Deputy Principal - MacGregor State School

$140,958 - $143,451 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 02 Aug, 2022
Full time - Permanent Principal

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled and experienced educational leader to join our team as the Deputy Principal at MacGregor State School. The successful applicant will be committed to developing the quality of teaching and learning, improving the educational outcomes of all students and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, community and stakeholders. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, apply now!

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MER434964/22P
Closing date 15-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $140958 - $143451
Fortnightly salary $5402.90 - $5498.50
Job duration  
Contact person Lee Gerchow
Contact details (07) 3323 4333

About the school 

MacGregor State School opened in 1972. We have since established a very proud reputation as a school of excellence, enrichment and extension; consistently being one of the highest performing schools in student academic, performing arts and sporting results. Our school offers programs for about 1300 students in Prep to Year 6. As an Independent Public School (IPS) we have a very active School Council and P&C. We aim to work in a positive partnership with parents to develop every child to their full potential. We focus on improving all students' outcomes in English, Maths and Science using 21st century teaching strategies and technologies. To accelerate learning all our classrooms and outdoor learning areas are digitally rich. We also provide excellence programs in student leadership and citizenship. We recognise that our students have a full range of gifts and talents that we seek to develop. Our students and their families have come to us from all over Brisbane, and the world. Our staff and parents work very closely together with the aim of ensuring all our students are safe and happy; and are learning to their potential. Nearly 70% of our students identify with a non-English speaking cultural background; with over 40% requiring additional support. Where required, they are supported to acquire English language skills by our specialist EAL/D team.

About the role

As the Deputy Principal you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Assist the Principal to lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Deputise for the Principal when required.
  • Uphold the deputy principalship as a values based, ethical and moral activity.
  • Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
  • Set high standards for student and staff performance.
  • Actively participate in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business.
  • Be futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling.
  • Manage resources to achieve goals.

For a full list of mandatory requirements please see the attached role description.

Interested? To apply:

  • Applicants are encouraged to make phone contact with the Principal - Mr Lee Gerchow prior to submitting their application to discuss the role.
  • Attach a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities identified in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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School Type


Job Closing Date

15 Aug, 2022