Position Information

Appin Public School is situated in the small town of Appin close to and south east of Campbelltown and has a total enrolment of 340 students from K to Year 6 with 8% of students from a language background other than English and 6% of students identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

The school continues to build on quality teaching, learning and leadership practices, with commitment to continually improving student achievement. Appin Public School is an integral part of the local community with positive, harmonious relationships between students, staff and community highly visible.

The school has been a part of the Early Action for Success initiative for six years, with an Instructional Leader supporting quality numeracy and literacy practices within the early years, including Language Learning and Literacy (L3) and Teaching Early Numeracy (TEN). Appin Public School has a focus on equipping all students with skills of creativity, collaboration, problem solving, skilled articulation, knowledge construction and technology for their rapidly changing world.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach Infants and Primary (K-6).
Understanding of current evidence based pedagogical research and demonstrated evidence of use in own classroom practice.

Proven capability to lead whole school Information Communications Technology (ICT) programs and support teachers to integrate technology practices in the classroom.

Proven expertise to lead whole school choir, public speaking and debating initiatives. Proven ability to use data to inform teaching and learning. Exceptional teamwork, communication, interpersonal and organisational skills which build positive partnerships to engage students, staff, parents and the wider school community.


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