Teacher in Special Education - Parklea Public School

$72,263 - $114,720 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 10 Jun, 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: 00008AML
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: 9629 2518 - Alicia Cardwell
Closing Date: 23/06/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Quakers Hill
Staffing Area: Blacktown
School Name: Parklea Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Parklea Public School is a large metropolitan school located in a high socio-economic part of North Western Sydney. Parklea has 42 teaching staff with a student enrolment of 718. Our school has four multi-categorical K-6 support classes. We consist of a culturally and linguistically diverse community with 55% of students coming from a language other than English background (LBOTE). The school has a strong working relationship with an enthusiastic P&C, consisting of parents, caregivers and the wider community. Parklea Public School has a proud history, providing opportunities in the performing arts and promoting student responsibility, respect, teamwork and high expectations for students to always strive to achieve their personal best.

Our Parklea Public School community believes that every student should be challenged, engaged and empowered to learn and continually grow in a respectful and collaborative environment, building inclusive and trusting relationships.

Teachers, parents and students work in partnership, ensuring our learners are inquisitive and reflective individuals, who actively contribute to our school and the wider global community.

Further information about the school, including the Annual School Report and Strategic Plan can be accessed from the school website: www.parklea-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Selection Criteria

  1. Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with autism, behaviour difficulties, emotional disturbances and intellectual disabilities within a multi-categorical K-6 setting.
  2. Capacity to design, communicate and implement individualised education support plans that respond to the social, emotional, behavioural, and academic learning needs, with a focus on Literacy and Numeracy.
  3. Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated capacity to implement the Disability Discrimination Act, the Department’s Disability Standards for Education and Student Behaviour Strategy, with a strong focus on inclusive and wellbeing practices.
  4. Highly developed organisational, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of collaborative team to build positive relationships and effectively communicate with students, staff, parents/caregivers, wider community and external agencies.


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.
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 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

23 Jun, 2021