Deputy Principal

Deputy Principal

The Central Coast Steiner School caters to 285 students from Early Kindergarten- Year 10. We are located in a natural bushland setting in Fountaindale, on the beautiful Central Coast. We are seeking a Deputy Principal to join our contemporary, vibrant and caring learning environment.

The position is available as from Term 3 2022, however a Term 4, 2022 or Term 1 2023 start is also possible for the right applicant. The Deputy Principal role includes a 0.5 teaching role (primary and/or secondary).

Deputy Principal Selection Criteria:

  1. Understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and practices of Steiner education
  2. Experience in school leadership
  3. Ability to step up to the challenges of leadership, to act ethically and with personal integrity
  4. Dedication to the growth of a flourishing school community
  5. Demonstrated ability to articulate and enact expected standards, ethos and ideals so that a healthy school culture is sustained
  6. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and enthusiasm for the profession
  7. An ability to work cooperatively and consultatively with colleagues to bring out their strengths and mentor their professional growth, outstanding interpersonal skills
  8. Demonstrated calm, level-headed approach to challenges, ability to creatively problem-solve
  9. Commitment to developing positive relationships and working restoratively with students
  10. Well-versed in contemporary understandings of student wellbeing
  11. Well-versed in contemporary understandings of education, with a willingness to innovate, adapt and renew
  12. High standards of verbal and written communication, administrative and organisational skills

The successful candidate must also provide a Working with Children Clearance prior to commencing. 

Approval to teach (NESA or equivalent) is required. Applicants are to provide a cover letter responding to each of the selection criteria, curriculum vitae, and contact details for three referees who have worked in a supervisory capacity to:  by 30 June 2022.