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Teacher Special Education - Erina High School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900096518

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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 Erina High School
Principal Network Brisbane Water
Staffing Area Central Coast
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Darren Brailey
Contact Phone number 02 43 67 73 53

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 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Erina High School is a comprehensive and diverse school with an enrolment of 753 students including 62 Aboriginal students who are supported within a broad, flexible and innovative pattern of study balanced with a range of co-curricular programs in the sporting, performing and cultural arenas. The School has a strong focus on quality teaching and learning underpinned by a highly supportive commitment to student wellbeing. Erina High School is actively addressing the changes to the educational landscape to provide innovative learning practices that foster quality student outcomes. In 2021 Erina High School has established a new special education unit consisting of three multi-categorical classes.

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach Special Education and/or experience teaching students with Autism, mild intellectual disabilities, behaviour difficulties and emotional disturbances.

Quality and innovative classroom practice fostering high expectations through the development and delivery of enriched, differentiated and individualised learning programs with a focus on the general capabilities, information communication technology and Aboriginal education.

Demonstrated ability to build and contribute to a positive school culture and school-wide wellbeing practices with a capacity to support inclusion, integration and connectedness.

Highly developed management and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in positive partnership with students, staff, families and the wider community to promote lifelong learning opportunities and to improve outcomes for all students with additional learning and support needs.


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 were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at:

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