Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008H46
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: 02 4736 4028 - Belinda Clarke
Closing Date: 29/09/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Cambridge Park
Staffing Area: Penrith
School Name: Kingswood Public School
Kingswood Public School (enrolment 550, 70% students from a non-English speaking background, 28 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students) is a growing school with a dedicated staff comprising of early career and experienced teachers. The school operates using a Stage model including two Stage 3 Opportunity Classes that encompass students from culturally diverse backgrounds. The school promotes collaborative professional learning and practice across Early Stage 1 to Stage 3 using Spirals of Inquiry and is part of the NOII Network. Kingswood Public School has a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and wellbeing implementing quality programs to improve students engagement and learning outcomes in line with current curriculum and policy requirements. The school has strong support from the Parents and Citizens' Association and the school community.
The Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction position is a leadership role dedicated to ensuring that literacy and numeracy knowledge and skills are embedded in curriculum and assessment; high quality teaching practices are enhanced; and the capabilities of middle leaders are strengthened in literacy and numeracy instruction. It shares the broader educational imperatives of the Assistant Principal position but with an explicit focus on the leadership of effective, evidence-based literacy and numeracy teaching and assessment practices for improved student learning outcomes across the curriculum.
The Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction provides high support and guidance to enhance teacher growth and development in literacy and numeracy and strengthens schoolwide instructional capabilities across the curriculum for middle and senior leaders.
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 the Assistant Principal Curriculum & Instruction position. You can apply for approval to teach in NSW public schools at teach.NSW.
Information about our school is available at https://kingswood-p.schools.nsw.gov.au.
Information about the Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction positions in the department is available here.
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 are located here.
To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.
The New South Wales Department of Education, a department of the Government of New South Wales, is responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of early childhood, primary school, secondary school, vocational education, adult, migrant and higher education in the state of New South Wales, Australia.