School Leader - Garran Primary School | Full-Time Permanent


Garran Primary is seeking a School Leader C who has established a reputation as an outstanding classroom practitioner. The successful applicant will demonstrate experience in people management, coaching capabilities and workplace innovation in a high performing school. The successful applicant will have experience in collaboration practices, to lead a teaching team in data driven, evidence informed pedagogical approaches within an instructional leadership model that result in strong academic growth for students. The role requires visible and approachable leadership which facilitates the effective management of cohort and individual student engagement, challenging behaviour and wellbeing. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills with demonstrated high level written and oral skills. This role will have a teaching load, responsibilities for relief day-to-day staffing and timetabling as well as other duties as determined by the Principal.The successful applicant will demonstrate;
Proven experience in coaching and ability to support teachers in the acquisition of rigorous school pedagogical practices in literacy and numeracy within an Instructional Leadership Model.
Capacity to lead the Accelerated Learning Program and initiate improvement in student outcomes through innovation in gifted education.
Proven ability to build authentic relationships to effectively support staff and engage with families in managing complex student behaviours and wellbeing and promote a caring, positive school culture.
Demonstrated success in leading community engagement initiatives that impact student academic achievement.
Ability to effectively implement and support STEM initiatives that engage all stakeholders as a learning community.
Outstanding interpersonal skills including high level written and oral skills to effectively communicate within an articulate and engaged school community.
The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (
Note:This is a permanent position available from Term 3 2022.
canberra (garran), ACT, AU