculty and build positive relationships with staff, students, parents and the community
  • Demonstrated ability to cater for a diverse range of students, including our Aboriginal students, and enhance learning through embedding authentic Aboriginal perspectives into teaching programs


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 finalising 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.