Deputy Principal – Goondi State School


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About the School

Goondi State School is a prep to year 6 primary school situated in Innisfail in the heart of the beautiful Cassowary Coast. Goondi State School has proudly served the local community for one hundred and twenty-five years. The school motto is ‘Dare to Do Well’. Our school serves a diverse, multicultural community, encouraging all to excel in all aspects of school life – academic and sporting and pursuits.

About the Role

The Deputy Principal role at Goondi State School will include a strong focus on:
  • Instructional leadership in curriculum delivery in English, working with year level teams to build capability and support staff in development of Annual Performance and Development Plans.
  • Student engagement and wellbeing, as well as the provision of case management is also vital to the role and the operation of the instructional leadership team.

As the Deputy Principal you will 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 value 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:

  • Attach 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.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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