Assistant Principal-Range 1 - School Operations & Timetable

Job posted: 28/06/2024
Applications close: 14/07/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 29/07/2024 - 26/01/2028

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1423262

Reference: 1423262

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

SC1   Educational Leadership

  1. Outstanding capacity for visionary and exemplary educational leadership of a school.
  2. Highly developed skills in leading and managing change including the leadership of others in the process of change.

SC2   Financial, managerial, and administrative ability

  1. Outstanding financial, organisational and resource management skills.

SC3   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 a commitment to, the use of learning technologies to improve teaching and learning.

SC4   Leadership of staff and students

  1. 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.

SC5   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.


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.


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

Applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply for any teaching service position and, if they are the successful candidate, request a reduced time fraction. Such requests will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to the operational requirements of the school.

The Department of Education 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. It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Additional support and advice on the recruitment process is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders from the Koorie Outcomes Division (KOD) via marrung@education.vic.gov.au

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:


DE Values

The department's employees commit to upholding the department's Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. The department'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 department values is available at:


Other Information

Any other duties as directed by the Principal.


School Tours for interested applicants will be conducted on

  • Friday 5th July at 10:00am
  • Thursday 11th July at 10:00am

Please email the Principal - arthur.soumalias@education.vic.gov.au to register your interest/attendance.


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.

Location Profile

Rosehill Secondary College sits on a spacious, attractive site with views over the Maribyrnong River Valley and is part of the Moonee Valley Network of schools in the Southwest Region.  As a 7-12 single campus, co-educational school we pride ourselves on providing outstanding educational opportunities for all students, delivered by passionate teachers through our comprehensive tailored curriculum. The college values of Respect, Initiative and Learning are underpinned by behaviours that are explicitly taught through the School Wide Positive Behaviours in Schools program. As a lead SWPBS school we are recognised for our exceptional work in this area.


Rosehill Secondary College is a school with a strong academic focus and a history of consistently high academic results.  At Years 7 and 8, in addition to core English, Mathematics, Science and elective subjects, students undertake additional Literacy and Numeracy classes. A Selective Talent and Enrichment Program (STEP) is designed to cater for intellectually and academically capable students and this is further enhanced by our Advanced Mathematics (RAMP) and English Programs (REAP) at Years 7-9. The Year 10 level is structured as an introductory year to VCE, with many students embracing the opportunity to undertake advanced studies. Programs such as MYLNS and tutoring have also become embedded within our structure. Rosehill Secondary College has excellent VCE results and is committed to supporting a broad range of careers and further education pathways by also offering the VCE VM program and onsite VET.  


Rosehill Secondary College is committed to child safety. Our calm and nurturing environment is reinforced by consistent and effective student management and teaching teams and is further supported by an outstanding and committed workforce consisting of a balance of highly experienced and graduate teachers, a visible Principal Class and committed Education Support Staff.  Our inclusive college embraces both social and cultural diversity and we are committed to continuing to effectively implement the Respectful Relationships program.


Rosehill provides excellent facilities for our students with a designated Year 11 Study Centre, and a purpose-built Year 12 Study Centre.  An EAL and international student collaboration space complements our International Student Program.  As a multicultural community we understand the benefits of globalization and exposing local students to other perspectives and experiences.  We enjoy bespoke science rooms, renovated visual arts spaces and a well-resourced library.  A new STEM Centre was completed in 2020 and hosts our Virtual Reality experience.  In 2021 the school oval was fully refurbished and together with basketball and tennis courts, weights room and a gymnasium, students have ample space and high-quality facilities at their disposal. Significant passive recreational areas are also available throughout the school grounds.  The current capital works program has delivered a state-of-the-art Auditorium and learning facilities including a purpose-built fashion/design area; media room, ceramics room and Music complex.  The refurbishment of A Wing is due to be completed by the end of 2024 further enhancing the teaching and learning environment of the college.


The College is in its second year of a new Strategic Plan and looks forward to continuing celebrating its strong successes in Literacy and Numeracy, whist further enhancing student outcomes by providing opportunities through the Diversity Inclusion Funding, access to the Mental Health Menu and its strong focus on student agency.


Please note this position will have a small teaching load.

All work of Principal class will align with achieving set targets of the School Strategic Plan.

Lead and develop a timetable that reflects school priorities and promotes effective teaching and learning.

A thorough understanding of how to build and develop an efficient College timetable using EDVAL or an equivalent program.

Effectively lead, manage and coordinate the preparation, publication and communication of:

* The College timetable

* Subject change requests

* The yard duty supervision roster

* Study periods roster

* Instrumental music timetable

* Tutoring timetable

* Support Sports Coordinator with Swimming/Athletics carnival rosters

·    Develop, publish and communicate timetables including room changes and staff supervision roster for events/special programs such as:

* Exams

* Open Day


* End of Year Programs


Provide high level advice and support during the annual Course Counselling process.

Coordinate all arrangements for short term contract replacements of teaching staff including supporting the induction of staff and communication with relevant staff.

Arrange for the employment of Casual Relief Teachers (CRT) within the allocated budget, including orientation of school policy and processes, provision of course outlines and work, and appropriate resources.

Provide completed time sheets each fortnight for both locally paid and Agency staff to the appropriate personnel for payroll processing.

Monitor records of staff absences and extras allocated and provide regular reports to the Local Consultative Committee.

As a key member of the Forward Planning committee, provide high level of advice regarding impact to the teaching and learning programs when considering requests for camps, excursions, professional learning.


Oversee and support and work of the other Daily Organiser/s.

Record and track time in lieu accrued by staff and support the acquittal process.


Manage the school enrolment process - excluding Grade 6-Year 7 Transition.

The college is implementing the Berry Street Education Model.  Supporting the implementation of this program across the college is vital.


Setting high expectations and being a visible leader of the college.


Any other duties as directed by the Principal.

Assistant Principal-Range 1 - School Operations & Timetable

Job type:

Full time / From 29/07/2024 - 26/01/2028

Job classification:

Assistant Principal-Range 1


Arthur Soumalias | 9337 2488

Assistant Principal-Range 1 - School Operations & Timetable