Locating and Applying for a Permanent Teaching Position

Locating and Applying for a Permanent Teaching Position

Locating and Applying for a Permanent Teaching Position with the Department of Education and Communities Locating teaching opportunities with the NSW Department of Education and Communities Search: DEC Careers Click on the heading 1 Locating teaching opportunities with the NSW Department of Education and Communities http://www.dec.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-centre

Click here to go to the correct section of jobs.NSW Supporting information can also be found on this page 2 jobs.nsw Welcome Click on the job title for more information about a job that interests you.

Applications for NSW DEC permanent teaching positions can ONLY be made online through jobs.nsw. Applications must be submitted by 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time on the closing date. 3 jobs.nsw Job Description If you have any questions about the position you should ring the person named here.

The Position Information is important as it will help you tailor your application to the needs of the school. Note the closing date for the positon. Your responses to the Specific Selection Criteria are an essential part of your application and are an important factor in determining if you

proceed further in the application process. 4 jobs.nsw The online application process Click to begin the application process (Note: nothing is submitted at this stage) Remember, you can only apply for NSW DEC permanent teaching

positions online through jobs.NSW 5 jobs.nsw Accept the privacy agreement To proceed, you must accept the privacy agreement. 6 jobs.nsw Register or login Anything with

an asterisks is mandatory and must be completed. 7 jobs.nsw Fill in your details 8 Your application has 9 steps Summary of the steps To submit your online application on jobs.nsw, after you have registered or logged-in, there

are 9 steps to complete. Ensure you allow enough time to complete the application before the closing date and time. Step 1: Personal Details Step 2: Education Step 3: Work Experience Step 4: Diversity Information Step 5: References Step 6: Application Form Step 7: Supporting Documents Step 8: Disclaimer Step 9: Summary

9 Your application has 9 steps Step 1 Personal Details Remember, any field with an asterisks is mandatory and must be completed. 10 Your application has 9 steps Step 2 Education Add details of your

tertiary teaching or relevant qualifications. There is no need to add your school qualification (eg HSC). Your most recent qualification should be listed first. 11 Your application has 9 steps Step 3 Work Experience Add a summary of your responsibilities or achievements here. This can be a good place to include things youd like the panel

to know but may not relevant to the specific selection criteria. Be brief. Your most recent work experience should be listed first. Only list teaching related work experience. Note: this is NOT where you address the selection criteria. 12 Your application has 9 steps Step 3

Work Experience Examples of responsibilities and achievements Year 3 classroom teacher effectively used the literacy, numeracy and Best Start continuums to assess and monitor student progress and inform teaching and learning coordinated and conducted senior choirs and collaborated with other schools in combined choirs coached and umpired PSSA boys and girls soccer teams established and maintained a class blog catered for students with learning difficulties and a student with a severe visual impairment. Taught Preliminary and HSC chemistry and biology, Years 7-10 Science classes including selective, GAT, mainstream and support-unit classes. Taught the full range of PDHPE Stage 4, 5 and 6, PASS, Community and Family

Studies, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation as well as Years 7-10 Science. Coached various school, zone and knockout teams. Hold a Level 1 coaching certificate in athletics. Contributed to faculty and school teams including the Science Curriculum Team, Literacy and Numeracy Team, HSC Success Tutoring Program and Duke of Edinburgh. Computer Coordinator Junior and Senior Netball Coach Member of the Literacy and Numeracy Committees Environmental Club Coordinator 13 Your application has 9 steps Step 4 Diversity Information

At each stage of the on-line application process there is the option to Save as Draft, which will allow you to come back later and continue from the point at which you saved. You dont have to fill everything in all at once. Even after youve submitted your application you can amend it without having to submit a new one, right up until 4:00 PM on the closing date. The selection panel does not see any of the applications until after 4:00 PM on the closing date. 14

Your application has 9 steps Step 5 References For permanent DEC employees, your current Principal must be the first referee. External applicants should include your current or most recent supervisor as a referee. If you have completed a substantial period of temporary teaching at a school, it may be possible to have the Principal as referee. You will need THREE

referees. 15 Your application has 9 steps Step 6 Application Form This section is mandatory. 16 Your application has 9 steps Step 7 Supporting Documents For teacher applications, a cover letter is NOT REQUIRED.

Enter Teacher Application in the cover letter field and continue. 17 Your application has 9 steps Step 7 Supporting Documents It is not necessary to submit a separate CV as everything is covered in the separate steps of the online application (as below). If you do submit a CV, its best to make it part of the same document in which you address the selection criteria. CV Online application

Personal details Step 2: Contact Details Qualifications Step 5: Academic Qualifications School Experience Step 4: Relevant Work History Referees Step 7: Referees 18

Your application has 9 steps Step 7 Supporting Documents This is where you attach the Word or PDF document in which you have addressed the selection criteria. Its a good idea to identify the position for which you are applying in the title of the file. You could also add your name. Note: If you have submitted previous

applications, you will see all previous attachments here. 19 Your application has 9 steps Step 7 Supporting Documents Tick the box to attach a file from your list (if you have one as part of your profile). Only the files that are ticked will be included. Note: Do not delete

any files that may be attached to other applications as doing so will delete them from those applications, which would be a problem if they are still active. They will not be attached to the current application if they are not ticked. 20 Your application has 9 steps Step 8 Disclaimer When these two fields are completed they are your

email signature on the application. 21 Your application has 9 steps Step 9 Summary These fields will contain the information you have submitted. It is a chance to check what you have entered. When you are ready to submit your application, click Submit. Remember, applications for NSW DEC permanent teaching positions can ONLY be made online through jobs.nsw. Applications

must be submitted by 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time on the closing date. 22 Guide to Application Writing for Classroom Teacher Positions http://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/documents/app_guide.pdf This guide provides information about how to address the specific selection criteria for an advertised classroom teacher position and what to include in your application.

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