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Teacher - Charlestown East Public School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900098636

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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.
School Name Charlestown East Public School
Principal Network Glenrock
Staffing Area Newcastle
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Michelle Unterrheiner
Contact Phone number 49435173

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Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Charlestown East Public School has an enrolment of 303 students enrolled in 12 mainstream classes and 21 students enrolled in the three multicategorical classes. The student population consists of 21 Aboriginal students and 17 students with a language background other than English. The school was established in 1959 and is located on the east side of Charlestown bordered by James, Bula and Wales Streets. There are expansive grounds that include a mini netball court, basketball court, soccer field, fixed equipment, a vegetable garden and outdoor learning area. There is plenty of natural and made made shade areas and facilities to accommodate students with special needs. The school is in close proximity to local sporting fields, the Fernleigh Track and Charlestown Pool. There are five permanent classroom blocks that include a library, three demountables, a hall and an administration block.

The school is proud of its welcoming, positive and inclusive school culture. The vision for the school is shared by the staff, students and parents. The Tree of Values program underpins the culture of the school and is taught explicitly across the whole school year. It is communicated broadly across the school ensuring that all members of the school community understand the expectations. The teaching staff are professional and caring and are focused on catering for the needs of all students and strive towards continual improvement. The P&C is an active parent body who works closely with the school to maintain a sense of community and raise funds to improve the school environment and ensure that classrooms are well-resourced.

Specific Selection Criteria 
  1. Approval to teach infants and primary (K-6) with the ability to deliver high quality differentiated teaching programs in literacy and numeracy underpinned by Visible Learning.
  2. Ability to create a positive and engaging learning environment and connect with all members of the school community, contributing to the positive and inclusive school culture.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to coordinate public speaking and debating programs and sporting activities across the school.

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.

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