Assistant Principal in Yipirinya School at Management – Schools

Yipirinya Schoolis hiring people as Assistant Principal. The Selected person will be earn at least $130000 – $139999 AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingAssistant Principal
Job EmployerYipirinya School
LocationManagement – Schools
Salary$130000 – $139999
Job postedMay 29, 2022
Job Deadline2022-06-28
Job SectorManagement – Schools

Assistant Principal

Yipirinya School, Alice Springs

Commencement: Immediate start or prior to the start of Term 3, 2022.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced. 

Relocation assistance will be provided where applicable.

Very attract salary packaging apply.

Primary Objective

Yipirinya School is growing quickly and the Assistant Principal will play a vital role in delivering the vision of Yipirinya School by providing support for the Principal in the management and leadership of the school.

Context Statement

Yipirinya School is an independent Indigenous community school in Alice Springs controlled by an Indigenous Council and catering for Indigenous students from the nearby community and outstations. The school has first class facilities and deep relationships with the broader Alice Springs community. All classroom teachers currently have the support of a full-time Indigenous assistant teacher. Language and culture teachers provide additional specialist support when children engage with language classes each day, and Yipiriniya School is the only school of its type to teach in four Aboriginal languages. Relationships Based Learning, and School Wide Positive Behaviour Support are significant improvement priorities at the school.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. As a member of the Senior Management Team, participate in the formulation and review of school policy, procedures and strategic plans to achieve educational outcomes and strategic goals.
  2. Collaborate with the Principal to identify, write and acquit grant submissions for improvements to infrastructure, education and well-being programs.
  3. Support all staff to build staff capacity and achieve high standards through professional development and performance management.
  4. Lead all staff to implement whole school approaches in teaching, learning and assessment through modelling, co-teaching and mentoring.
  5. Manage student learning, safety and well-being through the development of supportive learning environments, effective behaviour management practices and by building relationships with families and community groups to enrich the school and its value to the wider community.
  6. Manage the identification, assessment, funding and reporting of students with additional needs to ensure identified students access programs that meet their learning needs.
  7. Undertake a teaching load as required.

Selection Criteria


  1. Proven capacity to lead the teaching and learning goals of Yipirinya School, including a proven ability to lead curriculum implementation and teaching teams.
  2. Proven capacity to contribute to the day to day administration and management of a school including timetabling, meeting deadlines, writing reports and fulfilling compliance obligations.
  3. Proven ability to use effective interpersonal skills to work collaboratively to build staff teams, improve staff capacity and enhance performance management processes.
  4. Proven ability to interact effectively with Indigenous students, families, staff, partnerships and interagency relationships to build and maintain effective relationships that lead to improved student outcomes.
  5. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage inclusion support programs for students with additional needs.
  6. Registration as a teacher in the Northern Territory and a current Working with Children Card.


  1. Demonstrated ability to understand appropriate Indigenous teaching and learning frameworks and methods towards successful Indigenous student outcomes, including models for embedding Indigenous perspectives. 
  2. Relevant training in School Wide Positive Behaviour (SWPB), trauma informed training and restorative practices.
  3. Relevant post-graduate tertiary qualification in educational leadership or equivalent.

Further information

  2. Contact Gavin Morris, Principal, Yipirinya School phone 08 8952 5633.
  3. Email application to [email protected] by COB 20 June, 2022.

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