Principal Level P2 - Marton Public School

$177,356 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008AJ6
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The total remuneration package will be $177,356.00. This classification attracts a base salary of $160,154.00.
Contact: 95313908 - Jennifer French
Closing Date: 04/08/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Woronora River
Staffing Area: Sutherland
School Name: Marton Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Marton Public School is a K-6 primary school located in Engadine, in the Sutherland Shire, south of Sydney NSW. It is a medium-sized public primary school, within the Woronora River network, with a population of approximately 400 students and 25 staff. Marton PS caters to all students including students with special needs.

The school enjoys a strong reputation for high-quality academic, sporting, and cultural programs. Our beautiful grounds include a nature trail, friendship garden, play equipment and a large capacity before and after school care.

There is a strong focus on student well-being and differentiation to cater to individual needs. The community is passionate about sustainability and has an established Eco Warriors team consisting of students, parents, and teachers taking on various roles to help look after the school environment.

The school has an ongoing commitment to developing skills in the area of technology and provides opportunities for students to think critically and creatively. A well-resourced STEM room is available as well as a fully functioning computer lab. Students and staff utilise the 'strive for five' value system which are displayed around the school and our dedicated staff are highly skilled in providing learning opportunities for all students.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria

  1. Outstanding capacity to inspire and model highly effective educational practices and continuous improvement, and foster innovative, future focused teaching and learning, including diverse curriculum opportunities and pathways for all students.
  2. Evidence of being a strong, resilient and visible leader with a commitment to promoting the school profile and enhancing partnerships with parents and the wider educational community.
  3. Demonstrated ability to unite a large and diverse team to deliver high quality evidence-based teaching, learning and wellbeing programs.
  4. Capacity to build the wellbeing of students and staff.
  5. Proven ability to lead Aboriginal Education across the school and community and ensure Aboriginal Histories and Cultures are authentically embedded by staff across all teaching and learning programs.

General Selection Criteria

  1. High level educational leadership with the skills to lead and manage a complex public school focused on the delivery of high quality education
  2. Ability to lead and manage rigorous and inclusive whole school teaching and learning programs
  3. High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build positive relationships and engage all levels of the school and educational community
  4. Ability to lead and manage the development and performance of staff to improve teaching and learning
  5. Ability to plan systems and manage resources effectively and equitably to enhance teaching and learning
  6. Capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department's Aboriginal education policies and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people


If you have not held a substantive principal position in a NSW Public School at any time in the past five (5) years, you need to have completed the NSW Public School Leadership and Management Credential to be eligible to apply, and you will need to attach a copy of your provisional credential certificate or final credential certificate as part of your application.

An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.
To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at:

Special Notes

Classification Structure for Principals:

The Crown Employees (Teachers in Schools and Related Employees) Salaries and Conditions Award 2020 details the new principal classification structure based on complexity of schools which commenced in 2016. Please view information on the Classification structure for Principals at

The classification and remuneration of our school principals is based on school complexity, as measured through each school’s RAM allocation. As part of the ongoing application of the new structure a review of thresholds and outcomes will occur on an annual basis. The principal classification for this school is Principal Level P2 for 2021 and also for 2022.

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.