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Assistant Principal - Yarrawarrah Public School

Teaching Service - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Information

Yarrawarrah Public School has an enrolment of 243 students. The students enjoy a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment. Our attractive school is well-resourced and provides student access to the latest technologies to further enhance their learning. Focus areas include reading, numeracy, high potential and gifted education, STEM and Aboriginal Education. The students thrive in an environment which offers a wide range of whole school activities, such as: chess, environmental projects, debating and public speaking, choirs, dance, physical education and gifted and talented programs. We also offer all students the opportunity to compete in a range of competitive and non-competitive sporting activities. Student wellbeing initiatives incorporate the values of Responsibility, Excellence, Acceptance, Cooperation and Honesty (REACH). We are a Be You school where staff are trained in helping children achieve their best possible mental health. Our PBL program creates a positive learning environment for all students and supports our school rules Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be an Active Learner. Yarrawarrah Public School values the high level of involvement and support from parents and the community. Parents are encouraged to take an active role within the school and be valued participants in their child's education. We are a friendly and nurturing school that values hard work, self-discipline and respect for each other and the environment.

Selection Criteria

  1. In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary with demonstrated ability to improve literacy and numeracy programs that are differentiated for the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities.
  2. Dynamic professionalism that supports the principal in leading and managing the school in our journey towards excellence.
  3. Demonstratedability to enhance the school culture through creating positive wellbeing practices to support the needs of all students, staff and community.
  4. Proven ability to lead professional learning to support data-driven pedagogical change focused on improving student learning outcomes through evidence­ based practice.

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

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.
 

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