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Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship

05 August 2020

Applications for the Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship close Monday 10 August. School leaders and approved permanent, temporary and casual teachers, develop your skills and confidence in supporting students with disability and additional learning needs.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to invest in your career, visit the teach.NSW website to find out more and to apply.

School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs

05 August 2020

Approved teachers with the NSW Department of Education, be paid to study to become a school counsellor in a NSW public school. The School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs offer a range of benefits and incentives including a full-time teacher salary whilst studying, payment of tuition fees and a permanent school counsellor position upon graduation.

Applications for the NSW Department of Education’s School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs are now open. Applications close Friday, 21 August 2020.

Scholarships for Future Teachers

05 August 2020

The NSW Department of Education aims to be the best educational system in Australia and one of the finest in the world. To ensure our students have access to world-class educators, each year the department offers a number of scholarship programs for future teachers.

Scholarships will be opening soon. Find out more on the teach.NSW website or subscribe to be notified when programs open.

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School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs

29 July 2020

Applications for the NSW Department of Education’s School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs are now open.

Approved teachers with the NSW Department of Education, be paid to study to become a school counsellor in a NSW public school. The School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs offer a range of benefits and incentives including a full-time teacher salary whilst studying, payment of tuition fees and a permanent school counsellor position upon graduation.

There are two different programs, dependent on your current qualifications. Find out which one is right for you:

  1. Psychology Sponsorship - for teachers who will have completed the first two years of a three-year sequence of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved psychology studies by the end of 2020, and who will be completing third year psychology studies by the end of 2021.
  2. School Counsellor in Training Sponsorship - for teachers who have completed or will have completed a three-year sequence of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved psychology studies by the end of 2020.
Applications close Friday, 21 August 2020. To find out more and to apply visit the teach.NSW website.

Inclusive Practice In Education

29 July 2020

Inclusive Practice In Education

School leaders and approved permanent, temporary and casual teachers can now develop their skills and confidence in supporting students with disability with an Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship.

Applications are currently open. To find out more about the scholarship program, register for the Inclusive Practice in Education webinar. The webinar will commence at 6:00pm Tuesday 4 August. Register now at: bit.ly/IPIEWebinar.

Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship

22 July 2020

School leaders and approved permanent, temporary and casual teachers can now develop their skills and confidence in supporting students with disability with an Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship. This year, the program has been expanded to include a masters degree with specialisation in blind and low vision or deaf and hard of hearing.

Applications are currently open. To find out more and to apply, visit the teach.NSW website. To find out more about the Disability Strategy, visit the NSW Department of Education website.

Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship

01 July 2020

School leaders and approved permanent, temporary and casual teachers can now develop their skills and confidence in supporting students with disability with an Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship.

The Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship offers three study pathways:

  • masters degree in inclusive/special education
  • masters degree with specialisation in vision or deaf and hard of hearing, or
  • graduate diploma in inclusive/special education.

Inclusive Practice in Education scholars receive:

  • up to $23,000 towards their degree
  • up to eight days study leave per year (12 months) of full time study
  • for temporary and casual teachers, a permanent teaching position upon successful completion of studies
  • for existing permanent teachers (including school leaders), professional development whilst remaining within current position
  • the opportunity to connect with a network of Inclusive Practice in Education scholars and specialists.

Prepare for the future of education, unlock career opportunities and become part of a network of teachers with transferable expertise across a diverse range of school settings.

Applications are currently open. To find out more and to apply, visit the teach.NSW website. To find out more about the Disability Strategy, visit the NSW Department of Education website.

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Register for a Teaching 101 webinar

24 June 2020

Teaching 101 webinars

Do you know talented senior students who would make fantastic teachers? Register for a Teaching 101 webinar with the teach.NSW team to learn more about the wonderful opportunities available to current senior students considering a career as a teacher with NSW Department of Education.

The webinar series will commence Monday 20 July and will run through to Thursday 27 August. Each webinar will run for approximately 30 minutes and will contain information on:

  • 2021 scholarships for future teachers
  • university entry requirements
  • benefits and incentives offered to teachers in NSW public schools
  • career development opportunities with the NSW Department of Education.

This year, students can also attend interactive sessions, connecting them with current teachers who can answer their questions about teaching as a career and provide guidance around completing and submitting their scholarship application.

Principals, careers advisers and teachers are encouraged to register for a session and participate with interested students. Students will also have the option to register for and participate in a session independently, or with a family member, during one of the evening sessions.

Registration is now open. Find out more about the webinars on offer and register now for your preferred session.

For further information about the Teaching 101 webinar series, email the teach.NSW team at: hrpromotions@det.nsw.edu.au.

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Middle Leaders Induction Program

24 June 2020

Middle Leaders Induction Program

The Middle Leaders Induction Program is an exciting online professional development opportunity for first-time Assistant Principals and Head Teachers.

