Assistant Principal - Good Shepherd Primary Plumpton

Good Shepherd Primary School - Plumpton


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 12 October 2022

The Executive Director, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP), invites applications for the position of Assistant Principal within the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.

<p><b>Location: </b>the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta,Good Shepherd Primary School - Plumpton</p><div class="video"><iframe src="" style="max-width:560px; width:100%; height: 315px;" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></div><p dir="ltr">Good Shepherd Primary Plumpton is a vibrant and contemporary primary school offering quality education for students K-6. Good Shepherd Primary is a vibrant learning community where excellence in education is our goal. We have some outstanding facilities in our school to assist in providing high quality learning and teaching experiences.</p> <p dir="ltr">We are seeking&nbsp; a passionate and committed Assistant Principal to share in the leadership of the Catholic school community by supporting the principal and leadership team.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About us</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP is committed to responding to the needs of all students. With over 5,000 employees located across 80 primary and secondary schools and office communities, our aim is to transform learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 43,500 students while enriching the professional lives of staff.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the Assistant Principal opportunity:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">We are currently seeking a committed and driven Assistant Principal&nbsp; to share in the leadership of the Catholic school community by supporting the principal and leadership team. The focus of your role will be to support the continued delivery of high quality contemporary learning and teaching within the school, and to deliver strong academic outcomes within the community that we serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view.</p> <p dir="ltr">This position will commence Term 1 2023.</p> <p dir="ltr">This rewarding Senior School Leadership opportunity serves as an instrumental support to the Principal in all areas including Leading Pedagogy, Catholic Culture, Leading Self &amp; Others and Stewardship. More specifically, you will:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Focus on the synergy between equipping students with core academic skills as well as building their core values and personal qualities</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Empower staff, students and parents to actively engage with the school community through effective relationships</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Be an active and leading part of a high performing Senior Leadership team, with transparency, integrity and high levels of self-awareness</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Work collaboratively with teachers, students and families to grow student learning and development in thriving communities&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About you (please ensure you address the criteria below with your cover letter):</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates who can demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of CEDP along with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Free from any impediment to full acceptance by the Church in lifestyle, witness and modelling</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrated record of leading processes to improve student performance in Catholic schools</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Capacity to challenge and lead a school community that gives witness to the Catholic faith and its teaching and is aligned with the system strategic intent</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrated knowledge and use of current and emerging technologies as enablers for contemporary learning and teaching</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Minimum of four years professional qualification in education</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Substantial currency in Religious Education pedagogy and knowledge of Religious Education curriculum</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Attainment of a relevant Masters qualification or commitment to complete within four years of appointment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrated experience in leading contemporary learning theory and practice within the school</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and formation.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Commitment to team and to building positive relationships.<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Qualifications and accreditations:</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Postgraduate study in Leadership, or commitment to commence postgraduate studies within four years of appointment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Accreditation for Senior Leadership in a Catholic School, Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance</p> </li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary Qualification</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Statements of Service<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, click<a href=""> here.</a>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to<a href=""></a>&nbsp; or follow us on<a href=""> LinkedIn.</a></p> <p dir="ltr">Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian<a href=""> here</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr">Applicants must source two professional referee reports and a Parish Priest report prior to the close of advertising to be considered for any Senior School Leadership opportunities.</p> <p dir="ltr">As part of your application, please download the relevant documentation;&nbsp;</p> <p><img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">AP CANDIDATE INFORMATION PACK &amp; PD (2).docx</a><br><img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">AP Referee Report + Child Protection (5) (1).docx</a><br><img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">Parish Priest Reference Form (1) (2) (1).docx</a></p>
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