Harcourt Public School is a collaborative learning community committed to developing confident, successful learners and leaders, who embrace opportunities and are motivated to achieve personal excellence.
We are situated in a south western suburb of Sydney and are made up of approximately 470 students (95% EAL / D) from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Community Language programs in Chinese and Korean are part of the curriculum offered, along with extracurricular programs designed to extend and challenge students of all backgrounds.
Harcourt Public School has established a culture of providing quality teaching and learning programs for all students, through an innovative, differentiated and challenging curriculum.
There is a strong focus on student achievement with an emphasis on enhancing student wellbeing and community involvement.
1. In addition to the general selection criteria, Approval to teach infants and / or primary. Demonstrated ability to develop, deliver and evaluate data driven, differentiated and innovative pedagogy across the school that meets the diversity and changing needs of our learners.
2. Exceptional interpersonal skills that will maintain and develop positive partnerships and sustainable relationships with all members of the school and wider community.
3. Proven ability to initiate, lead, evaluate and facilitate change with a focus on collaborative practice in an inclusive learning environment.
4. Evidence of instructional leadership to inspire and mentor teams to effectively analyse and use student achievement data in the development, implementation and evaluation of high quality, differentiated literacy and numeracy programs.
5. An approachable leader with the capacity to foster a shared vision and collaboratively develop goals aligned to the school’s strategic directions.
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 at the same time as youapply for this teaching opportunity.