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Assistant Principal - Alice Springs

Yipirinya School Council Inc

Yipirinya School is an Indigenous, Not for Profit, independent, two-way learning school in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. It caters for approximately 170 local Indigenous students ranging from Transition to Year 10 from surrounding communities. It is managed by the Yipirinya School Council. Four local Indigenous languages and cultures are taught at the school: Central Arrernte, Western Arrernte, Luritja and Warlpiri, as well as English, Maths and other Australian Curriculum subjects. The school supports student attendance through bus pickups to and from the surrounding communities.

We are currently seeking a suitable qualified candidate for the following position in the unique role of Assistant Principal, Yipirinya School Council Inc, Alice Springs.

Total effective package includes salary $135,046 including Super, plus attractive salary sacrifice packaging options. Registration with the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory and a Working with children Clearance Notice (Ochre Card), a drivers license are mandatory requirements for the Assistant Principal position, employed at Yipirinya School Council Inc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. As a member of the Senior Management Team, participate in the formulation and review of school policy, procedures and strategic plans to achieve educational outcomes and strategic goals.
  2. Collaborate with the Principal to identify, write and acquit grant submissions for improvements to infrastructure, education and well-being programs.
  3. Support all staff to build staff capacity and achieve high standards through professional development and performance management.
  4. Lead all staff to implement whole school approaches in teaching, learning and assessment through modelling, co-teaching and mentoring.
  5. Manage student learning, safety and well-being through the development of supportive learning environments, effective behaviour management practices and by building relationships with families and community groups to enrich the school and its value to the wider community.
  6. Manage the identification, assessment, funding and reporting of students with additional needs to ensure identified students access programs that meet their learning needs.
  7. Undertake a teaching load as required.

Further information

Contact Fiona McLoughlin, Acting Principal, Yipirinya School at principal.yipirinya@ntschools.net using the subject line: Assistant Principal - Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone 08 8952 5633.

A position description is attached.

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