Teacher Special Education - Maitland Public School

NSW Department of EducationNewcastle


 Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley   

Advertisement Number A900098741

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 Maitland Public School
Principal Network Maitland
Staffing Area Maitland
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Natalie Malcolm
Contact Phone number 02 4933 6532

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Maitland Public School has 460 students (17% of which are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent) and is in the heart of the city of Maitland. The school has 3 support classes – a class for students with emotional disturbances, a multi-categorical class and a class for students with mild intellectual disabilities. The school has a strong focus on quality teaching in literacy and numeracy and engagement of students through information technologies. Maitland Public School is committed to future focused learning, through collaborative and collegial teaching practices and developing the social and emotional well-being of students. The school is a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) School with several programs supporting student learning and engagement. Maitland Public School enjoys a strong, supportive, involved community including a highly engaged P&C. 

Specific Selection Criteria 
  1. Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with a range of support needs related to emotional disturbance, autism, intellectual disability, and complex challenging behaviours K-6. 

  1. Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the proven ability to work collaboratively, proactively, and professionally with colleagues, parents, carers, school learning support officers, support agencies and the wider community. 

  1. Proven knowledge of effective teaching pedagogy and ability to effectively differentiate the curriculum to cater for a diverse range of abilities within a classroom. 

  1. Demonstrated ability to contribute to a positive school culture and school-wide well-being practices with knowledge and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal education policies. 


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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