Assistant Principal, Mungindi Central School

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Mungindi QLD, Australia
  • 25 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008DJS 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 6753 2207 - Wendy Blaker Closing date: 08/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Barwon Staffing area: Moree School name: Mungindi Central School FTE: 1.000


Mungindi Central School is located on the NSW and QLD border, 120kms north west of Moree in the state’s North West. Our school caters for students from Preschool to year 12 and has a current enrolment of 60.

Approximately 60% of students identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and our current FOEI is 146.

Our school community is committed to delivering an innovative, collaborative and engaging education, promoting growth within an inclusive environment.

We are a member of the Northern Border Senior Access Program (NBSA).

The NBSA is an established community of schools (Boggabilla, Collarenebri, Goodooga and Mungindi Central Schools) that collaboratively utilise the highest quality resources to increase subject delivery to stage 6 students across campuses.

Mungindi Central School’s current focus is on embedding high impact, evidenced based practices such as data informed practice, high expectations in attendance and engagement and explicit teaching.

Additional information about the school, including the Annual Report and Strategic Improvement Plan is available on the school website

Selection Criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary
  • Demonstrated ability to build and strengthen authentic relationships with the whole school community whilst consistently promoting the school’s vision, purpose and values.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data and evidence-based pedagogy to build the capacity of individuals and teams, to improve student outcomes in Literacy and Numeracy aligning with the school's Strategic Directions across a P- 6 setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully and productively with the school's executive team to analyze data and to lead, implement and support whole school priorities and strategic directions.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead staff to deliver high quality evidence informed teaching and learning programs that build student engagement and support high expectations of student learning achievement.
  • Highly developed communication skills with the ability to engage the wider school community to support engagement and wellbeing for all students including Aboriginal students.

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:

The department is progressively introducing a great range of new benefits and incentives for teachers and executives in rural and remote NSW public schools. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to complete a 10 week trial placement before appointment. Use the link to find out more about the benefits and incentives.