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Head Teacher Administration - Elderslie High School

Teaching Service - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Information

Elderslie High School, located between Narellan and Camden, is a comprehensive coeducational school (Years 7-12) with an enrolment of 1050 students including 60 Aboriginal students. Our broad curriculum is designed to cater for the diverse range of student learning needs. There is a strong tradition of academic excellence at Elderslie High School including the delivery of extension courses. Our students have the opportunity to engage in many extracurricular activities including sport, Duke of Edinburgh Program, debating, dance and drama. Significant links have been developed between the school and the surrounding community. Our informed and committed community have high expectations for student achievement and ongoing success in academic, cultural, vocational and sporting areas. The school is an integral part of the Macarthur Trade Training Centre. Please visit the school website www.elderslie-h.schools.nsw.edu.au for information about the school including the Annual Report.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria, 

  1. Strong visible leadership skill with the capacity to work collaboratively as a member of a high functioning executive team, with high level organisational, communication and interpersonal skills that foster productive relationships with students, staff and the community.
  2. Demonstrated experience in creating, developing and managing whole school administrative structures, such as Sentral and SAP and timetabling systems such as Edval that lead to the successful day to day operation of the school.
  3. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the implementation and delivery of school priorities and targets for student wellbeing and engagment such as attendance and learning initiatives. 

General Selection Criteria

1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies

Conditions

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.

Special Notes

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at https://policies.education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library/policies/head-teacher-eligibility-requirements-policy

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines are in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at: https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html