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Relief Teacher Recruitment

09 December 2020

Relief Teacher recruitment in rural and remote NSW public schoolsTo support public schools in rural and remote NSW, the NSW Department of Education is piloting two new programs that will bring additional relief teachers to schools in these regions.

Teachers employed under the 'hub and spoke' program will be offered full-time employment for the 2021 school year within an identified 'hub' school. These teachers will travel to 'spoke' schools in the surrounding areas, providing relief and release as required. Participants in the 'hub and spoke' program must hold a valid NSW Driver's License, have access to their own vehicle and be willing to travel to participating schools.

Teachers employed under the 'in-built relief' program will work within a single school to provide relief and release as required.
Temporary positions under the pilot programs are now accepting applications. Applicants must have a valid approval to teach and be willing to teach as a generalist (years K - 12).

Current 'hub and spoke' program vacancies include:

Employment duration: 27/01/2021 - 17/12/2021

Dorrigo High School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Samantha Hutton or phone 02 6657 2001. Map

Forbes North Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Stephen Mcalister or phone 02 6852 2187. Map

Guyra Central School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Michelle Nicholson or phone 02 6779 0844. Map

Inverell Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Allison Campbell or phone 02 6722 3072. Map

Junee High School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Scott Frazier or phone 02 6924 1666. Map

Parkes Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Coral O'Neill or phone 02 6862 1702. Map

Tyalla Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Karen Garling or phone 02 6652 4488. Map

Employment duration: 03/02/21 - 17/12/21

Coonabarabran Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Juanita Meier or phone 02 6842 1771. Map

Coonabarabran Public School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Juanita Meier or phone 02 6842 1771. Map

Deniliquin North Public School (4 points - 50% rental subsidy applies).
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Mark Peterson or phone 03 5881 1042. Map

Lake Cargelligo Central School (6 points - 70% rental subsidy applies).
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Allan Johnston or phone 02 6898 1008. Map

Moulamein Public School (6 points - 70% rental subsidy applies).
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Jennie Wilson or phone 03 5887 5208. Map

Current 'in-built relief' program vacancies include:

Employment duration: 27/01/2021 - 17/12/2021

Gilgandra High School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Sheryn West or phone 02 6847 2276. Map

Murrumbidgee Regional High School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email David Crelley or phone 02 6969 9300. Map

Employment duration: 03/02/2021 - 17/12/20201

Narrabri High School
Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Rozina Broderick or phone 02 6792 1180. Map

Thank you for the 2020 school year

09 December 2020

As we begin to wrap up 2020, the teach.NSW team want to say thank you to all teachers, executive, administration and support staff making a difference in the lives of NSW public school students every day. We are excited for the new year and what it will bring.

Throughout the coming year, we will continue to bring you the latest temporary and permanent positions, as well as other great opportunities for future and current teachers.

Be prepared for the year ahead and sign up for our email alerts on our scholarship and sponsorship program pages.

Teach and make Grenfell your home

02 December 2020

Grenfell

Birthplace of Henry Lawson, Grenfell is a town steeped in history. Located in central New South Wales, Grenfell retains much of its old world character in its heritage architecture and streetscapes, yet remains contemporary in outlook and culture.

Boasting a mix of excellent services and facilities in an idyllic bush setting, Grenfell really does have it all. Working at one of the fantastic NSW public schools within the region, you could be eligible to receive additional benefits and incentives.

Find out more about the Grenfell area and what benefits and incentives are on offer in rural and remote NSW.

Help us to improve JobFeed

25 November 2020

JobFeed Survey 2020

The team at teach.NSW are committed to continuous improvement and as such, we would like to know what you want to see in JobFeed in 2021.

We have developed a brief survey that you are invited to complete.

The survey should take no longer than 5 minutes and will provide us with valuable data on how you use the JobFeed service. Thank you for your ongoing support and feedback.

Complete Survey

Join the teach.NSW team as a Senior Education Officer

25 November 2020

Do you have an interest in promoting career opportunities to current and future NSW public school teachers? If so, then we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a dynamic and talented teacher to join our team as a Senior Education Officer (SEO1). This fast-paced and rewarding role involves delivering promotional campaigns across face-to-face and digital platforms and presenting at universities and career events across NSW.

To find out more and apply, visit the I work for NSW website.

Teach and make a difference in Balranald

18 November 2020

Known as the gateway to outback NSW, the Balranald area encompasses a diverse natural landscape. The positive and welcoming nature of the school community is perfect for those seeking to further their career whilst enjoying a relaxed lifestyle and quality facilities and services.

Working at Balranald Central School, you’ll not only enhance your career but you could also be eligible for additional benefits and incentives including a Rural Teacher Incentive of up to $20,000 per annum.

Is 2021 the year you teach and make a difference in Balranald?

