Teacher Agriculture – Henry Kendall High School

  • Company:
    Teaching Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Education

Position Information

Henry Kendall High School is a coeducational comprehensive high school with a student enrolment of approximately 840 students including six classes in the Support Unit and 62 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The student population has continued a gradual increase over the past five years. 22% of students have a background where English is an additional language or dialect (EAL/D).

Henry Kendall High School enjoys the support of its culturally and linguistically diverse community. We have also fostered strong partnerships with universities, cultural institutions, external providers, businesses and community groups and, highlighted by our P-TECH partnership with IBM International.

The school is committed to improving effective classroom practices with staff professional learning essential. In 2021 the school will introduce Applied Learning as a stand-alone subject, as well as Wellbeing and Aboriginal Studies to ensure future focussed learning prepares students for a rapidly changing world. Real world connections, transdisciplinary approaches, and problem driven learning underpin curriculum focus. Formative assessment practices are fundamental to ensuring personalised approaches. Student reporting provides a lens on student skill development and application aligned with what industry and business employers are looking for. There is a continued focus on HSC performance.

Our school’s mission statement is: “Developing confident, responsible citizens who strive for excellence.” We aim to develop the best in each student, and to draw out their talents and interests so that they are well placed to pursue their career options. Henry Kendall High School holds strong beliefs about the relationships we build with our parents and our community in order to provide a proactive school committed to ensuring opportunities and high standards.

Henry Kendall High School provides a curriculum that is relevant, current and challenging incorporating Future Focussed Learning principles. Key features include excellence in the creative and performing arts, sporting programs, Applied Learning, Wellbeing and Aboriginal Studies, industry partnerships, STEM education, valued relationships with Cooinda AECG, the Support Unit, Vocational Education, and a dynamic and embedded holistic focus on student welfare. We are a proud member of the Gosford City Learning Community through our partnerships with Gosford and Point Clare Public School’s, as well as with Gosford High School. These relationships provide a dynamic learning approach from K-12.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach Science (7-10). Approval to teach Agriculture 7-12

Demonstrated understanding of and the ability to promote Future Education skills to support quality teaching and engaged learning.

Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively, build positive relationships and contribute to supporting positive farm management.

Demonstrated incorporation of curriculum differentiation and model exemplary classroom practice.

Commitment to the development of cross curriculum learning opportunities including the promotion of student involvement in STEM.

Conditions

An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.