Assistant Principal (Secondary)

Mount Carmel Catholic College, Varroville (see more jobs from this school)


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 9 June 2024

A Co-educational Catholic College serving the Campbelltown / Liverpool area with an enrolment of approximately 1141 pupils.

<p><b>Location:</b> Mount Carmel Catholic College, Varroville</p><p dir="ltr">The Director of Schools, Diocese of Wollongong, invites applications from suitably experienced leaders of education for the Assistant Principal position at Mount Carmel Catholic College, Varroville (in the Macarthur Region of NSW) commencing January 2025.</p> <p dir="ltr">In the Diocese of Wollongong, Assistant Principals play a significant role in creating vibrant Catholic school communities where every student finds meaning and purpose in their life through experiencing continual growth in faith and improvement in learning.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>WHY WORK WITH CATHOLIC EDUCATION IN THE DIOCESE OF WOLLONGONG</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">We provide our Assistant Principals with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Excellent professional &amp; leadership development programs, tailored to your needs</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A generous remuneration package</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">An environment that encourages innovation and collaboration through education</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A platform to contribute to the life, mission and work of the Catholic faith community</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>ABOUT THE SCHOOL</strong></p> <p>Mount Carmel Catholic College is a systemic co-educational secondary college located in the Macarthur region. Founded in 1986 on a proud Marist tradition, it is comprehensive in its approach and has a student population of approximately 1141 and a staff of 110. With an enviable academic record for our graduate students, Mount Carmel values excellence as more than just an aspirational goal. All in the Mount Carmel community are expected to achieve their best, guided by the College motto: "Ite In Veritate" (Walk in Truth).</p> <p>The College is a Christ-centred community providing opportunities for excellence.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>ABOUT YOU</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">To achieve success in the role, you will be someone who:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Gives witness to the faith and contributes to the Catholic life and culture of the school community.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Builds a learning culture of shared responsibility for quality teaching and student learning growth, informed by data.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Builds capacity through your own professional development and supporting staff by providing access to effective continual professional learning opportunities, giving regular feedback and managing performance.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Acts strategically to drive school improvement initiatives aligned to the school’s vision and strategic plan.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ensures that school processes meet system, NESA and legislative requirements.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Develops and maintains positive partnerships with students, families and carers, the local church and the wider school community.</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Post-graduate study in a relevant discipline.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Accreditation for Senior Leadership in a Catholic School (Category E) in accordance with the ‘Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead in Systemic Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Wollongong’ policy (or a commitment to acquiring within a 5 year period).</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This role is classified as child related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>POSITION APPLICATION</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Applicants are to complete an online application which asks to briefly address the essential criteria (the dot points in the ‘ABOUT YOU’ section of this position advertisement). Please keep your response to the equivalent of 2 pages in length.</p> <p dir="ltr">To confidentially discuss your application or general interest in this position please contact Brendan Hall, Team Leader - Recruitment on 02 4250 9522.</p> <p dir="ltr">To submit your application please select the 'Apply Now' button at the bottom of this advertisement.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Closing date: Sunday 9 June 2024 at 11:55pm</strong></p>