Acting Assistant Principal - Cronulla

Sydney Catholic Schools (see more jobs from this school)

Sydney, NSW 

Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 4 December 2022

<p><strong>ACTING ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL l K-6 l 179 Students</strong><br><strong> <a href="">St Aloysius Catholic Primary School Cronulla</a></strong><br> <strong>Commencement Date:</strong> Term 1, 28 January 2022<br> <strong>Closing Date:</strong> Sunday, 4 December 2022<br> <br> <strong>About Sydney Catholic Schools</strong><br> <br> Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with 150 schools, more than 71,000 students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.<br> <br><strong> About the school</strong><br> <br> St Aloysius Catholic Primary School Cronulla is a dynamic and inclusive school with an enduring sense of Catholic community. With a unique approach to STEM education, the students at St Aloysius Catholic Primary School Cronulla have developed skills and aptitude to make a difference in their community. We provide opportunities that ensure students are equipped for the future, inspired to learn and become successful learners for life. We strive to nurture curious, empathetic and collaborative problem solvers, confident in their faith and capabilities to live a life of promise in a rapidly changing world.<br> <br> The community of St Aloysius Catholic Primary School Cronulla is one of trust, reflection and relationships under the guidance of our beloved Parish Priest, Father James McCarthy at St Aloysius Parish.<br> <br> Both parish and school are dedicated to the patron saint of youth, St Aloysius Gonzaga. The Mercy charism and heritage are sustained throughout all the school's undertakings, as evidenced by the students adopting one of the seven Mercy values for each year of their schooling. The students learn and understand how they can strive to live these values each day.<br> <br> <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><strong> To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate impact in:<br></strong></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>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 partnership with parish communities and the wider Church</li> <li>leading with exemplary practice in planning, implementing, and reviewing 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> <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> </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="">(Category E)</a> in the Accreditation Policy to Work Teach and Lead in Sydney Catholic Schools or agree to meet these requirements in your first contract term.</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=""></a>.<br> <br> <strong>APPLICATION PROCESS</strong><br> <br>To submit your application please <a href=";Action=U&amp;FOCUS=Applicant&amp;SiteId=2&amp;JobOpeningId=2715&amp;PostingSeq=1">CLICK HERE</a> and follow the steps to complete your application.<br> <br> To complete the application process you will need to attach:</p> <ul> <li>cover letter (addressing the above criteria)</li> <li>resume</li> <li><a href="">Parish Priest reference.</a></li> </ul> <p><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> <strong>OUR MISSION</strong><br> <em>To know and love Christ through learning.</em><br> <br><strong> OUR VISION</strong><br> <em>Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.</em><br> <br> <strong>OUR VALUES</strong><br> <em>Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity, and collaboration.</em><br> </p>