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Nominate an outstanding NSW public sector employee or team!

The NSW Department of Education is seeking nominations for the 2015 Premier's Awards for Public Service. The awards recognise excellence in the delivery of public services to the NSW community by individual employees and teams.

This year, the award categories are:

  • Strengthening the economy and making NSW a better place to do business
  • Making NSW a better place to live
  • Providing better support and opportunities to the vulnerable
  • Building stronger and safer communities.
  • Customer focussed delivery.

If you know an outstanding NSW Department of Education employee or team, contact the department's ambassador for the awards, Susan White, via susan.white7@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 02 4224 9013. Susan will guide you through the nomination process and help you prepare and submit a competitive nomination. HURRY! Nominations close on Monday 10 August 2015.

For more information about the NSW 
Premier’s Awards for Public Service, visit the public service awards website.

Temporary teaching positions

Current as at 5 August 2015

Temporary classroom teacher positions

Moree Secondary College Albert Street Campus - 50% rental subsidy applies
Approval to teach personal development, health and physical education Year 10 and sport, lifestyle and recreation/physical activity and sports studies Year 11. (Full Time) 10/08/2015 - 17/12/2015. Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Angela Heath or phone 02 6752 1999.

Liverpool Boys High School
Approval to teach industrial technology timber Years 7-12. (Full Time) 10/08/2015 - 6/11/2015.
Email Michael Saxon or phone 02 9602 7979.

Coomealla High School - 50% rental subsidy applies
Approval to teach technology mandatory Years 7-8, information processes and technology Years 11-12, information and software technology Years 9-10, VET information technology-software applications and information technology-foundation. Approval and/or willingness to teach mathematics Years 7-12. (Full Time) 10/08/2015 - 18/09/2015. Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Jo Scott or phone 03 5027 4506.

Yass High School
Approval to teach English Years 7-12. (Full Time) 10/08/2015 - 18/12/2015.
Email Sandra Hiscock or phone 02 6226 1711.

Cobar High School - 70% rental subsidy applies
Approval to teach science Years 7-10. (Full Time) 7/09/2015 - 16/12/2015. Applicants for this position are requested to submit an expression of interest.
Email Sue Francisco or phone 02 6836 2705.

Cowra High School
Approval to teach design and technology, food technology and VET hospitality-food and beverage Years 7-12. (Full Time) 6/10/2015 - 18/12/2015.
Email Paul Bullock or phone 02 6342 1766.

Tumbarumba High School
Approval to teach English Years 7-12. (0.8 Part Time) 10/08/2015 - 20/10/2015.
Email Fiona Jackson or phone 02 6948 2500.

Tibooburra Outback Public School - 90% rental subsidy applies
Approval to teach K-6. (Full Time) 31/08/2015 - 16/12/2015.
Email Trish Webb or phone 0428 230 457.

In addition to the temporary teaching positions listed above, there may be opportunities to fill day-to-day relief or longer-term temporary teaching positions in rural or remote NSW public schoolsRegister with Casual.Direct, the department's staffing system for NSW public schools seeking casual teachers.

Non school based teaching positions

Permanent Principal, Executive and Classroom Teacher positions

Applications close at 4.00 pm on Wednesday, 19 August 2015.

Principal positions

Deputy Principal positions

Assistant Principal positions

Head Teacher positions

Classroom Teacher positions – secondary

Classroom Teacher positions – primary

Teacher Special Education positions Learning and Support Officer position

School in the spotlight: Tibooburra Outback Public School

Tibooburra Outback Public School is situated 345km north of Broken Hill, serving a small community of approximately 80 people in the Corner Country. It is part of the Far West Network of schools. There are currently seven students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

The school aims to provide quality learning through high expectations, quality teaching, professional learning and building a strong educational community. The school works with families to develop each child to their full potential, with an active Parents and Citizens Association and many other links to the Tibooburra community.
It also regularly collaborates with White Cliffs and Wanaaring Public Schools and Broken Hill School of the Air. 

Local services include two stores supplying a wide range of goods, two freight services weekly, twice weekly Australia Post services from Broken Hill, an Aboriginal Lands Council office, a health service, a National Parks office and museum and a police station. There are two hotels with accommodation. Within the school grounds there is a community pool.

There are great incentives for teachers at Tibooburra Outback Public School, including a 90% rental subsidy. To view the full range of benefits available to staff, go to the teach.NSW benefits calculator and enter the school code 3211.

For more information about Tibooburra Outback Public Schoolvisit the school's website

Tibooburra Outback Public School - 90% rental subsidy applies
Approval to teach K-6. (Full Time) 31/08/2015 - 16/12/2015.
Email Trish Webb or phone 0428 230 457.

Sponsored training for approved teachers

Approved teachers, you could get paid while you study full time to become a special education teacher or a school counsellor in a NSW public school through the department's Full time Special Education Sponsorship Program and School Counsellor Sponsorship Program.

Other opportunities to enhance your teaching career and acquire additional competencies in a high-demand subject area or specialist teaching area are available through the department's Sponsored Training Education Program. Find out if you're eligible to apply.

Permanent teachers and executives in NSW public schools, you could get paid to study a masters in special education, inclusive education and sensory disabilities with the Every Student, Every School: Learning and Support Sponsorship. Find out if you're eligible and apply now.

Permanent school counsellors and district guidance officers in NSW public schools, you could enhance your knowledge and understanding of psychology with an Every Student, Every School: Learning and Support Sponsorship. Find out more and apply now.

Download the JobFeed app

Updated every Wednesday, the teach.NSW JobFeed app lists all the advertised temporary and permanent teaching positions in NSW public schools. It also includes a Jobs Locator, which shows the locations of all the teaching positions on a map.

Download the iOS version from the App Store or the Android version from Google Play.

Download the guide to application writing

Download teach.NSW's Guide to Application Writing for Classroom Teacher Positions. The guide provides detailed information about how to address the specific selection criteria for an advertised Classroom Teacher position and what to include in an application.

For more helpful hints with seeking school-based teacher, executive and principal positions and navigating the jobs.NSW site, visit the get a teaching job section of the teach.NSW website.

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