Aboriginal Programs webinar

18 November 2020

Would you like to learn more about services provided for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by the NSW Department of Education?

The Aboriginal Programs team are hosting a webinar where you can learn more about their work and how they help guide career pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person currently with or looking to join the department, or if you are a hiring manager looking for support with recruiting Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employees, then this webinar is for you.

Find out more and register at: bit.ly/AboriginalProgramsWebinar.

COVID Intensive Learning Support Program

11 November 2020

The NSW government is committed to ensuring that every student's learning is on track after the disruptions experienced in 2020. To achieve this, NSW schools are looking for educators to deliver small-group tuition programs to students experiencing the greatest need.

Commencing in Term 1, 2021, the program will be delivered within primary, secondary and specialist NSW government and non-government schools across the school year. All current permanent, temporary and casual teachers are eligible to apply.

To find out more and to register your interest, visit the teach.NSW website.

'Let's get digital' @ EduTECH

04 November 2020

Let's get digital' @ EduTEACH

As a NSW public school teacher, you could gain free and on-demand access to EduTECH, a major international education technology conference, all without having to leave your school.

This year, the annual EduTECH congress and expo has gone virtual, and every NSW public school has been provided 10 free tickets to attend the congress online on 9 - 10 November 2020.

EduTECH is designed to help teachers continue their technology for learning journey and prepare students for an increasingly digital future.

Visit the T4L website for more information and to register.

Teach and make East Griffith your home

28 October 2020

A bustling and cosmopolitan centre, the East Griffith area is a slice of Italy in the heart of the Riverina.

Barellan, a township in the East Griffith area, is the birthplace of Australia’s most famous female tennis player, Evonne Goolagong Cawley. The area is also home to Barellan Central School, known for its technology rich teaching and learning programs.

As an educator in the East Griffith area, you will have the opportunity to enhance your career whilst receiving additional benefits and incentives.

People Matter Employee Survey is now open

21 October 2020

Each year, NSW Department of Education employees participate in the People Matter Employee Survey (PMES). Coordinated by the Public Service Commission, the survey provides insight into how employees feel about working with the department and where positive actions may need to be taken to enhance our employees' experiences at work.

Our vision at the NSW Department of Education is to be Australia's best education system and one of the finest in the world. By contributing to this year’s PMES you will help provide the information we need to improve our workplaces and deliver the best results for our students.

The survey is completely anonymous and can be completed between now and Friday 13 November. For more information or to access the support resources available, please visit the PMES intranet page.

CESE: 'What Works Best' resources

21 October 2020

Established in 2012, the Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation (CESE), is Australia's first dedicated hub of education data and evaluation. In April this year, the department released a 2020 update of CESE’s popular research report, 'What works best'.

The report builds on the evidence base of the original 2014 report, and outlines eight quality teaching practices that are known to support school and student improvement.

To help teachers and school leaders connect with the research and develop a shared understanding of best practice, resources will be uploaded to the NSW Department of Education website throughout Term 4.

To find out more and to access additional resources, visit the CESE website.

Professional experience resources

14 October 2020

The NSW Department of Education is committed to facilitating high-quality professional experience placements for pre-service teachers in NSW public schools. Supporting and guiding our pre-service teachers strengthens the profession and is critical to creating dynamic and inspirational teachers of tomorrow.

Teachers who take on the role of supervising teacher/professional experience coordinator play an essential role in ensuring pre-service teachers receive the dedicated support required for a successful placement.

To support our supervising teachers/professional experience coordinators, the department has developed a range of resources that communicate mandatory requirements to pre-service teachers and guide best practice in completing school and department inductions.

To access these resources, please visit the NSW Department of Education website.

Teach and make Bourke your home

23 September 2020

Located on the banks of the Darling River, the Bourke area perfectly encapsulates the rugged appeal of outback Australia. The township emanates old world charm, yet it is also the major service centre in the far west, making it an ideal location for individuals and families alike. Modern day Bourke offers abundant natural attractions and warm outback hospitality.

The area also offers a range of schools delivering high-quality educational services. Working at one of these schools, you will not only have the opportunity to enhance your career but you could also be eligible for a range of benefits and incentives.

If you’re considering a move to a great career destination, the Bourke area has a lot to offer. You’re sure to receive a warm welcome.

Norfolk Island Central School

23 September 2020

Norfolk Island Central School is located on Norfolk Island, approximately 1,400 km east of Byron Bay in the South Pacific Ocean. This South Pacific paradise has a lot to offer, home to stunning landscapes, diverse culture and pristine white sandy beaches.

As the only school on the island, Norfolk Island Central School delivers quality educational and well-being outcomes to 280 students across Years K - 12.

The uniqueness of the Norfolk Island community, with its Polynesian and Bounty history, is reflected throughout the school. Traditions are honoured, promoting the maintenance of Norfolk Island culture for future generations. The school aims to be not just a member of, but also an exemplary example and participant in the community.

