Sacred Heart School - Croydon


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 25 May 2020

Sacred Heart Parish Primary School Croydon is seeking a Deputy Principal to commence by negotiation.

<p>Sacred Heart is a Catholic primary school in the eastern suburb of Croydon. There are currently 474 students attending the school. The school is built upon a sense of community and catering to the individual needs of the students. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The position is an ongoing position with an initial Deputy Principal appointment of three years. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Sacred Heart community is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The successful applicant must demonstrate: </p><p> </p><ul><li>a strong commitment to Catholic Education, Catholic Identity and the school&#39;s relationship with the Parish </li><li>leadership skills and experience to support leading and managing the school </li><li>the ability to support the strategic plan and annual goals for school improvement </li><li>a commitment to knowing how learners learn, and how best to meet their individual needs </li><li>recent experience as a leader of learning </li><li>a commitment to ongoing personal and professional development </li><li>current registration with Victorian Institute of Teaching </li><li>an understanding of AITSL standards and expectations of Professional Teachers </li><li>an understanding and commitment to the VRQA Child Safe Standards. </li></ul><p> </p><p>All Applicants must address the following key selection criteria: </p><p> </p><ul><li>exemplary learning and teaching skills with the capacity and desire to share this knowledge </li><li>an explicit commitment to faith, and well developed capacity to take forward the mission of the Catholic Church through the School community </li><li>exceptional communication skills to effectively build and sustain positive relationships within the school, parish and extended community </li><li>a successful performance history of inspiring excellence in teachers to enrich social and emotional wellbeing, student learning and enhanced educational expectations and outcomes </li><li>leadership presence, strong emotional intelligence and self-efficacy to drive an educational environment where staff and students flourish </li><li>an ability to plan and organise events/timetables across the school. </li></ul><p><b>Special Requirements</b> </p><ul><li>a strong commitment to the Catholic faith and ethos </li><li>accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic School </li><li>the ability to support and implement the strategic plan and annual goals for School Improvement </li><li>an understanding of and commitment to the Child Safe Standards and the wellbeing of children.</li></ul><p>Please submit applications to the Principal - Mrs Therese Stewart at <b>principal&#64;shcroydon.catholic.edu.au</b></p>
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