Special Education Assistant Principal - Clarke Road School

$124,038 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Clarke Road School, Clarke Road, Hornsby NSW, Australia
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal Teaching - Primary Teaching - Secondary Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008F7R
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 9487 2652 - Rebecca Saunders
Closing Date: 22/09/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Hornsby
Staffing Area: Hornsby
School Name: Clarke Road School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
Clarke Road School is at the forefront of innovative teaching in special education. We cater for students from Kindergarten to Year 12 with intellectual disabilities. Clarke Road has a commitment to promoting vibrant engaged learning and the promotion of our students' independence in a caring, safe and happy school environment. We maintain a high standard in the provision of personalised learning and support plans for our students within the framework of the NSW NESA curriculum requirements. We maintain a strong student wellbeing focus for all our learners. Our staff is committed to working as part of collaborative teams to ensure high level student outcomes and professional growth of all staff and school community members. Clarke Road School is located in Hornsby and currently has an enrolment of 61 students. Our school banner, 'Opening New Worlds for all students' is underpinned by a commitment to quality educational programs informed by the aspiration and values of parents and carers.

School website: https://clarkerd-s.schools.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with a moderate or severe intellectual disability, physical disability and complex learning needs.
  • High level organisational skills and demonstrated ability to balance classroom teaching and the complex role of an Assistant Principal.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with a demonstrated capacity to lead, inspire and mentor staff with a range of experience.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build strong relationships with students, families and the broader community.
  • Ability to integrate technology and data to improve and inform educational programs and school wide practices.

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

An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold 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
Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

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 were 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


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Job Closing Date

22 Sep, 2021