Deputy Principal - Ripley Valley State School

$140,958 - $143,451 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia
  • 09 May, 2022

Job Description

Ripley Valley State School is looking for a dynamic and dedicated leader to join their team. The successful applicant will have demonstrated a strong work ethic and the ability to work with and lead a team, while leading the strategic agenda.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Ipswich region
Job ad reference QLD/MER418909/22T
Closing date 22-May-2022
Yearly salary $140958 - $143451
Fortnightly salary $5402.90 - $5498.50
Job duration Until 09 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Naomi Meerwald
Contact details (07) 3294 2888

About the School:

The new Ripley Valley State School is based in the Providence Estate at South Ripley with approximately 550 students from Prep to Year 6. The school will cater to a diverse community made up of young and older families from varying backgrounds and cultures.

About the 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.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

Interested? To apply:

  • Attach a brief resume (maximum 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.
  • Please note: Engagement in this position is subject to the person fully satisfying the COVID-19 vaccination requirements outlined in the attached Candidate Information Fact Sheet 2022. Applicants are asked to submit evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination with their application.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.