Deputy Principal - Calamvale Community College

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane 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 Calamvale Community College. This opportunity will allow the successful applicant to assist the Principal to lead the school community of Calamvale, to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MER390091/21P
Closing date 24-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $131445 - $138016
Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10
Job duration
Contact person Lisa Starmer
Contact details (07) 3712 6333
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About our school:

Calamvale Community College is a P-12 College with 2400 students on a single campus; which is complex, in structure. There are 66 cultures represented at Calamvale Community College, over half the students are bilingual and many are mastering English language. There is a strong focus on language across the College with Prep - 2 Mandarin Immersion program and Mandarin and Spanish offered elsewhere in the College. Calamvale Community College is a truly P-12 College offering the International Baccalaureate programs in Prep to Senior with Middle Years in candidacy. We brand our students as curious, creative and clever with opportunities for diverse pathways across STEM, Arts, Humanities, Sport and community engagement.

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.

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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School Type


Job Closing Date

24 Oct, 2021