Deputy Principal Secondary, Blayney High School

$147,776 - $164,536 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Blayney NSW 2799, Australia
  • 04 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008TCK
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at $164,536.00. This position attracts a base salary of $147,776.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: (02) 6368 2100 - John Browett
Closing date: 18/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Bathurst
Staffing area: Bathurst
School name: Blayney High School
FTE: 1.000


Blayney High School is a small rural comprehensive school in the Central West of NSW situated within a 40 minute drive from two larger regional towns (Bathurst and Orange).

The school population is steady at approximately 350 students inclusive of 6.7% Aboriginal students and 27.5% students with additional needs. Over 70% of students are from low SES backgrounds.

Students come from a wide area, many from the small rural villages and the local town-based schools.

Our school has an excellent reputation within the education districts and wider community and we have a strong tradition of providing an inclusive education that not only addresses the academic needs of the students but provides opportunities and wellbeing programs to support all students to achieve their best.

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria,

  • High level ability to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate effective school systems and management processes to ensure excellence in student welfare and discipline and manage complex situations.
  • High level educational leadership skills supporting the implementation of evidence based whole school initiatives that focus on continuous improvement in student learning outcomes, student engagement and enhance student wellbeing.
  • Demonstrated outstanding educational leadership that uses innovative approaches to build the capacity of staff and students to achieve their full potential within a culture of high expectations.
  • Proven capacity to work collaboratively as a member of the senior executive team to strategically plan, lead and monitor school improvement initiatives.
  • Ability to strategically lead, manage and enhance partnerships with community organisations and educational institutions to promote learning alliances and networks to positively impact student learning outcomes.

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 finalising 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.