Coreen School is a School for Specific Purposes for students in grades 7-12 and is located in Blacktown.
The school is made up of 70 students, 21 of which are shared enrolments as part of the Tutorial Program. All students present with additional learning needs specifically regarding challenging behaviour. Students not in the Tutorial Program are also diagnosed with a mild intellectual disability.Coreen School is well resourced and delivers practical programs that meet the needs of each student’s individual education plan.
In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach special education and/or experience teaching students with mild intellectualdisabilities and behaviour difficulties.Proven expertise in leading and supporting teachers to collaboratively plan, implement and evaluate quality evidence based, differentiated literacy and numeracy programs.An established capacity to work as part of an executive team and effectively balance the complex responsibilities of school leadership.Demonstrated understanding of trauma informed teaching practices and experience in teaching students with additional needs.
General Selection Criteria
1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice 2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal education policies
An unconditional full approval to teach is arequirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSWDepartment of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as youapply for this teaching opportunity.