Amaroo School - Principal Senior Campus

$175,964 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Amaroo School, Katherine Avenue, Amaroo ACT, Australia
  • 28 Jul, 2022
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 12 August 2022

Classification: School Leader A 1
Salary: $175,964 plus superannuation
Position No: 40586
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 27 July 2022
Contact Officer: Cindie Deeker on or (02) 6142 1253

Details: Reporting to the Amaroo School Executive Principal, the Principal Senior Campus will lead a consistent approach to learning and teaching across the senior school. The senior executive leadership team consists of three principals, Executive Principal, Principal Primary Campus and Principal Senior Campus. The Principal Senior Campus will collaboratively develop and lead the strategic direction of the school using a distributive model to build the capabilities and effectiveness of the leadership team and staff.

The appointed Principal will work to build the capability of all teachers through the development of a culture of continuous professional improvement that includes classroom-based learning, Professional Learning Communities, and mentoring and coaching arrangements across the school in line with ACT Education Directorate Future of Education strategy. Staff will be empowered to create and embed the Australian Curriculum and Pedagogical framework across the school.

With students at the centre, strategic priorities outlined in the School Improvement Plan are to improve student performance in reading across K-6 and to improve student performance in writing across years 7-10. With a strong focus on equity and inclusion, the Principal Senior Campus will collaboratively lead a consistent approach to learning across P-10. Specific to the senior campus, students may engage in specialist classes including Apollo ProgrAM, AMstudy, AMflex.

The Principal will continue to nurture and establish strong partnerships with parents and the wider community as an integral component of the Gungahlin community. This includes supporting the large number students coming from language backgrounds other than English and Australian Defence Force families. The Principal Senior Campus will collaboratively lead the school’s improvement journey to promote an inclusive learning culture, equity of opportunity and excellent outcomes for all learners. The school’s Annual Action Plans, Annual School Board Reports, School Review Reports and current School Improvement Plan 2022-2026 are available on the school website and may provide further information.

Eligibility/Other requirements:

  • Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (

Notes: The Joint Selection Committee (JSC) is established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions and as such will assess all applications for this position.

Applicants with specific requirements to enable access to, or participation in, the interview process should inform the contact officer prior to interview.

How to Apply: Please submit your curriculum vitae (two pages), statement of claims based on the leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum six pages) and contact information for two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


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Job Closing Date

12 Aug, 2022