Deputy Principal Secondary, Crestwood High School

$144,822 - $160,523 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • NSW, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021
Full time - Permanent Principal Workplace Training & Assessment

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008MI6
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at $160,523.00. This position attracts a base salary of $144,822.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: (02) 9639 7422 - Therese Hourigan
Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: The Hills
Staffing area: Parramatta
School name: Crestwood High School
FTE: 1.000


Crestwood High School is a comprehensive co-educational school, including a Support Unit, with an enrolment of 1030 students. The school is committed to providing an educational environment that is inclusive, engaging and challenging for all students.

The school focuses on quality teaching and has a strong emphasis on academic rigour and differentiated curriculum. Crestwood High School offers broad subject choices, responsive to students' needs and interests. It is a Positive Behavior for Learning school committed to innovative welfare and leadership programs.

The school values and enjoys supportive relationships with parents and the community as key stakeholders in strong educational partnerships that meet the needs of our students.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria,

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of the senior executive and executive teams to drive a culture of high expectations and sustainable improvement in line with the school's vision, strategic improvement plan and system priorities.

Demonstrated high-level communication and administrative skills to lead and manage day-to-day school operations with the ability to plan, develop and implement quality organizational structures and processes.

Proven ability in the use of data and educational research to lead reflective, evidence informed, evaluative practices that build the capacity of staff and enable all students to achieve their best.

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 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 were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020.

The guidelines can be accessed here:


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

01 Dec, 2021