Assistant Principal - Matthew Pearce Public School

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia
  • 22 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:
  • Schools | TCH Other
Job location:
  • Sydney Region
Job reference number: 00008Q82
Number of positions: 1
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: 9624 3311 - Nicholas Murkins
Closing date: 06/07/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: The Hills
Staffing area: Parramatta
School name: Matthew Pearce Public School
FTE: 1.000


Matthew Pearce Public School is an innovative, dynamic and a highly inclusive school, providing outstanding teaching and learning programs.

Included within the school population of 1361 students are a wide-range of high potential and gifted students.

Wellbeing is supported by practices that enhance students' sense of belonging, value student voice and promote engagement in learning. Students are guided to be safe, respectful and responsible learners.

Our school celebrates diversity with over 88% of our students from language backgrounds other than English and representing a wide variety of cultural groups.

We are committed to providing innovative programs to develop skills in citizenship, communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity, to ensure students reach their full potential. Our school has a reputation for excellence in academic achievement, sporting programs and performance in the creative arts.

Matthew Pearce Public School enjoys vibrant community partnership that enhances our school identity. Our active Parents and Citizens’ Association plays a vital role in supporting school programs and improving educational outcomes for all students.

Selection Criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary with demonstrated ability to work as part of a dynamic leadership team.
  • Proven ability to lead others in data informed and evidence based differentiated literacy and numeracy practices to improve student outcomes.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to ensure collaborative, consultative and positive relationships between staff, students and parents.
  • Proven capacity to enhance whole school wellbeing programs to create a culture of inclusivity where every student is known, valued and cared for.

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 be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status 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

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