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Rural Experience Program

5 May 2021

Are you still deciding which Rural Experience Program placement to apply for? With over 40 placements available, across a variety of subject areas and locations, now is the time to apply. Applications close Sunday, 9 May 2021.

Permanent NSW Department of Education teachers with Proficient Teacher accreditation and a minimum of two years' teaching experience are eligible to apply. There is no limit on the number of placements you may apply for.

To find out more about participating schools and locations, visit the Rural Experience Program webpage, read the online guides or email ruralexperience@det.nsw.edu.au.

Teach and make a difference in Gilgandra

5 May 2021

Gilgandra

The historic rural town of Gilgandra is situated along the banks of the Castlereagh River in the beautiful Great Western Plains region of NSW. Gilgrandra is an ideal location to live and work, with schools in the area dedicated to the delivery of high-quality learning.

Gilgandra High School provides an innovative and dynamic learning environment, underpinned by high-quality teaching and research-based pedagogy. Offering far-reaching possibilities for you to develop professionally, the school currently has a number of temporary opportunities available. Successful applicants may also be eligible to receive a recruitment bonus of up to $10,000.

To find out more about the current opportunities at Gilgandra High School, please contact Principal, Erica Burge or phone 02 6847 2276.

  • Classroom Teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and ability to perform the duties of a learning & support teacher (years 7 - 12) (2 x positions available). 10/05/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom Teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and ability to support the learning needs of students with emotional disturbance (years 7 - 12). 10/05/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom Teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach, ability to perform the duties of a special/inclusive education teacher and willingness to teach as a generalist (years 7 - 12). 10/05/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom Teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach technology mandatory (years 7 - 8) and hospitality - food & beverage (years 11 - 12). 10/05/2021 - 17/12/2021.

FASTstream Q&A webinar

5 May 2021

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Have you registered for the FASTstream Q&A webinar? If you would like to find out more about how you can accelerate your public education career and make a difference as a future school leader, join the team on Tuesday 11 May at 6:00 pm.

FASTstream program applications now open

28 April 2021

The FASTstream program is an excellent opportunity for new and experienced teachers to accelerate their career to school principalship, with participants being skilled, supported and equipped to lead our schools of the future within 10 years.

Commencing in Term 1 2022, 50 FASTstream participants from across NSW will receive one-on-one coaching and mentoring from current school leaders, whilst completing placements that are tailored to their individual development needs and developing their professional practice. The School Leadership Institute will also provide FASTstream participants with evidence-informed professional development and training.

As boosting the supply of high-quality teachers in regional locations is a key priority for the department, participants will experience teaching and leading within regional NSW public school contexts as they hone their professional leadership and management practices.

FASTstream applications are open to:

  • Current teachers in NSW public schools, and other educational systems in Australia.
  • Final year initial teacher education students.

All FASTstream participants will be appointed to a permanent teaching position in NSW Education.

If you would like to accelerate your public education career and make a difference as a future school leader, submit your application by Sunday, 30 May 2021.

Gain casual employment with ClassCover

28 April 2021

ClassCover mobile phone app

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.

Teach and make a difference in Nyngan

21 April 2021

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Enjoy all the comforts of country living with city living convenience when you teach and make Nyngan your home. The main township of Nyngan provides access to a great range of services including an established network of medical services and amenities, educational facilities and an impressive selection of entertainment and dining options.

If you’re looking to escape the hectic pace of city living, the Nyngan area offers a relaxed country lifestyle with excellent recreational and sporting facilities. Nyngan, Trangie and Warren also offer affordable housing options and warm country hospitality.

Working in one of the local public schools, you’ll not only have the opportunity to enhance your career but you could also be eligible for a range of benefits and incentives, including a rural teacher incentive of up to $20,000 per annum.

Aspiring Principals Leadership Program

21 April 2021

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Are you committed to leading school improvement and change? Would you like to learn more about leadership practices that have positive impacts on student outcomes? If so, apply now for the Aspiring Principals Leadership Program.

The Aspiring Principals Leadership Program is open to existing NSW Department of Education employees who are currently in educational leadership positions and preparing for school principalship.

Designed to develop the personal and interpersonal qualities required to be a confident, strategic and effective leader, the program is intensive, evidence-informed and action-oriented.

Applications are now open. Visit the Aspiring Principals Leadership Program webpage to find out more and apply.

Rural Experience Program

14 April 2021

Rural Experience Program Applications now open

Have you considered moving to rural or remote NSW? Would you like to experience the benefits of living and working in a rural or remote location prior to making a permanent move? If so, the Rural Experience Program could be for you.

Permanent NSW Department of Education teachers with Proficient Teacher accreditation and a minimum of two years' teaching experience are eligible to apply for temporary placements commencing from Term 3, 2021.

Successful applicants will receive an allowance of $500 (gross) per week in addition to their teaching salary for the duration of their placement.

To find out more about participating schools and locations, visit the Rural Experience Program webpage, read the online guides or email ruralexperience@det.nsw.edu.au.

Applications close Sunday, 9 May 2021.

E-Exchange Program now open

14 April 2021

E-EXCHANGE Applications close soon

The E-Exchange Program provides teachers and school leaders with the opportunity to take part in a short-term one-on-one virtual exchange with an overseas educator based in Canada.

Throughout the 6-week virtual exchange, you will work collaboratively, comparing and contrasting various aspects of education between education systems, and sharing learnings with colleagues and wider networks.

Full-time and part-time permanent teachers and school leaders with proficient accreditation (or higher) and a minimum of three years teaching experience are encouraged to apply.

Applications close Monday, 19 April 2021.

Apply now

Teach and make a difference at Walgett

24 March 2021

Walgett is a culturally rich and diverse town. An ideal location to live and work, with schools in the area dedicated to the delivery of high-quality learning.

Walgett Community College High School currently has permanent teaching and school leadership opportunities available for the right candidates. Here you will have the ability to develop innovative approaches to learning that address the educational and social aspirations of all students.

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

To find out more about the current opportunities at Walgett Community College High School and to apply, please view the positions below:

Deputy Principal

Classroom Teacher - Secondary

** applicants may be eligible for a $10,000 recruitment bonus

Currently recruiting Student Support Officers

17 March 2021

Do you know someone who would make a fantastic Student Support Officer? Great news, the NSW Department of Education is currently recruiting Student Support Officers (SSOs) to support the mental health and wellbeing of students in NSW public schools.

SSOs work within the school community alongside the learning and support team and the school counselling service to enhance student wellbeing and learning outcomes. They also have a pivotal role in working collaboratively with external and other government agencies in the support of students and their families.

This is an amazing employment opportunity for qualified social or youth workers who are passionate about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

To apply, visit the I work for NSW website or for further information, please visit the NSW Department of Education website.

Apply now

Teach and make a difference in Broken Hill

10 March 2021

Broken Hill

A vibrant, culturally-rich city attracting visitors from across the globe, Broken Hill is gateway to some of the most picturesque regions in Australia. Broken Hill boasts a welcoming community and sophisticated town culture, with a number of cafes, restaurants and galleries.

Broken Hill High School is currently recruiting. Positions at Broken Hill High School attract additional benefits and incentives including additional professional development days and 70% rental subsidy.

Apply now and become part of a successful network of educators making a difference in a well-resourced, technology-rich school - you’ll find a warm welcome to the community awaiting you.

To apply for one of the positions below, email Ross Mackay or phone 0408 849 490.

  • Classroom Teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach community & family studies and/or willingness to teach PD/H/PE (years 7 - 12). 19/04/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom Teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach technology mandatory (years 7 - 8) and willingness to teach industrial technology - metal or industrial technology - timber (years 7 - 10). 19/04/2021 - 20/12/2021.

Have you submitted your Rural Experience Program application?

10 March 2021

Rural Experience Program Applications closing soon

Are you still deciding which Rural Experience Program placement to apply for? With over 45 placements available, across a variety of subject areas and locations, now is the time to apply. Applications close Sunday, 14 March 2021.

Permanent NSW Department of Education teachers with Proficient Teacher accreditation and a minimum of two years' teaching experience are eligible to apply. There is no limit on the number of placements you may apply for.

