Assistant Principal

Mount St John Primary School

DORRIGO, NSW


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 October 2021


Full time position with a 5-year renewable contract

<div style="font-family: Arial"> <p style="font-family: Arial; text-align: right"><img style="float: left" src="https://publicstorage.dc2.pageuppeople.com/1001/ProviderAsset/cc3d583a-647c-490e-be69-9fe9f95783b7.png" alt="" width="242" height="111" align="">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<img src="https://publicstorage.dc2.pageuppeople.com/1001/ProviderAsset/8909af29-bf1e-4235-9f47-4d54d267513c.PNG" alt="" width="118" height="121" align=""></p> <p style="text-align: center">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: 24pt"><strong><span style="color: #006a8e">Mt St John's Primary School, Dorrigo</span></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">At Mt St John's, Dorrigo we pride ourselves on providing quality Catholic Education. We acknowledge that learning is a special time for powerful experiences that forever fuel the imagination of the scientist, the artist, the author, the philosopher, the builder - all children carry these experiences into their future as a core of inspiration, confidence and creativity.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">We strive to:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Provide opportunities for students to participate in decision-making processes with regard to their own learning.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Provide opportunities for students to reflect on their faith, pray together and celebrate liturgies and Sacraments.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Emphasise service and leadership within the local and global community through participation in local events and fundraising for charity.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Encourage parental involvement in all programs</span></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: left"><span style="color: #cb333b; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________</span></p> <h3 style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: 24pt; color: #253746; font-family: georgia, palatino, serif"><strong>Assistant Principal&nbsp;</strong></span></h3> <p style="text-align: center" align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt"><span style="color: #253746"><em>Full time position, 5-year renewable contract&nbsp;</em></span></span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt"><span style="color: #253746"><em>commencing January 2022</em></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center" align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt"><span style="color: #253746"><em>This position will be underpinned by a full time, permanent teaching position at the School</em></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: left"><span style="color: #cb333b">_<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________</span></span></p> <div style="font-family: Arial"> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Applicants must have:&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">a current NSW Working with Children Check</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">full accreditation with NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">compliance with the&nbsp;<span style="color: #0000ff"><a style="color: #0000ff" href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/2304/accreditation_to_work_teach_lead.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead</a></span>&nbsp;Policy upon appointment</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">relevant teaching and postgraduate qualifications at Masters Level in Educational Leadership, Theology or equivalent, or willingness to obtain.</span></li> </ul> </div> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Criteria:&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <ul> <li style="font-family: Arial; text-align: left"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Broad experience in curriculum, pedagogy and leading collaborative cultures</span></li> <li style="font-family: Arial; text-align: left"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Demonstrated ability to integrate Catholic beliefs and practices into all aspects of learning and teaching, including Catholic Social Teaching</span></li> <li style="font-family: Arial; text-align: left"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Demonstrated high levels of organisation, communication and problem solving skills</span></li> <li style="font-family: Arial; text-align: left"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Experience in leading initiatives that focus on improving mission, learning, engagement and wellbeing outcomes for all students</span></li> <li style="font-family: Arial; text-align: left"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Success in building staff capacity by coaching, mentoring and school wide activities that develop knowledge, practice and professional engagement in others.</span></li> <li style="font-family: Arial; text-align: left"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Demonstrated ability to lead processes to improve student performance</span></li> <li style="font-family: Arial; text-align: left"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Demonstrated ability to create and maintain inclusive, supportive and safe learning environments.</span></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: left"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Your application should address the above criteria including the nomination of three (3) referees, including your Parish Priest or Minister.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Additional information: </strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="color: #0000ff; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><a style="color: #0000ff" href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/3277/pd_generic_assistant_principal.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Position Description – Assistant Principal </a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #0000ff; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><a style="color: #0000ff" href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/1963/referee_report_instructions.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Referee Instructions</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #0000ff; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><a style="color: #0000ff" href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/1962/referee_report_parish_priest.docx">Referee Report - Parish Priest</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #0000ff; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><a style="color: #0000ff" href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/referee-report-professional">Referee Report - Professional</a></span></li> </ul> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-size: 11pt"><strong>Enquiries</strong></span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">: <span style="color: #0000ff"><a style="color: #0000ff" href="mailto:recruitment@lism.catholic.edu.cau">recruitment@lism.catholic.edu.au</a></span></span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial"><strong><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Applications must be received by: </span></strong><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">3pm, Friday 29 October 2021</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>Diocese of Lismore Catholic Sch</em><em>ools Limited is committed to creating Child Safe Schools.</em></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.</em></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>An Equal Opportunity Employer.</em></span></p> <p style="text-align: center">&nbsp;</p> </div>