Teacher Special Education - Denison College of Secondary Education Kelso High Campus

NSW Department of EducationNew South Wales


 Regional NSW   

Advertisement Number A900102077

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

Contact Name Nathan Kenny
Contact Phone number 0400983107

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Kelso High Campus forms an innovative college structure with Bathurst High Campus as part of the Denison College of Secondary Education. Kelso High Campus is a comprehensive secondary school with an enrolment of 850 students, including 148 Aboriginal students and a Support Unit meeting the needs of 72 students across 9 classes.

Kelso High Campus has three identified strategic directions: Growth and Attainment, Rigour and High Expectations and Partnerships and Collaboration. There is an emphasis on a deep and shared understanding of the individual needs and backgrounds of students and families, supported by positive relationships and teaching and learning that is aligned to student learning data and is responsive to student needs.

We are committed to building a strong learning culture based on high expectations within an inclusive and supportive environment. High quality, explicit teaching supports our students to build strong foundations and be proud and successful learners. We work in partnership with our community to build educational aspiration and prepare students for pathways beyond Kelso High Campus

Kelso High Campus has strong and long-standing links with its community and is known for outstanding programs particularly in the areas of creative and performing arts and sport. Kelso High Campus aims to provide opportunities for all students in a learning environment that promotes individual excellence. 

More information about Kelso High Campus is available on the website https://kelso-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach Special Education and/or experience in teaching students in a Special Education setting, students with Autism, Emotional Disturbance and Behaviour Difficulties.

Evidence of strong classroom management skills, flexibility and capacity to manage students with additional learning and support needs using trauma-informed practices in a dynamic and collaborative faculty.

Demonstrated ability to differentiate the curriculum and use innovative classroom practices to design individual learning programs that maximise student engagement and academic success.

Highly developed communication, interpersonal and organisational skills with the capacity to establish and maintain effective, proactive partnerships with students, parents, staff, external agencies 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 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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