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Over 600 jobs open for educators

28 July 2017

In a boost for public education in South Australia, recruitment is starting for more than 400 ongoing teaching positions in public schools and preschools for 2018.

The roles include dedicated position for highly accomplished teachers (HAT) and lead teachers for the first time.

Highly accomplished teachers excel in classroom teaching, while lead teachers have demonstrated their skills at supporting other teachers to be the best they can be. They will lift the performance of schools allocated those positions and will contribute to the ongoing lift in quality in our schools.

In addition, more than 200 leadership positions in a variety of settings and at a range of classification levels will soon be advertised.

The vacancies are a mix of secondary, primary and preschool metropolitan and country roles and offer full time and part-time ongoing positions. These positions will be advertised from Monday 31 July throughout the week.

Recruitment has also begun for 2 assistant principals to work at Adelaide Botanic High School, the state’s flagship $100m school located in the heart of Adelaide.

The principal will next week deliver a number of information sessions to prospective applicants and share the concept, design and educational vision for Adelaide Botanic High School.

One assistant principal will focus on curriculum innovation, technology and building community partnerships and the other will concentrate on strategic teaching practice and developing a school culture centred on performance.

The 2 assistant principals will be leader band B4 roles and information sessions will be held on 1 and 2 August.

Further information on application dates and how to apply can be found on the DECD Jobs page.

All applicants must currently be registered or be able to register with the Teacher Registration Board of South Australia prior to applying to the position.