Deputy Principal - Gordon Primary School
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 28 May 2019

Classification: School Leader B
Salary: $136,828
Position No: 43287
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 May 2019
Contact Officer: Murray Bruce on murray.bruce@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 2530

Details: Gordon Primary School is looking to fill the role of the Deputy Principal. As a senior member of the school leadership team assist the principal in discharging the principal's responsibilities to the students, parents and community, teaching and support staff, and provide general administrative support throughout the school, including deputising for the principal as required, as coordinator of a flexible leadership sub-team, provide leadership in school improvement foci through intentional collaboration with Directorate personnel, schools in the Lanyon Cluster and the Tuggeranong Network, provide leadership across the school within a Choice Theory ethos and in accordance with the School Plan; in particular in implementation of the Quality Teaching Framework, integrated curriculum based on the Learning by Design Framework and the Australian Curriculum, cooperative learning, personalised learning, Response to Instruction (RTI), Digital Technologies, endorsed literacy and numeracy programs, evidence based spirals of inquiry, Lanyon Cluster and Tuggeranong Network projects, provide leadership in, and accept responsibility for; student management and welfare, co-ordination of assigned professional learning teams, coaching, mentoring, co-ordination of probationary Teachers, Teachers on contract and student Teachers, promote positive school and community relations, parent involvement and liaison with other sectors and schools within the Lanyon Cluster, Tuggeranong Network and the ACT Education Directorate and teach an appropriate load and undertake teaching tasks and other duties.
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.
Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Please submit your Curriculum Vitae, statement of claims based on the leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum five pages) and Application Coversheet with two referees. Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au

Career interest categories:

Education, Teaching and Training
Leaders and Senior Management