Assistant Principal - Belmore

Sydney Catholic Schools (see more jobs from this school)

Sydney, NSW 

Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 28 November 2023

<p><strong>ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL | K-6 | 213 Students</strong><br /><a href="">St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Belmore</a><br /><strong>Commencement Date:</strong> Term 1, 2024 <br /><strong>Closing Date:</strong> Tuesday, 28 November 2023<br /> <br /><strong>About Sydney Catholic Schools</strong><br /> <br />In joining Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS), you will be part of the largest Catholic education community in NSW, with a unified vision and shared resources, encompassing over 145 schools and almost 73,000 students. <br /> <br />SCS is recognised for outstanding student achievement, with 9 schools in the top 100 of the HSC rankings and 17 schools placing in the top 150. We focus on enabling a quality pre-school to post-school learning journey for every child, supported by a team of dedicated educators and caregivers.<br /> <br /><strong>About the school</strong><br /> <br />St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Belmore prides itself on experienced and dedicated teachers encouraging and building the children's critical thinking skills as they grow and develop.<br /><br />The school encourages students to explore their interests and talents through the range of co-curricular activities offered including Chess Club, Art, Choir, Music and Gardening to name a few. <br /><br />Our students develop skills through authentic educational experiences that deepen their Catholic faith. St Joseph's was established in the St Mary MacKillop and Josephite traditions, inspiring the school's values of inclusion, respect, responsibility and success. The link to the parish and school is strong, bringing together our collaborative and diverse community.<br /> <br /><strong>What we offer:<br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>attractive remuneration and salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 each year</li> <li>generous leave provisions including 17.5% annual leave loading</li> <li>extensive professional and leadership development opportunities</li> <li>student fee discount - up to 25% discount for parents of SCS students</li> <li>health and wellbeing resources, including voice care programs, advice on nutrition and free annual flu shots.</li> </ul> <p>SCS offers a generous salary package for school leadership positions and the salaries for SCS Assistant Principal roles are available at <a href=""></a>. <br /> <br /><strong>About You</strong><br /> <br />As the Assistant Principal, you will have the opportunity to professionally grow and play a vital part in establishing a deep sense of belonging and partnership within the community. Key areas of responsibility include working closely with staff to ensure the best pedagogical practice, professional performance and, as such, improve and enhance learning growth across the entire school community. You will have strong communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, the proven ability to work collaboratively and be driven to learn and implement evidence based ideas in the school.<br /> <br /><strong>To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate proven experience and impact in:<br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>promoting and implementing SCS' mission: 'To know and love Christ through learning'; and the vision: creating 'Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning'</li> <li>leading a school-wide culture that is characterised by high performance, continuous improvement, data informed decision making and a commitment to best practice</li> <li>developing and implementing effective strategies for high-quality induction and professional learning of staff, including performance reviews to build professional capacity</li> <li>collaboratively leading a culture of effective, distributive, and sustainable religious leadership, prioritising partnerships with parish communities and the wider Church</li> <li>leading with exemplary practice in planning, implementing, and reviewing teaching and learning strategies and programs to develop student knowledge, understanding and skills</li> <li>leading within a network to promote the reciprocal benefits of school and system partnerships</li> <li>fostering strong professional networks and partnerships to share best practice and deliver improved student outcomes</li> <li>actively contributing to the life and mission of the Catholic Church, through word and action, demonstrating the values of the Gospel at work.</li> </ul> <p>You will have attained or be pursuing the following qualifications:</p> <ul> <li>postgraduate qualifications or Masters in Leadership, Religion, Theology or a relevant educational field</li> <li><a href="">Category E</a> in the Accreditation Policy to Work Teach and Lead in Sydney Catholic Schools, or agree to meet these requirements in your first contract term.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Application Process</strong><br /> <br />Submit your application via the 'Apply' button and follow the steps to complete your application.<br /> <br />To complete the application process you will need to attach your:</p> <ul> <li>cover letter (addressing the above criteria)</li> <li>resume</li> <li><a href="">Parish Priest reference.</a></li> </ul> <p>For any general enquiries please contact the People &amp; Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (8am- 5pm Mon-Fri).<br /> <br /><strong>Statement of Commitment to Child Safety</strong><br /><a href="">Click here</a> to access SCS' Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and join us in creating a culture of child safety and wellbeing. <br /> <br /><strong>Working With Children Check (WWCC)</strong><br />This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.<br /> </p>
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