Deputy Principal - Kawana Waters State College

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Sunshine Coast QLD, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Applications are invited for the permanent, full-time position of Deputy Principal at Kawana Waters State College. The campus offers educational programs for students in years 7-12, including VET and ATAR pathways. The Deputy Principal role will be instrumental in the VET agenda, ensuring it is a powerful option, reflecting community and market needs. As the Deputy Principal, you will be accountable for QCE attainment and it is also expected you will lead the strategic direction of the Health Education Unit, an innovative and engaging health education

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Sunshine Coast
Job ad reference QLD/NCR390754/21P
Closing date 28-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $131445 - $138016
Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10
Job duration  
Contact person Elly Gerbo
Contact details (07) 5436 9388

About the school

Kawana Waters State College is a co-educational Independent Public School offering quality education from Prep to Year 12 (P-12). Students, parents and staff value its warm, supportive atmosphere and its focus on academic excellence. The College's varied academic and sporting facilities reflect the breadth of the College's educational offerings. The College is set between the Pacific Ocean and the world class sports and rowing precincts of the Sunshine Coast Stadium and Lake Kawana. Across Lake Kawana the College forms part of the vibrant and innovative health and business precinct including the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Close partnerships with this precinct, the University of the Sunshine Coast, the Sunshine Coast Trade Training Centre and Education Queensland International mean that career pathways and international perspectives are abundant at Kawana Waters State College.

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)
  • Applicants are to address key capabilities 1-4 only (one page per criteria) under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description. Written respose should be maximum 4 pages. 

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

28 Oct, 2021