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Principal - Range 4

Position number: 1144510 Closes 07/02/2019

School Tours: Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at 10.00am and Thursday 31st January 2019 at 4.30pm. Please contact Jan Kuzmicky on 9864 7703 or kuzmicky.jan.p@edumail.vic.gov.au 

Selection Criteria

(a) Vision and values
Demonstrated capacity to create a shared vision, define and gain acceptance of school goals and set and communicate expectations for effective performance.
(b) Teaching and Learning
Demonstrated ability to manage the quality of teaching and create a positive culture of challenge, support and collaboration.
(c) Improvement, Innovation and Change
Demonstrated capacity to produce and implement clear, evidence-based improvement plans and policies and lead innovation and change.
(d) Management
Demonstrated capacity to ensure that the school's human, physical and financial resources are efficiently allocated and managed.
(e) Development
Demonstrated capacity to create a professional learning community that is focused on the continuous improvement of teaching and learning, supporting all staff to achieve high standards and commitment to their own learning and wellbeing.
(f) Engagement
Demonstrated capacity to develop positive relationships with students, parents/families and the local community and participate in and contribute to system-level activities.
(g) Community Criterion
Demonstrated capacity to lead a school which is unique in its role as an academic select-entry school for girls in the state of Victoria. The selective nature of entry results in a broad socio-economic and cultural mix, as well as a strong commitment to academic excellence.


The role of the principal is to lead and manage the planning, delivery, evaluation and improvement of the education of all students in a community through the deployment of resources provided by the Department and the school community.

At the same time, the principal, as executive officer of the school council, must ensure that adequate and appropriate advice is provided to the council on educational and other matters, that the decisions of the council are implemented and that adequate support and resources are provided for the conduct of council meetings.


The principal is accountable for the overall management and development of the school within statewide guidelines and Government policies. A clear set of accountabilities, which distinguish their work from other members of the Teaching Service and the education community are set out in detail in the contract of employment. 

The core accountabilities of all principals are to:

  • ensure the delivery of a comprehensive education program to all students
  • be executive officer of the school council.
  • establish and manage financial systems in accordance with the Department and school council requirements.
  • represent the Department in the school and the local community.
  • implement decisions of the school council.
  • contribute to system-wide activities, including policy and strategic planning and development.
  • manage and integrate the resources available to the school.
  • appropriately involve staff, students and the community in the development, implementation and review of school policies, programs and operations.
  • report to the Department, school community, parents and students on the achievements of the school and of individual students as appropriate.

Food Technology Assistant

ES 1-1 0.6 Position 1146349 Closing 28th January 2019

SC1    Highly developed and appropriate food handling skills.

SC2    Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively with members of the school community, including students, and the capacity to provide support and/or attendant care to students where necessary.

SC3    Demonstrated capacity to work independently or as part of a team to meet common goals.

SC4    Capacity to work cooperatively with a range of people including teachers, education support staff and students.

SC5    Excellent organisation skills, including the ability to work under pressure.
SC6    A commitment to professional learning and growth.

The Food Technology Assistant works under the direction of the Food Technology Teacher, the Business Manager and the Principal; they will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations as directed.

Specific duties:
1. assist with the planning, production and service of meals for pupils, if required
2. collate and set out materials and equipment for Food Technology and VET production classes
3. maintain in a clean and ready to use condition the following:

  • equipment used by the teacher/trainer for demonstration
  • working surfaces and benches
  • cupboards, storage areas, cooking equipment, appliances and all cleaning equipment
  • clear consultation room after monthly School Council meetings and check stores

4. when required assist students to clean and store equipment and utensils
5. assist with maintaining the equipment inventory for the Assets Register and stocktake
6. under direction, purchase materials and food supplies for classes
7. check, prepare and store supplies in a safe and hygienic manner
8. check all benches and sinks after use and wipe over with the appropriate detergent
9. keep in an orderly manner all shelves, drawers and cupboards
10. check all electric and gas appliances and report any faulty equipment
11. launder all school tea towels, tablecloths and sick bay linen
12. maintain the Conference room in a clean and ready-to-use condition after School Council meetings
13. maintain the staff kitchen areas in a clean and ready-to-use condition
14. account for minor petty cash as directed
15. other duties as required by the Business Manager and Principal.

Student Absentee03 9864 7759

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