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Assistant Principal-Range 1

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 07/07/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 01/08/2022 - 01/08/2027

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1283430

Reference: 1283430

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

Description

  1. Educational Leadership
  1. Outstanding capacity for visionary and exemplary education leadership of a school or college.
  2. Highly developed skills in leading and managing change – including the leadership of others in the process of change.

 

  1. Financial, Managerial and Administrative Ability
  1. Outstanding financial, organisational and resource management skills.

 

  1. Planning, Policy and Program Development and Review
  1. Exemplary values appropriate to the development of student learning with a demonstrated capacity to achieve high quality student outcomes.
  2. Demonstrated ability to implement Department policies to a high level.
  3. An understanding of and commitment to, the use of learning technologies to improve teaching and learning.

 

  1. Leadership of Staff and Students
  1. A highly developed capacity to motivate staff, develop their talents and build an effective team.
  2. A clear capacity to foster a learning environment that takes account of the individual needs of students and helps students to develop their special abilities and talents.

 

  1. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  1. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills in individual, small group and community contexts.
  2. Exemplary values pertaining to personal qualities of objectivity, sensitivity and integrity.
  3. An ability to work with parents and the community to develop a strong learning environment.

 

  1. School Based Criteria
  1. Outstanding ability to implement programs that contribute to establishing a just and inclusive learning environment where Student Wellbeing and Respectful Relationships are paramount.

Role

The assistant principal reports directly to the principal.

Assistant principals have a primary responsibility for the management of significant areas or functions within the school to ensure the effective development, provision and evaluation of the school's education program.  In exercising the responsibility, assistant principals will have the authority to make all significant decisions relating to the program, budget and staff relating to their area of designated responsibility within the framework of the school's strategic plan, policies and budget.  Assistant principals will contribute to the overall management of the school through involvement in policy formulation and decision making.

The management of significant school program or functional areas in schools involve assistant principals in the analysis of the needs of students and the translation of state educational policy and frameworks into appropriate education programs to meet the needs of all students.

Typically assistant principals will be responsible for the effective use of the teaching staff and program budget of a defined area of the school's operation and for the oversight and leadership of the educational programs provided utilising these resources.

Responsibilities

Typically, assistant principals perform one or more of the following functions:

  •    supervision and coordination of the work of senior curriculum or level coordinators;
  •    allocation of budgets, positions of responsibility and other resources within the area of responsibility;
  •    supervision of the delivery of teaching programs;
  •    management of programs to improve the knowledge and experience of staff;
  •    responsibility for general discipline matters beyond the management of classroom teachers and year level coordinators;
  •    contribute to the overall management of the school;

Who May Apply

Appropriately qualified individuals currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education and Training is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department.  The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Other Information

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

VIT LANTITE

To be eligible for employment, transfer or promotion in the principal or teacher class a person must have provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching. In addition, from 3 August 2020, to be eligible for employment in the principal class or teacher class, a person who graduated from a Victorian Initial Teacher Education program after 1 July 2016, must demonstrate that they have passed the literacy and numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) requirements. This condition is satisfied where the LANTITE requirement is part of the Victorian Initial Teacher Education program completed by the person.

Vaccination Requirement

A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Diamond Creek East Primary School is situated in a growing residential area, which still has the charming attributes of a rural township.  The school has spacious, well-maintained grounds, with well-equipped adventure playgrounds, sporting areas and room for active and passive play.  The school has a steady enrolment, currently 456.  Diamond Creek East Primary School offers a comprehensive, sequential curriculum based on The Victorian Curriculum.  The programs provided develop significant understandings about topics through meaningful learning experiences based on the process of inquiry.  All key learning areas have extensive and well-planned support programs, including excursions that are in direct support of all class activities.  We are a school community committed to developing and implementing high quality learning and teaching.  Our beliefs are based on the core values of Dedication, Care and Excellence.  Dedication to providing a quality primary education in an environment that encourages the interdependent partnership of all members of the teaching and learning community – staff, students and parents.  Care by the valuing of individual differences – the diverse range of personalities, experiences, interests, learning styles, and academic needs of our students.  Excellence by ensuring the employment of diverse and challenging curriculum programs that reflect the goals and priorities of the school and focus on improved student outcomes.

Assistant Principal-Range 1

Job type:

Full time / From 01/08/2022 - 01/08/2027

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Stephen Campbell - Acting Principal | 94381413

Assistant Principal-Range 1