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Deputy Principal - New Special School Coomera

Education - Mungindi, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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The New Special School in Coomera is seeking a passionate and dedicated Deputy Principal to join the leadership team. Experience as a Deputy Principal or curriculum leader is highly desirable, with demonstrated experience in enacting the Australian Curriculum, and capability in leading people to enact the pedagogies of Comprehensive Literacy and Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) as well as supporting the needs of students with complex communication through Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Gold Coast
Yearly Salary: $127927 - $134322
Contact Name: Kate Hucker
Contact Number: 0457 136 994
Closing Date: 10-JUN-21

About New Special School Coomera

The New Special School in Coomera will open for years Prep to Year 12 in the growing area of Coomera. The vision for the school will support the following statements

A culture of high expectations with a strong belief that every student can learn when provided with a dynamic and fun learning environment that supports the individual needs of all students
Comprehensive Literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) will be signature pedagogies used to enact the Australian Curriculum
Intentional collaborative practices, data-based decision making and feedback will be the way of working for all staff
Strong commitment to family and community engagement will be a key focus of the school

The Deputy Principal will be passionate about driving a collaborative culture of learning and supporting middle leaders, teachers, and support staff to best meet the needs of our students, through a culture of collegial engagement and feedback. They will work collaboratively with the Principal in leading staff to develop their knowledge and skills to drive school improvement, focusing on improving student outcomes. As a lead learner, they will need to have a strong relational capability to quickly develop positive relationships between students, staff and the wider school community. They will have well developed strategic thinking and analytical skills to contribute to our school improvement agenda with strong organisational skills.

Your Role

As the Deputy Principal you will have responsibility for the following:

Assist the Principal to lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
Deputise for the Principal when required.
Uphold the deputy principalship as a values based, ethical and moral activity.
Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
Set high standards for student and staff performance.
Actively participate in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business.
Be futures oriented and strategic.
Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling.
Manage resources to achieve goals.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information please CLICK HERE.
Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

To apply please attach the following:

A brief resume (maximum 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the 'How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

Mungindi, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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