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Teacher Human Society and its Environment - Gosford High School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900098031

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 Gosford High School
Principal Network Mooney Mooney
Staffing Area Central Coast
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Peter Dewell
Contact Phone number (02) 43 252048

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 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Gosford High School is a selective school catering for high academic students. Current enrolment is 1074 students from Year 7- Year 12. The ethos of academic excellence and personal best are at the core of the school’s vision and purpose. The school community is diverse with approximately 40% of students from language backgrounds other than English. This provides the school with a rich cultural context that encourages and celebrates tolerance and difference. Diverse and experienced staff bring a range of expertise and passion to the school. Student wellbeing, strong learning connections and partnerships with parents are important dimensions which enrich school excellence.

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach Geography 7-10, Geography 11-12 and Economics. Approval and/or willingness to teach Commerce and Legal Studies.

Evidence of high-quality planning, evaluation and modification of HSIE programs to improve the learning outcomes of gifted and high potential students.

Evidence of best practise in the use of data to inform and challenge teaching and learning strategies.

Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with students, staff and the wider community.


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 were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 17th June 2020.
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