Deputy Principal - Deception Bay State High School

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

Job Description

Deception Bay State High School are seeking a dedicated and passionate leader to join the team on a temporary, full-time basis for the duration of the 2022 school year. As the Deputy Principal, you will share the executive leadership of the school. Included in, but not limited to your portfolio of responsibilities is a focus on retention and engagement of First Nation students. You will be required to line manage a team dedicated to supporting First Nations students, oversee whole school events, lead new and beginning teachers, and provide behavioural support for students in Year 10.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Moreton Bay - South
Job ad reference QLD/NCR390777/21T
Closing date 28-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $131445 - $138016
Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10
Job duration Until 09 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Kyrra Mickelborough
Contact details 0459 835 371

About the school

Established in 1992, Deception Bay State High School is a co-educational state school situated just north of Brisbane. With approximately 1050 students, the school provides a rigorous and comprehensive education that is relevant and future-focussed for our diverse student population. A key vision for the school is empowering all learners to thrive through our four school values of Belonging, Integrity, Persistence and Aspiration. Our school values are reflected in our school priorities and support the provision of our whole school curriculum including our structures and policies, procedures and rules, funding priorities, decision-making arrangements, disciplinary procedures, community relations and our approach to staff and student welfare and pastoral care. We believe these values will guide all of our students to aspire to be the best they can be.

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 (maximum 2 page) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response suitability statement.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

28 Oct, 2021