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February

Assistant Principal - Toongabbie West Public School

Teaching Service - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Information

Toongabbie West Public School (306 students) including 55% of students from language backgrounds other than English. The school has a strong community involvement with high expectations for student participation and achievement. The cohesive staff team is committed to student well-being through quality teaching, collaborative planning and the Positive Behaviour for Learning program. Our school emphasises a rich, dynamic academic curriculum, including excellent performing arts, physical education, and information and communication technology programs. Highly effective literacy and numeracy programs are implemented and underpinned by the NSW Quality Teaching Framework. Aspects in development through the school plan are High Performance quality Differentiation and Project Based Learning. Three hearing support classes operate within the school.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach students infants and/or primary K-6 and a demonstrated ability to cater for the range of learning needs of students. Ability to lead teams and implement strategic improvement plan-based professional learning initiatives focused on improving literacy and numeracy programs to improve student learning. Proven ability to lead and manage administrative roles and to lead staff in administrative roles. High level ability to use and integrate Interactive touchscreens and software / apps, programs to assist in the role and their use in classroom teaching and learning. Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills, with a strong interest in building relationships and initiatives to work collaboratively with parents, team members, other agencies and community members.
 

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

Conditions

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.

Special Notes

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at:

https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html