Assistant Principal, Bankstown Public School

$124,038 - $137,486 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Bankstown Public School, Restwell St, Bankstown 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:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008M7Z
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 9796 2120 - Ben Walsh
Closing date: 08/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Bankstown
Staffing area: Bankstown
School name: Bankstown Public School
FTE: 1.000


Bankstown Public School is a large multicultural school of 810 students and is located within the CBD of Bankstown. 96% of students are from non–English speaking backgrounds and 10 are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students.

There are currently 47 language backgrounds with 35% Arabic, 27% Vietnamese and 7% students speaking Urdu. The staff at Bankstown Public School are a highly committed and diverse group of experienced, early career and temporary teachers.

There are 32 class teachers with a newly established Support Unit consisting of an IO, Au/IO and IM class.

The Executive team consists of a Principal, 2 Deputy Principals, 3 Instructional Leaders at Deputy Principal level and 5 Assistant Principals.

The school has a Community Hub coordinator who works with the school community to build parent capacity to support student learning.

We have very strong student welfare programs and the school supports a Playtime program for preschool aged students and their parents and continues to foster and build community participation and support.

Selection Criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and implement quality and differentiated literacy and numeracy programs including the collection and analysis of student data to measure impact, inform delivery and drive improvement.
  • Proven capacity to lead, mentor and inspire both experienced and early career teachers in curriculum and different evidence-based pedagogy.
  • Evidence of collaborative leadership to build a culture of respectful relationships with high expectations leading to student growth 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.

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