Assistant Principal - St Michael's Catholic Primary School

St Michael's Catholic Primary School, Meadowbank


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 February 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 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.<br /> <br /> <strong>ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL | K-6 | 371 Students</strong><br /> <a href="">St Michael's Catholic Primary School Meadowbank</a><br /> <strong>Commencement Date:</strong> Immediate start or by negotiation<br /> <strong>Closing Date:</strong> Sunday, 30 January 2022<br /> <br /> St Michael's Catholic Primary School Meadowbank is a wonderfully supportive community characterised by our Catholic values and the delivery of excellent academic results. Our teachers work with their students to focus on all aspects of school life, creating a strong community that helps to develop confident, capable and caring citizens of our world.<br /> <br /> Our teachers are incredibly committed and take pride in personalising the learning experience of each student by setting individual academic targets and teaching and measuring against these standards.<br /> <br /> With building projects underway and high demand for enrolment, St Michael's Catholic Primary School is a dynamic and growing community. With a strong leadership team and a great curriculum, our School will continue to build on strong foundations of academic, social and spiritual development for all members of our community.<br /> <br /> <strong>About You</strong><br /> <br /> As the Assistant Principal, you will have the opportunity to professionally grow and play a vital part in establishing a sense of belonging and partnership within our community. Key areas of responsibility include pastoral leadership, teaching and learning and community engagement. You will have strong communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and be driven to learn and bring new ideas to the leadership team.<br /> <br /> <strong>To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate proven experience in:</strong></p> <ul> <li>leading a school wide culture that is characterised by high performance, continuous improvement, data informed decision making and commitment to best practice</li> <li>developing and implementing effective strategies for high-quality induction and professional learning of staff, including performance reviews to build professional capacity</li> <li>driving a whole school commitment to continuous improvement using problem-solving, creative thinking, feedback and advice</li> <li>motivating and working with others to initiate and foster evidence-based reflection and improvement, ensuring best practice in contemporary teaching and learning</li> <li>understanding the diverse nature of learners and proven excellence in meeting their needs</li> <li>leading within a network to promote the reciprocal benefits of school and system partnerships</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>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 another relevant educational field</li> <li>requirements of <a href="">(Category E)</a> in the Accreditation Policy to Work Teach and Lead in Sydney Catholic Schools 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=2038&amp;PostingSeq=1">CLICK HERE </a> and follow the prompts. 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 above 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 /> <br /> <strong>COVID-19 Vaccination Evidence</strong><br />Sydney Catholic Schools is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, students and school communities. In line with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021, all of our staff are required to provide Vaccination Evidence that is compliant with the Order as a condition of employment. Ongoing compliance with the Order and providing the evidence is an essential requirement of employment with Sydney Catholic Schools.<br /> <br /><strong><br />OUR MISSION</strong><br /> To know and love Christ through learning.<br /> <br /> <strong>OUR VISION</strong><br /> Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.<br /> <br /> <strong>OUR VALUES</strong><br /> Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity, and collaboration.<br /> </p>
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