Teacher Mathematics - St Clair High School

NSW Department of Education

Job Description

Position Information

St Clair High School is a comprehensive coeducational secondary school located within the Eastern Creek network of schools. The school has a current enrolment of 697 students, including 8% Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and a further 38% of students from backgrounds where English is an Additional Language or Dialect, predominantly Pacific Islander.

St Clair HS offers quality, comprehensive educational programs aimed at the development of well-educated, self-motivated, responsible young adults. Our vision is clear and purposeful where success is valued for ‘every student in every classroom’.

The school is well positioned to offer future-focused learning within collaborative and flexible learning spaces ensuring students have access to state of the art facilities to promote engagement and success.

Serving the local community, our staff are enthusiastic, committed advocates of the values of Public Education. Students are at the centre of everything we do. We provide a core commitment to our parents that their child is known, valued and cared for.

Priority programs include: Bump it Up, a strong Literacy/Numeracy focus, positive student well-being via a whole school mentoring and homeroom program and the emphasis on developing innovative, future focussed pedagogy. Supportive community links are evident within the active Parents and Citizens Association, the St Clair Erskine Park Schools (STEPS) Learning Community, and strong links with Universities and the wider community.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Mathematics Years 7-12. Skills and/or experience in teaching Mathematics Extension 1 and Extension 2.

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively as a member of an experienced Mathematics Faculty to plan, develop faculty programs and reflect on practice and performance.

  • Demonstrated ability to create a dynamic and inclusive learning environment to support a range of student abilities through the implementation of engaging and differentiated teaching strategies.

  • Capacity to build positive relationships with students, parents and the school community and contribute to school initiatives including a whole school focus on improving identified numeracy outcomes for students.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver an innovative mathematics curriculum including effective implementation of technology.    

  • Knowledge of the educational needs of culturally diverse students including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and a commitment to improving educational outcomes.

  • Conditions

    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

    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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