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 Martin Shevels, Deputy Principal.
Phone 02 6969 9300
Murrumbidgee Regional High School is a large, 7-12 comprehensive secondary school in Griffith with 1140 students, including 12% Aboriginal and 22% Pacifica students, as such we have two Clontarf Academies, an Aboriginal Learning and Engagement Centre. Our school is situated across two sites, both offering a comprehensive 7-12 curriculum, largely aligned to provide improved student choice and opportunities for specialisation. There is a growing reliance on technology and innovation to connect senior courses to enable greater collaboration between teachers and students. The school has a strong academic and vocational curriculum with a focus on the development of capabilities, innovation and evidence informed practice. The school is renowned for and extremely proud of its strong community support. There is an emphasis on learning and career pathways with a focus on hospitality, engineering and agriculture to meet the growing employment opportunities in Griffith. Our school is very well resourced, with the ability to employ a significant number of staff above establishment. including up to five teaching staff, two deputy principals, two head teachers Learning and Support, a Head Teacher VET, an Instructional Leader and STEM coordinator who works across our partner primary schools and with other primary and secondary schools in the local area. We set high expectations for ourselves to ensure all students and their families feel a genuine sense of belonging and connection to our school, through clear and consistent communication, underpinned by rigorous systems to support high quality teaching, learning and wellbeing.
Find out more on the school website, at http://murrumbidgee-h.school.nsw.gov.au
Located on the Griffith site and consisting of three classes, the successful applicant will work closely with their line supervisor to implement best practice for students in the support unit.
• Approval to teach Special Education (Secondary) and/or experience teaching students with complex needs with a demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching practice, providing quality differentiated programs with students with learning needs such as autism and challenging behaviours. • Highly developed organisational and communication skills with a proven ability to work proactively and professionally with parents/carers, school learning and support officers, students, external agencies and the wider school community. • Capacity to lead Support Unit and the administration and performance of staff to implement policies and practices that ensure an inclusive and positive learning environment for students across Murrumbidgee Regional High School. • Capacity to lead consultation, planning, implementation and review of Personalised Learning and Support Plans in Support Classes for students with a range of disabilities and learning needs, leading to quality educational and social outcomes. • Demonstrated commitment to the enhancement of educational outcomes for Aboriginal students and students in rural communities.