Deputy Principal - Teaching and Learning, Mt Isa

Closing date:

Diocese of Townsville Catholic EducationMt Isa

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Principal - Teaching and Learning

Job No: TCE263 Location: Good Shepherd Catholic College - Mount Isa

Salary Range: $118,821- $130,908

Incentives:  ITAS, IPRASS and Subsidised Accommodation

Tenure: Full-time 5 Year Contract

Commencing Date: 2020

Location: Mount Isa

Closing Date: Friday 13th September 2019


Good Shepherd College (Mount Isa, QLD) is a co-educational Year 7 to 12 college of 500 students. Good Shepherd Catholic College is a community who journey together in faith with “Christ Our Light”. Our students, staff and parents are partners focused on holistic education within a welcoming and caring environment. Fostering faith and spirituality is our primary goal. We believe in the uniqueness and dignity of each individual. We endeavour to encourage each member of our community to be inner-directed, responsible, compassionate and just. Students, staff and parents learn best in situations of loving relationships and mutual respect.

Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff is recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 


A rewarding opportunity

The position of Deputy Principal – Teaching and Learning shares with the Principal, the responsibility for teaching and learning, the development of a faith community and ensuring the Catholic perspective across the curriculum.  The Deputy Principal - Learning and Teaching focuses on leadership in curriculum – which includes the development and implementation of high quality learning and teaching programs.

The Deputy Principal – Teaching and Learning will assume a senior leadership role as a member of the College leadership team to assist and develop staff to drive the development, implementation and evaluation of appropriate classroom teaching plans and resources.

This is a newly created position for Good Shepherd Catholic College due to a re-structure of the leadership team for 2020. 


Key leadership qualities and capabilities


  • Displays confidence, curiosity, enthusiasm and optimism
  • Displays emotional intelligence in working with individuals and groups
  • Builds an inclusive, trusting community and cultivates productive working relationships
  • Is an effective coach and able to develop your staff using effective feedback 

What we offer

  • An attractive remuneration package including:
  • Competitive salary range: $118,821- $130,908 (depending on experience)
  • ITAS, IPRASS and Subsidised Accommodation
  • Salary packaging options via REMSERV
  • Modern facilities and equipment
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (if an employee co-contribution is made)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • 14 Weeks’ Paid Parental Leave
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate Health Insurance 
  • Induction and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Wellbeing programs


How to apply


  1. Please complete the application form below
  2. Upload a current resume with contact details of two referees (one being your current line manager and the other your Parish Priest)
  3. Upload a written response In no more than 2 pages to the following:
  4. What is your educational vision/philosophy?
  5. How will you foster the Catholic life and identity of the school?
  6. How will your leadership skills contribute to the success of the school?

Please refer to the Position Description and Catholic School Leadership Framework to support your response. 


The successful applicant will be required to commence Term 1 2020. 


For a confidential conversation please contact Mary-Ellen Pattinson on 07 4773 0900

For further information regarding the remuneration package please contact TCEO Staffing Services recruitment@tsv.catholic.edu.au

Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

Application close: 4pm Friday 13th September 2019. 


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http://www.mountisa.qld.gov.au/



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