Assistant Principal - St James Catholic Primary School

St James Catholic Primary School, Glebe


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 25 October 2021

Sydney Catholic Schools is seeking to appoint a passionate, dynamic, and innovative Assistant Principal to commence in Term 1, 2022.

<p>Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.<br /> <br /> <strong>ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL | K-6 | 161 Students<br /> <a href="">St James Catholic Primary School Glebe</a></strong><br /> <strong>Commencement Date</strong><strong>:</strong> Term 1, 28 January 2022<br /> <strong>Closing Date</strong><strong>:</strong> Monday, 25 October 2021<br /> <br /> St James Catholic Primary School Glebe is an important part of the SCS community offering a holistic educational experience. Our school is an extension of our parish, supporting our families in the development of our student's spiritual growth. Through the learning experience, we empower our school, families and parish to work in harmony to create a true environment for faith development.<br /> <br /> St James provides an exciting and contemporary curriculum within a newly renovated and richly resourced school. The school's curriculum and planning provide a comprehensive array of educational activities that cater for the needs of individual students. The class programs, school celebrations and interactions between all members of the school community reflect the spiritual life of the school.<br /> <br /> <strong>About You</strong><br /> <br /> As the Assistant Principal, you will play a vital part in establishing a sense of belonging and partnership within our community. Key areas of supporting the Principal include spiritual, academic and relationship leadership and student wellbeing<br /> <br /> <strong>To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate proven experience in:<br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>supporting the creation of a contemporary, student-centric learning culture</li> <li>developing and implementing effective strategies for high-quality induction and professional learning of staff including performance reviews</li> <li>working collaboratively with staff to build their professional capacity</li> <li>driving a personal and team commitment to continuous school improvement using problem-solving, creative thinking, feedback and advice</li> <li>motivating and working with others to initiate and foster evidence-based reflection, and future-focused improvement to achieve best practice in contemporary teaching and learning</li> <li>understanding the diverse nature of learners and proven excellence in meeting their needs</li> <li>creating a Catholic learning culture of shared responsibility focused on quality teaching and quality learning for all students</li> <li>managing and leading change and improvement within a school and its community</li> <li>creating a culture of inclusion and hospitality by initiating relevant opportunities to engage with parents, caregivers and parish to build and maintain effective partnerships</li> <li>leading as part of a Network in establishing a compelling pre to post educational experience</li> <li>contributing actively to the life and mission of the Catholic Church, through word and action, demonstrating the values of the Gospel at work.</li> </ul> <p>You will have attained or be pursuing the following qualifications:</p> <ul> <li>postgraduate studies in Leadership, Religion, Theology or Education</li> <li>requirements of <a href="">(Category E)</a> in the <em>Accreditation Policy to Work Teach and Lead in Sydney Catholic Schools</em> or agree to meet these requirements in your first contract term.</li> </ul> <p>SCS offers a generous salary package for school leadership positions and the salaries for SCS Assistant Principal roles are available at <a href=""></a>.<br /> <br /> <strong>APPLICATION PROCESS</strong><br /> <br /> To apply for this position please <a href=";Action=U&amp;FOCUS=Applicant&amp;SiteId=2&amp;JobOpeningId=1898&amp;PostingSeq=1">CLICK HERE</a> and follow the prompts.<br /> <br /> For any internal candidates please apply via your 'Careers tile' in Employee Self Service.<br /> <br /> To complete the application process you will need to attach:</p> <ul> <li>cover letter (addressing the key criteria)</li> <li>resume.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Working With Children Check (WWCC)</strong><br /> This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.<br /> <br /> <strong>OUR MISSION</strong><br /> <em>To know and love Christ through learning.</em><br /> <br /> <strong>OUR VISION</strong><br /> <em>Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.</em><br /> <br /> <strong>OUR VALUES</strong><br /> <em>Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity, and collaboration.</em><br /> </p>
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