Deputy Principal Secondary, Cardiff High School

$160,523 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Cardiff High School, Boronia Street, Cardiff NSW, Australia
  • 14 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service

Job Category: Schools | TCH Other

Job Location: Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley

Job Reference Number: 00008BVU

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $160,523.00. This position attracts a base salary of $144,822.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.

Contact: 02 4954 9966 - Josh Gane

Closing Date: 28/07/2021 - 04:00 PM

Principal Network: Lake Macquarie North

Staffing Area: Newcastle

School Name: Cardiff High School

FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Cardiff High School is a comprehensive, co-educational secondary school located in the city of Lake Macquarie on the land of the Awabakal People. The school draws its enrolments from the Cardiff, Garden Suburb, Hillsborough, and Macquarie Hills communities. The school has a culture of academic achievement, success in sport, and creative and performing arts.

Cardiff High School has a current enrolment of 750 students, including 110 Aboriginal students and 48 support class students (MC, ED, IO, IM). The school FOEI is 112. The school curriculum caters to a wide variety of interests and needs, with a growing number of students accessing tertiary study and local-industry post-school pathways.

Cardiff High School has a strong relationship with the Kirinari Hostel, with many residents currently and historically attending Cardiff High School.

Cardiff High School has strong collaborative links with the our P&C, Local AECG, and the Cardiff Community of Schools: Hillsborough, Garden Suburb, Cardiff, Cardiff North and Cardiff South Public Schools.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria:

1. Demonstrated school curriculum leadership focused on reflective, evidence-based and data-informed practices with the ability to strategically lead change that results in academic growth and high achievement.

2. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a dynamic senior executive team to strategically plan, lead and monitor initiatives that drive continuous improvement by applying evidence informed practice.

3. Proven ability as a highly visible leader with outstanding interpersonal, communication, administrative skills and alignment of resourcing, to manage and lead complex day to day operations of the school including wellbeing and student engagement.

4. Demonstrated expertise in collaboratively leading comprehensive and innovative approaches to raising the educational outcomes of all Aboriginal students.

General Selection Criteria

1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice

2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs

3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams

4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents

5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning

6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

28 Jul, 2021