Teacher Special Education - The Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School

NSW Department of EducationNew South Wales


 Regional NSW   

Advertisement Number A900097821

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 The Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School
Principal Network Northern Tablelands
Staffing Area Armidale
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Anna Starcevic
Contact Phone number 02 6736 1401

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

The Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School, with an enrolment of 185 students (including 22% Aboriginal students) is an inclusive, welcoming and friendly school, supported by a close-knit community. Our students receive a dynamic education and are provided with opportunities to foster individual talents and interests. Our school is part of the Early Action for Success (EAfS) initiative. One multi-categorical class operates at the school. The Parents and Citizens’ Association and Aboriginal Education Consultative Group are both integral parts of the school, committed to working collaboratively with the staff to enhance learning opportunities. The Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School is a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) school, and our wellbeing policy is underpinned with Restorative Practices. Teamwork and staff participation are highly valued with staff involved in a collaborative approach to school-wide planning and assessment. Our dedicated staff inspire children to have a love of learning using innovative and challenging educational programs, including creative arts groups, individual and team sports, public speaking, debating and music. Strong emphasis is placed in the skills of literacy and numeracy with technology integrated into all Key Learning Areas.

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with autism and challenging behaviours including sensory needs.

Ability to plan and implement Individual Education Plans, designing and implementing innovative teaching programs that foster a culture of inclusion.

Demonstrated knowledge of formative assessment in literacy and numeracy.

Outstanding personal and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively and inclusively to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents, external agencies and the wider community.


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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