Assistant Principal, Peakhurst West Public School

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Peakhurst NSW 2210, Australia
  • 23 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008M95 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 9153 9767 - Rebecca Ingram Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Georges River Staffing area: St George School name: Peakhurst West Public School FTE: 1.000

Peakhurst West Public School with an enrolment of 286 students, aims to provide excellent educational opportunities for all students (K-6) in a caring environment. The school offers a balanced and varied curriculum and takes pride in its achievements across all Key Learning Areas.

There is a focus on equipping students with the skills needed to thrive in an everchanging world. Student wellbeing and the provision of a supportive learning environment remain the focus for staff and the parent community.

Peakhurst West Public School comprises students from a diverse range of cultural and social backgrounds, 64% of students are from a non–English speaking background.

The school provides strong foundations for all students with an emphasis on excellence in literacy and numeracy, effective learning and support strategies and quality extra-curricular opportunities.

The school is strongly supported by the Parents and Citizens association.

Selection Criteria

  1. In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary with demonstrated ability to provide differentiated, high-impact professional learning that ensures the continual development and growth of teacher expertise.
  2. Proven ability to build the capacity of individuals and teams to analyze and use a range of data in order to improve student outcomes in Literacy and Numeracy aligning with the school’s Strategic Directions.
  3. A visible, approachable leader with evidence of exceptional emotional intelligence and ability to build and strengthen authentic and positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and the broader school community.
  4. Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire innovative practices and programs that enhance student and staff wellbeing and engagement to ensure that every student and staff member is known, valued and cared for.

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 this teaching opportunity.

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at

Special Notes

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

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 are in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020.

The guidelines are located at: