Teacher - Bligh Park Public School

NSW Department of Education

Job Description

Position Information

At Bligh Park Public School, we believe in the value of working cooperatively with our community to provide strong foundations for our students’ education and lifelong learning. We have 300 students, including 53 Aboriginal students, who interact within a Safe, Respectful and Responsible learning environment consisting of thirteen mainstream classes and four support classes. As an Early Action for Success School we have a commitment to the delivery of differentiated evidence-based Literacy and Numeracy programs to support our students as learners. The students and staff embed a culture of ‘Persistence, Pride and Excellence’ in all school activities and across all settings. This is evident in the school’s involvement in Dance, Sport, Choir, Gifted and Talented programs, Debating and Public Speaking opportunities within the larger community.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach infants and primary (K-6) and a demonstrated ability to effectively integrate evidence-based practice to develop and deliver high-quality literacy and numeracy programs.

Evidence of strong classroom management skills and wellbeing practices to cater for students from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Demonstrated capacity to develop a positive classroom learning environment and implement inclusive strategies to engage and support a diverse range of students, including students who are Gifted and Talented.

Outstanding communication, organisational and interpersonal skills with the capacity to develop positive and collaborative partnerships with students, staff, families and the wider community.

Willingness and capacity to coordinate and implement whole school extra-curricular activities which may include music, choir and sport.


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

The successful applicant will commence duties at the start of the 2021 school year.

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

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 can be accessed here: 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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