Teaching Principal Level TP1, Waterfall Public School

$137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Waterfall Public School, Public School, McKell Avenue, Waterfall NSW, Australia
  • 16 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service

Job Category: Schools | TCH Other

Job Location: Sydney Region

Job Reference Number: 000089US

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: The total remuneration package will be $137,486.00. This classification attracts a base salary of $124,038.00.

Contact: 95313908 - Jennifer French

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

Principal Network: Woronora River

Staffing Area: Sutherland

School Name: Waterfall Public School

FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Waterfall Public School is a small school of 20 students in the most southern suburb of Sydney, fringed by the Royal National Park. The multi-stage classes are driven by differentiated learning to support success for all students.

The school has a commitment to connecting, engaging and enabling the students to contribute and ethically advocate within their community, and beyond. The school fosters student voice and student ownership of learning.

Students have the opportunity to participate in quality extra curricular programs and all senior students are enabled as school leaders and mentors for younger students.

Waterfall Public School has a dedicated focus on Sustainability and Environmental Education fostering an appreciation of its unique, picturesque setting in the Royal National Park. Working authentically in partnership with the community there is a focus on continual whole school improvement, collaborating to support the wellbeing of all students.

The school has an active and supportive P&C and wider community who are a dynamic advocacy group for the school, dating from 1901, and values its cultural and historical significance.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria,

  • Proven capacity to provide outstanding pedagogy curriculum leadership in a small school environment as an Instructional Leader, leading effective and innovative teaching practice with an increase in student outcomes and engagement.
  • Demonstrated capacity to proactively communicate and visibly engage with the entire school community in authentic ways that are culturally sensitive and innovative with a strong commitment to maintaining valuable partnerships with parents and the wider community.
  • Demonstrated highly advanced capabilities in leading whole school transformational change within the context of current educational reform including Literacy and Numeracy, and STEM.
  • Demonstrated capacity to be a dynamic, visionary and collaborative leader able to make informed and strategic decisions for the best outcomes of all students, staff and community.

General Selection Criteria

  1. High level educational leadership with the skills to lead and manage a complex public school focused on the delivery of high quality education
  2. Ability to lead and manage rigorous and inclusive whole school teaching and learning programs
  3. High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build positive relationships and engage all levels of the school and educational community
  4. Ability to lead and manage the development and performance of staff to improve teaching and learning
  5. Ability to plan systems and manage resources effectively and equitably to enhance teaching and learning
  6. Capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department's Aboriginal education policies and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and other Sciences, English and Literature, Mathematics

School Type


Job Closing Date

28 Jul, 2021