Head Teacher Personal Development, Health and Physical Education - Carlingford High School

NSW Department of EducationSydney


 Sydney Region   

Advertisement Number A900097888

Number of Positions

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
School Name Carlingford High School
Principal Network Carlingford
Staffing Area Hornsby
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Debbie Bergan
Contact Phone number 9871 4222

Closing Date


Job Category

 TCH Other


 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Carlingford High School, (enrolment 1410 students, including 79% from a non-English speaking background) is a comprehensive, co-educational school, with a strong commitment to and expectation of excellence. The delivery of quality literacy programs, the promotion of student well-being, and the ongoing development of high quality teaching and learning programs are key strategic directions. Staff are experienced and supported by an informed and committed parent body. In a diverse curriculum, there is a strong emphasis on quality teaching, the use of evidenced based approaches to maximise student outcomes and the maintenance of high expectations across all areas of school life.

Specific Selection Criteria 
Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach Personal Development, Health and Physical Education. Capacity to set high expectations, plan, coordinate and successfully lead a highly effective PDHPE faculty.  Capacity to develop quality teaching and learning programs 7-12 and maximise student learning outcomes. Willingness and capacity to supervise and support the coordination of all school sport and promote positive participation and engagement in all areas of PDHPE and sport across the school. Commitment to supporting whole school strategic directions and working as a collaborative member of the executive team.
General Selection Criteria 
1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies

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 

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at https://policies.education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library/policies/head-teacher-eligibility-requirements-policy

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

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