Deputy Principal - Mackay West State School

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mackay QLD, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Principal

Job Description

Mackay West State School is looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join the leadership team as Deputy Principal. In this role, you will improve the educational outcomes of students in the school and develop the quality of teaching and learning. You will achieve this by nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Mackay region
Job ad reference QLD/CQR390696/21T
Closing date 27-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $131445 - $138016
Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10
Job duration 12 months unless otherwise determined
Contact person Paul Manttan
Contact details

(07) 4951 5111

About the School:
At Mackay West State School, students are valued and treated as individuals with a focus on all aspects of their academic and social development. Our motto, 'always our best", encapsulates our commitment to providing the best possible educational environment for your child.

Our school has an intentional and highly considered approach to planning and enacting the Australian curriculum, teaching and learning, and monitoring student improvement and achievement. The development of solid literacy and numeracy foundations, thinking skills and resilience in all students is a priority and paramount for future learning success. Differentiated practices supports students' engagement and learning achievement.

About the 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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Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021