Learning and Support Teacher (0.6FTE) - Lindfield Public School

$72,263 - $127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Lindfield NSW, Australia
  • 23 Nov, 2021
Part 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: 00008MJB
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: 9416 1903 - Megan Lockery
Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Gordon
Staffing area: Ryde
School name: Lindfield Public School
FTE: 0.600


Lindfield Public School has an enrolment of 807 students, of which 57% are from a non-English speaking background. It has an outstanding tradition of academic excellence. The students enjoy a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment. Student learning is enhanced by utilising the latest technologies in all curriculum areas. Focus areas for 2022 include Reading, Numeracy, Using Data to Inform Teaching, Growth Mindset, Resilience and STEAM. There is a committed, innovative and highly qualified team of teachers. The students thrive in an environment which offers a wide range of opportunities such as: award-winning music programs, environmental projects, debating and public speaking, choirs, dance, swimming, Physical Education and High Potential Gifted Education programs. Student wellbeing initiatives include Positive Behaviour for Engaging Learning (PBEL) incorporating the expectations of Respect, Organised, Aspire and Responsibility and The Resilience Project. Lindfield Public School values the high level of involvement and support from parents and the community. Parents are encouraged to take an active role within the school and are valued participants in their child’s education.

The role statement for the Learning and Support Teacher may be accessed here: 


Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach students with learning and support needs (primary) and/or experience teaching students with learning and support needs (primary) in regular classes. Capacity to provide specialist assistance to students in regular classes with additional learning and support needs and their teachers
  • Capacity to plan, implement, model and evaluate teaching programs for students with additional learning and support needs from a strengths-based perspective
  • Evidence of exemplary teaching with the ability to use and analyse assessment data and evidence-based practices to provide highly differentiated learning programs across the school
  • Proven ability to develop authentic, inclusive learning environments through highly effective collaborative practices that cater for student behaviour and support students with a range of social and emotional needs
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with capacity to work collaboratively alongside staff, students, parents and external agencies in order to effectively improve student learning outcomes


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 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

This is a permanent part-time position at 0.6FTE (3 days per week).


Special Needs

School Type


Job Closing Date

01 Dec, 2021