Assistant Director

$126,542 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Dickson ACT, Australia
  • 14/01/2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management and Leadership

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 08 February 2021

Classification: School Leader C
Salary: $126,542 plus superannuation
Position No: 17452
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Kym Turnbull on or Kym Turnbull

Details: We are looking for an energetic School Leader to lead the implementation of key Australian Government, Ministerial and Directorate STEM education priorities through the Academy of Future Skills. You will be responsible for collaborating across schools and the Education Support Office to co-design school improvement initiatives that strengthen evidence-informed, flexible and innovative pedagogy, as well as support high quality teaching and strengthen equitable learning outcomes in STEM.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: A minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification. Current professional teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility to obtain). Prior to commencing this role, 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 -

Note: This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants need to submit an Expression of Interest comprising a current curriculum vitae, supporting statement (two pages) with two referees. The supporting statement should address the capabilities listed below and be written with a focus on the job description specified for the position.

  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Leading the management of the school
  • Engaging and working with the community

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.


This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension.


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