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June

Assistant Principal - Seven Hills West Public School.

NSW Department of Education - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

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Seven Hills West Public School current enrolment consists of approximately 360 students, including mainstream classes, support classes for students with special learning needs and a preschool. It is located in a well-established residential area in Sydney's west and is part of the wider Blacktown community. The school is well supported by a diverse and multicultural community. The school has an increasing enrolment of students with a Language Background Other Than English (LBOTE), which currently stands at 63%. Seven Hills West Public School has a culture of high expectations, embracing the whole child and their development through a comprehensive range of extracurricular opportunities including those in creative arts and sport. Students enjoy a nurturing, stimulating and supportive school environment, where they learn and thrive in their interactions with staff and peers. As a Leader In Me School, we are an energetic and dedicated staff who work collaboratively to enhance each student's wellbeing, helping them to achieve their full potential. The school's traditional values of Service, Honour and Wisdom are reflected in every facet of school life.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary with proven ability to lead the implementation of research-driven pedagogies that build student engagement through curiosity and creativity.

Demonstrated capacity to both model and improve literacy and numeracy teaching and learning cycles, with an ability to lead the analysis and use of data to inform effective, evidence-based, differentiated teaching practice.

Highly developed communication, organisation and interpersonal skills with capacity to lead, mentor and inspire innovation and change while maintaining positive relationships with staff, students, families and community members.

Ability to work cohesively as part of an engaged and proactive leadership team, with the capacity to analyse and evaluate the school's progress towards excellence as part of the school improvement plan.

Ability to lead whole school innovative programs incorporating creative use of STEAM initiatives to extend and enrich learning for students.

General Selection Criteria

  • Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  • Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  • Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies
ConditionsAn 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