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Teacher Special Education - Maitland East Public School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900098913

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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 Maitland East Public School
Principal Network Maitland
Staffing Area Maitland
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Tracey Mather
Contact Phone number 49337524

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 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

East Maitland Public School has an enrolment of approximately 520 students across 24 classes.  Three of these classes make up our multi-categorical support unit, catering for 21 students with a range of special education needs. We work closely with parents and the wider community to create an environment that is safe, challenging and stimulating and where students can achieve to the best of their ability.

East Maitland Public School has an enthusiastic staff of experienced and early career teachers.  Our teachers focus on quality teaching, collaboration, collegiality, team work and high expectations. Teachers work together to foster a quality learning environment that reflects our school values of Respect, Responsibility and Learning.

An increasing diversity of students and families coming from a range of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, with Aboriginal students accounting for 11% of our enrolment, help shape our proudly diverse school community where equity, inclusion and respect are key.   In keeping with these values, we also have a large number of students in our mainstream classes with a range of individual needs, who are supported by an exceptional Learning and Support Team and Positive Behaviour for Learning strategies.

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with moderate and severe intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex behaviours.

Demonstrated capacity to implement evidence-based and data driven learning programs, with a focus on literacy and numeracy, that are accessible and engaging for all students in a special education setting.

Demonstrated quality classroom practice and highly developed behaviour management skills which enhance student engagement through enriched, differentiated and individualised learning programs.

Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively, proactively and professionally with students, colleagues, parents, carers 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.


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