Teacher Science - Kincumber High School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900098042

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 Kincumber High School
Principal Network Brisbane Water
Staffing Area Central Coast
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Brent Walker
Contact Phone number 43691555

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Kincumber High School is a coeducational, comprehensive secondary school proudly serving the Kincumber, Avoca Beach, Copacabana and Pretty Beach areas of the Central Coast. The school’s mission is to “achieve and excel” and our strong welfare programs support a friendly and inclusive student body. In 2021 the student population is 1060, including 47 students in the Student Support Unit. Support students are integrated across the school and make a considerable contribution to the social fabric of our school community. The school is also proud to have an Aboriginal enrolment of 49 students and we are a member of the Tjudibaring Aboriginal Education Consultative Group. Kincumber High School is pleased to be a member of the Kincumba Learning Community and together with our partner primary schools, Avoca Beach, Copacabana, Pretty Beach and Kincumber, who work collaboratively to provide a community of schools that value public education for all. Kincumber High School has a strong academic emphasis and a well-deserved reputation for sporting prowess. In addition, music, the visual and performing arts, community service and leadership programs are all vibrant and successful across all groups in the school. The Agriculture farm is also a vibrant part of the school and provides many opportunities for students to be involved in a range of diverse programs.

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach Physics, Chemistry and Science.

Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents.

Ability to implement innovative Future Focussed technology initiatives and pedagogy.

Capacity to teach and assess differentiated learning programs that maximise opportunities for all students.

An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and students from a culturally diverse background.


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 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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