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Head Teacher Mathematics - Oxley High School

NSW Department of EducationNew South Wales


 Regional NSW   

Advertisement Number A900104881

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Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
School Name Oxley High School
Principal Network Peel
Staffing Area Tamworth
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Mr Simon Bartlett-Taylor
Contact Phone number 0267661677

Closing Date


Job Category

 TCH Other


 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Oxley High School (approximately 1100 students; 234 Aboriginal students) is a vibrant educational setting focused on innovatively meeting the learning needs of all students. Oxley High School prides itself on academic, vocational, the creative and performing arts, sport and student leadership. We have a close connection to the community through academic, social, sporting and cultural achievements. Our core values are Respect, Tolerance, Personal Best and Commitment to Community which our students take with them when they leave the school to their next step in life. It is renowned for producing students of national and international recognition and consistently high HSC achievement with students attaining and ATAR above 90. Through consistent programs of student improvement during school the majority of the students leave with strong HSC results. Historically, well in excess of 60% of the HSC cohort will attend university. A key feature of the school is the commitment of students, staff and community to an expansive curriculum, including extra-curricular activities, which allows students to achieve to their personal and academic best. Oxley High School has a middle and senior school structure and a Clontarf Academy.  

Specific Selection Criteria 
Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria,

Capacity to lead a diverse Mathematics faculty with the capability to support and mentor staff in innovative pedagogy, catering for Gifted and Talented, Low SES and mainstream students.


Enthusiastic, proactive leadership with strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to engage and inspire students, teachers, parents and the wider school community.


Demonstrate capacity to work collaboratively as an effective member of the School Executive Team to lead initiatives that contribute to whole school strategic priorities including Numeracy, Literacy, Restorative Practices, Stage 6 performance and high attendance.

General Selection Criteria 
1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies

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.


From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at

Special Notes 

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

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:

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