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Principal Leader-Delany College, Granville

Apply now Job no: 498893
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: Delany College - Granville, Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
Categories: School Leadership

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is seeking an innovative and transformative educational leader for the role of Principal Leader of Delany College, Granville commencing January 2021.

Those seeking to apply for this role will be a committed Catholic leader who will ensure that each student has access to world class learning and is able to make a meaningful contribution to their community.

You will be able to articulate a vision for the school that will go beyond what we currently imagine a school can be. You will be a leader who will inspire others.

You will work collaboratively with teachers, students and families to respond to the needs of learners in today’s world. 

You will focus on equipping students with core literacy and numeracy skills as well as building their personal capabilities. 

Selection Criteria

  • A capacity to challenge and lead a school community that gives witness to the Catholic faith and its teaching, aligned with the system’s strategic intent  

  • Relevant qualifications and experience

  • An understanding of the importance of an evidence-based approach to improving learning

  • A deep understanding of contemporary learning theory and practice, and demonstrated application of that knowledge in leading school improvement

  • Demonstrated success in building effective relationships and high-performing, collaborative teams 

  • Evidence of ongoing professional learning

  • Demonstrated knowledge digital tools as enablers for contemporary learning and teaching

  • A capacity to engage and influence the educational agenda at a school and system level.

The Organisation

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney. 

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.


As part of your application, please download the relevant documentation:

Download File Candidate Information Pack - Principal Leader.pdf
Download File Child Protection Questionnaire - Referee.pdf
Download File Priest reference.doc
Download File Referee Report Principal.docx

Position Description

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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