Head Teacher Science - Miller Technology High School

NSW Department of EducationSydney


 Sydney Region   

Advertisement Number A900097636

Number of Positions

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 Miller Technology High School
Principal Network Liverpool
Staffing Area Liverpool
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Ken Edge
Contact Phone number 02 96078669

Closing Date


Job Category

 TCH Other


 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Miller Technology High School is a comprehensive high school located in Sydney South West with an enrolment of approximately 670 students, with 82% of students from Language Backgrounds Other than English (LBOTE) and 9% Aboriginal students. A well-established Intensive English Centre is located onsite provides English instruction and cultural orientation for new arrivals, refugees and international students. A Support Faculty established in 2015 provides high quality educational experiences for students with special learning needs.

The school has a low socio-economic status with a strong focus on quality teaching, literacy, numeracy, engagement and connected learning. Our students have access to a broad curriculum with our Positive Behaviour for Learning core values of Respect, Inspire, Safe and Excel supporting an inclusive learning environment to aspire students to be the best they can possibly be.

What makes our school special is our enthusiastic staff and the number of unqiue parterships we have with universities, industry and community organisations to enhance our student's real life experiences and pathways to post-school options.

Our ultimate goal is to provide a holistic, relevant and significant education which develops resilient individuals who are empowered to think critically, creatively and will promote a community that values diversity, equity and excellence.

Please refer to the Miller Technology website for further information and the 2018-20 School Plan http://www.miller-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/

Specific Selection Criteria 

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

Approval to teach Science and evidence of successful teaching experience in Stage 6 Science.

Demonstrated capacity to lead teachers in devloping innovative, high quality teaching and learning programs and assessment practices that lead to improved student outcomes.

Capacity to lead and support the implementation of evidence-based teaching practices to improve achievement and engagement for a range of student needs and abilities, including Aborignal and LBOTE students.

Demonstrated capacity to work as a dynamic member of the executive leadership team to achieve whole school Strategic Directions.

Demonstrated strong interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills to promote a cohesive, dynamic team environment.

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.

Special Notes 

The Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at https://policies.education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library/policies/head-teacher-eligibility-requirements-policy

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


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