Assistant Principal - Sacred Heart - Cootamundra NSW

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Work type: Fixed-Term, Permanent/Ongoing, Maximum-Term
Location: Sacred Heart Central (Cootamundra)
Categories: Assistant Principal

Location: Cootamundra, NSW
Employment Type: Full-time, Fixed-term (two-year appointment, followed by review and further extension of four years)
Salary Range: $66,494 to $117,060 (based on skills and experience) + Assistant Principal Allowance $27,138
Start Date: Term 1, January 2023
Closing Date: 11.55pm, Friday 7 October 2022 

Sacred Heart Central School is known for its strong community spirit and commitment to families. Parents are always welcome at the school and are actively involved in their child’s school life. Our school motto 'Faith and Knowledge' challenges us to be a community who serves others, provides academic excellence and nurtures relationships.

About the Role

We are currently seeking an Assistant Principal to join our comprehensive and vibrant community. The Assistant Principal, having an essential curriculum leadership position in the School, is an exemplary teacher who provides a role model for staff and students. 

The Selection Criteria is based on the Leadership Requirements and Practices described in the Catholic Education Leadership Framework;

Vision and Values

  • Articulates visionary leadership;
  • A strong commitment to the Catholic Ethos of the school and a demonstrated ability to foster it in the community;
  • Will be a practising Catholic who contributes in a significant way to the Catholic life of the school.

Knowledge and Understanding

  • Is committed to continual improvement;
  • Professional judgement including the maintenance of absolute confidentiality and fulfilment of legal and policy requirements;
  • Deals effectively with change;
  • Demonstrates sound analysis;
  • Delivers quality outcomes.

Personal Qualities, Social and Interpersonal Skills

  • Displays emotional awareness;
  • Demonstrates personal wellbeing and resilience;
  • Self-reviews and adapts;
  • Resolves conflict effectively;
  • Facilitates positive relationships;
  • Creates a positive learning culture;
  • Guides and mentors others;
  • Communicates with influence;
  • Takes responsibility for personal and professional accountability.

Teaching and Learning & Developing Self and Others

  • The Assistant Principal will lead the development of a positive school culture that is inclusive, student centred and transformative, including, strong professional experience in his/her teaching area and appropriate professional qualifications.

Leading Management of the School

  • The Assistant Principal will ensure the school staff are supported to achieve quality outcomes and assist the Leadership Team in the delegation of tasks and accountabilities. 

Engaging and Working with the Community

  • The Assistant Principal will build, maintain and restore positive relationships with all school stakeholders ensuring high expectations are in place for all.

Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.

Application Process

Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the Position Description.

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.

For further information about the School please visit our website. Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn can be accessed here.

Position specific queries: Please contact Nicky Trinder on (02) 6942 2612 or via email

Application queries: Please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6234 5427 or via email

Position Description

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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