Teacher English as a Second Language - Beecroft Public School

NSW Department of Education

Job Description

Position Information

Beecroft Public School is located in the Metropolitan North Operational Directorate with a student population of 892. 67% of students have English as an additional language or dialect with over 40 different language backgrounds represented.

The school has a proud record of high academic achievement across all Key Learning Areas. High quality curriculum provision, differentiation in literacy and numeracy underpinned by formative assessment practices are key drivers of school growth. The school continues to deliver a balanced education with opportunities in performing and creative arts, debating, chess and sport, including PSSA.

Parents and the community are actively involved in our students’ education, support school programs and are proud of the school’s achievements. The P&C operates a wide variety of additional services to the students and community, including the Arts and Crafts, Band and Strings' programs, the canteen, school banking and the uniform shop.

The broad base of educational opportunities offered at Beecroft Public School contributes to our whole of department mission 'To prepare young people to lead rewarding and productive lives in a complex and dynamic world.'

Selection Criteria

Approved to teach K-6. Approval to teach primary English as a second language or currently completing an approved post graduate qualification for teaching English as a second language (primary) as recognised by the NSW Department of Education.

Proven ability to deliver innovative and engaging programs, including the use of digital technology platforms and ICT, to maximise learning and engagement for EALD students and track, monitor and plan for school progress.

Demonstrated ability to effectively integrate evidence-based pedagogies to plan, implement, model, monitor and evaluate programs for EALD students in conjunction with classroom teachers.

Demonstrated capacity to develop a positive learning environment and implement inclusive strategies to engage and support a diverse range of students, including students at varying phases on the ESL Scales and EALD learning progression.

Evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a collaborative team, enhance practice and build positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community.


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

If applicable engagement will be temporary until successful completion of the approved post graduate qualification for teaching English as a second language (K-6 or secondary) as recognised by the NSW Department of Education, which must be completed within 12 months.

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 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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