Head Teacher Welfare - Denison College of Secondary Education Bathurst High Campus

NSW Department of EducationNew South Wales


 Regional NSW   

Advertisement Number A900098134

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 Denison College of Secondary Education Bathurst High Campus
Principal Network Bathurst
Staffing Area Bathurst
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Ken Barwick
Contact Phone number 0437 843 717

Closing Date


Job Category

 TCH Other


 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Bathurst High Campus, Denison College of Secondary Education, is a comprehensive high school, Years 7 to 12. It has an enrolment of 1045 and is inclusive of 9% Aboriginal students, 6% NESB and a large support unit. Along with its college partner school Kelso High Campus, an innovative structure offers cross campus senior curriculum and enhanced learning opportunities for students in all years. The outstanding success of the college is attributed to a strong, collaborative culture of shared leadership, vision and understanding.

Bathurst High is steeped in a rich and proud history and is highly engaged in and committed to the strong partnerships forged with the school and wider communities. Bathurst High Campus is focused on a culture of learning that caters for individual student excellence and wellbeing so that all students become good citizens and leaders. The school has a relentless focus on building teacher capacity through extensive, planned professional learning and increasing achievement for all students. The successful applicant will be appointed to Denison College of Secondary Education and initially based at Bathurst High Campus

Further school information can be located at our school website - http://www.bathurst-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/home

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

Proven capacity to lead staff in the management of complex student wellbeing needs to ensure continuity of learning and educational success.

Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate a range of wellbeing programs to meet the needs of a diverse student population.

Demonstrated capacity to build strong, productive relationships with students, staff and parents in conjunction with a proven capacity to deliver effective evidence based Professional Learning across the school community through exceptional communication and leadership skills.

A visible, collaborative and proactive leader with the ability to lead and support staff in developing sustainable wellbeing practices, leading to a strong sense of connectedness to the whole school community.

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 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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