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Assistant Principal / Leader of Pedagogy - St Joseph's Primary School, Wee Waa, NSW

Position Purpose

The Assistant Principal shares with the Principal in all aspects of the school’s leadership and management and takes responsibility for the school in the Principal’s absence. As a key member of the School Leadership Team, the Assistant Principal shares responsibility for leadership of the school’s vision, mission and improvement agenda in a way which reflects the Catholic nature of the school. The Assistant Principal works with the Principal in the three key areas of; Catholic Identity and Religious Leadership, Teaching and Learning and Administration and Pastoral Care. The Assistant Principal contributes in a significant way to the Catholic life of the school, the development of a professional learning community, the overall management of the school and compliance requirements in all areas.

Essential criteria

  • An active Catholic with an appreciation of and commitment to Catholic life and practice;
  • Four year trained classification with relevant experience
  • Possession of, or willingness to obtain appropriate qualifications in accordance with Category E of the Framework for Accreditation of Staff in Catholic Schools
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of contemporary pedagogical practices and K-6 curriculum, with a demonstrated ability to implement these practices to a very high standard in contemporary classrooms
  • Demonstrated highly effective leadership, collaboration, communication, organisation and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work positively with students and their parents/teachers on behaviour support matters
  • Demonstrated ability to develop staff at individual and whole school level and to build the leadership capacity of staff

Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of relevant recent professional development related to Religious Education, Leadership and Curriculum
  • Proficient in the use of ICT
  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Proven capacity to build relationships with all groups in the school community
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership role/s in Catholic School/s

For an information package go to the Catholic Schools Office website

For questions regarding the professional nature of this position, please contact our Employee Services Team on (02) 6772 7388 or email [email protected]

Applications close 5 October 2020

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