Deputy Principal - Mawson Primary School
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 May 2019

Classification: School Leader B
Salary: $136,828
Position No: 15955
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 April 2019
Contact Officer: Elizabeth Courtois on elizabeth.courtois@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 2700

Details: Mawson Primary School was built in 1968 and is located in the Woden Valley. The school celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019. Mawson Primary School operates with classes from Preschool to Year 6 and offers two specialised programs: the Mandarin Immersion Program (MIP) and Environment Centre Sustainability Program as part of teacher release. In 2019 the school’s Priority Enrolment Area (PEA) includes Isaacs, Mawson, and O’Malley and Phillip. Enrolments have grown steadily over the last few years and are close to 500 in 2019. The student’s population comprises 62% EALD learners, so TESOL qualifications are highly desirable. Mawson Primary School is seeking a Deputy Principal to work with the Principal to inspire staff and students towards the best possible learning outcomes and well-being. The successful candidate will articulate and model high standards of professional engagement. You will be highly skilled at establishing and maintaining professional relationships and structures with a focus on continuous improvement. You will work closely with the Principal and other members of the leadership team to support our goal of developing a high-performing team. In addition to supporting the Principal in all aspects of leadership, the Deputy Principal will have a broad portfolio of management accountabilities, including leading the unique Mandarin Immersion Program.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
How to Apply: All applicants are to provide a Curriculum Vitae, Application Coversheet and response to the five leadership capabilities provided in the application package with reference to the job description to jobs@act.gov.au by the due date.
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Career interest categories:

Community Support and Inclusion
Education, Teaching and Training
Leaders and Senior Management