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Teacher English as a Second Language - Fairfield High School

Date 2016-03-17 03:03:01 Location : Oceania

Location Sydney Region
Advertisement Number A900072935
Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at up to $112,630.00. Base salary ranges from $64,008.00 to $101,614.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
School Name Fairfield High School
Principal Network Fairfield
Staffing Area Fairfield
FTE 1.000
Contact Name Gus Avgoustou
Contact Phone number 0297272111
Closing Date 30-Mar-2016, 12:00:00 PM
Job Category Teachers
Organisation Teaching Service

Position Information

Fairfield High School, enrolment 950 students, including 91% from a non-English speaking background, is a comprehensive high school supported by Resource Allocation Model Equity Funding. A well-established Intensive English Centre is located onsite as part of the school with a majority of the students coming from refugee backgrounds, including asylum seekers. It currently has an enrolment of over 150 students. The school has a balance of early career and experienced staff who focus on the delivery of a broad curriculum catering for the needs of individual students. The Community, Achievement, Respect and Environment (CARE) code underpins the ethos of the school. Fairfield High School has a growing parent group with increasing parent engagement programs to support student learning and build knowledge and skills for the wider community.

Specific Selection Criteria

Approval to teach English as a Second Language and PD/Health/PE. An understanding of the educational and welfare needs of students from a non-English speaking background and from a low socio-economic status, including refugees. Demonstrated capacity to support and engage newly arrived students from a non-English speaking background with their learning. Demonstrated capacity to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team across the IEC and the high school to support whole school programs and practices.