Assistant Principal - Chester Hill Public School

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Chester Hill NSW, Australia
  • 24 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: 00008M91
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: 02 9644 1286 - Lance Condon
Closing date: 08/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Chullora
Staffing area: Fairfield
School name: Chester Hill Public School
FTE: 1.000


Chester Hill Public School is committed to providing innovative and enriched teaching and learning experiences.  The school has 670 students with 77% coming from non english speaking backgrounds. We have less than one percent indigenous students. Our 2021 Family and Occupation Index (FOEI) was 141.

Our early learning strategy provides for flexible delivery of curriculum in the K-2 years, allowing students to progress through stage outcomes at a rate appropriate to their needs and abilities. K-2 is supported through the provision of two Instructional leaders. 

Years 3-6 are placed in classes that support and enable explicit teaching across all Key Learning Areas. Quality teaching, literacy and numeracy remain the principal areas of focus and these continue to be supported, developed and enhanced through professional learning and the purchase of teaching and learning resources. 

Learning support programs include Best Start, Early Action for Success, InitiaLit, LAS, EAL/D, guided and home reading, and Focus on Reading. Numeracy support is actioned through the Quick Smart numeracy program . 

For more information please visit our school website:

Selection Criteria

  1. In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary, with an initial focus in infants with highly developed instructional leadership skills with the demonstrated ability to lead data informed, evidence-based teaching and learning resulting in student growth and attainment.
  2. Evidence of an approachable, highly visible, and collaborative leader with a capacity to build a culture of high expectations and trust, inspiring and enabling all students, staff, and community to contribute to our positive and diverse school environment.
  3. Strong collaborative leadership skills to support and mentor staff in curriculum differentiation, change and best practice literacy and numeracy programs.

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


Early Learning and Child Care, Other Subjects

School Type


Job Closing Date

08 Dec, 2021