Assistant Principal, Oak Flats Public School

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Oak Flats NSW 2529, Australia
  • 25 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Illawarra & South Coast

Job reference number: 00008MS0 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: 0242561405 - Daliya Phipps Closing date: 08/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Lake Illawarra South Staffing area: Shellharbour School name: Oak Flats Public School FTE: 1.000


Oak Flats Public School is located in the Lake Illawarra area with a current enrolment of 523 students including 40 children who attend the Oak Flats Public School Preschool.

The school has 19 classes with 47 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students.

Oak Flats Public School is characterized by professional, dedicated teachers and support staff and a supportive parent/carer community.

School priorities include student wellbeing and an evidence-based approach to pedagogy.

The school is committed to maximizing student outcomes in literacy and numeracy with high expectations, quality teaching, differentiated learning and a strong focus on technology and performing arts.

Oak Flats Public School is a Positive Behavior for Learning school and is supported by strong links to the local Oak Flats community.

Selection Criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary using high-level teaching knowledge and skills with demonstrated ability to lead, model and implement evidenced based teaching strategies and innovative pedagogy.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead colleagues, build a learning culture and develop the capacity of others with proven ability to support school evaluation, strategic planning and future school directions.
  • Capacity to build and sustain strong, authentic partnerships with the broader school community, including our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, with proven ability to turn the Department's Policy into action.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and contribute to whole school wellbeing programs that build strong relationships, maintain a positive learning culture and embrace diversity and inclusion.

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: