Assistant Principal - Shell Cove Public School

$126,568 - $140,923 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Shell Cove NSW 2529, Australia
  • 16 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Illawarra & South Coast

Job reference number: 00008Y45
Number of positions: 2
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: 42972247 - Simon Webb
Closing date: 29/06/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Shoalhaven
Staffing area: Shellharbour
School name: Shell Cove Public School
FTE: 1.000


At Shell Cove Public School, we have a commitment to nurture, guide, inspire and challenge students. To help students to find the joy in learning, to build their skills and understanding and to make sense of their world.

We consistently implement effective teaching practices, allowing students access to teaching and learning that improves their learning outcomes. The eight themes in 'The What Works Best' document provides a framework for our teachers to connect students with the curriculum and to improve student achievement and skills.

We strive to create partnerships that promote excellence.

Shell Cove Public School was established in 2005 and is located next to Killalea State Park on the picturesque South Coast of NSW. The school is one of 20 Public Private Partnership schools found throughout the state.

The school moto of: 'Sailing the seas of excellence' is reflective of the high expectations of the community, students and staff.

The school comprises of 495 students who are placed into 20 mainstream classes. The school recognises and encourages students to be active participants in their learning journey.

Through the use of explicit teaching, effective feedback, data to inform practice, effective assessment and positive wellbeing strategies the school is in a constant state of self reflection and self improvement.

Evidence from the situational analysis has identified the need to continue the growth of the students in the top two bands in literacy and numeracy.

Information collected from the Tell Them From Me (TTFM) survey has also identified a need for a focus on staff and student welfare.

The analysis of our enrolment has also indicated an increase in our EALD background students.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary. Demonstrated capacity to contribute to a culture of high expectations through professional development and innovation.

General Selection Criteria

  • Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  • Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  • Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  • 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 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.

This advertisement is for two Assistant Principal positions.