Teacher - Merewether Heights Public School

$72,263 - $114,720 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Merewether Heights NSW 2291, Australia
  • 06 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | Teachers
Job Location: Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
Job Reference Number: 0000878L
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at up to $127,157.00. Base salary ranges from $72,263.00 to $114,720.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
Contact: 49633192 - Timothy Beaven
Closing Date: 14/04/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Glenrock
Staffing Area: Newcastle
School Name: Merewether Heights Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
Merewether Heights Public School was established in 1970 and caters for a diverse community of learners. The school is situated within a stable residential area in Newcastle, located approximately 2km from the beach. The school's enrolment was 346 at the commencement of 2021, with 6 students identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and 29 students with a language background other than English.

The school enjoys the support of a very positive and supportive parent community. The community has high expectations of the school; wanting the very best for their children. This desire allows the school and community to work together to provide well-balanced, quality educational experiences to meet the needs of the individual child.

The teacher staff is a mix of experienced and early-career teachers who value teamwork and are committed to delivering quality teaching in a nurturing environment. The staff provide quality teaching and learning within inclusive and differentiated learning environments in all aspects of the curriculum. Merewether Heights has a proud tradition of providing quality and highly successful programs in the creative and performing arts, sport and extra-curricular activities.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach infants and primary (K-6) with a demonstrated capacity to provide high quality teaching and learning programs using evidence-based pedagogies.
  • Evidence of data-informed practices to ensure all students meet their growth potential in literacy and numeracy.
  • Highly developed communication and organisational skills with the ability to work collaboratively to mentor and support staff to ensure quality academic and extra-curricular opportunities are provided to all students.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a positive school environment that supports students in achieving success academically, behaviourally and socially through outstanding implementation of inclusive and differentiated wellbeing practices.