Deputy Principal - Throsby School

$147,337 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Gungahlin ACT, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 04 August 2021
Classification: School Leader B
Salary: $147,337 plus superannuation
Position No: 52636
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Annamaria Zuffo on or (02) 6205 3491

Details: Throsby School is located in the Gungahlin area of Canberra and will cater for students from Preschool to Year 6, opening in 2022. Throsby School will offer a modern, dynamic learning environment and the appointed Deputy Principal will work closely with the Principal to lead a consistent approach to learning and collaboratively develop the strategic direction of the school. The Deputy will lead and build the capacity of all teachers and staff through a culture of continuous improvement that includes mentoring, coaching, and Professional Learning Communities, closely aligned with the ACT Education Directorate Future of Education strategy, utilising the new and modern infrastructure, building partnerships with the wider community.

Working collaboratively with the school community the Foundation Deputy Principal will work closely with the Principal to establish structures, processes and a positive school culture. They will work closely with the Principal to deliver a vision of academic rigour, a framework for genuine inclusion, and a culture of curiosity. High expectations and achievement for all students, regardless of their background, learning needs and circumstances, will be central to Throsby School.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -

How to Apply: Please submit your curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the five leadership capabilities outlined in the Position Description (maximum six pages) and two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


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Job Closing Date

04 Aug, 2021