Assistant Principal, Moruya Public School

$126,568 - $140,923 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Moruya NSW 2537, Australia
  • 06 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Illawarra & South Coast

Job reference number: 00008WO7
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at $140,923.00. This position attracts a base salary of $126,568.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 44742363 - Sarah Davis
Closing date: 18/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Batemans Bay
Staffing area: Batemans Bay
School name: Moruya Public School
FTE: 1.000


Moruya Public School has a proud and long tradition for over 140 years of public education in the Eurobodalla. The site was a central school until the high school was built in 1970. In addition to its historical significance Moruya Public School promotes high academic achievement and inclusive educational and welfare practices. Students are offered a comprehensive education that includes strong creative and citizenship building opportunities.

We establish high expectations for our students and offer them the opportunity, encouragement and support required to lay the foundation for learning for life.

Teachers plan, program and deliver curriculum with a focus on implementing evidence informed practices to support student growth and achievement in all subject areas with a focus on literacy and numeracy.

The school is proud of its excellent reputation for the quality and safety of this learning environment. It is an inclusive public school of some 325 students and 30 members of staff.

The school has a significant enrolment of Indigenous students, four special education classes for students with additional and complex learning needs in both mainstream and support classrooms.

The school promotes academic excellence for talented students and extra-curricular activities in sport and the performing arts.

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria

  • Approval to teach K-6 with a demonstrated ability to manage the competing demands of classroom teaching and a leadership role to lead, inspire and collaborate in a culture of high expectations and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated excellence in leading staff to support the educational needs of students from low socio-economic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and students with a range of identified learning needs.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills as a visible leader to successfully build a collaborative, consultative manner with students, staff, parents and the community to ensure that every student is known, valued and cared for.
  • Highly developed instructional leadership skills with a demonstrated capacity to lead a team of teachers in planning, teaching and assessing data driven, evidence informed teaching strategies that improve educational outcomes for 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 meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements 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.