Preschool Teacher - Boggabilla Central School

$72,263 - $127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Boggabilla NSW, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Early Childhood

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008MRD
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: 07 4676 2104 - Patricia Sharp
Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Connected Communities Team 3
Staffing area: Moree
School name: Boggabilla Central School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Boggabilla Central School is part of the Connected Communities strategy and sits on Gomeroi country. Our school of 85 students from Preschool to Year 12 can be found in North West New South Wales on the Queensland border, on 44 beautiful acres near the MacIntyre River. It’s nicely located from a number of major city centres, 4 hours to Brisbane and the Gold Coast, 2 hours to Toowoomba and 3 hours from Tamworth.

The majority of our students are drawn from the local communities of Boggabilla and Toomelah, 95% of students are of Aboriginal heritage. We are a vibrant learning community with committed staff using innovative technology to achieve improved student outcomes.

The Boggabilla Central School Preschool caters for 15 children, which attend 4 days per week, with the implementation of a program based on the Early Years Learning Framework and reflects contemporary theories, research and early childhood pedagogy.

https://boggabilla-c.schools.nsw.gov.au

Connected Communities is a strategy to drive improved educational outcomes for Aboriginal children and young people. The strategy positions schools as community hubs that broaden the influence of the community and school leadership in the delivery of key services that support children and young people from birth through school into further training, study and employment. The Preschool teacher will work in partnership with the Executive Principal, local Aboriginal Education Consultative Group and the local community to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.

Selection Criteria

  1. Approval to teach P-2 with an early childhood teaching qualification approved by ACECQA
  2. Recent early childhood teaching experience (P-2) with a proven ability to plan educational programs and document learning for all children underpinned by the Early Years Learning Framework.
  3. Experience in planning innovative preschool programs that embed future focussed learning to enhance learning opportunities.
  4. Demonstrated strong knowledge of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Authority (ACEQA) and the National Quality Framework with the ability to effectively and continuously revise and update the Quality Improvement Plan.
  5. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build positive relationships with students, parents and staff and lead preschool support staff.
  6. Knowledge of and commitment to the NSW Education Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy, Connecting Community Strategy with the capacity to liaise and engage with the local Aboriginal community with a focus on implementing cultural learning experiences, to enhance the learning outcomes of all children.

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.

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.

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 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

The department is progressively introducing a great range of new benefits and incentives for teachers and executives in rural and remote NSW public schools. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to complete a 10 week trial placement before appointment. Use the link to find out more about the benefits and incentives.

Subject

Early Learning and Child Care

School Type

Primary

Job Closing Date

01 Dec, 2021