Deputy Principal Secondary, Wyong High School

$147,776 - $164,536 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Wyong High School, Alison Rd, Wyong NSW, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time - Permanent Principal Workplace Training & Assessment

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | TCH Other

Job location:

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley

Job reference number: 00008W7V
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at $164,536.00. This position attracts a base salary of $147,776.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 02 43531088 - Rodney Hill
Closing date: 25/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Central Coast
Staffing area: Central Coast
School name: Wyong High School
FTE: 1.000


Wyong High School has an enrolment of 753 students, including 115 Aboriginal students and 11% of students from non-English speaking backgrounds. The school features information technology selective classes with a STEM focus and the cohort includes six Special Education support classes (two Multi Categorical, two for students with a Mild intellectual disability, one for students with a Moderate to Severe intellectual disability and one for Emotional Disturbance).

Wyong High School has a strong and active Parent and Citizens' Association and Ngara Aboriginal Education Consultative Group that work in partnership with us to support school initiatives.

We are an active member of the Wyong Learning Community, having established productive links with our partner schools and implemented initiatives of which some include; Year 6 transition and STEM programs.

The school forms part of the Lakes Trade Training Centre and offers diverse training and vocational opportunities to its students including significant linkage to university programs and partnership with local industry.

The school enjoys a mix of both highly experienced and early career teachers and seeks to give an authentic voice to Wyong High School students in the areas of school governance, teaching and learning, wellbeing, community involvement, leadership and learning environments through participation in the Central Coast Student Voice Alliance.

Wyong High School continues to focus on quality student learning outcomes in literacy, numeracy and engagement and caters for a broad range of activities including creative and performing arts, cultural, sporting, vocational and academic pursuits.

Our established positive, respectful relationships across the learning community ensure a collective commitment to ensuring quality learning outcomes for all students.

Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria,

  • Proven capacity to work collaboratively as a member of the senior executive team to strategically plan, lead and monitor school improvement initiatives through data informed practices.
  • Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills that promote productive and positive relationships in order to effectively manage student wellbeing issues.
  • Demonstrated capacity to inspire and work collaboratively with all members of the school community, embedding a culture of high expectations leading to an increase in student employability skills, pathways and curriculum opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and implement effective professional learning to develop and evaluate effective teaching and learning programs which enhances literacy and numeracy outcomes for all students.

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 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

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