Teacher Technological and Applied Sciences

Kingswood High School


Teacher Technological and Applied Sciences

Kingswood High School in Western Sydney


Vacancy Type: Permanent Full Time
Principal Network: Penrith Valley
Staffing Area: Penrith
Advertisement Number: A900061644
Requisition Number: 00001US9

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at up to $98,259.00. Base salary ranges from $59,706.00 to $89,050.00, plus leave loading and employer’s contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.

Position Information
Kingswood High School has an enrolment of 811 students, including 162 students from a non-English speaking background, 70 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students and a support unit with 66 students. It is a coeducational secondary school located in Sydney’s west. Kingswood High School offers a broad academic curriculum with a strong sporting tradition, environmental education programs and state of the art trade training facilities. The school is supported by the National Partnership on Literacy and Numeracy program.

Specific Selection Criteria
Approval to teach design and technology and industrial technology-timber. Willingness to teach industrial technology-building and construction, industrial technology-graphics, industrial technology-metal. Approval to teach or preparedness to undertake VET teacher training in construction general providing the qualification entry benchmark is met. Knowledge of and capacity to deliver Stage 4 technology (mandatory) across a range of context areas. Ability to develop programs that engage students as 21st Century learners. High level organisation and resource management skills. Understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students and their communities. Understanding of the implications for schools meeting the needs of students from low socio-economic status communities and from non-English speaking backgrounds.


You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident to apply for permanent employment in NSW public schools. Qualified School teachers approved or eligible to teach with the NSW Department of Education and Communities are eligible to apply for this position. Aboriginal teachers are encouraged to apply.


Contact Name: Simon Szymkow
Phone number: (02) 4736 1202


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Closing Date: 09/10/2013 4pm EST


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Kingswood High School