Deputy Principal - Charters Towers State High School

$140,958 - $143,451 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
  • 21 Jun, 2022

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled and experienced educational leader to join our team as the Deputy Principal at Charters Towers State High School. The successful applicant will be committed to developing the quality of teaching and learning, improving the educational outcomes of all students and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, community and stakeholders. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, apply now!

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/NQR426954/22P
Closing date 11-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $140958 - $143451
Fortnightly salary $5402.90 - $5498.50
Job duration  
Contact person Leanne Knight-Smith
Contact details (07) 4754 6555

About the school 

Charters Towers State High School is a rural community school with over 100 years of rich educational history supporting the education needs of year 7-12 students. Set in the heart of the historic gold-mining town, the High School proudly serves the mining and farming community with a blend of innovative curriculum, exceptional facilities, immaculate grounds, and heritage listed buildings. in 2014, the Dalrymple Trade Training Centre opened, which supports and enriches the school's academic offerings in line with community employability needs. Charters Towers State High School is committed to providing flexible pathways for all students with curriculum combinations tailored for individual needs. 

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 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.