Assistant Principal - North Sydney Public School

$137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Waverton NSW 2060, Australia
  • 06 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 000082QD
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 02 9955 2822 - Fiona Davis
Closing Date: 14/04/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: North Sydney
Staffing Area: Ryde
School Name: North Sydney Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
North Sydney Public School has an enrolment of 837. 49% of students are from a diverse language background other than English. The school is located in Waverton, on Sydney's lower north shore, close to the North Sydney CBD. North Sydney Public School values the diversity and cultural richness of its student population.

As a PBL school, our values of Care, Respect and Ownership are embedded in programs, practices and relationships. The school has an emphasis on outstanding teaching and learning programs, supported by on-going quality professional learning of staff. Curriculum differentiation and integrating technology to support learning are key focus areas for the school.

A diverse mix of dedicated and talented staff, equip students to achieve their personal best through an innovative, student-centred approach to learning.

Collaborative planning and decision-making, together with distributed leadership practices are key features of the school.

Our parent community has high expectations of the school. The P&C generously fund many projects within the school and is a valued partner in ensuring each child's experience at the school is a positive and rewarding one.

Our school also has a long-standing partnership with the University of Sydney, actively engaging in on-going educational research, professional learning and the development of pre-service teachers.

A major capital works project has been approved and preliminary work is due to commence shortly.

Selection Criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach Infants and/or Primary, with the ability to effectively balance the dual roles of an exemplary teacher and the complex responsibilities of an Assistant Principal.
  • A visible and approachable leader with outstanding organisation, communication, and interpersonal skills, who can empower staff and build positive authentic relationships with all members of the community.
  • Proven ability to lead effective literacy and numeracy programs through data analysis and the implementation of best practice and future-focused pedagogies
  • Capacity to use instructional leadership skills to drive whole-school change through the use of evidence-based practices
  • Ability to work proactively as part of an engaged and cohesive leadership team, with the capacity to analyse and evaluate the school's progress towards excellence as part of driving the Strategic Improvement Plan in a large K-6 school context.

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