Assistant Principal - Victoria Avenue Public School

$124,038 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal Teaching - Primary

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job Location:

Sydney Region

Job Reference Number: 00008D85
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: 9743 1352 - Elisa Baker
Closing Date: 27/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Strathfield
Staffing Area: Granville
School Name: Victoria Avenue Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

Victoria Avenue Public School is situated within a unique community facility, the Victoria Avenue Community Precinct. This precinct includes a Child Care Centre, an Early Childhood Health Centre, an Out of School Hours Care Centre and Victoria Avenue Public School. Victoria Avenue Community Precinct is situated adjacent to Sydney Olympic Park which includes Bicentennial Park. Bicentennial Park is used by teachers and students as an extension of the learning environment of the school.

Victoria Avenue Public School has 273 students, which includes 5 Inclusive classes, and caters to a diverse community. The school motto is 'Include, Inspire, Innovate' which encapsulates the school's ethos of including all students and families in school programs, inspiring the school community to strive for excellence in education and aspire towards future focused education for all students.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria,  
  1. Approval to teach infants and/or primary, underpinned by strong curriculum knowledge and the ability to balance exemplary classroom teaching practice with the complexities of a leadership role.
  2. Highly developed instructional leadership skills with the demonstrated ability to lead data informed, evidence based teaching and learning resulting in student growth and attainment.
  3. An approachable, empathetic leader who builds relational trust, fostering an inclusive school culture where staff and students are known, valued and cared for.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to further enhancing strong community relationships through active involvement in the wider school community.

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 this teaching opportunity.

Special Notes

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

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 are in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020. The guidelines are located at:


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Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021