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Teacher Special Education - Orange High School

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category:
  • Schools | Teachers
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW
Job Reference Number: 00005P90
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at up to $115,446.00. Base salary ranges from $65,608.00 to $104,154.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
Contact: 02 6362 3444 - Kylie Winslade
Closing Date: 29/11/2017 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Orange
Staffing Area: Orange
School Name: Orange High School
FTE: 1.000

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Position Information

Innovation, collaborative teaching practices, diversity in student experiences and a supportive and nurturing environment are some of the philosophical practices that underpin the education that young people receive at Orange High School. We proudly educate students from the regional Central Western city of Orange, NSW and surrounding villages. We are a comprehensive, co-educational high school with a passion to deliver the highest quality educational experiences to all students who walk through our gates. Our school is defined by elevated expectations of all students in all areas of their life including their conduct, achievements inside and outside the classroom as well as their future aspirations. Student leadership is a driving force at Orange High School and the wider student body have a clear voice through the representative groups of the SRC (Student Representative Council) and their Prefects. Our school is steeped in tradition with strong connections to our local community, who actively support our many initiatives. Our promising future is encapsulated by our school slogan, Honour the Past, Create the Future; and as result the school is driven and identified by a strong tradition of excellence, achieved in an innovative, progressive and highly structured teaching and learning environment.

Three key priorities are the focus for 2017; Orange High School Teaching, Culture and Innovation. These priorities direct and strengthen academic rigour, physical health, creativity, wellbeing and innovation in our students. Our teachers pursue academic excellence where individual needs are met through differentiated innovative program writing and review, as well as assessment design. A variety of educational partnerships with our partner primary schools and community organisations enhance student learning experiences. Orange High School proudly boasts an array of extra-curricular activities, our award winning music and band program, a thriving creative and performing arts team with dual specialisations in dance and drama, school, regional and state representative sporting teams and individual opportunities such as triathlons.

Orange High School, with an enrolment of 1070, has a proud history of success in Astley Cup and Malynley Shield our two interschool sporting competitions. The school also offers a rich program of academically focused cultural and community experiences, including, debating and public speaking, chess, Japanese language classes, cultural exchanges and international excursion opportunities. Our school is driven by the values represented in our school motto, "Quod Potero Sedulo", whatever we do, we do it to the best of our ability. Our talented and highly skilled teachers exemplify this notion by creating innovative and cutting edge lessons that engage and motivate students to reach the high expectations that we set at Orange High School.

Underpinning and supporting our core focus of teaching and learning is our Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) structure, transition programs and well-being initiatives which are embedded into every year group. These programs as well as a diverse variety of support programs, such as individual and group mentoring and motivation exercises, ensure that students at Orange High School receive a high quality, supportive and inspirational education experience. We are excited to be Orange High School

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with Autism, Emotion Disturbance, Mild and Moderate Intellect Disability classes in a secondary support setting to achieve positive social, behavioural and academic outcomes.

Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to actively participate in collaborative teams that build and maintain positive relationships with students, parents/carers, colleagues and interagency personnel across two campuses.

Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate quality individual learning and behaviour support plans to facilitate improved student learning outcomes.

Demonstrated capacity to plan and deliver creative, contextually relevant and quality differentiated curriculum in consultation with colleagues across KLA’s for students with special needs.

Special Notes

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