Assistant Principal - Bass Hill

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: 18 June 2024



<p><strong>Assistant Principal | K-6 | 191 Students</strong><br><a href="https://ctkbasshill.syd.catholic.edu.au/">Christ the King Catholic Primary School Bass Hill</a><br><strong>Commencement Date:</strong> Term 1, Friday, 31 January 2025<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong> Tuesday, 18 June 2024<br><br><strong>Join us in shaping the future of our students!</strong><br><br>Be part of Christ the King Catholic Primary School's dedicated team, shaping the next generation with quality education and unwavering values. Apply now and embrace an exciting journey of teaching and professional growth.<br><br><strong>About our School</strong><br><br>At Christ the King Catholic Primary School Bass Hill, we approach learning through a holistic faith-filled approach that engages and supports all learners. We encourage and nurture our students through creativity, curiosity, collaboration and critical thinking, whilst having Christ at the forefront. We celebrate diversity and inclusion through enrichment, extension and acceleration programs such as the Newman Selective Gifted Education Program, where our students are supported in achieving strong academic results.&nbsp;<br><br>Our students are enriched in their learning when our school, families and our Parish work together. Along with the Parish of Christ the King, Fr Dinesh Macwan encourages and supports students to uphold our Catholic faith and values.&nbsp;<br><br>Our vision at Christ the King is that every child will have the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential in an engaging, empowering, innovative and faith-filled community. Our vision will stay and develop with our students throughout their lives.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>Why work for Sydney Catholic Schools</strong><br><br>In joining <a href="https://sydcatholicschools.nsw.edu.au/">Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS)</a>, you will be part of the largest Catholic education community in NSW, with a unified vision and shared resources, encompassing over 145 schools and over 74,000 students. We enable job mobility across the system, diverse career opportunities and an extensive suite of professional development programs.<br><br>SCS is recognised for outstanding student achievement, with 9 schools in the top 100 of the HSC rankings and 18 schools placing in the top 150. We focus on enabling a quality preschool to post-school learning journey for every child, supported by a team of dedicated educators and caregivers.<br><br>In addition, we offer:</p><ul><li>attractive remuneration package</li><li>salary packaging of up to $15,900 annually</li><li>up to 25% discount on school fees for parents of SCS students</li><li>ongoing training and development opportunities</li><li>discounts on gym classes and memberships, activewear, healthy meals, and wellbeing products</li><li>generous Employee Referral Program.</li></ul><p><strong>About you</strong><br><br>As the Assistant Principal, you will have the opportunity to grow professionally 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 learning growth for each and every student. You will have strong communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, the proven ability to work collaboratively and be driven to learn and implement new ideas across the school community. Qualifications and/or experience in gifted education would be helpful.<br><br>To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate impact in:</p><ul><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>contributing actively to the life and mission of the Catholic Church, through word and action, demonstrating the values of the Gospel at work.</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 to plan, implement, and review 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></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>requirements of <a href="https://sydcatholicschools.nsw.edu.au/policies/accreditation-policy-to-work-teach-and-lead-in-sydney-catholic-schools">(Category E)</a> as per <a href="https://sydcatholicschools.nsw.edu.au/policies/accreditation-policy-to-work-teach-and-lead-in-sydney-catholic-schools">Accreditation Policy to Work, Teach, and Lead</a> 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:</p><ul><li>current CV</li><li>cover letter (addressing the above criteria)</li><li>Parish<a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/134Gu9izimlv9lrSXf0l4T4BtLWh789OD/view?usp=sharing"> Priest Reference</a>.</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="https://sydcatholicschools.nsw.edu.au/careers/salary-package">https://sydcatholicschools.nsw.edu.au/careers</a>.&nbsp;<br><br>If you encounter technical issues or 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>&nbsp;<br>Click <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1moHWv3A7WHapPQqPo5_J5QWsAk0pAJzi/view?usp=sharing">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><br><br><i>SCS welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and candidates with diverse backgrounds.</i><br>&nbsp;</p>