Principal Level P2, Bombala High School

$163,421 - $181,797 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Bombala High Schoolskskssk, Bright Street, Bombala NSW, Australia
  • 11 May, 2022
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Illawarra & South Coast

Job reference number: 00008X0S
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: The total remuneration package will be $181,797.00. This classification attracts a base salary of $163,421.00.
Contact: 02 6200 5028 - Arienne Eadie
Closing date: 25/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Eden-Monaro
Staffing area: Batemans Bay
School name: Bombala High School
FTE: 1.000


Bombala High School is a small rural comprehensive high school serving 140 students on Ngarigo and Bidwell country. The school is located in the south – east of New South Wales at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. The picturesque township of Bombala benefits from close access to both south coast beaches and the ski slopes of the Snowy Mountains.

The school's mission is "Providing Pathways to Success". Bombala High School achieves this by ensuring that each student, teacher, and member of the school has opportunities to thrive and reach their aspirations and potential.

As a learning community, Bombala High School strives for continuous improvement, underpinned by the provision of a quality teaching practices that meet the needs of all learners.

The school has a collaborative teaching staff who constantly seek innovative and engaging ways to enhance learning in a supportive learning environment.

The school is currently undertaking a significant review into curriculum structures and building innovative, integrated learning opportunities for all students

The school has close ties with partner primary schools in the Bombala and Delegate region and draws students from a wide region including north-eastern Victoria.

The school is well supported by the community including parents, businesses and local organisations. An active P&C assists the school by providing additional resources to benefit students.

Bombala High School benefits from partnerships with the University of Canberra and University of Wollongong.

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria,

  • Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills with demonstrated experience in building staff and executive capacity, cohesion, and collective responsibility to lead school improvement, innovation and change.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build authentic connections and collaboration with parents, community and external agencies.
  • Proven ability to enhance student and staff wellbeing to ensure every student and staff member is known, valued and cared for.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully developing and leading innovative school curriculum models that maximise opportunity, engagement, and transition to the desired post school destinations for every student.

General Selection Criteria

  • High level educational leadership with the skills to lead and manage a complex public school focused on the delivery of high quality education
  • Ability to lead and manage rigorous and inclusive whole school teaching and learning programs
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build positive relationships and engage all levels of the school and educational community
  • Ability to lead and manage the development and performance of staff to improve teaching and learning
  • Ability to plan systems and manage resources effectively and equitably to enhance teaching and learning
  • Capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department's Aboriginal education policies and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people


If you have not held a substantive principal position in a NSW Public School at any time in the past five (5) years, you need to have completed the NSW Public School Leadership and Management Credential to be eligible to apply, and you will need to attach a copy of your provisional credential certificate or final credential certificate as part of your application.

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 meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements 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
Classification Structure for Principals:

The Crown Employees (Teachers in Schools and Related Employees) Salaries and Conditions Award 2020 details the new principal classification structure based on complexity of schools which commenced in 2016.

Please view information on the Classification structure for Principals at

The classification and remuneration of our school principals is based on school complexity, as measured through each school’s RAM allocation.

As part of the ongoing application of the new structure a review of thresholds and outcomes will occur on an annual basis. The principal classification for this school is Principal Level P2 for 2021 and also for 2022.

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

25 May, 2022