Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta

Assistant Principal - 2 positions at Gilroy Catholic College Castle Hill (BB-8348C)

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The Assistant Principal is responsible to the Principal and shares in the leadership of the Catholic school community by supporting the Principal and Leadership team. The Assistant Principal exercises this responsibility by ensuring that the school delivers high-quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community it serves which is embedded in the Catholic world view. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church.

The position is for 2 Assistant Principals commencing Term 2, or later by negotiation

Selection Criteria (please ensure you address the criteria below with your covering letter):-

  • Free from any impediment to full acceptance by the Church in lifestyle, witness and modelling
  • A demonstrated record of leading processes to improve student performance in Catholic school
  • The capacity to challenge and lead a school community that gives witness to the Catholic faith and its teaching and is aligned with the system strategic intent
  • A demonstrated knowledge and use of current and emerging technologies as enablers for contemporary learning and teaching
  • A minimum of four years professional qualification in education
  • Substantial currency in Religious Education pedagogy and knowledge of Religious Education curriculum
  • Attainment of a relevant Masters qualification or commitment to complete within four years of appointment
  • Demonstrated experience in leading contemporary learning theory and practice within the school
  • A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and formation.
  • Commitment to team and to building positive relationships.
  • The Organisation

    Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney. 

    This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.

    CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

    Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

    As part of your application, please download the relevant documentation , please ensure you include your current Principal and previous Principal referee reports if less than 5 years in present school and a reference from your Parish Priest from the parish which you regularly attend; 

    Candidate Information Pack - Assistant Principal.pdfChild Protection Questionnaire - Referee.pdfPriest reference.docReferee Report Assistant Principal.docx

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