Assistant Principal - Bowen Public School
Position Information Bowen Public School has approximately 240 students and serves a diverse population within a generally low socio-economic area in East Orange. The school is modern, well-resourced through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM) to support student and staff learning. The school implements a range of strong, research based, academic programs to achieve positive student learning outcomes.
The core values of the school are emphasised through the 'Positive Behaviour for Learning' (PBL) program, which focuses on the school's expectations: We Are Learners, We Are Respectful and We Are Safe. Forty-nine percent of the school population identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and two percent are from a language background other than English. The school caters for a range of students with special learning needs through 3 support classes, the successful integration of students with disabilities and the implementation of targeted student support programs.
Selection Criteria In addition to the general selection criteria, approval to teach infants and/or primary 1. Approval to teach infants and/or primary with a demonstrated capacity to lead, model and implement high quality literacy and numeracy programs. 2.
Capacity to support the implementation of whole school wellbeing and equity practices, with strong behavioural management knowledge and skills. 3. Evidence of collaborative and consultative leadership with an emphasis on being a dynamic, adaptive and supportive leader for all stakeholders.
4. Demonstrated ability to lead effective assessment practice and to analyse and use a range of data to build capacity of individuals and teams to improve student learning outcomes and engagement. 5.
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with parents, staff and the broader community. General Selection Criteria 1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice 2.
Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs 3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams 4. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents 5.
Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning 6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies Conditions An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.
Special Notes Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application..