Deputy Principal Secondary, Walgett Community College - High School

$160,523 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Walgett NSW 2832, Australia
  • 21 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service

Job Category: Schools | TCH Other

Job Location: Regional NSW

Job Reference Number: 00008E0Z

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $160,523.00. This position attracts a base salary of $144,822.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.

Contact: 02 6828 1022 - Adam Batchelor

Closing Date: 04/08/2021 - 04:00 PM

Principal Network: Educational Leadership Team 1

Staffing Area: Bourke

School Name: Walgett Community College - High School

FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Walgett Community College High School is located 290 km north-west of Dubbo. The school has an enrolment of 132 students,including approximately 91% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and has a Family Occupation and Education index (FOEI) of 201. The school is in a remote, rural location in Western NSW. The school has two support classes,1 - IM and 1 - BD.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria, proven ability as a highly visible leader with outstanding interpersonal, communication and administrative skills to manage the complex day to day operations of the school including wellbeing, student behaviour and staffing.

Strong commitment to promote the school within the community and to establish productive partnerships through consultation and collaboration with parents, educational stakeholders, Elders, AECG, colleagues and the wider community that will drive improvement for a diverse range of students in a remote setting, including Aboriginal students.

Demonstrated and proven capacity as a decisive, collaborative, open, well organised, approachable and highly visible leader that supports and fosters geuine relationships with the whole school community including the prmary campus to deliver excellence in outcomes for students across a range of interests and abilities to ensure that every student is known, valued and cared for as a person and learner.

Demonstrated capacity to provide inspirational and innovative educational leadership at a time of rapid educational change that will drive improvement through embedding a whole school approach to a culture of high expectations and continuous improvment in teaching and learning to the enhancement of educational outcomes for Aboriginal students and students in rural and remote communities.

Proven performance in a complex setting as a visible proactive leader to work effectively with the senior executive and executive team to drive whole school improvement in attendance.

General Selection Criteria

  1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies