If interested in this opportunity, submit by email an expression of interest of no more than two pages addressing the position criteria and outlining your qualifications and teaching experience. Include the names of two professional referees who are familiar with and able to discuss your professional abilities and suitability for this position.
Applications and enquiries should be forwarded to Amy Chaffey, Head Teacher HSIE.
Phone 02 4736 1202
Kingswood High School is a comprehensive coeducational high school established in 1969 and located in the Penrith Valley area. The school is comprised of 820 students, including 8.2% of students from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and 10.3% of students who receive English Language Proficiency support. The school occupies spacious grounds with specialised facilities, including a state of the art Trade Training Centre, student managed café, after school Homework Club, fully equipped gym, a diverse Primary Industry Farm and the Kingswood Recording Studio. The school is committed to developing socially responsible, self-disciplined, motivated, life-long learners in a safe, supportive and inclusive learning environment. We focus on giving young people voice, being active learners and developing strong character qualities that will enable them to succeed, thrive and contribute positively throughout life. The school offers a well-rounded, holistic education for all students through nurturing and providing for their academic, social and emotional needs. Connect, APPly, Inspire is the key technology framework utilised to create innovative and future focused learning experiences. We value strong community engagement to complement the existing partnerships across the Kingswood Learning Community and Penrith Education Alliance networks to maximise learning and support successful educational pathways for all.
Find out more on the school website, at https://kingswood-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/
The successful applicant will be a classroom teacher allocated a full-time teaching load of HSIE classes. Additionally, the successful applicant will be required to work in a collegial faculty that uses a data driven, evidence based approach to the explicit teaching of both curriculum and student literacy.
• Ability to work collaboratively as an effective member within a faculty or team • Demonstrated capacity to meet the learning needs of a diverse student body through innovative classroom practice. • Experience in effective and engaging classroom practice