Assistant Principal, Christ the King Catholic Primary School

Christ the King Catholic School, Bass Hill


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 | 186 Students</strong><br /> <a href="">Christ the King Catholic Primary School Bass Hill</a><br /> <strong>Commencement Date:</strong> Immediate start or by negotiation<br /> <strong>Closing Date:</strong> Sunday, 30 January 2022<br /> <br /> Christ the King Catholic Primary School Bass Hill, is an inclusive, caring and nurturing community. Our teachers are focused on the holistic development of each student in a faith filled environment. A commitment to developing a relationship with a loving God sits at the heart of what our school is all about.<br /> <br /> Our School offers a curriculum that is child-centred and has a strong emphasis on excellence in literacy and numeracy skills. Our incredibly committed teachers develop in students the skills of independent and cooperative learning and critical thinking.<br /> <br /> Students at Christ the King Catholic Primary School enjoy the use of technology and contemporary learning spaces to aid their learning and social development. In 2022 our school will be introducing the Amadeus Music Program, where students will be provided expert tuition in an orchestral instrument. Music is known to significantly improve academic success, improve mindfulness and promote wellbeing and we are excited to introduce this program at Christ the King Catholic Primary School.<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 and impact in:<br /></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=2068&amp;PostingSeq=1">CLICK HERE</a> and follow the prompts. For any internal candidates please apply via your 'Careers tile' in Employee Self Service.</p> <p>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><br />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 /><br /> <strong>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.</p>
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