Starting in Week 1, Term 3, the program runs for 10 weeks and involves four self-paced online learning modules, five webinars and one collegial conversation with peers.

The Middle Leaders Induction program develops the knowledge and skills individuals require to fulfill the roles and responsibilities of middle leaders in NSW public schools.

The program is open to Assistant Principals and Head Teachers appointed to their role since January 2020. Course fees will be covered by the School Leadership Institute.

To register, visit bit.ly/MiddleLeadersIP by Friday, 3 July 2020.

For further information please contact: slicorrespondence@det.nsw.edu.au.

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Lead and make Coonamble your home

17 June 2020

Make a difference at Coonamble High School

Coonamble sits on the Castlereagh River in north-west NSW. In Coonamble, you’ll find quality services and facilities including child care, housing and health services. Local schools deliver high-quality education, integrating the latest in digital technologies to ensure students achieve their best.

Coonamble High School is currently seeking an outstanding leader to take up the Executive Principal position. This opportunity will see you lead the school community in developing innovative approaches that address the educational and social aspirations of all students.

As the Executive Principal of this Connected Communities school, you will collaborate with staff, students and the community to lead a culture of engagement, innovation and opportunity.

Explore what it is like to live and work in Coonamble and discover the benefits and incentives available.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in this rural community.

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New Merit Selection Guidelines

10 June 2020

New Merit Selection Guidelines

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels.

The new guidelines apply for any new positions advertised from Wednesday, 10 June 2020. Positions advertised prior to this date are not subject to the new requirements.

The guidelines, developed with the endorsement of the NSW Teachers Federation, Secondary Principals' Council and the Primary Principals' Association, provide a clear expectation of the overall length of the written application in respect to addressing the position criteria.

All other aspects of the current merit selection process, including panel composition, the development of specific selection criteria, shortlisting and interviews remain unchanged. More information regarding the changes can be found on the NSW Department of Education website.

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Lead and make a difference in Dubbo

10 June 2020

In the heart of the Great Western Plains region, Dubbo offers excellent lifestyle, housing and career opportunities. The thriving regional city provides the best of both worlds – the amenities and convenience of city living with the relaxed lifestyle that country living offers.

An exciting Executive Principal opportunity awaits you at Dubbo College - Senior Campus.

The Executive Principal will work with well-resourced facilities, an outstanding teaching team, a diverse range of students and a supportive community. With a focus on excellent student outcomes in an environment of inclusion, excellence and support, Dubbo College - Senior Campus has established a reputation for providing high level opportunities for all.

Explore what it's like to live and work in Dubbo and take the next step in your career.

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Currently recruiting Student Support Officers

27 May 2020

The NSW Department of Education is currently recruiting 139 Student Support Officers (SSOs) to support the mental health and wellbeing of students in NSW public schools.

SSOs work within the school community alongside the learning and support team and the school counselling service to enhance student wellbeing and learning outcomes.

This is an amazing employment opportunity for qualified social or youth workers who are passionate about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

Do you know someone who would make a fantastic SSO? Let them know about this opportunity to enhance their career and make a difference in the lives of students in NSW public schools.Additional information is available on the NSW Department of Education website.

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Make a difference at Wilcannia Central School

06 May 2020

Wilcannia Central School is currently seeking an outstanding leader to take up the Executive Principal position. This opportunity will see you lead the school community in developing innovative approaches that address the educational and social aspirations of all students.

As the Executive Principal of this Connected Communities school, you will collaborate with staff, students and the community to lead a culture of engagement, innovation and opportunity.

Explore what it is like to live and work in Wilcannia and discover the benefits and incentives available.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in this rural community.

Apply now

Executive Principal opportunity at Boggabilla Central School

06 May 2020

Make a difference at Boggabilla central School

Help shape future generations as the Executive Principal of Boggabilla Central School, a Connected Communities school located in northern NSW. Enhance your career and receive a range of benefits and incentives whilst working in this beautiful town.

Make meaningful contributions and changes to the school and community using the flexibility and cross-agency support provided by the NSW Department of Education.

Explore what it is like to live and work in Boggabilla and discover more about the benefits and incentives available.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in this rural community.

Apply now

Make a difference at Walgett Community College – Primary School

01 April 2020

Walgett Community College – Primary School is currently seeking an outstanding leader to take up the Executive Principal position. This opportunity will see you lead the school community in developing innovative approaches that address the educational and social aspirations of all students.

As the Executive Principal of this Connected Communities school, you will collaborate with staff, students and the community to lead a culture of engagement, innovation and opportunity.

Explore what it is like to live and work in Walgett and discover the benefits and incentives available.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in this rural community.

Apply now

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