Assistant Principal Curriculum and Instruction (0.6 FTE) - Ungarie Central School

$124,038 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Ungarie NSW, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Part time - Permanent Principal Workplace Training & Assessment

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job Location:

Regional NSW

Job Reference Number: 00008G9K
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $137,486.00. This position attracts a base salary of $124,038.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 02 6975 9030 - Terrie Payne
Closing Date: 27/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: West Wyalong
Staffing Area: Griffith
School Name: Ungarie Central School
FTE: 0.600

Position Information

Ungarie Central School is located in the rural town of Ungarie on the edge of the Central West of NSW. With a current enrolment of 84, Ungarie Central School caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 12. There are 54 students from K-6 and 30 students in years 7-12. Approximately 7% of students identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

At Ungarie Central School the whole school community is committed to ensuring a quality education for our students. Every student, teacher and leader is challenged to continually learn and improve in an inclusive and supportive environment. A high expectations culture of aspiration supports students to achieve excellence and prepare them to be inquisitive and active citizens. This is supported through evidence-based teaching practices to build strong foundations in literacy and numeracy.

Additional information about the school, including the Annual Report and School Improvement Plan is available on the school website

The Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction position is a leadership role dedicated to ensuring that literacy and numeracy knowledge and skills are embedded in curriculum and assessment; high quality teaching practices are enhanced; and the capabilities of middle leaders are strengthened in literacy and numeracy instruction. It shares the broader educational imperatives of the Assistant Principal position but with an explicit focus on the leadership of effective, evidence-based literacy and numeracy teaching and assessment practices for improved student learning outcomes across the curriculum.

The Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction provides high support and guidance to enhance teacher growth and development in literacy and numeracy and strengthens schoolwide instructional capabilities across the curriculum for middle and senior leaders.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria;

  1. Implementation of evidence-informed literacy and numeracy practices to improve teaching, learning and assessment across the curriculum.
  2. Demonstrated ability to provide differentiated, high-impact professional learning that ensures the continual development and growth of teacher expertise in the teaching of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues to plan, teach and evaluate the impact of evidence-informed teaching strategies for improved student outcomes in literacy and numeracy across the curriculum.
  4. Strategic skills to strengthen the capabilities of teachers and leaders to progress schoolwide literacy and numeracy priorities through effective collaboration.

General Selection Criteria

  1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice.
  2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs.
  3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams.
  4. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents.
  5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning.
  6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies.


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 the Assistant Principal Curriculum & Instruction position. You can apply for approval to teach in NSW public schools at teaching.NSW.

This is a permanent part-time position for three days per week 0.6 FTE (Full Time Equivalent).

Special Notes

Information about our school is available at

This school is an Incentive School. Teaching positions attract the Rural and Remote benefits and incentives package. More information is available here.

Information about the Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction positions in the department is available here

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

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 are located here. 

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021