Teacher Special Education - Lismore Public School

NSW Department of EducationNew South Wales


 Regional NSW   

Advertisement Number A900097551

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 Lismore Public School
Principal Network Lismore
Staffing Area Lismore
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Jackie Nilon
Contact Phone number 02 66215366

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Lismore Public School is a vibrant primary school situated in the centre of Lismore. The school has 10 mainstream classes and 5 support classes, including an Early Intervention class with a total of enrolment of 233 students. The school also houses the Lismore Transition Program. Teachers at Lismore Public School are dedicated to maintaining high expectations of behaviour and learning. Teaching and learning programs are differentiated to ensure a student centred focus.The school has developed strong relationships with the broader school community through open communication.

Lismore Public School follows the PBL process which brings together the whole-school community to contribute to developing a positive, safe and supportive learning culture. Students are also suppported in self regulation and emotional intelligence through personalised learning plans and whole school programs. The school is also a proud member of The Rivers Academy of STEM Excellence.


Specific Selection Criteria 
  • Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with behaviour difficulties, autism, emotional disturbance and moderate intellectual disability.

  • Demonstrated capacity to plan and deliver effective, engaging and differentiated teaching and learning programs for students with high learning needs to ensure they achieve continual growth

  • Highly developed interpersonal and organisational skills to build positive relationships with students, staff and families and contribute to whole school activities

  • Demonstrated classroom management skills and proven capacity to implement positive behaviour strategies to enhance student engagement and participation.

  • Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with families to develop student learning and behaviour plans which result in students achieving individual goals.


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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NSW Department of Education

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