Teacher English/History - Goulburn High School

NSW Department of EducationIllawarra


 Illawarra & South Coast   

Advertisement Number A900101798

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 Goulburn High School
Principal Network Goulburn
Staffing Area Queanbeyan
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Yogesh Mani
Contact Phone number 48214022

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Goulburn High School was established in 1913 and is an inclusive, co-educational, comprehensive high school situated in a large regional centre with an increasing enrolment of 672 students for 2021, including approximately 9% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and 5 Support Classes. In 2022, the school will establish an additional Autism class. The school offers a broad junior and senior curriculum and is renowned for its innovative and cutting-edge teaching and learning programs across all KLAs, including the academic enrichment class in Stage 4, and outstanding programs in a range of areas such as STEM and Robotics, Aboriginal education, sports, music and creative arts, learning support, vocational education and careers, and inclusive support classes for students with disabilities.  The school has excellent facilities, including six dedicated future-focused learning spaces, state of the art Industrial Technology workshops, a thirteen-acre farm for rural education, assembly / multi-purpose hall and sporting facilities, including a gymnasium that provide students with excellent learning opportunities and experiences.

Goulburn High is committed to educating our school community through cultivating a culture of high aspirations and inclusivity to ensure that all students are empowered to learn and achieve, experiencing high-quality teaching practice and the best conditions for learning which equip them with the knowledge, skills and dispositions for lifelong learning and shaping the world around them. Our learning culture has been collaboratively developed and nurtured by a student-centred approach to inform our school values of respect, responsibility and resilience. The following three strategic directions: Student Growth and Attainment, High Impact Teaching and Aspirational Inclusive Culture will guide the 2021-24 School Improvement Plan.

Goulburn High School has a proud history of a committed and dynamic teaching, administrative and executive staff with a range of experience and an active and involved Parents & Citizens Association. As a result of highly effective community engagement programs and practices, the school has established excellent partnerships with partner primary schools, the AECG, Goulburn TAFE, local businesses and the wider community.

Specific Selection Criteria 

 1.  Approval to teach English 7 - 12 and/or willingness to teach History with a demonstrated commitment to improving student growth and attainment.

2.   Demonstrated ability to build student wellbeing through positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the community through high level interpersonal and communication skills.

3.   Demonstrated capacity to work as an effective team member of a diverse faculty and a commitment to whole-school programs.

4.   Demonstrated ability to meet the education and wellbeing needs of students from low socio-economic communities and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families.

5.   Demonstrated proven ability to implement innovative and engaging teaching strategies to improve educational outcomes for all students. 


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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