To find out more about participating schools and locations, visit the Rural Experience Program webpage, read the online guides or email ruralexperience@det.nsw.edu.au.

Apply now

Make a difference in Bourke

3 March 2021

Make a difference to the lives of children and young people as a Special/Inclusive Education teacher at Bourke Public School. Don’t miss this great opportunity to become part of a successful network of educators in the region, you’ll find a warm welcome awaiting you.

As part of the Connected Communities Strategy, Bourke Public School offers teachers the ability to enhance their career while make meaningful contributions to their local community. You will also be eligible for a rental subsidy of 70% plus a great range of other benefits and incentives. You may also qualify for a $15,000 recruitment bonus.

Apply now

Rural Experience Program now open

24 February 2021

Have you considered moving to rural or remote NSW? Would you like to experience the benefits of living and working in a rural or remote location prior to making a permanent move? If so, the Rural Experience Program could be for you.

Permanent NSW Department of Education teachers with Proficient Teacher accreditation and a minimum of two years' teaching experience are eligible to apply for temporary placements commencing from Term 2, 2021.

Successful applicants will receive an allowance of $500 (gross) per week in addition to their teaching salary for the duration of their placement.

To find out more about participating schools and locations, visit the Rural Experience Program webpage, read the online guides or email ruralexperience@det.nsw.edu.au.

Teach in a School of the Future

24 February 2021

Would you like to teach in a school of the future? Inner Sydney High School is a world-class facility that combines unique heritage buildings with a 14-storey high rise tower in the city centre. It is a comprehensive, co-educational high school accommodating up to 1,200 students.

The design of Inner Sydney High School includes technology-rich teaching and learning spaces, indoor and outdoor gathering areas for teacher and student interaction, and welcoming meeting areas for parents and teachers.

Inner Sydney High School is currently recruiting full-time temporary positions for Term 1, 2021 with the possibility of extension. To apply, email Robyn Matthews, or phone 02 9578 2020.

  • Teacher: Approval to teach PD/H/PE (years 7 - 8).
  • Teacher: Approval to teach science and willingness to teach technology mandatory and mathematics (years 7 - 8).
  • Teacher: Approval to teach technology mandatory and industrial technology - timber (years 7 - 8).

Teach and make a difference in Griffith

10 February 2021

A bustling and cosmopolitan town, Griffith is a slice of Italy in the heart of the Riverina. Complimented by wide tree-lined streets, cafes and parks, the area is also home to Murrumbidgee Regional High School.

Murrumbidgee Regional High School provides an innovative and dynamic learning environment, underpinned by high-quality teaching and research-based pedagogy. Offering far-reaching possibilities for you to develop professionally, the school currently has a number of permanent and temporary opportunities for teachers and school leaders.

To find out more about the current opportunities at Murrumbidgee Regional High School, please contact Principal, David Crelley or phone 02 6969 9300.

Permanent opportunities:

Temporary opportunities:

Teach science at Willyama High School

10 February 2021

Don’t miss this great opportunity at Willyama High School and become part of a successful network of educators in Broken Hill who are making a difference. You’ll find a warm welcome to the community awaiting you.

Working at Willyama High School, you’ll not only enhance your career but you will also be eligible for a rental subsidy of 70% plus a great range of other benefits and incentives. You may also qualify for a $15,000 recruitment bonus.

To find out more, contact Grant Shepherd on 08 8088 1055 or apply now.

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Relief Teacher Recruitment

03 February 2021

Relief Teacher Recruitment in rural and remote NSW public schools

To support public schools in rural and remote NSW, the NSW Department of Education is piloting two new programs that will bring additional relief teachers to schools in these regions.

Teachers employed under the 'hub and spoke' program will be offered full-time employment for the 2021 school year within an identified 'hub' school. These teachers will travel to 'spoke' schools in the surrounding areas, providing relief and release as required. Participants in the 'hub and spoke' program must hold a valid NSW Driver's Licence, have access to their own vehicle and be willing to travel to participating schools.

Temporary positions under the pilot programs are now accepting applications. Applicants must have a valid approval to teach and be willing to teach as a generalist (years K - 12).

