Assistant Principal, Ashbury Public School

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Ashbury Public School, Trevenar Street, Ashbury NSW, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal Teaching - Early Childhood Teaching - Primary Workplace Training & Assessment

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008M6Q
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: 9798 4509 - Ben Heinecke
Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Canterbury
Staffing area: St George
School name: Ashbury Public School
FTE: 1.000


Located in Sydney's Inner West, Ashbury Public School (enrolment 381) has a committed and supportive staff who work in close partnership with actively involved parent and community groups.

Ashbury Public School has a diverse student population and a welcoming community environment. The school aims to engage and inspire students in their learning through extensive opportunities in academic, creative and sporting pursuits.

A highly collaborative team of teachers utilize quality teaching practices, consistent high standards and shared teacher professional learning to build continual school improvement.

Student wellbeing underpins all school practices and is evidenced through programs such as positive behavior for learning and restorative practices.

There is an active student environmental group and the school has an established community garden.

A range of well-developed performing arts and sporting opportunities are on offer for the students including an extensive extra-curricular program.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria:

  1. Approval to teach infants and/or primary with the ability to work in a co-teaching and innovative learning environment and a proven capacity to lead with integrity and balance exemplary classroom teaching practices with the complex responsibilities of a school leadership role.
  2. Demonstrated ability to use evidence and assessment data to both build the capability of teachers to implement personalized teaching and learning strategies and support whole school evaluation and strategic planning.
  3. Experience in leading whole school student wellbeing practices and extra-curricular opportunities that foster a culture of inclusion and promote student engagement and achievement.

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.

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at

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 guidelines 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

01 Dec, 2021