Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction - Kempsey South Public School

$124,038 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • South Kempsey NSW 2440, Australia
  • 09 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Regional NSW
Job Reference Number: 00008HD0
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 02 6562 7033 - Paul Byrne
Closing Date: 22/09/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Connected Communities Team 2
Staffing Area: Port Macquarie
School Name: Kempsey South Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
Kempsey South Public School is located in the Macleay Valley on the Mid North Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 135 students - 65% identifying as coming from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background. Our school is family-oriented and encourages a high level of community involvement. We offer highly-engaging programs in literacy and numeracy, technology and Language and Culture, as well as extra-curricular opportunities in public speaking, sport, the creative and performing arts, chess and STEM. Kempsey South Public School's vision is to empower students to acquire, demonstrate, articulate and value knowledge and skills that will support them, as life-long learners, to participate in and contribute to the global world and to practice the core values of the school: Respect, Responsibility, Learning, Safety and Care.

The Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction position is a leadership role dedicated to ensuring that literacy and numeracy knowledge and skills are embedded in curriculum and assessment; high quality teaching practices are enhanced; and the capabilities of middle leaders are strengthened in literacy and numeracy instruction. It shares the broader educational imperatives of the Assistant Principal position but with an explicit focus on the leadership of effective, evidence-based literacy and numeracy teaching and assessment practices for improved student learning outcomes across the curriculum.

The Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction provides high support and guidance to enhance teacher growth and development in literacy and numeracy and strengthens schoolwide instructional capabilities across the curriculum for middle and senior leaders.

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria;

  • Implementation of evidence-informed literacy and numeracy practices to improve teaching, learning and assessment across the curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide differentiated, high-impact professional learning that ensures the continual development and growth of teacher expertise in the teaching of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues to plan, teach and evaluate the impact of evidence-informed teaching strategies for improved student outcomes in literacy and numeracy across the curriculum.
  • Strategic skills to strengthen the capabilities of teachers and leaders to progress schoolwide literacy and numeracy priorities through effective collaboration.

General Selection Criteria

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

Conditions
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 the Assistant Principal Curriculum & Instruction position. You can apply for approval to teach in NSW public schools at teach.NSW.

This position is a 1.0FTE permanent full-time teaching position. The position is Centrally Identified Permanent 0.2FTE and Above Centrally Identified Permanent 0.8FTE. The Above Centrally Identified Permanent 0.8FTE is school funded. The successful candidate’s continued appointment to this position will be subject to the continuity of this funding, the ongoing requirement for the role and the educational needs of the school. Should the funding or the requirement for the position cease, the teacher will receive nominated transfer status; please refer to the Staffing Procedure for the Teaching Service in NSW Public Schools for additional information. When accepting the position, the successful applicant will be indicating their acceptance of the terms and conditions attached to this appointment.

Special Notes
Information about our school is available at https://kempseysth-p.schools.nsw.gov.au

Information about the Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction positions in the department is available here. Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

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 are located here.

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.