Head Teacher Technological and Applied Studies - Evans High School

NSW Department of EducationSydney


 Sydney Region   

Advertisement Number A900097159

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 Evans High School
Principal Network Bungarribee
Staffing Area Blacktown
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Nerina Pretlove
Contact Phone number 96213622

Closing Date


Job Category

 TCH Other


 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

At Evans High School, we are committed to providing students with strong academic, physical and social foundations to support their diverse transitions to tertiary education, TAFE and the workplace. Our experienced and innovative staff bring expertise and passion into their classrooms providing targeted learning programs to cater for a wide range of student needs and skill sets. In 2022, we will be moving to the compressed curriculum model of delivery of the HS

Our school hosts the Evans Intensive English Centre which prepares newly arrived, to Australia, students to develop English skills to engage with curriculum in schools across the greater Western Sydney.  The Learning Assistance Faculty provides students with an Autism diagnosis with a rich and student-centred learning program based on individual needs. In addition, the Return to School Centre provides targeted support for students from across Sydney West to build their personal skills and refocus on their studies before returning to their home schools.

The diverse range of our 624 students is catered for through programs delivered across the Middle and Senior school. With 68% English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D), 5% ATSI, a growing group of International students and those from many backgrounds, our highly  experienced staff cater for their needs. An innovative and strong transition program supports students to move from the primary to secondary setting with ease. Community elders work with ATSI students to develop and achieve learning goals and our leadership program focusses on the development of students who are able to work in collaborative teams, think creatively and represent their school in a wide range of spheres.

Every classroom has state of the art technology with computer banks and are air conditioned to improve the learning conditions for all. Our recently opened STEM room provides a dynamic space to explore design processes and problem solving.  Alternative classroom furnishings for Years 7 and 8 provide  settings that are responsive to student learning styles and subject needs and a programmed cycle of maintenance is seeing the renewal of all of our classrooms. Our external learning spaces include an outdoor gym, undercover sporting areas and playing fields.

The TAS faculty is part of the Trade Training program with state of the art Hospitality and Metals workshops. Learning spaces are well resourced.

Students are at the centre of our endeavours and we value the relationships with our parents, guardians and the wider community in supporting our young people to move into adulthood.

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

1. Accredited to teach VET Construction, Industrial Technology Timber and Technology Mandatory.

2.  Ability to build and lead a dynamic faculty as the school moves to the compressed curriculum model of HSC delivery.

3.  Ability to lead the development of innovative practice including STEM and the implementation of computerised technology into classroom practice.

4.  Demonstrated ability to manage and equitably distribute resources across a wide range of subjects to ensure quality student learning experiences.

5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with an experienced Executive team to implement the strategic directions of the current school improvement plan.
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.
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 were 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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