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Eoi, Deputy Principal - Mackay State High School


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Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Executive Leadership Team as Deputy Principal. In this role you will be responsible for leading our Junior Secondary portfolio and will have direct responsibilities for our Year 7 and 8 students. This is a great opportunity for aspiring leaders to experience a large, dynamic school.

Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Stream 3 /Deputy Principal
Workplace Location: Mackay region
Job ad reference: QLD/CQR375892/21E
Closing date: 16-Jun-2021
Yearly salary: $127927 - $134322
Fortnightly salary: $4903.40 - $5148.50
Job duration: From 12 July 2021 until 10 December 2021, unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Felicity Roberts
Contact details: 0416 111 393
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This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

About the School:
Mackay State High School is proud to be a large and diverse school community. Our mission is to provide educational excellence and diverse pathways for students, based on a culture of inclusion, high expectations and pride. Our committed and caring staff focus on developing individual students to attain their full potential in academic, sporting, cultural and arts fields. In preparing students to be tomorrow's citizens, our curricula and co-curricula programs are infused with a focus on pathways that meet individual learning needs and career aspirations. We believe that this is best achieved when teachers, students, parents and the community work together to build positive and supporting relationships. At the heart of the school are the core values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience and our 3 R's guide all of our practices and expectations for student engagement and support.

About the Role:

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 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.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under “How you will be assessed” section 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.