Assistant Principal - Tuggerawong Public School

$126,568 - $140,923 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Tuggerawong NSW 2259, Australia
  • 22 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley

Job reference number: 00008XI7
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: 43921542 - Tracey Ellen
Closing date: 06/07/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Central Coast
Staffing area: Central Coast
School name: Tuggerawong Public School
FTE: 1.000


Tuggerawong Public School has a current enrolment of 214 students which includes 25 Aboriginal students. Tuggerawong Public School is situated 9km from Wyong on the Central Coast of NSW. The school is committed to providing a quality learning environment that meets the diverse needs of all students.

Tuggerawong Public School promotes a culture of high expectations with the motto of ‘Participate with Enthusiasm’. The school delivers a range of educational and extra curricula programs for students.

The school values a positive and friendly school environment that embraces community partnerships and continued collaboration with local community groups including strong links with the Ngara AECG. The school also enjoys a strong partnership with its active and supportive P&C committee.

The school is committed to developing future focussed learners using evidence-based quality teaching and learning programs to ensure that all students connect, succeed and thrive.

The school has a strong focus on numeracy and a strong commitment to Gifted and High Potential Education, student leadership, STEM, Creative and Practical Arts and sport. Students are encouraged to be active participants in their own learning.

The school’s wellbeing program is focused on a PBL model underpinned by the three school values of Respect, Responsible and Personal Best. The staff are committed to supporting the social, emotional and academic needs, through a strong and committed learning and support team.

Selection Criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary.
  • A highly visible, approachable leader with a proven ability to connect with all stakeholders and strengthen positive partnerships across the school community.
  • Capacity to balance exemplary classroom teaching practice with the complexities of a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and sustain strong, authentic partnerships with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, to support student identity and active involvement to ensure they reach their full potential.
  • An inclusive leader with the demonstrated ability to inspire, build capacity in others and create a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement and high expectations to meet the learning needs of every child.

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 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.