Principal Level P3 - Leumeah Public School

$177,481 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Leumeah NSW, Australia
  • 12 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category: Schools | TCH Other
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008HSW
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The total remuneration package will be $196,329.00. This classification attracts a base salary of $177,481.00.
Contact: 9203 9938 - Wendy Langer
Closing Date: 20/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: St Andrews
Staffing Area: Campbelltown
School Name: Leumeah Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
Leumeah Public School is situated near Campbelltown in South West Sydney and is part of the St Andrews Principal network. The school is positioned in spacious grounds with multiple playgrounds and covered outdoor learning spaces. Our school has an enrolment of approximately 528 students. Over 50% of our students are from language backgrounds other than English and 3.6% Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. The school is comprised of 20 mainstream classes with an additional Opportunity Class. Leumeah Public School is highly regarded by the local community as an enriching learning environment.

The school is actively supported by the P&C. Leumeah Public School is a PBL school which brings together the whole-school community to contribute to developing a positive, safe and supportive learning culture. Staff are committed to improving the literacy and numeracy outcomes for all students. Students are provided with leadership opportunities to drive school initiatives in areas that they are passionate about. There is a strong teacher mentoring program, quality professional learning is targeted, ensuring a supported induction to the profession and building staff capacity to achieve continuous improvement.

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria,

  • Visible, approachable and highly engaged leadership to inspire and develop staff in a time of significant educational change.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and evaluate whole school quality teaching and learning with a sustained focus on improving student progress and performance in literacy and numeracy.
  • An open, approachable and visible leader with excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to genuinely embrace the culture of inclusion and high expectations for all and to engage with, and build strong connections with, parents, staff and the wider community.
  • Demonstrated experience to lead highly effective and research-based wellbeing initiatives to meet the needs of staff and students.

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

If you have not held a substantive principal position in a NSW Public School at any time in the past five (5) years, you need to have completed the NSW Public School Leadership and Management Credential to be eligible to apply, and you will need to attach a copy of your provisional credential certificate or final credential certificate as part of your application.

An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.
To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020.
The guidelines are located at:

Special Notes
Classification Structure for Principals:

The Crown Employees (Teachers in Schools and Related Employees) Salaries and Conditions Award 2020 details the new principal classification structure based on the complexity of schools which commenced in 2016. Please view information on the Classification structure for Principals at

The classification and remuneration of our school principals is based on school complexity, as measured through each school’s RAM allocation. As part of the ongoing application of the new structure a review of thresholds and outcomes will occur on an annual basis. The principal classification for this school is Principal Level P3 for 2021 and also for 2022.

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

20 Oct, 2021