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Teacher Special Education - Spring Farm Public School

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Spring Farm Public School is a new and contemporary school in the middle of a rapidly growing housing estate near Camden, in Sydney's south-west. The traditional custodians of the land are the Dharawal people.

The school's population currently comprises 790 students from an increasingly diverse cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds. There is a 26% LBOTE (Language Background other than English) population, with students coming from 48 different backgrounds. The school has 54 ATSI (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) students. The school includes a support unit comprised of 2 Multicategorical classes and 2 classes catering for students with moderate and severe intellectual disabilities.

Spring Farm Public School is built to support and enhance quality and engaging teaching and learning, where an innovative and collaborative learning culture is embraced. At Spring Farm Public School we aim to: provide quality and engaging education for all students; provide students with the academic and social skills to contribute to and create positive futures for themselves and the broader community; and encourage students to become global citizens and lifelong learners. Students are afforded the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of extra curricular activities in the Arts, Sports and leadership and public speaking opportunities. The students, staff and community are currently working collaboratively to make the school the hub of the community with local residents able to share the facilities such as local church groups, dance groups and the karate group who hire the school hall.

The school is focused on improving student outcomes in literacy and numeracy through high expectations, effective assessment and feedback and rigorous data analysis. Teaching and learning will reflect evidence based practice in the pursuit of excellence. Spring Farm Public school is committed to developing meaningful and collaborative partnerships between students, staff and the community and a shared sense of responsibility for student attainment, growth and wellbeing.

The school's staffing entitlement in 2022 is 47 teaching staff and 8 non-teaching staff. The school employs a Business Manager and Community Liaison Officer (CLO) from school funds. 30% of our staff are in their early career as teachers.
spring farm, NSW, AU