|Organisation / Entity:||Teaching Service|
Schools | TCH Other
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
|Job reference number:||00008YA5|
|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:||02 657111 99 - Dayna Cowmeadow|
|Closing date:||06/07/2022 - 04:00 PM|
|Principal network:||Upper Hunter|
|School name:||Singleton High School|
Singleton High School is a large comprehensive rural high school catering for Year 7-12. The school is situated in the rural/mining sector of the Hunter Valley situated approximately 45 minutes from Newcastle suburbs with easy access along the Hunter Expressway.
The school has a student population of approximately 1100 students, with 270 of these students identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
The Singleton High School expectations are Pride, Respect, Responsibility and Excellence in Learning. The school has a comprehensive curriculum offering a diverse range of traditional and acceleration subjects and dual accredited Vocational Education and Training courses within Trade Training Centre Facilitates.
The school's focus is to enhance the educational opportunities for all students. To this end, we have developed explicit models of Quality Teaching, models for improving literacy and numeracy and innovations in authentic assessment.
We have developed an interdisciplinary curriculum for Year 7, which involves an investigative learning approach. The Ka-Wul Aboriginal Education and Cultural Resource Centre has received National recognition for the embedded Aboriginal programs within the school.
SHS also has an established Clontarf academy, Kayu Kumpa Aboriginal Girls program and active AECG. Singleton High School has a high level of support from parents and carers and is engaged in several community partnerships.
Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria,
General Selection Criteria
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.
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.