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Director, Educational Leadership - Wollongong

Department of Education

Director, Educational Leadership, Wollongong - 000085BR •    Full time temporary role for 2 years (with the possibility of extension or conversion to ongoing employment) •    Public Service senior executive Band 1 role •    Wollongong location and flexible working •    Join a leadership group transforming education in NSW and make a difference to NSW students  •    We’re looking for leaders who put our students at the centre and our people at the heart About the role This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about having a key strategic role in supporting the continuous improvement of principals in NSW public schools to ensure that the work of schools is evidence-based and responsive to the needs of all students from preschool to Year 12. The Director, Educational Leadership role provides differentiated line management support to principals in their pivotal responsibility for leading and managing their school. The role works with the Principal to ensure evidence-based decision-making is focused on improving student progress and achievement by improving the quality of teachers and through effective school planning, self-assessment and change management processes.

This role is a critical member of the leadership team responsible for the delivery of educational outcomes that align with the Department’s strategy and put students and young people at the centre of all our decision making.  For more details, please see the Role Description About you You’re a leader who achieves outstanding results with your people and can bring our values of Service, Excellence, Equity, Accountability, Trust and Integrity into everything you do.  As a leader you will join an executive team focused on driving improved ways of working to deliver meaningful and long-lasting impact.

You will be collaborative, courageous, agile and disciplined about delivering outcomes for students from early childhood to school, and through pathways to higher learning and work. We’re building a better education system, one of the highest-performing systems in the world. If you want to make a positive difference to the lives of hundreds of thousands of students, and are excited about embarking on a reform journey, this is the opportunity for you.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who: •    champions the Education values •    has appropriate tertiary qualifications in education  •    holds a valid clearance to work with Children (Working with Children Check)  •    has demonstrated capabilities in providing educational leadership and direction •    has the ability to support and enhance principal performance to ensure key accountabilities are being met •    is committed to the departmen.


Date15 February 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $236,469 - $259,523 per annum

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