About the Position Position Information North Sydney Girls High is an established fully academically selective school catering for over 900 highly gifted and talented girls from across wider Sydney. The school is located on the lower North Shore adjacent to excellent public transport links. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds with 93% being of language backgrounds other than English. Students are highly motivated, aspirational and deeply involved with their school community. A concept-driven curriculum has been developed with a focus on varied and authentic assessment. Curriculum programs emphasise higher order critical and creative thinking and are complemented by extensive co-curricular sporting, cultural and civic programs. Achieving one s personal best and self reflection are key elements of the school s ethos leading to a supportive and inclusive learning environment. A learning culture of excellence and commitment confirms the school s pre-eminence in NSW public education as a leading provider of holistic education which promotes resilience, connection and innovation. Through student voice initiatives, students are encouraged to become aware, empathetic and active in their advocacy of social justice. Students are empowered to become young women who confidently lead and participate in a complex and dynamic world of rapid technological and social change. Technology is seamlessly integrated into classroom practice with all students having their own mobile learning device. The technology infrastructure and on-hand support are exceptional allowing collaborative learning to extend beyond the classroom. Selection Criteria In addition to the general selection criteria Highly visible leadership with outstanding communication skills to articulate and deliver a vision that will inspire gifted students to achieve their full potential. Demonstrated capacity to create a supportive environment that empowers and connects diverse learners. Collaborative and responsive leadership to deliver innovative professional learning to a diverse and highly professional staff. Capacity to engage with the educational and wider community to promote the school as a leader in future focused, holistic education. 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 Conditions 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. Special Notes 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 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 P4 for 2018 and also for 2019. Should the successful applicant be an existing permanent substantive school principal who has not elected to opt into the new classification structure, they will have the choice to either opt into the new classification structure which will provide them the remuneration package as detailed under Compensation , or be appointed under the previous classification structure which will provide them with a remuneration package valued at $190,655 remuneration amount for old classification of the school which is a base salary of $172,386 plus leave loading and employer s contribution to superannuation. Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application. Other information Company NSW Government no - Principals only. Recruiters, please don t contact this job advertiser. no - Please, no phone calls about this job! no - Reposting this message elsewhere is NOT OK.