Teacher English, Killara High School

$73,737 - $130,336 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Killara High School, Koola Ave, East Killara NSW, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008WAT
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at up to $130,336.00. Base salary ranges from $73,737.00 to $117,060.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
Contact: 94983722 - David Browne
Closing date: 25/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: The Forest
Staffing area: Ryde
School name: Killara High School
FTE: 1.000


Killara High School (enrolment 1610 students, including approximately 55% students from a language background other than English) is a leading coeducational comprehensive high school with an outstanding reputation for providing opportunities where all students can excel in academic, sporting, cultural, leadership and community service endeavours.

The school is large, diverse, ambitious and innovative. There is a strong proactive focus on student learning and engagement to build critical and creative thinkers. The school has a focus on high academic expectations and explicit teaching.

The school's wellbeing program focuses on developing the whole student and includes camps, workshops and the home group program. The collaborative leadership team is highly engaged with students, parents and staff who form an articulate and confident community with high expectations.

The school has a strong focus on rigorous professional learning which targets the improvement of student learning outcomes. A BYOD program operates, and the school is the NSW flagship for the introduction of Compass Education, an online school and student management system.

The school values its strong links with its community. The Parents and Citizens Association has a close working relationship with the school. Parents are committed to ensuring that the school has high-quality facilities.

The school operates within three partnerships: the Killara Schools Partnership, the City Country Alliance and the North Shore Five (NS5). The Strategic Improvement Plan, Annual School Report, Statement of Purpose and other relevant information can be found on the school's website http://www.killara-h.schools.nsw.edu.au

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach English years 7-12, Extension 1 and 2 English.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving growth and personal-best attainment for each student across a wide range of needs, including HPG, EAL/D, and students with additional learning needs
  • Demonstrated commitment to growth and excellence in teaching practice, through high impact pedagogies, rich assessment, collaboration and professional learning
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting the wellbeing needs of students to enhance learning and development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, focused on constructive collegial relationships, strong partnerships with parents


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 meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements prior to the Department of Education finalizing 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.


English and Literature

School Type


Job Closing Date

25 May, 2022