Current 'hub and spoke' program vacancies include:

Employment duration: 15/02/2021 - 17/12/2021

Deniliquin North Public School (4 points - 50% rental subsidy applies).
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Mark Peterson or phone 03 5881 1042. Map

Inverell Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Allison Campbell or phone 02 6722 3072. Map

Parkes Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Coral O'Neill or phone 02 6862 1702. Map

Moulamein Public School (6 points - 70% rental subsidy applies).
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Jennie Wilson or phone 03 5887 5208. Map

Executive Principal Recruitment

27 January 2021

As part of the Connected Communities Strategy, Executive Principal positions provide exciting, career-defining opportunities for the right candidates. Drawing upon flexible cross-agency support, you will make meaningful contributions and changes in schools and communities experiencing some of our state's greatest needs and aspirations.

The NSW Department of Education will initially appoint the successful applicants to the role of Executive Principal within a Connected Communities school for a period of up to three years.

In partnership with the local community, you will lead and manage the school, reporting on the progress and achievements of the key deliverables of the Connected Communities Strategy to the Directors Educational Leadership, Connected Communities.

Make a difference to the lives of children and young people in NSW public schools as a Connected Communities Executive Principal.

Executive Principal Opportunities

Phase two schools

Phase one schools

Teach and make a difference in Dubbo

27 January 2021

In the heart of the Great Western Plains region, Dubbo offers excellent lifestyle, housing and career opportunities. The thriving regional city provides the best of both worlds – the amenities and convenience of city living with the relaxed lifestyle that country living offers.

A number of exciting temporary teaching positions are currently available at Dubbo College. Apply today and work with well-resourced facilities, an outstanding teaching team, a diverse range of students and a supportive community, whilst focusing on student outcomes in an environment of inclusion, excellence and support.

Explore what it's like to live and work in Dubbo and take the next step in your career.

Dubbo College - Delroy Campus (years 7 - 10):

To apply for one of the positions below, email Shane Groen or phone 02 6882 7955.

  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and ability to support the learning needs of students with behaviour difficulties and emotional disturbance (years 7 - 10). 01/02/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and willingness to teach as a generalist (years 7 - 10). 01/02/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach mathematics (years 7 - 10). 01/02/2021 - 02/04/2021.

Dubbo College - Senior Campus (years 11 - 12):

To apply for one of the positions below, email Marisha Blanco or phone 02 6882 4655.

  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and willingness to teach as a generalist (years 11 - 12). 01/02/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach dance and willingness to sport, lifestyle & recreation/physical activity & sports studies and PD/H/PE (years 11 - 12). 01/02/2021 - 17/12/2021.

Dubbo College - South Campus (years 7 - 10):

To apply for one of the positions below, email Linda Macleod or phone 02 6882 3744.

  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and willingness to teach visual arts (years 7 - 10). 02/02/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and willingness to teach English (years 7 - 10). 01/02/2021 - 17/12/2021.
  • Classroom teacher (Full Time): Approval to teach and willingness to teach science (years 7 - 10). 01/02/2021 - 02/04/2021.

Teach and make Grenfell your home

20 January 2021

Grenfell

Birthplace of Henry Lawson, Grenfell is a town steeped in history. Located in central New South Wales, Grenfell retains much of its old world character in its heritage architecture and streetscapes, yet remains contemporary in outlook and culture.

Boasting a mix of excellent services and facilities in an idyllic bush setting, Grenfell really does have it all. Working at one of the fantastic NSW public schools within the region, you could be eligible to receive additional benefits and incentives.

Find out more about the Grenfell area and what benefits and incentives are on offer in rural and remote NSW.

Teach and Learn Scholarship (Specialist Teaching Areas)

20 January 2021

Approved teachers, be supported with a Teach and Learn Scholarship for Specialist Teaching Areas and acquire additional competencies as a Teacher Librarian, Careers Adviser or English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) teacher.

Teach and Learn scholars receive:

  • up to $20,000 per year of full-time study
  • $500 per week while completing a practicum, and
  • up to eight days of study leave per year of full-time study.

Don’t miss out on this career enhancing opportunity. To find out more and to apply, visit the teach.NSW website.

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