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By 18 June 2024No Comments

Start Date: 1 January 2025

Status: Full-Time

Term : Permanent

Applications Close: Friday, 5 July 2024

Position details

St Brigid’s Primary School is seeking a suitably qualified, passionate and committed Assistant Principal with a dynamic skillset and a passion for education, staff growth and development. The successful applicant will join with the leadership team to create a vibrant school community with parental involvement. The School also has a commitment to improve learning outcomes for all students by developing and improving teacher effectiveness and student engagement.
Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, with an opening letter addressing the selection criteria to the Principal, including names and contact numbers of three referees, one of whom must be the current employer and Parish Priest.

Selection Criteria: (if applicable)

• Demonstrate a proven and successful record of teaching practice that model’s quality pedagogy, and have comprehensive knowledge of current educational theories.
• Be highly organised and demonstrate a successful record of administrative experience, with an understanding of accountability and meeting of deadlines;
• Have an understanding of industry accountability standards and processes – EYLF, NQS, QIP, as well as experience in implementing the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and the Australian Teacher Performance and Development Framework;
• Ability to lead Sacramental Programmes and work collaboratively with Parish Priest and Parish Coordinator.
• Organises school liturgies in collaboration with staff, students and the parish priest.
• Have experience in implementing the WA Curriculum and use of the SCSA judging standards across the key learning areas;
• Be able to support the Principal competently in the four domains of leadership in a Catholic School: Learning, Engagement, Accountability, Discipleship.
• Have the ability to analyse and use student data to lead staff in raising student levels of achievement, drive future focus and guide school improvement processes.
• Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a successful record of developing positive relationships with all stakeholders;
• Witness to their faith and previous experience in taking a leading role in the religious dimension of the school community, including co-ordinating Sacramental Programs
• Possess a high level of initiative, innovation and the ability to work as part of a collaborative and dynamic leadership team.

Desirable Expertise and Experience:

• Knowledge of Special Needs would be an advantage
• A minimum of seven (7) years of experience
• Accreditation to Lead in Religious Education

Qualifications Required

• Accreditation to Lead, or working toward this requirement
• An active member of the Catholic Church (Parish Priest reference required)
• Have relevant four-year tertiary qualification
• A minimum of seven years education experience
• Registered with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia
• A valid Working with Children Check Card in Western Australia

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and address each of the selection criteria. When addressing the selection criteria please limit your response to a maximum of half a page per item. A current Curriculum Vitae is also required, including the names and contact number of two (2) professional referees, one of whom must be the current employer and a Parish Priest (or a Parish Priest reference).

All applications to be addressed to The Principal, Ms Paula MacKenzie and all applications must be emailed to

All applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic Education.

In applying for this position you will be providing personal information to the School. This information will be used in order to assess your application for employment.
Applicants must have a current registration as a teacher with the Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA) to be eligible for appointment. Information is available from the TRBWA website.

Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people of all ages and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

On appointment successful applicants will require a Working with Children Check. Application forms are available at certain Australia Post Outlets throughout the State. A list of participating Australia Post outlets can be found on the Australia Post website . An application for a WWC must be made in person