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Assistant Principal-Range 1 - Teaching and Learning

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 11/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 03/10/2022 - 10/03/2027

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1289158

Reference: 1289158

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

 

SC1 Educational Leadership

a. Outstanding capacity for visionary and exemplary educational leadership of a school.

b. Highly developed skills in leading and managing change including the leadership of others in the process of change.

SC2 Financial, managerial and administrative ability

a. Outstanding financial, organisational and resource management skills.

SC3 Planning, policy and program development and review

a. Exemplary values appropriate to the development of student learning with a demonstrated capacity to achieve high quality student outcomes.

b. Demonstrated ability to implement Department policies to a high level.            

c. An understanding of, and a commitment to, the use of learning technologies to improve teaching and learning.

SC4 Leadership of staff and students

a. A highly developed capacity to motivate staff, develop their talents and build an effective team.

b. 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

a.   Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills in individual, small group and community contexts.

b.   Exemplary values pertaining to personal qualities of objectivity, sensitivity and integrity.

c.   An ability to work with parents and the community to develop a strong learning environment.

SC6 School Specific

a. Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum and a capacity to establish and lead a consistent pedagogical approach across a new school.

b. Highly developed ability and commitment to the use of evidence and data to improve learning outcomes for all students.

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

Teachers currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and qualified to teach and/or have demonstrated experience in the curriculum area(s) specified for the position.

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

For positions in special settings, a person is not eligible for employment unless they meet the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

 

Kalkallo is a young growing community of diverse families and backgrounds. Gilgai Plains Primary School is located in the Cloverton Estate and is a community hub that reflects the needs and aspirations of its families.

Gilgai (pronounced Gihl-guy) is a Woi wurrung word of the Wurundjeri people meaning small waterhole. 

•    The school opened on day 1 of Term 1, 2022.
•    The school is located at 10 Sequoia Drive, Kalkallo, 3064.

Our state-of-the-art school caters to the diverse needs of all students and supports the needs of a vibrant and growing community. Our grounds provide valued room for students to be active, natural outdoor areas that reflect the surrounding environment and modern learning facilities that support diverse curriculums. 
•    The school includes the following facilities:
-    Administration building, including library, art, kitchen, technology and science learning spaces
-    Performing Arts and Physical Education building (Community Hub)
-    3 x Learning Neighbourhoods 
-    2 x Outdoor Hardcourts
-    1 x Sports field, 1 x Bike shed & Playgrounds
-    Staff car park

Vision

To develop confident, resilient and resourceful thinkers who strive to achieve their best and contribute to make the world a better place.

Mission

-Teaching and reinforcing how to being kind to self, others and our environment

-Ensuring students feel safe, happy and well

-Greeting students with a smile and a hello and helping them to love coming to school

-Ensuring each student is seen

-Teaching students to be literate and numerate and give them experiences to continually grow and succeed

-Providing diverse learning opportunities

-Supporting students to work hard and allow others to be their best

-Helping students to have at least one good friend and teaching them how to make friends and keep friends

-Being the person they can go to when needed

-Teaching students to work and play by our values

 

Values

Our values guide our students and staff in our everyday actions and behaviours. Our school culture is built upon these 4 values and underpins how we work and play.

 

We act with KINDNESS

 

We behave with RESPECT

 

We display ZEST

 

We love LEARNING TOGETHER



 

Our Motto

Sparking joy in learning and compassion in hearts.

 

 

Assistant Principal-Range 1 - Teaching and Learning

Job type:

Full time / From 03/10/2022 - 10/03/2027

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Anthea Jamieson | 87790000

Assistant Principal-Range 1 - Teaching and Learning