Assistant Principal - St Therese's Catholic Primary School

St Therese Catholic Primary School, Sadleir-Miller


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 | 289 Students</strong><br /><a href="">St Therese Catholic Primary School Sadleir Miller</a><br /> <strong>Commencement Date</strong>: Immediate start or by negotiation<br /> <strong>Closing Date:</strong> Sunday, 30 January 2022<br /> <br /> At St Therese Catholic Primary School Sadleir Miller our vision for education is very clear - we are committed to enabling all students to "live the Gospel, learn for life and meet the challenge". Our primary focus is delivering a rigorous <a href="">curriculum</a> and personalised learning to meet the needs and encourage the potential of each student.<br /> <br /> Our <a href="">teaching and support staff are highly skilled</a>, passionate professionals who are committed to ensuring that every student receives the best possible opportunities. Our school has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School - one of the few in Australia. This global recognition within education is the result of comprehensive integration of technology into our students' learning. Our school has established a culture of leadership and learning through reflective professional practice, international connections and action research.<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:<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=2070&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 /> <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. Compliance with the Order and providing the evidence is an essential requirement of employment with Sydney Catholic Schools.<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.<br /> </p>
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