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Make a difference at Walgett Community College – Primary School

01 April 2020

Walgett Community College – Primary School is currently seeking an outstanding leader to take up the Executive Principal position. This opportunity will see you lead the school community in developing innovative approaches that address the educational and social aspirations of all students.

As the Executive Principal of this Connected Communities school, you will collaborate with staff, students and the community to lead a culture of engagement, innovation and opportunity.

Explore what it is like to live and work in Walgett and discover the benefits and incentives available.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in this rural community.

Apply now

Have you applied for a NSW Premier’s Teacher Scholarship?

18 March 2020

NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships. Explore new horizons.

You’ve decided which of the NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships you are interested in applying for and you have started your application, but you haven’t yet hit the submit button.

We don’t want you to miss out on this incredible professional development opportunity, so we’re here to help.

We have spoken with a former selection panel member and listed some of their top tips for application writing below:

  1. Choose a topic that is unique and relevant.
  2. If you decide to apply for more than one scholarship, ensure your application is unique and relevant for each scholarship.
  3. The word limit is short – it is not a thesis, but a synthesis of a well thought out proposal.
  4. Do not leave it until the last minute.
  5. Check and cross-check against application guidelines – ensure all criteria have been addressed.
  6. Avoid acronyms.

Applications close Sunday, 19 April 2020 for study tours commencing in 2021.

View the guide to applying and finalise your application today. Your future self will thank you.

For more information, contact the project team via email premierscholarships@det.nsw.edu.au or phone (02) 7814 3820.

Find out more and apply

Premier's Teachers Mutual Bank Aboriginal Education Scholarship

11 March 2020

Enhance your career and explore best practice in Aboriginal education whilst completing a five-week study tour in Australia and/or overseas.

The Premier's Teachers Mutual Bank Aboriginal Education Scholarship is open to teachers in NSW pre-schools, primary schools, secondary schools and TAFE NSW campuses. The successful applicant will receive a scholarship of $15,000 to study aspects of Aboriginal education across the NSW curriculum.

Applications close Sunday, 19 April 2020 for study tours commencing in 2021.

For more information, contact the project team via email premierscholarships@det.nsw.edu.au or phone (02) 7814 3820.

Find out more and apply

Looking for casual employment?

11 March 2020

Find casual employment with ClassCover.

If you are seeking casual employment with the NSW Department of Education, download the free ClassCover app for access to more than 1,400 public schools across NSW.

ClassCover connects casual teachers with their preferred schools streamlining the casual teacher recruitment process. With the ability to share availability, manage location preferences and upload mandatory documentation, ClassCover is the preferred casual employment recruitment tool within NSW public schools.

With more casual teachers and NSW public schools using ClassCover every week, now is the time to create your profile. Go to the ClassCover website then download the app to begin managing your availability and bookings.

Find out more

Early Career Summer School 2020

11 March 2020

Early Career Summer School 2020

The Early Career Summer School is an opportunity for beginning teachers to strengthen their educational practice whilst building positive relationships and networks with experienced teacher mentors.

Held in Newcastle on Friday, 27 March 2020 the conference is free for beginning teachers and teacher mentors. The conference includes workshops and networking opportunities.

Register your interest prior to Monday, 16 March 2020 as places are limited.

For more information, refer to the Early Career Summer School 2020 flyer or contact janene.cook@det.nsw.edu.au.

Executive Principal opportunity in Moree

04 March 2020

Help shape future generations as the Executive Principal of Moree Secondary College, a Connected Communities school located in northern NSW. Enhance your career and receive a range of benefits and incentives whilst working in this beautiful town.

Make meaningful contributions and changes to the school and community using the flexibility and cross-agency support provided by the NSW Department of Education.

Explore what it is like to live and work in Moree and discover more about the benefits and incentives available.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in this rural community.

Apply now

Make a difference at Walgett Community College – Primary School

04 March 2020

Walgett Community College – Primary School is currently seeking an outstanding leader to take up the Executive Principal position. This opportunity will see you lead the school community in developing innovative approaches that address the educational and social aspirations of all students.

As the Executive Principal of this Connected Communities school, you will collaborate with staff, students and the community to lead a culture of engagement, innovation and opportunity.

Explore what it is like to live and work in Walgett and discover the benefits and incentives available.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in this rural community.

Apply now

NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships

26 February 2020

NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships explore new horizons

Applications for the NSW Premier’s Teacher Scholarships are now open.

The NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships provide recipients with $10,000 or $15,000 to complete a five-week study tour within Australia or overseas.

Open to teachers in NSW government schools, non-government schools, TAFE NSW campuses and early childhood centres, scholarships are awarded in the year prior to commencing the study tour.

The majority of scholarships are for school-based teachers to explore best practice in their chosen subject area. The program delivers significant outcomes for scholarship recipients, students, teacher colleagues and school communities.

Applications close Sunday, 19 April 2020 for study tours commencing in 2021.

For more information, contact the project team via email: premierscholarships@det.nsw.edu.au or phone: (02) 7814 3820.

Find out more and apply

Teach and make Cobar your home

19 February 2020

Located in the heart of New South Wales, Cobar is a thriving town with excellent road, rail and air links to most of Australia's capital cities. Everything you need is at your fingertips, including easy access to quality services and amenities such as child care, health care and sporting facilities.

Fast track your teaching career in one of the outstanding public schools in Cobar, enjoy a relaxed lifestyle and make a difference in a welcoming and friendly community.

The area’s prosperity is built around mining and pastoral industries, which are strongly supported by a wide range of activities and attractions, including the iconic Willandra National Park and Ngiyampaa Walking Track.

Family friendly, laid back and with a strong focus on community, Cobar is the ideal career destination for those looking to engage, inspire and empower tomorrow’s generation.

Working at one of the schools in the area, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your career and could also receive a rural teacher incentive with a value of up to $20,000 per annum.

Early Career Summer School 2020

12 February 2020

Early Career Summer School 2020

The Early Career Summer School is an opportunity for beginning teachers to strengthen their educational practice whilst building positive relationships and networks with experienced teacher mentors.

Held in Broken Hill on 28 - 29 February 2020 the conference is free for beginning teachers and teacher mentors. The conference includes full day workshops and networking opportunities.

Register your interest prior to Thursday, 20 February 2020 as places are limited.

For more information, refer to the Early Career Summer School 2020 flyer or contact janene.cook@det.nsw.edu.au.

Deputy Principal Induction Conference – register now

12 February 2020

Deputy Principal Induction Conference

The Deputy Principal Induction Conference is an exciting professional development opportunity for newly-appointed, first-time and long-term relieving deputy principals. Held at the Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport on Thursday 12 – Friday 13 March 2020, attendance and accommodation at the venue are funded by the School Leadership Institute.*

Over the course of the two-day conference, delegates will have the opportunity to attend workshops relevant to their development as a deputy principal. The conference program is grounded in evidence-informed research and will support deputy principals in developing their leadership capability and building collegial networks.

Register your interest prior to Monday, 2 March 2020as places are limited.

*For more information and conditions on accommodation provisions, refer to the 2020 Deputy Principal Induction Conference registration site or contact Sonja Rajic at slicorrespondence@det.nsw.edu.au.

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