Assistant Principal (Primary)

St Clare's Catholic Parish Primary School, Narellan Vale

Work type: Permanent full time

Job no: 497588

Categories: Assistant Principal

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

The Director of Schools, Diocese of Wollongong, invites expressions of interest from suitably experienced leaders of education for the full time, substantive position of Assistant Principal at St Clare's Catholic Parish Primary School, Narellan Vale, commencing in January 2025.

In the Diocese of Wollongong, Assistant Principals play a significant role in creating vibrant Catholic school communities where every student finds meaning and purpose in their life through experiencing continual growth in faith and improvement in learning.


We provide our Assistant Principals with:

  • Excellent professional & leadership development programs, tailored to your needs.
  • A generous remuneration package.
  • An environment that encourages innovation and collaboration through education.
  • A platform to contribute to the life, mission and work of the Catholic faith community.


St Clare’s is a vibrant Catholic co-educational primary school committed to every student finding meaning and purpose through continual growth in faith and improvement in learning. The school is growing and is currently in the process of progressing to four streams.

As a Catholic school under the patronage of St Clare and St Francis, the school's vision is to form our hearts and minds to make a difference.


To achieve success in the role, the successful candidate will be someone who can:

  • Give witness to the faith and contribute to the Catholic life and culture of the school community.
  • Build a learning culture of shared responsibility for quality teaching and student learning growth, informed by data.
  • Build capacity through their own professional development and supporting staff by providing access to effective continual professional learning opportunities, giving regular feedback and managing performance.
  • Act strategically to drive school improvement initiatives aligned to the school’s vision and strategic plan.
  • Ensure that school processes meet system, NESA and legislative requirements.
  • Develop and maintain positive partnerships with students, families and carers, the local church and the wider school community.


  • Post-graduate study in a relevant discipline.
  • Accreditation for Senior Leadership in a Catholic School (Category E) in accordance with the ‘Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead in Systemic Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Wollongong’ policy.


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


Applicants are to complete an online application which asks to briefly address the essential criteria (the dot points in the ‘ESSENTIAL CRITERIA’ section of this position advertisement). Please keep your response to the equivalent of 2 pages in length. 

To confidentially discuss your application or general interest in this position please contact Brendan Hall, Team Leader - Recruitment on 0429 004 745.

To submit your expression of interest please select the 'Apply Now' button at the bottom of this advertisement.

Closing date: 31 July 2024 at 11:55pm

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