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Assistant Principal 2024
Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time
Applications Close: 30 November 2023
Catholic Education Diocese of Wagga Wagga are seeking an innovative and experienced Catholic leader with a collaborative leadership style for the role of Assistant Principal, Xavier High School, Albury.
Commencing Term 2, 2024 the successful Assistant Principal will be one who is committed to the Catholic faith and incorporates this in the values and behaviours of personal and community life.
<p>Xavier High School provides an educational program which promotes academic excellence while emphasising the teaching of the Catholic faith in a safe, nurturing environment, that our students may become whole persons for the glory of God.
</p><p>With current enrolments of 945 students, learning at Xavier challenges students to be passionate advocates of their own learning through the myriad of opportunities to enhance, support and engage in dynamic and contemporary environments, immersed in authentic and meaningful activities— inside the classroom and beyond.<br /></p><p>
</p><p>The school offers opportunities, which encourage each student to strive for excellence and attain his or her full potential spiritually, academically, physically and emotionally. It works to ensure equal educational opportunity by providing the widest practicable range of subjects to both boys and girls and has developed a varied curriculum to meet a full range of students’ abilities and interests, providing a blend of traditional and innovative programs.<br /></p><p>Click<a href="https://youtu.be/9dfmoF0Hc-U" rel="nofollow"> here</a> to find out more about Xavier High School.</p><p><b>What we can offer:</b></p><ul><li>Full-time position - commencing Monday 29 April 2024 (5 years full-time contract with the option of an additional 5 years subject to successfully meeting extension criteria)</li><li>Assistant Principal Allowance: $45 472 (901-1200 students)</li><li>Access to our Employee Assistance Program through THRIVE Psychology</li><li>Relocation incentive for the right candidate</li></ul><p><b>Key Accountabilities:</b></p><ul><li>Religious Leadership
</li></ul><p>For further information on the position of Assistant Principal at Xavier High School, a copy of the role description can be found in the attachments below.</p><p><b>What you will need to succeed (Selection Criteria):</b></p><p>Applicants must have:</p><ul><li>Active commitment to the Catholic faith and a demonstrated ability to lead mission and evangelisation within the College community.
</li><li>Appropriate post graduate academic qualifications for leadership in a Catholic school.
</li><li>Accreditation for Senior Leadership in a Catholic School <a href="https://sites-us.lumapps.com/a/cedww/intranet/evangelisation-religious-education/work-teach-lead" rel="nofollow">(Category E, Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead in Systemic Catholic Schools, Catholic Education Diocese of Wagga Wagga)</a> or working towards Accreditation.</li><li>Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate and drive improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice.
</li><li>Knowledge of current curriculum priorities and contemporary pedagogical practices with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning.
</li><li>Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the professional growth and performance of individuals and teams.
</li><li>Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents.</li><li>Ability to plan and manage resources safely, effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning.</li><li><a href="https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/teacher-accreditation/apply/accreditation-overview" rel="nofollow">NSW NESA Accreditation</a></li><li><a href="https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-for-a-working-with-children-check" rel="nofollow">Valid NSW Working With Children Check</a></li></ul><p><b>Your New Role:</b><br /></p><p>Commencing Term 2, 2024 the opportunity at Xavier High School presents as one ideal for experienced Catholic leaders keen to consider a tree-change to one of the largest regional inland cities in Australia. Just over 3hrs to Melbourne, and along with its Victorian twin city across the Murray River – Wodonga – the combined Albury-Wodonga region has a population of nearly 100,000, giving the successful Principal the opportunity to enjoy a move to regional NSW whilst living in a city with all major amenities and services. </p><p>For more about living in Albury, visit <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=FRkFhFQjmV0&feature=youtu.be" rel="nofollow">here</a>.
</p><p>As Faith Leader, the Catholic School Principal models faith in action, leading the school community to enact a shared vision that focuses on the provision of a high-quality Catholic education for all students. <br /></p><p><b>What is next?</b></p><p>If you are interested in this position or would like further information, please contact Carmel Spry <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="nofollow">email@example.com</a> </p><p>Applicants should view the <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/13hGmVLEPmicK103FkJr105nU4hDoOIrC/view?usp=sharing" rel="nofollow">Applicant Information Pack</a> and submit the following via email <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="nofollow">email@example.com</a></p><ol><li> A Cover Letter of no more than one (1) page outlining why you are applying for the position and what you will bring to the position;</li><li>A supporting statement of no more than three (3) pages addressing the criteria for the Assistant Principal’s position at Xavier High School.</li><li>A resume of no more than two (2) pages; and</li><li>Three (3) referees, one of which must be your current employer and your current Parish Priest. CEDWW will conduct the reference check with the Parish Priest prior to shortlisting.</li><li>If you are applying for this position you must complete a <a href="https://au1.documents.adobe.com/public/esignWidget?wid=CBFCIBAA3AAABLblqZhC_CQNL8qVPEQi6OWnmoffVl4yQbSo6L6k5S0TgeIn9Q5IhYcnAXIw_iIHiRrYQ6mQ*" rel="nofollow">Pre-Employment Declaration</a> as part of CEDWW Recruitment requirements. If you do not complete the Pre-Employment Declaration we are unable to progress your application further.</li></ol><p>The Role Description is attached.</p><p>Applications Close <b>Thursday 30 November 2023</b></p><p><b>CEDWW reserves the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the search process. </b><br /></p><p><i>CEDWW has committed to matching the recently announced NSW Teacher salary increases.
</i></p><p><i>"CEDWW is a child related employer and is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children and young people in our care".
</i></p><p><i>CEDWW is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and selection decisions are based solely on merit and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</i></p><p><i>