Special Education Teacher - Bligh Park Public School

$72,263 - $114,720 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Primary Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category:

Schools | Teachers

Job Location:

Sydney Region

Job Reference Number: 00008GVM
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: 45727067 - Joan Westerweller
Closing Date: 27/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Windsor
Staffing Area: Windsor
School Name: Bligh Park Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Bligh Park Public School is an NSW Department of Education (DoE) primary school situated on the land of the Darug People. The school is part of the Windsor Principal Network in the Regional North Operational Directorate. Bligh Park Public School has 22 teaching staff and an enrolment of 320 students, 49 of whom identify as Aboriginal. There are 12 mainstream classes and 4 support classes (comprised of MC, IM and 2 ED/BD classes) which operate within an inclusive environment.

At Bligh Park Public School the teachers are committed to identifying, understanding and implementing the most effective explicit teaching methods, with the highest priority given to evidence-based teaching strategies in literacy and numeracy.

The school is supported by the P&C and enjoys strong partnerships with the community. Bligh Park Public School provides opportunities in the performing arts and has a proud sporting history. The school promotes lifelong learning and students are taught to be safe, respectful and responsible learners.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students K-6 with behavioural difficulties, emotional disturbance, autism and/or mild intellectual disability.
  • Demonstrated ability to differentiate the curriculum and implement individualised learning programs that maximise student engagement, with a strong focus on improving literacy and numeracy outcomes for all students.? 
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Department of Education’s Disability Strategy, teaching students with intellectual disabilities, autism and complex behaviour and health care needs.? 
  • Proven ability to implement wellbeing initiatives that maintain and enhance a positive, supportive and inclusive classroom culture, and cater to the diverse needs of individual students. 
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and the capacity to work collaboratively in teams and contribute to a positive school culture with students, parents/carers, staff and the wider community (including outside agencies) with an emphasis on wellbeing.


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

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

27 Oct, 2021