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Assistant Principal, Range 1 - East Gippsland Specialist SchoolVictoria State Government Education and Training
Job Description Job ID: 1228411 Location: East Gippsland Specialist Sch Department: East Gippsland Specialist Sch Role Type: Assistant Principal Full/Part Time: Full-Time Ongoing/Fixed Term: Ongoing Classification: Assistant Principal-Range 1 Apply By: 06/21/2021 Other Information Begin Date: 07/12/2021 End Date : Hours: 38.00 Contact Name: Zoe Gillies Phone: 03 5152 5922 School Website: www.eastgippslandss.
vic.edu.au Location Profile The East Gippsland Specialist School provides a comprehensive and innovative curriculum for primary and secondary students with intellectual disabilities.
The school recognises that every child is special and that our students require additional resources and individual and innovative support to enable them to succeed. The school encourages a supportive environment where teamwork between members of the school community is paramount to foster an environment of ability where every student fulfils their full potential. Our belief that every student can achieve is fostered in a strengths based, stimulating, caring and secure atmosphere.
We promote the values and attitudes of cooperation, responsibility and respect for self, for others, for culture and religious diversity, for property and environment. Students are taught in small groups and are supported by a multi-disciplinary team including teachers, assistants, allied health professionals and other specialists. The school is committed to providing a progressive, stimulating and safe school environment that takes into account sound management practices, good communication between all members of the school community, best practice in delivering the curriculum and innovative community partnerships.
East Gippsland Specialist School is situated in the thriving town of Bairnsdale which is also the commercial centre of East Gippsland. The town itself has pleasant wide streets set around historical, award winning, Main Street Gardens. It is the gateway to Australia’s largest and most beautiful inland waterways, the Gippsland Lakes as well as beautiful beaches and Victoria’s High Country.
The environment lends itself to many leisure opportunities including fishing, sailing and boating, riding, cycling, bushwaking, climbing and skiing. The East Gippsland Specialist School was built in 2003 and has been steadily growing since this time. It now has 110 students and 50 staff with state of the art facilities, extensive IT resources and specialist sensory resources.
Selection Criteria SC1. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP Outstanding capacity for visionary and exemplary educational leadership of a school or college leadership of quality teaching and life-long learning including an indepth knowledge of ABLES and the Victorian Curriculum Highly developed skills in leading and managing change including the leadership of others in the process of change SC2. FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ABILITY Outstanding financial, organisational and resource management skills SC3.