Assistant Principal, Gulmarrad Public School

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Gulmarrad Public School, Brooms Head Road, Gulmarrad NSW, Australia
  • 25 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:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008ML1
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 66452587 - Robyn Urquhart
Closing date: 08/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Clarence Valley
Staffing area: Clarence/Coffs Harbour
School name: Gulmarrad Public School
FTE: 1.000


Gulmarrad Public School is situated in the Clarence Valley on the North Coast of NSW. The school is highly regarded in the community for providing opportunities for students to be creative, highly motivated and caring.

Gulmarrad Public School is part of the Leading Evaluation, Evidence and Data (LEED) program which has led to improved literacy and numeracy results and the Premier’s Priority targets for 2021 being achieved.

The school has a current enrolment of approximately 200 students. 7% of the student enrolment identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Gulmarrad Public School has a Family Occupation and Education Index (FOEI) average of 97. The school has 8 classes.

Our school’s learning and wellbeing culture is supported through the PAX program and the Friendly Five values of Respect, Co-operate, Act Safely, Manners and Show Initiative.

The P&C is very active in the school, running a number of regular fundraising activities. The P&C makes considerable contributions to the school and assists in providing opportunities for students through funding grants.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary with the capacity to work as part of an executive team and balance exemplary classroom practice and management with the complexities of a leadership role.

Proven capacity to initiate, lead and evaluate improvement in literacy and numeracy driven by analysis of data, expert curriculum knowledge and evidence-based pedagogy.

Demonstrated ability to inspire, mentor and build the capacity of a diverse range of teachers, including experienced and early career teachers.

Highly developed leadership skills in managing and leading student wellbeing practices and processes that build positive, authentic relationships across the school community.

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

The guidelines are located at:


Early Learning and Child Care, English and Literature, Mathematics

School Type


Job Closing Date

08 Dec, 2021