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Teacher Learning and Support - Tomaree High School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900097955

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 Tomaree High School
Principal Network Port Stephens
Staffing Area Maitland
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Trent Colley
Contact Phone number 49811444

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Tomaree High School is part of a unique educational facility in NSW. Tomaree Education Centre incorporates Tomaree High School, Tomaree Public School and the Tomaree Campus of the Hunter Institute of Technology (TAFE). Over 2000 people attend the centre each day.

Tomaree High School currently has 1207 students, including 46 in the Support Unit and 95 Aboriginal students. Co-operation and collaboration between the three stakeholders is a feature of this facility. Tomaree High School provides a comprehensive education to the youth of the Tomaree Peninsula where emphasis is placed on student welfare, academic achievement, sporting and social development, and use of technology in learning in an ordered student friendly environment.

Tomaree High offers a diverse range of subjects across the school, catering to a wide variety of interests and abilities. This includes ta support unit of seven classes. Tomaree High is a Positive Behaviour for Learning (P.B.L.) school. PBL is a school-wide behaviour initiative which employs a whole school systems approach to address problem behaviour and reduce its effect on student outcomes and on the school community as a whole. PBL encourages positive behaviour from students, which has been shown to improve their self-concept and motivation to learn.

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach students with learning and support needs (secondary) and/or experience teaching students with learning and support needs (secondary) in regular classes. Capacity to provide specialist assistance to students in regular classes with additional learning and support needs and their teachers.

Proven capacity to support teachers to differentiate classwork and assessments so that learning and engagement is personalised for all students.

Skills and experience to effectively use data to plan, implement and evaluate individual student learning plans so that students have the ability to demonstrate growth and improvement in literacy, numeracy and behavioural outcomes.

Highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively to build positive relationships with students, staff and parents.


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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