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Head Teacher Science - Lindfield Learning Village

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category:
  • Schools | TCH Other
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008BQD
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 0422268172 - Mark Burgess
Closing Date: 23/06/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Gordon
Staffing Area: Ryde
School Name: Lindfield Learning Village
FTE: 1.000


Position Information

Applications are encouraged from educators eager for a once in a lifetime career opportunity as a Head Teacher Science, starting Term 3, 2021. The position will be located at Lindfield Learning Village, 100 Eton Road, Lindfield, NSW 2070

Do you want to work at the cutting edge of education with a world class team of educators? Do you believe there are new ways to capture the hearts of our children and educate the change-makers of the future? We are a highly innovative K - 12 school which opened in 2019 and has a projected final enrolment of 1800 students. As a flagship school for NSW Public Education, we are implementing a new educational model which includes stage-not-age progression and student-directed, transdisciplinary learning.

As a leader here you will learn from and lead passionate teams across the community committed to crafting a better school experience and an optimistic future for children. In a highly collaborative, co-teaching environment you will be supported to develop your thinking and craft in an extremely sought after, state of the art environment. The school will be growing rapidly over the coming years, and we need agile, reflective change agents to join us on the journey. For more information please access our website.


Selection Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the teacher training and academic qualification requirements for this position. In addition to the general selection criteria, the specific selection criteria are:
  1. Experienced leadership in redefining practice in a highly agile, student centred education setting.
  2. High level interpersonal skills that will improve collegiality within a dynamic and constantly evolving environment.
  3. A creative problem solver who is able to craft and lead the implementation of new pedagogies and develop fresh solutions to new challenges.
  4. Demonstrated capacity to lead transdisciplinary teams, further develop our transdisciplinary programs and contribute to the school beyond the Science faculty.

General Selection Criteria

1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies


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 Eligibility Requirements for Head Teacher Positions in NSW Government Schools are located at https://policies.education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library/policies/head-teacher-eligibility-requirements-policy

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 were 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