EOI, Deputy Principal - Eatons Hill State School

  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 07 Jun, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management – Schools Principal

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists at Eatons Hill State School as Deputy Principal. In this role you will improve the educational outcomes of students, support the continued development of quality teaching and learning and nurture positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders. As one of four deputies the successful applicant must be able to collaborate effectively as part of a large team and demonstrated experience with large-school systems will be a distinct advantage.

Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location: Brisbane - North
Job ad reference: QLD/MER375497/21E
Closing date: 13-Jun-2021
Yearly salary: $127927 - $134322
Fortnightly salary: $4903.40 - $5148.50
Job duration: From 12 July 2021 until 10 December 2021, unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Graham Rickuss
Contact details: (07) 3264 9222
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This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

About the School:
Eatons Hill State School aims to Eatons Hill State School is a community of curious life-long learners committed to academic achievement, personal development and citizenship.  The achievement of our students occurs through our daily classroom teaching programs and a school culture that emphasises excellence in Sport, The Arts, ICT and Global Citizenship. The staff of Eatons Hill State School are committed to providing a quality education for our students and are proud to be part of a strong public education system.

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 focused on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Deputies 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.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under “How you will be assessed” section in the attached role description.

Applicants need to be a current Queensland Government employee to be eligible to apply.
Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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Job Closing Date

13 Jun, 2021