Mathematics Head Teacher - Georges River College Penshurst Girls Campus

$124,038 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Penshurst NSW, Australia
  • 07 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008DN2
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 9580 3141 - Noeline Ross
Closing Date: 20/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Georges River
Staffing Area: St George
School Name: Georges River College Penshurst Girls Campus
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
Georges River College Penshurst Girls Campus (enrolment 521, 77% NESB) is a comprehensive school for girls 7-10. The school is a diverse and inclusive middle school and is well known for excellence in girls’ education. Penshurst Girls Campus has a focus on quality teaching, high potential and gifted education and learning support within an environment where technology is embedded. All students are encouraged to achieve their personal best in a future focussed environment that provides academic challenges and artistic, cultural and sporting opportunities.

Penshurst Girls Campus is a high performing school with a strong learning culture and high expectations of students. The successful applicant will be appointed to Georges River College and initially based at Penshurst Girls Campus.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to lead staff to deliver high quality evidence informed teaching and learning programs that build student engagement and support high expectations of student learning achievement.
  • Ability to lead a faculty team in providing engaging and challenging differentiated programs to meet diverse student learning and wellbeing needs, including the needs of high potential and gifted students requiring learning support.
  • Highly developed capacity to lead change based on an understanding of current pedagogical and evidence-informed practices for teachers with a diverse range of skills and experiences.
  • Highly developed ability to work successfully and productively with the school's executive team to analyse data and to lead, implement and support whole school priorities and strategic directions.

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 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

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 were located at:



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Job Closing Date

20 Oct, 2021