Deputy Principal - Ashgrove State School

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

Job Description

Ashgrove State School is seeking a Deputy Principal with a deep curriculum knowledge and understanding of the needs of early phase learners, to focus on Prep to Year 2. It is advantageous for the successful applicant to have outstanding leadership skills with the ability to build and sustain quality relationships with all stakeholders in the school.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/MER426589/22T
Closing date 01-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $140958 - $143451
Fortnightly salary $5402.90 - $5498.50
Job duration A period of 12 months unless otherwise determined
Contact person Anita Bond
Contact details (07) 3858 4777 /

About the school

Ashgrove State School, established in 1877, has a tradition of academic excellence, a dynamic curriculum, innovative learning, outstanding NAPLAN results, exceptional music & sporting programs and a high level of community engagement.

Ashgrove State School, an Independent Public School, caters for Prep to Year 6 students. Our school offers first class facilities including air-conditioned classrooms, 25 metre swimming pool, Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program, STEM room, modern resource centre, integrated technology using iPads, Chinese lessons and onsite Outside School Hours Care.

Our Vision: an inclusive, collaborative community of engaged, capable and confident learners, prioritising the success and wellbeing of every student.


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 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 selection criteria 1-4 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.