Assistant Principal - Pedagogy and Learning - Ryan Catholic College, Kirwan

Townsville Catholic Education supports 29 schools in our Diocese, in a region extending to Mount Isa in the west, Proserpine in the south, north to Halifax and Palm Island. Our education choices include primary, secondary, Prep-to-Year 12 and boarding facilities. TCE employs in excess of 2,500 teaching, professional and ancillary/support employees to fulfil our mission of providing quality educational services through our Catholic school communities. A Catholic education involves much more than simply teaching the educational basics. It encourages students to embrace Catholic values and faith while providing them with an excellent education and diverse life experiences that will prepare them to be a contributing member of the community in their adult lives. As part of our teaching team, we will provide a supportive, flexible working environment where care for all our employees is a fundamental part of our ethos. We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our employees are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and delivering quality learning outcomes for all students.

Closing date July 29, 2024, 3 p.m.
LocationKirwan QLD, Australia
Type Full-Time
Status Contract

About this job

Ryan Catholic College, Kirwan  is seeking an experienced and dedicated Assistant Principal - Pedagogy and Learning. This is a permanent teaching role with a five year fixed-term appointment to the Assistant Principal - Pedagogy and Learning position. This role commences January, 2025.  

The position of Assistant Principal - Pedagogy and Learning shares with the Principal the responsibility for learning and teaching and the development of both high expectations of students and staff and a high performance culture in the school measured through student engagement and student outcomes.

The Assistant Principal - Pedagogy and Learning will assume a senior leadership role, working with staff to drive the development, implementation and evaluation of teaching and student learning and growth across the school.

To join this vibrant school community, you'll need
  • To be able to work as a member of a committed team of professional teachers, dedicated to providing quality teaching and learning in partnership with the parent community
  • To have an understanding of contemporary pedagogy and the ability to differentiate, and provide for, a diverse range of abilities
  • To have an ability to collaborate and work positively as part of a professional learning community
  • To have a willingness to change and develop instructional strategies to increase student growth and achievement 

Mandatory Criteria/Professional Registration/Other

  • Appropriate Tertiary qualification with registration or eligibility for registration with Queensland College of Teachers
  • Postgraduate qualification for a position of senior leadership in Catholic schools, which includes attainment of/commitment to the completion of a minimum of 8 semester units of postgraduate study in Religious Education, Scripture, Theology, Catholic Ethos from an Australian Catholic university or institution.
  • Full accreditation to teach in a Catholic School and accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic school
  • The capacity to enact leadership focused on living and sharing the Catholic faith, the Mission of the Church and the Catholic school ethos, with the intention of influencing and enriching the lives of students, staff and other members of the school community.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner.
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to travel from time to time within the Catholic Diocese of Townsville

Desirable Criteria

  • Five years of successful teaching experience, preferably across a range of year-levels
  • Masters or other post graduate qualification in Theology, Religious Education or Educational Leadership
  • Can show evidence of educational, pastoral, theological and managerial aspects of school leadership.

For detailed information about the role, please refer to the Teacher Position Description and Assistant Principal - Pedagogy and Learning role.