Deputy Principal ~ Additional Leadership Role

St James the Apostle School

Principal:  Mr David Hurn (Acting)


Applications Close: 22/08/2022

Position: Deputy Principal

Type: Ongoing

Hours per Week: Full-time

Application for Employment (1).doc Child Safety Code of Conduct.docx Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education (1).pdf Deputy Principal Selection Criteria (1).pdf Deputy Principal Role Description.pdf


Role Description/Criteria

We at St James the Apostle Primary School are very proud of our dedicated staff, supportive and involved community and the wonderful children who attend the school.

All learners at St James the Apostle Primary School have the right to feel safe and be safe. The wellbeing of children in our care will always be our first priority. We aim to create a child-safe and child-friendly environment where children are free to enjoy life to the full. 

The Deputy Principal role attracts a 3 year contract with an ongoing teaching position. 

St James the Apostle Primary School is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care.

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

- a commitment to Catholic education, and an understanding of the leadership role in Catholic education;

- a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children;

- current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching;

- accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic school

- relevant leadership experience within the last five years in Catholic parish primary schools, or current experience in a role associated with and supporting Catholic parish primary schools. 

Application Instructions:

Applications should include:

- a cover letter (of no more than 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the position;

- a response to the selection criteria (of no more than 5 pages);

- a completed Application for Employment Form

- a completed St James the Apostle Child Safety Code of Conduct Form 

Application Procedure

Applications should be emailed to by 4:00pm August 22, 2022


Address: 330 Derrimut Road
Hoppers Crossing North

Phone: 9749 1000


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