Two exciting full-time classroom teacher opportunities currently exist to work at Norfolk Island Central School for the 2021 school year:

  • Approval to teach sport, lifestyle & recreation/physical activity & sports studies and PD/H/PE and willingness to teach community & family studies. 27/01/2021 - 27/01/2022. Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
  • Approval to teach construction, industrial technology - timber and technology mandatory (years 7 - 12). 27/01/2021 - 17/12/2021. Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.

With fantastic relocation benefits on offer, there's never been a better time to make your move to Norfolk Island. To find out more and to apply, contact Sally Thompson.

Teach and Learn Scholarship (Specialist Teaching Areas)

16 September 2020

Approved teachers, be supported with a Teach and Learn Scholarship for Specialist Teaching Areas and acquire additional competencies as a Teacher Librarian, Careers Adviser or English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) teacher.

Teach and Learn scholars receive:

  • up to $20,000 per year of full-time study
  • $500 per week while completing a practicum, and
  • up to eight days of study leave per year of full-time study.

Don’t miss out on this career enhancing opportunity. To find out more and to apply, visit the teach.NSW website.

Support Stewart House

16 September 2020

Since 1977, NSW Department of Education teachers, administration and support staff have supported Stewart House, as the department’s Charity of Choice.

There are currently 9,891 NSW Department of Education employees that donate to Stewart House through the Salary Contribution Scheme. It is because of these generous donations that Stewart House is able to support over 1,700 public school children experiencing crises, providing optometric, dental and medical treatment as well as emotional support.

Stewart House recognises the impact this support has in delivering these vital services and would like to thank all of their generous supporters.

To learn how you can help change the lives of students in need, contact Stewart House.

Register for the teach.NSW Career Fair

16 September 2020

Pre-service, graduate and experienced teachers, register now for the teach.NSW Career Fair webinars.

Join us to hear more about amazing temporary teaching opportunities available in NSW public schools in 2021. Each webinar will feature representatives from the region allowing you to connect with local school leaders and have your questions answered.

Apply for a Graduate Teacher Scholarship

09 September 2020

Are you a pre-service teacher in your final year of studies, training to become a teacher of a high-demand subject area? If so, apply for a Graduate Teacher Scholarship.

Graduate Teacher Scholarships are available to high-achieving future teachers of mathematics, science (with physics), selected Technological and Applied Studies subjects and special education (K - 12).

Scholars receive a $5,000 training allowance and permanent teaching position in a NSW public school upon graduation.

Applications close Friday, 16 October 2020.

To find out more and to apply, visit the teach.NSW website.

NSW Department of Education Scholarships

09 September 2020

Do you know someone who is applying for a teaching scholarship with the NSW Department of Education? Applications close Friday 11 September for the following scholarship programs:

NSW Department of Education scholars are supported while they study and receive a permanent teaching position in a NSW public school when they graduate.

Encourage current and future teachers to submit their application prior to the closing date to make the most of these incredible opportunities.

To find out more, visit the teach.NSW website.

Apply for a Future Teacher Scholarship

02 September 2020

Future Teacher Scholarship programs are closing soon. If you know talented future teachers, encourage them to apply before applications close on Friday 11 September.

Scholars receive financial support whilst studying and a permanent teaching position in a NSW public school upon successful completion of studies.

The Future Teacher Scholarship programs include:

For more information and to apply, visit the teach.NSW website.

Teach and Learn Scholarship for High Demand Subject Areas

02 September 2020

Approved teachers, be supported to retrain as a teacher of a high-demand subject area with the Teach and Learn Scholarship for High Demand Subject Areas.

High-demand subject areas include: mathematics, physics, engineering studies, agriculture and industrial technology - metal and/or timber.

This is an incredible opportunity for teachers looking to secure a permanent position in a NSW public school whilst being supported to complete additional training and professional development.

Teach and Learn scholars receive:

  • up to $20,000 per year of full-time study
  • $500 per week while completing a practicum
  • up to eight days of study leave per year of full-time study, and
  • a permanent teaching position in a NSW public school on completion of studies.

Applications for the Teach and Learn Scholarship for High Demand Subject Areas close Friday, 11 September 2020.

To find out more and to apply, visit the teach.NSW website.

teach.MathsNOW Scholarship

02 September 2020

Do you know an industry professional or currently enrolled university student who is looking for a career where they can make a difference? Encourage them to apply for a teach.MathsNOW Scholarship. Applications close Friday 11 September.

The teach.MathsNOW Scholarship offers up to $50,000 upfront equivalent course contribution fee, the opportunity to undertake paid employment as a paraprofessional whilst studying and a guaranteed permanent teaching position in a NSW public school upon graduation.

For more information and to apply visit the teach.NSW website.

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