Deputy Principal - Home Hill State High School

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Townsville QLD, Australia
  • 11 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a permanent Deputy Principal, to join the leadership team at Home Hill State High School. This opportunity will allow the successful applicant to assist the Principal in leading the school community of Home Hill, to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 1
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/NQR390086/21P
Closing date 24-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $131445 - $138016
Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10
Job duration
Contact person Frank Kingma
Contact details 0409 066 020
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About our school:

Established in 1964, Home Hill State High School, has a proud history of delivering exemplary education for the young people of the Burdekin. The School Motto FINIS CORONAT OPUS - The end crowns the work, has guided the school over the years. Our mission of a quality education in a caring, disciplined environment seeks to prepare our students for adult life. Students have access to diverse possibilities and opportunities. The learning environment and educational programs, combined with high expectations and personalised support, underpins our philosophy to learning.

Your opportunity:

As the Deputy Principal you will:

  • Improve the educational outcomes of students in their schools
  • Develop the quality of teaching and learning
  • Nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.
  • The Deputy Principal reports to the school Principal.

Your role:

As the Deputy Principal you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Assist the Principal to lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Deputise for the Principal when required.
  • Uphold the deputy principalship as a values based, ethical and moral activity.
  • Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
  • Set high standards for student and staff performance.
  • Actively participate in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business.
  • Be futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling.
  • Manage resources to achieve goals.

What you need to succeed:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum and Senior School Curriculum and Assessment information for the new QCE system.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures of vocational education and training (VET) to support students with further study and transition to post school employment and training.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable the development and retention of effective interpersonal relationships with a wide range of individuals and stakeholder groups.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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Job Closing Date

24 Oct, 2021