Assistant Principal

Sydney Catholic schools are established by the Church to support parents with their responsibility for the faith formation of their children. To this end, the Executive Director of Sydney Catholic Schools invites applications for the following leadership position: 

Assistant Principal | 7-12 Girls|912 Students
Mount St Joseph, MILPERRA
Commencement Date: 29 January 2019

Closing Date: 19 October 2018

Mount St Joseph Milperra is a Year 7-12 girls school founded by the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. Mount St Joseph embraces the mission of Jesus in the context of Catholic Education, and in the spirit of Mary MacKillop, co-founder of the Sisters of St Joseph. Built upon the values of justice, compassion and love of learning, our school community nurtures the growth of young women from all backgrounds, challenging them to be self-reliant and to exercise an active role in Church and society. This school community values the dignity of each person and thus promotes respect for self, others, earth and God.

The  Assistant Principal supports the Principal in promoting and nurturing the Catholic identity and Mission of the school and in ensuring excellence in educational outcomes for all students.

To be considered for this role, you will be able to demonstrate that you are an effective leader who:

  • Contributes to the Catholic life and culture of the school community
  • Builds a learning culture of shared responsibility for quality teaching and student learning growth, informed by data
  • Manages effective strategies for staff induction, accreditation, collaborative practice and professional learning
  • Plans and acts strategically to drive school improvement initiatives
  • Develops the leadership capacity of others
  • Ensures that school processes meet system, NESA and legislative requirements
  • Works in partnership with parents, caregivers and the parish to promote faith and learning

You will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-graduate study in Leadership or Curriculum
  • Accreditation for Senior Leadership in a Catholic School (Category E) according to ‘Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead in Systemic Catholic schools Archdiocese of Sydney’

Applicants are required to fill out the Assistant Principal Application Package along with related documents and return it via email to

This role is classified as a child related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.

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