Teacher Special Education Hearing Impairment - Camden Public School

NSW Department of EducationSydney


 Sydney Region   

Advertisement Number A900098102

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 Camden Public School
Principal Network Camden
Staffing Area Campbelltown
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Jason Hawker
Contact Phone number 02 46558049

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Camden Public School (CPS) has 320 students, including an inclusive support unit, consisting of IM, Hearing and Autism classes. Camden continues to serve the township that bears its name as well as the surrounding semi-rural community. The school community has a vision where students are empowered to discover their strengths and strive for excellence: academically, socially and emotionally.

Our students have a history of strong academic, sporting and cultural involvement. The school provides students with a range of extracurricular activities including: band, debating, choir, dance, Auslan Group and Superior Scientists.  A strong and proactive approach to student wellbeing exists in a safe, respectful and supportive environment.

At CPS professional learning has a strong focus on student outcomes and building a school-wide consistency of quality teaching practice.  There is a learning culture amongst staff where teachers and school learning support officers are committed to their professional learning and that of their colleagues and collaboratively evaluate the effect of their teaching on their students’ achievement. 

A key focus at CPS is involving students in the learning process, where they: monitor their own learning, use self-assessment and teacher feedback to reflect on their learning and work towards learning goals. CPS fosters a Growth Mindset, students: embrace challenges, are inspired by others, see effort as a pathway to achievement and are open to feedback.

CPS prides itself on active community participation within all facets of school life. There is a strong partnership between students, parents and staff. A large percentage of parent volunteers and community members regularly participate in school-based activities. 
Further information, including the Annual School Report and the School Plan are available on the school website at: http://www.camden-p.schools.nsw.edu.au


Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach students with a hearing impairment, with demonstrated experience in the use of Auslan in classroom practice and the capacity to design, implement and review quality individualised learning plans for students with identified additional needs.

Demonstrated capacity to design and implement high quality literacy and numeracy programs using knowledge of evidence-based practice, curriculum, and assessment and reporting requirements that support both oral and Auslan learners.

Demonstrated understanding and ability to use a range of assessment approaches to inform teaching and learning, engage students in the learning process and evaluate student learning to modify and improve teaching practice.

Demonstrated commitment to teacher professional learning and an ability to work collegially to improve teaching and learning at a whole school level.

Highly developed communication, organisational and interpersonal skills that build positive relationships with students, staff and carers to promote a positive school culture.

Demonstrated ability to support student success with a strong emphasis on promoting student wellbeing and student welfare.


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.

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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