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 Trish Webb, Principal .
Phone 08 8088 2181
Alma Public School is situated in Broken Hill, 1220 kilometres west of Sydney, in a city of approximately 18,000 people. Mining is a major employer in Broken Hill and enrolments in the school are heavily influenced by the state of the mining industry. There are 5 other public primary schools and 2 high schools in the city. There is one Catholic primary school in town. Nearly 35% of our 300 student enrolment is Aboriginal and the school operates a DoE Aboriginal designated preschool for up to 40 children on a separate site. The Wilykali people of the Paakantyi Nation are the predominant Aboriginal grouping in our school.
Find out more on the school website, at https://alma-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/
Expressions of Interest are sought from suitable candidates for the position of Relieving Instructional Leader (1.0FTE) under Early Action for Success. Teachers, executive and current Instructional Leaders are encouraged to consider submitting an Expression of Interest. The Early Action for Success initiative is a part of the NSW Department of Education’s implementation of the NSW Literacy and Numeracy Strategy 2017-2020. The initiative has been extended for an additional 12 months with an end date of January 2022. Period of appointment from Monday 19th April 2021 to 27th January 2022 with the possibility of extension. The position will be located at Alma Public School
Selection Criteria Proven successful experience in instructional leadership that has improved learning outcomes for K-2 students in literacy and numeracy Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, implementing successful change processes that has resulted in improved learning outcomes for K-2 students Demonstrated deep understanding of current research in effective instructional leadership and effective high quality teaching in early literacy and numeracy Demonstrated experience in the provision of high quality differentiated professional learning that has enhanced teacher capacity in improving literacy and numeracy outcomes for K-2 students Demonstrated capacity to work alongside teachers to both model and improve teaching and assessment skills in early literacy and numeracy Outstanding communication skills with the demonstrated capacity to contribute to building and strengthening a collaborative learning culture in a school Demonstrated ability to build staff expertise to lead literacy and numeracy teaching and learning. Application Details Applications should be no longer than 4 A4 pages and should include applicant’s contact details, response to the position criteria, the names, position and contact details of two referees, one of whom must be the applicant’s current manager. For school-based staff, this is the Principal. Applicants need to state that their Expression of Interest is supported by their substantive Principal. Expression of interest should be submitted to Trish Webb, Principal at email@example.com by 3pm on Friday 19th March 2021.