Assistant Principal - Learning

Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 25 June 2021


We are currently seeking a committed and driven Assistant Principal to share in the leadership of the Catholic school community by supporting the principal and leadership team at Bede Polding College in Windsor.

<div class="video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kEiwmRwZ4Ko" style="max-width:560px; width:100%; height: 315px;" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></div><p dir="ltr">Bede Polding College is a comprehensive, co-educational Catholic school. Our College strives to be a dynamic, harmonious Catholic community which values and encourages each member to strive for personal excellence; nurtures individuals as they grow to believe in their self worth, and works to equip each member with the skills and passion to make a difference in the community. We are challenged by our College motto, Called to Bring Peace.</p> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">We are currently seeking a committed and driven Assistant Principal to share in the leadership of the Catholic school community by supporting the principal and leadership team. The focus of your role will be to support the continued delivery of high quality contemporary learning and teaching within the school, and to deliver strong academic outcomes within the community that we serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view. Specifically, co-leading with the Principal the College's learning agenda.</p> <p dir="ltr">This rewarding Senior School Leadership opportunity serves as an instrumental support to the Principal in all areas including Leading Pedagogy, Catholic Culture, Leading Self &amp; Others and Stewardship. More specifically, you will:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">focus on the synergy between equipping students with core academic skills as well as building their core values and personal qualities</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">empower staff, students and parents to actively engage with the school community through effective relationships</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Be an active and leading part of a high performing Senior Leadership team, with transparency, integrity and high levels of self-awareness</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">working collaboratively with teachers, students and families to grow student learning and development in thriving communities&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Selection Criteria <em>(Response Required in application)</em></strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Free from any impediment to full acceptance by the Church in lifestyle, witness and modelling</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A demonstrated record of leading processes to improve student performance in Catholic school</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The capacity to challenge and lead a school community that gives witness to the Catholic faith and its teaching and is aligned with the system strategic intent</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A demonstrated knowledge and use of current and emerging technologies as enablers for contemporary learning and teaching</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A minimum of four years professional qualification in education</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Substantial currency in Religious Education pedagogy and knowledge of Religious Education curriculum</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Attainment of a relevant Masters qualification or commitment to complete within four years of appointment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrated experience in leading contemporary learning theory and practice within the school</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and formation.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Commitment to team and to building positive relationships.</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Qualifications and accreditations:</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Postgraduate study in Leadership, or commitment to commence postgraduate studies within four years of appointment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Accreditation for Senior Leadership in a Catholic School, Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance</p> </li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary Qualification</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Statements of Service</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We are part of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, click <a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/">here.</a>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">As part of your application, please download the relevant documentation;&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtu6DJVSavX6jf8doPg16XiesYQPWoUZEWTgcyuxHCJVUa8MdUtF2MaTshL-tv1eNgyt1t9b0uQepp5AL08RJ6UunWA8VAFL7vMXKXzC0doSha_ATS2l3dvbriWFGptVUxn7Md-5khOHvU1iuxtPyvcg%7e%7e">Candidate Information Pack - Assistant Principal (1).pdf</a></p> <p dir="ltr"><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtjrC4XTiPP37C3yH4fgw_IwPuk3yVSbEpgbV03-E2RLzLoBPXTKFi0xXCCfO_U21j4q7yHoF3iGYQKhwLzB8w8CPdXquT-V3iBSwgP57NRWpyUnC5w0edMrRXP0Y6gsUQOptNj9dW41Jnd81RQ21hvQ%7e%7e">Referee Report - Assistant Principal + Child Protection.pdf</a></p> <p dir="ltr"><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtP430SDt120u1EvK4MRsKh8gTA3wzQrDrU17d5T1kJWnTyopAz1YXYaFplq8juX_WOlPurML1VL3nioA87pdt-owobFdHOTE6TbDr5m71DN7r68EvEbKvroX_dl62umRlV4atZ-0bGOof0ICfRn8nig%7e%7e">Priest reference (2).doc</a></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>Please note that the start date for this role is to be negotiated.</em></p> <p dir="ltr">If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to <a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/">https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a>&nbsp; or follow us on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/catholic-education-office-parramatta/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true">LinkedIn.</a></p> <p><span><br><br><br></span></p>