Executive Principal, Connected Communities - Curran Public School

$204,697 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Macquarie Fields NSW 2564, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008HQ3
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $226,130.00. This position attracts a base salary of $204,697.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 0413482790 - Mark Diamond
Closing Date: 06/10/2021 - 11:59 PM
Principal Network: Glenfield
Staffing Area: Liverpool
School Name: Curran Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
Curran Public School is situated in Macquarie Fields, South West of Sydney. The school has a population of 251 students. The School population consists of 18% Aboriginal students and 38% of students from a range of language backgrounds, with Samoan and Pacific Islander being the largest cultural background.

The school has a strong focus on preparing young students for their future. The School consists of 17 classes with 7 of these being the Support Unit. These classes are comprised of three Autism classes, three Autism/IO and one IO class. Programs to promote diverse student achievement and to develop student leadership are an important aspect of the school curriculum.

The parent community highly values education and are increasingly involved in school programs. Curran Public School has a Schools as a Community Centre program and hosts a strong early transition programs for students entering kindergarten and high school. Curran Public School is a focus school for the Early Action for Success initiative and is part of a Community of Schools. For further information visit our school website at: https://www.curranps.nsw.edu.au

Connected Communities is a strategy to drive improved educational outcomes for Aboriginal children and young people. The strategy positions schools as community hubs that broaden the influence of the community and school leadership in the delivery of key services that support children and young people from birth through school into further training, study and employment. The Executive Principal will work in partnership with the local Aboriginal Education Consultative Group and the local community to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.

This is a 3-year appointment with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years.

Selection Criteria
Approval to teach. In addition to the general selection criteria,

  1. Deep level knowledge and understanding of the Connected Communities Strategy, department’s Aboriginal Education polices and related government policies and strategies.
  2. Strong educational leadership, strategic analysis and planning capability, combined with creative problem solving skills to drive innovative programs and initiatives that lead to high quality learning outcomes for Aboriginal students.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to implement the schools shared vision and plan in partnership with the local community while being dynamic and responsive to achieve results.
  4. Ability to build collaborative relationships with key government and non-governments agencies particularly the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. to drive improved outcomes for Aboriginal students.
  5. Ability to inspire confidence in Public Education.

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 an 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.

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