Teacher Special Education - Visual Impairment (Itinerant) - Gerringong Public School

NSW Department of EducationIllawarra


 Illawarra & South Coast   

Advertisement Number A900100183

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 Gerringong Public School
Principal Network Shoalhaven
Staffing Area Shellharbour
 FTE 1.000

Contact Name Kristie Goldthorp
Contact Phone number 02 4234 1376

Closing Date


Job Category



 Teaching Service 
Position Information 

Gerringong Public School is located on the New South Wales South Coast and has students from both the town and rural setting. We have a current school enrolment of 421 students. Our school motto, 'We Will Achieve' underpins the school community's strong belief that each child will succeed and needs to be recognised for their individual achievements, celebrating success at both a school and personal level.

Our school community is actively invested in supporting the school in providing a well rounded education that supports the development of the whole child. The Itinerant Vision Impairment teacher positions is based at Gerringong Public School, however students are located up to a 200km drive south of Gerringong, both in primary and secondary settings. 

Specific Selection Criteria 

Approval to teach Vision Impairment (primary and/or secondary) and Braille with experience teaching students with a vision impairment across all stages, in a variety of school settings.

Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to work proactively as part of a collaborative team including School Learning Support Officers, Parents/Carers, Teachers, External Agencies and the wider community.

The capacity to integrate assistive technologies to enhance and support the learning of students with a vision impairment.

Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and monitor learning and support plans that encompass the expanded core curriculum of students with a vision impairment.

The willingness to travel within 200km of Gerringong Public School and ability to work autonomously whilst being a productive member of the Gerringong Vision Support team.


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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