Executive Principal Connected Communities, Kempsey High School

$226,130 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Kempsey High School, Broughton Street, West Kempsey NSW, Australia
  • 21 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Management – Schools

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service

Job Category: Schools | TCH Other

Job Location: Regional NSW

Job Reference Number: 00008E90

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $226,130.00. This position attracts a base salary of $204,697.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.

Contact: 02 6586 6928 / 0436 857 179 or email: margaret.mul - Margaret Mulcahy

Closing Date: 04/08/2021 - 04:00 PM

Principal Network: Macleay Valley

Staffing Area: Port Macquarie

School Name: Kempsey High School

FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Connected Communities is a strategy to drive improved educational outcomes for Aboriginal children and young people.

The strategy positions schools as community hubs that broaden the influence of the community and school leadership in the delivery of key services that support children and young people from birth through school into further training, study and employment.

The Executive Principal will work in partnership with the local Aboriginal Education Consultative Group and the local community to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.

Further information about the Connected Communities Strategy is available at

This appointment is for up to 3 years with the possibility of extension.

Kempsey High School has an enrolment of 542 students.

The school website is: kempsey-h.schools.nsw.gov.au

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria,

  1. Deep level knowledge and understanding of the Connected Communities Strategy, department’s Aboriginal Education polices and related government policies and strategies.
  2. Strong educational leadership, strategic analysis and planning capability, combined with creative problem solving skills to drive innovative programs and initiatives that lead to high quality learning outcomes for Aboriginal students.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to implement the schools shared vision and plan in partnership with the local community while being dynamic and responsive to achieve results.
  4. Ability to build collaborative relationships with key government and non-governments agencies particularly the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. to drive improved outcomes for Aboriginal students.
  5. Ability to inspire confidence in Public Education.

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


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

04 Aug, 2021