Assistant Principal Curriculum & Instruction - Albury Public School

$137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Albury NSW 2640, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Regional NSW
Job Reference Number: 00008GCT
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 6021 3840 - Lianne Singleton
Closing Date: 29/09/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Albury
Staffing Area: Albury
School Name: Albury Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Albury Public School has an enrolment of 610 students (24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students). Albury Public School aims to foster an inclusive learning culture where individual student needs are identified through the analysis of systematic and reliable data. Through a shared commitment to wellbeing, practices are embedded to ensure that every student is known, valued and cared for. A strong, purposeful leadership of reflective practice will continue to sustain and grow dynamic and responsive approaches to teaching and learning to maximise student engagement for the attainment of expected growth. The school is currently embarking on a school improvement journey, informed by an in-depth situational analysis, through multi-dimensional and interrelated focuses on student growth and attainment, wellbeing and a strong leadership of reflective practice. Student wellbeing and readiness for learning are built on Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL), Trauma informed practice and further informed by research such as Curiosity and Powerful Learning and What works best: 2020 update (CESE)

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;

  1. Implementation of evidence-informed literacy and numeracy practices to improve teaching, learning and assessment across the curriculum.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Strategic skills to strengthen the capabilities of teachers and leaders to progress schoolwide literacy and numeracy priorities through effective collaboration.

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.


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.

Special Notes

Information about our school is available at

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.