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Principal Level P1 - Minerva School - 0000635U
Location Sydney Region
Advertisement Number A900082702
Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: The total remuneration package will be $153,482.00. This classification attracts a base salary of $138,469.00.
School Name Minerva School
Principal Network Woronora River
Staffing Area Sutherland
Contact Name Garrie Russell
Contact Phone number 9531 3900
Closing Date 30-May-2018
Job Category TCH Other
Organisation Teaching Service
Minerva School (enrolment 36) caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 12 with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities and emotional disturbances. Often students have associated support needs due to sensory processing disorders, behavioural difficulties and autism. The dedicated, cohesive staff participate actively in professional learning and deliver holistic learning programs in a supportive and nurturing environment where the curriculum is varied and appropriate to student needs. All students have an individual education, transition and vocational plan developed in conjunction with parents, caregivers and community personnel to meet specific educational, social and vocational needs. Students from Kindergarten to Year 6 access the NESA curriculum. In Years 7 to 12 students, work towards Life Skills outcomes. Work experience, integration, interschool sport and community access engage students in relevant and motivating learning opportunities. The school has implemented the Positive Behaviour for Learning program. Minerva School is currently in collaboration with the University of Sydney and Schools Plus to implement a Sensory Integration Therapy program utilising an on-site occupational therapist.
Specific Selection Criteria
In addition to the general selection criteria
A dynamic, highly engaged, visible leader with the ability to motivate and inspire staff, and to drive a vision for continual school improvement
An effective manager with exceptional interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to further develop cohesive partnerships with parents and the wider community
Demonstrated deep understanding of the complex learning and support needs of students with mild to moderate intellectual disability and associated emotional and behavioural support needs
Ability to maximise student learning through leading the implementation of effective teaching and learning programs, and innovative practices in student wellbeing and positive behaviour management
General Selection Criteria
1. High level educational leadership with the skills to lead and manage a complex public school focused on the delivery of high quality education
2. Ability to lead and manage rigorous and inclusive whole school teaching and learning programs
3. High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build positive relationships and engage all levels of the school and educational community
4. Ability to lead and manage the development and performance of staff to improve teaching and learning
5. Ability to plan systems and manage resources effectively and equitably to enhance teaching and learning
6. Capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department's Aboriginal education policies and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people
If you have not held a substantive principal position in a NSW Public School at any time in the past five (5) years, you need to have completed the NSW Public School Leadership and Management Credential to be eligible to apply, and you will need to attach a copy of your provisional credential certificate or final credential certificate as part of your application.
Classification Structure for Principals:
The Crown Employees (Teachers in Schools and Related Employees) Salaries and Conditions Award 2017 details the new principal classification structure based on complexity of schools which commenced in 2016. Please view information on the Classification structure for Principals at https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/jobs-and-opportunities/why-choose-us/awards-and-determinations/teachers-award-initiatives
The classification and remuneration of our school principals is based on school complexity, as measured through each school’s RAM allocation. As part of the ongoing application of the new structure a review of thresholds and outcomes will occur on an annual basis. The principal classification for this school is Principal Level P1 for 2018.
Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.