Teacher Music - Dungog High School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900100971

Number of Positions

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 Dungog High School
Principal Network Hunter
Staffing Area Maitland
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Barb Turner
Contact Phone number 02 49923022

Closing Date


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 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Dungog High School is situated in a small regional township north of Newcastle NSW. Students who attend the school come from local towns and small communities within the Dungog Shire. Enrolment numbers in 2021 are approximately 620 including 83 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students (13%) and there are three Special Education classes. The school is aligned with our primary partner schools to form genuine partnerships in education known as the Dungog District Community of Schools. There is a strong focus on using technology in the classroom and improving literacy and numeracy throughout our school. Dungog High School offers a curriculum that challenges and meets individual needs, with a strong focus on excellence and quality relationships in a supportive environment that inspires learning.

Specific Selection Criteria 

1. Approval to teach Music. Approval and/or Willingness to teach Music Extensions 1 & 2. Willingness to promote and support musical events in the school and wider community. 

2. Demonstrated ability to develop effective modern and engaging teaching and learning programs, lessons and assessments that differentiate the curriculum for a diverse range of student needs to inspire improved student performance.

3. Demonstrate highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with staff, students, parents, and partnerships with professional and community networks.

4. Capacity to embed inclusive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into teaching and learning programs and the ability to improve outcomes for Aboriginal students.


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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