Teacher Mathematics

Position Information

Sydney Secondary College is a vibrant and inclusive multi-campus setting in the inner city, comprising of two Years 7 - 10 campuses (Leichhardt and Balmain) and one Year 11 - 12 campus (Blackwattle Bay). Sydney Secondary College Balmain Campus has a current enrolment of 765 students. The school is a culturally diverse middle school with selective, enrichment, comprehensive and special education streams. All students are encouraged to achieve their personal best in an environment that provides academic challenges and artistic, cultural and sporting opportunities. Strong parental and community partnerships are a feature of the school. The school has a commitment to middle school initiatives that enhance and improve educational outcomes with a focus on social and cultural literacy.

The successful applicant will be appointed to Sydney Secondary College and initially based at Balmain campus.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach Mathematics (Years 7-10), Mathematics (Years 11-12).

Demonstrated ability to effectively engage and differentiate the curriculum including the integration of technology into lessons for students of different abilities, with a specific focus on Middle Schooling.

Highly developed communication and organisational skills, with a capacity to contribute to collaborative practice within the faculty and on whole school programs with a specific focus to improve numeracy skills in students.

Demonstrated ability to implement student wellbeing policies and procedures to foster positive learning outcomes for all students.


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 application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.

Special Notes

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines are in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at: https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html