Deputy Principal Secondary - Turramurra High School

$147,776 - $164,536 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • South Turramurra NSW 2074, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008YE4
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at $164,536.00. This position attracts a base salary of $147,776.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 02 9449 4233 - David Arblaster
Closing date: 06/07/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Gordon
Staffing area: Ryde
School name: Turramurra High School
FTE: 1.000


Turramurra High School (1090 students, including 38% from a non-English speaking background), is a comprehensive, coeducational high school. The school promotes a culture across the whole school community that fosters creativity, collaboration, communication and critical reflection.

The school has a reputation for achievement in academic studies, sport and the creative arts, including an outstanding band program. The school is an active partner in a range of school networks in the local area and across NSW.

It has strong relationships with the local community, university partners and has a sister school agreement with schools in Japan. The school currently offers an International Students program in Years 10 - 12.

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria,

Commitment to leading as part of an executive team to develop and implement initiatives which align with the school vision and strategic directions in support of a transformative culture 

Proven ability to build productive relationships with staff, students, parents and the wider school community leading to improvements in learning and wellbeing outcomes

A visible, collaborative and proactive leader with the ability to build capacity of individuals and groups to develop a positive and productive culture of reflective practice 

Demonstrated evidence of highly developed organisational, communication and interpersonal skills to inform effective administration and management processes to support whole school systems evaluation and improvement within the Department of Education’s policy framework

General Selection Criteria

  1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  6. 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 finalising 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.