Deputy Principal - Burwood Girls High School

$144,822 - $160,523 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Croydon NSW 2132, Australia
  • 17/02/2021
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Position Information

Burwood GHS is diverse in terms of ethnicity, culture and socio-economic mix. It is a large comprehensive school with an enrolment of 1105 (70% from a language background other than English). The school community has high expectations for all students and the school consistently achieves high results academically as well as in sports, creative and performing arts. Burwood GHS aims to develop independent women by providing extensive curriculum choice as well as co-curricular activities to extend opportunities for all. The school executive work collegially towards high expectations for student learning, wellbeing and achievement ensuring the continuation of a positive school culture.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria,

  1. Highly visible leadership to manage student and staff learning with an emphasis on high expectations and school improvement
  2. Capacity to initiate and lead innovation within a diverse community of staff and students
  3. Highly developed strategic skills to implement, evaluate and improve practices to support students, staff and parents
  4. Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to support technology innovation as well as manage VET, PDPs and data analysis within the school.

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.

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.


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