Deputy Principal - Pallara State School

$140,958 - $143,451 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Pallara QLD 4110, Australia
  • 20 Jun, 2022

Job Description

An exciting opportunity now exists to join the dynamic leadership team at Pallara State School as a Deputy Principal.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MER426678/22T
Closing date 03-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $140958 - $143451
Fortnightly salary $5402.90 - $5498.50
Job duration Until 9 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Mark Johnstone
Contact details (07) 3727 4222 / mjohn147@eq.edu.au

About the School

The school has been a leader of innovative curriculum delivery using ICT's as an accelerator for student learning since opening in 2016. Two key points of difference within our pedagogical practices are the use of our 1:1 laptop program spanning Years 1-6 and the incorporation of environmental sustainability initiatives across the school.

About the role

As the Deputy Principal you will:

  • improve the educational outcomes of students in their schools
  • develop the quality of teaching and learning
  • nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders. 

The Deputy Principal reports to the school Principal.

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 of 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach a maximum 2 page written response outlining and why you are a good fit for the role referring to the key capabilities identified 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.