Deputy Principal

Arethusa College - Spring Hill

Spring Hill, QLD 

Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Teaching Subject: Literacy , Physical Education

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 7 October 2022

An opportunity is available for a Deputy Principal at our Spring Hill Campus.

<p>About the business </p><p>Arethusa College is an independent Special Assistance School catering to students in Year 7 to 12. The College has Campuses at Deception Bay, Forest Lake, Montague Road, Maroochydore, Spring Hill, Springwood and Windsor. Arethusa College operates as &#39;One College - many campuses&#39; and our aim is to provide an alternate education for disengaged students and works hard to facilitate Real Learning, Real Connections and Real Futures. The College values both strength in consistency alongside the importance of valuing diversity in the approach to operations at all levels. </p><p>The Role </p><p>Arethusa College is seeking a Deputy Principal at the Spring Hill Campus. The role will be split between Deputy Principal responsibilities as well as teaching. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching Sport and Recreation as well as Numeracy and Literacy. </p><p>The College seeks a person with exemplary leadership and teaching skills, sound curriculum knowledge, appropriate tertiary qualifications, excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to the College&#39;s Christian ethos and values. </p><p>The Deputy Principal is a senior leadership role within the College community. The role includes leading educational professionals in the College by setting standards and inspiring the wider college community toward lifelong learning and includes assisting with spiritual leadership and direction. </p><p>The role of Deputy Principal is to support the staff and Principal in their roles and requires the Deputy Principal to deputise in the event of the Principal’s absence. This role has a teaching load. The Deputy Principal reports directly to the Principal and is responsible for ensuring that the Board’s strategic vision is represented consistently at a campus level. </p><p>The Spring Hill staff operate as one team with staff moving between campuses as required. </p><p>Vision and Values </p><p>The Deputy Principal plays an integral role in assisting staff to share a common understanding of the vision and values of the College. </p><p>The College is committed to creating learning environments where: </p><p>Students, staff, carers and the wider community are treated with respect, fairness, ethical practice and democratic values </p><p>The opportunity for lifelong learning is viewed as instrumental in overcoming disadvantage for students and the wider community </p><p>All students are provided with the opportunity of a high standard of education and expectations for achievement are held equally as high </p><p>Students are developed socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually in ways that allow them to become active and contributing members of their local communities. </p><p>Personal qualities, social and interpersonal skills </p><p>The role of Deputy Principal requires a skill set that includes emotional intelligence, empathy and resilience in the leadership and management of the school and its community. </p><p>The Deputy Principal is required to be: </p><p>Experience as a Sport &amp; Rec and Numeracy &amp; Literacy Teacher </p><p>Organised, well prepared and forward thinking </p><p>Highly adaptable and willing to be solution focused in approaches to problem-solving </p><p>Able to deal with conflict in proactive and supportive ways </p><p>An effective communicator, able to listen to the needs of others, and seek out a clear plan forward </p><p>Effective at negotiating solutions which achieve the set objectives, while best supporting the needs of all members of the team </p><p>Able to adapt and communicate effectively with a wide range of people (staff, students, external stakeholders, other agencies) </p><p>Able to think clearly and quickly when problem-solving, being both analytical and creative in offering solutions </p><p>An advocate for the needs of students, families and staff, ensuring that the best possible outcomes are sought for all members of the College community </p><p>A team player who can bring together collaborative campus-based teams </p><p>Have an active Christian faith </p><p>Able to earn the trust of staff and peers through honesty, open communication, fairness, predictability and the ability to admit mistakes and take responsibility for them </p><p>Set strategies and drive towards achieving desired outcomes through careful management of campus resources </p><p>Include a cover letter responding to the selection criteria *, as well as a detailed resume with your application. </p><p>* Email: HR&#64; for the Selection Criteria</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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