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Teacher Special Education - Forbes Public School

NSW Department of EducationNew South Wales


 Regional NSW   

Advertisement Number A900097755

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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 Forbes Public School
Principal Network Cowra
Staffing Area Orange
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Megan Staples
Contact Phone number 02685219347

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Forbes Public School is situated in the heart of the Forbes community. The school has an enrolment of 300 students, including 22% of students that identify as Aboriginal . The school values diversity across its community. The school has a learning centre that caters for moderate intellectual disability and/or severe intellectual disability (IO/IS), autism ( AU), mild intellectual disability (IM) and emotional disturbance (ED) students. Forbes Public School has a very strong literacy and numeracy focus supported by a collective efficacy approach. The school enjoys working with their active Parents and Citizens Association and activitley builds strong community relationships, working closely with the AECG and outside agencies. Forbes Public School aligns with the Positive Behaviour for Learning philosophy and maintains a proactive approach to student welfare. More information can be obtained through the school website http://www.forbes–

Specific Selection Criteria 

 Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with behaviour difficulties, autism and emotional disturbance. Demonstrated, well developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with all members of staff, parent/carers and outside agencies. Ability to plan and implement Individual Education Plans as well as design and implement innovative teaching programs that foster a culture of inclusion. Demonstrated ability to use evidence-based teaching methods and data driven teaching practice to modify and/or improve student outcomes in literacy and numeracy.




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 

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