Eoi - Deputy Principal - Helensvale State School

  • Gold Coast
  • Education

This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and any extensions to this appointment will not exceed 12 months.

About the School : Welcome to Helensvale State School. We take great pride in our school and our strong history of working together to provide quality teaching and learning experiences for our students. Our school community strives to work towards our school mission of 'all students will learn' by ensuring students are given the support they require to succeed. The structures within our school week prioritise the mastery of literacy and numeracy skills, whilst also prioritising student wellbeing and enrichment opportunities. At Helensvale State School we have a strong connection with our local community and we work in collaboration with our Parents and Citizens Association to ensure the needs of our students and staff are met.

About the Role : As the Deputy Principal you will :

  • improve the educational outcomes of students in their schools
  • develop the quality of teaching and learning
  • nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

The Deputy Principal reports to the school Principal. As the Deputy Principal you will also have responsibility for the following:

  • Assist the Principal to lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Deputise for the Principal when required.
  • Uphold the deputy principalship as a values based, ethical and moral activity.
  • Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
  • Set high standards for student and staff performance.
  • Actively participate in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business.
  • Be futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling.
  • Manage resources to achieve goals.

For a full list of mandatory requirements please see the attached role description.

Interested? To apply :

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities identified in the attached role description.

Applicants need to be a current Queensland Government employee to be eligible to apply. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.