EOI, Deputy Principal - Yeppoon State School

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Rockhampton QLD 4700, Australia
  • 26 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Expressions of Interest are sought for a temporary Deputy Principal, to join the leadership team at Yeppoon State School. This exciting opportunity will allow the successful applicant to assist the Principal to lead the school community of Yeppoon, to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision.


Position status Fixed Term Temporary Position type Full-time Occupational group Education & Training Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal Workplace Location Rockhampton region Job ad reference QLD/CQR397424/21E Closing date 02-Dec-2021 Yearly salary $131445 - $138016 Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10 Job duration Period of 6 months, unless otherwise determined Contact person Kylie Bloomfield Contact details (07) 4925 1111

This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

About our school:

Yeppoon State School is a co-educational school.  We have a wonderful team of dedicated and competent staff who work closely together to provide challenging, meaningful and rich learning experiences for all of our students. Due to this, Yeppoon State School has become renowned for high standards in academic, cultural and sporting achievements. Our aim is to provide all students with the opportunity to achieve their full potential within a safe, disciplined and supportive learning environment.

We pride ourselves on working with students, parents and carers, and the school community to deliver a first class education. As a school community we strive to provide our students with high quality educational opportunities that will empower them to be the very best that they can be academically, emotionally and socially when they exit our school at the end of year 6.

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.

The Deputy Principal reports to the school Principal.

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.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under “How you will be assessed” section in the attached role description.

Applicants need to be a current Queensland Government employee to be eligible to apply. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.