Principal Level P4 - Bankstown Senior College

$189,021 - $209,957 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Bankstown NSW 2200, Australia
  • 15 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008YAM
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: The total remuneration package will be $209,957.00. This classification attracts a base salary of $189,021.00.
Contact: 02 9408 8925 - Alice Bell
Closing date: 29/06/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Bankstown
Staffing area: Bankstown
School name: Bankstown Senior College
FTE: 1.000


Bankstown Senior College has a total student enrolment of 482 students and currently provides secondary education to students of post compulsory age, new arrivals, refugees, re–entry students and those who have found it difficult to engage with education in a traditional setting.

98% per cent of students come from a language background other than English. Curriculum focuses on English language acquisition, literacy, numeracy, employability skills and the development of digital literacy across all key learning areas.

A comprehensive range of academic and vocational courses is available for students in Years 10–12. In addition the college provides intensive English courses for full and part-time students and mid–year preparation courses.

The college hosts a post-compulsory age Intensive English Centre which prepares newly arrived students for entry to NSW secondary schools.

Students' social and emotional wellbeing is supported by strong student support structures.

More information can be found on the school’s website at:

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria,

Demonstrated capacity to lead teaching and learning through strategic, highly visible, future-focused and inclusive leadership through evidence informed practice.

Proven ability to collaboratively lead and drive whole-school continuous improvement through building staff capacity within a culture of high expectations.

Emotionally intelligent leader able to build authentic relationships and ensure every student is known, valued and cared for through leading a strong school-wide focus to provide all students with the knowledge, skills, attributes and values for successful learning and life beyond school.

General Selection Criteria

  1. High level educational leadership with the skills to lead and manage a complex public school focused on the delivery of high quality education
  2. Ability to lead and manage rigorous and inclusive whole school teaching and learning programs
  3. High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build positive relationships and engage all levels of the school and educational community
  4. Ability to lead and manage the development and performance of staff to improve teaching and learning
  5. Ability to plan systems and manage resources effectively and equitably to enhance teaching and learning
  6. Capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department's Aboriginal education policies and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people


If you have not held a substantive principal position in a NSW Public School at any time in the past five (5) years, you need to have completed the NSW Public School Leadership and Management Credential to be eligible to apply, and you will need to attach a copy of your provisional credential certificate or final credential certificate as part of your application.

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
Classification Structure for Principals:

The Crown Employees (Teachers in Schools and Related Employees) Salaries and Conditions Award 2020 details the new principal classification structure based on complexity of schools which commenced in 2016. Please view information on the Classification structure for Principals at

The classification and remuneration of our school principals is based on school complexity, as measured through each school’s RAM allocation.

As part of the ongoing application of the new structure a review of thresholds and outcomes will occur on an annual basis. The principal classification for this school is Principal Level P4 for 2022.

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.