Position InformationWalgett Community College-High School is located approximately 280km north of Dubbo. Walgett has a population of approximately 2300 and is situated in a remote, rural context. Student enrolment Year 7-12 is 138 students, including approximately 97% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.The school is part of the Connected Communities strategy and is committed to providing a broad, high quality education for all students through a diverse, relevant curriculum with a focus on student and community engagement. The school is well resourced including two trade training centres. There is a strong focus on improving literacy and numeracy outcomes. Active partnerships are established between the school and the community. The school website is https://walgett-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/Selection CriteriaApproval to teach music and/or drama and a willingness to teach/experience in teaching another subject. Ability to deliver well managed, structured and engaging learning experiences for students in a differentiated environment. Initiative, capacity and ability to support school programs and/or extracurricular activities. Well developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider school community Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies and the Connected Communities Strategy. Willingness to engage with the local community.ConditionsAn 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 NotesApplicants 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 The department is progressively introducing a great range of new benefits and incentives for teachers and executives in rural and remote NSW public schools. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to complete a 10 week trial placement before appointment. Use the link to find out more about the benefits and incentives.
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