Deputy Principal - Gumdale State School

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021

Job Description

Gumdale State School are now accepting applications for a highly motivated and innovative Deputy Principal to join their leadership team on a permanent, full-time basis. This exciting opportunity is due to commence at the start of the 2022 school year.

Position status Permanent Position type Full-time Occupational group Education & Training Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal Workplace Location Brisbane - South Job ad reference QLD/MER390501/21P Closing date 27-Oct-2021 Yearly salary $131445 - $138016 Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10 Job duration   Contact person Phil Savill Contact details (07) 3902 8333
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About the school
Home to more than 1070 students from Prep to Year 6, Gumdale State School is widely known for its high standards, excellence in education and inclusive culture. Our motto 'Always our Best' is reflected in all aspects of school life. At Gumdale State School, we aim to prepare pupils to take their place as contributing community members of the future and to be well-mannered, industrious pupils of the present. Staff at Gumdale State School are child oriented and it is this quality, combined together with many other professional attributes, that has contributed to make the school what it is and thereby gain the respect and trust of the community as a whole.

Your opportunity
As the Deputy Principal you will:

  • Improve the educational outcomes of students in their schools
  • Develop the quality of teaching and learning
  • Nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Your role
As the Deputy Principal you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Assist the Principal to lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Deputise for the Principal when required.
  • Uphold the deputy principalship as a values based, ethical and moral activity.
  • Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
  • Set high standards for student and staff performance.
  • Actively participate in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business.
  • Be futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling.
  • Manage resources to achieve goals.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A current resume containing the contact details of at least two referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page cover letter, addressing the key capabilities in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted