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Deputy Principal

Job No: 85692
Location: Yulara, NT

  • Do you have proven leadership experience and the desire to make a difference? 
  • Join an organisation dedicated to supporting Anangu with education and employment opportunities!
  • Highly attractive salary circa $120,000 PLUS super, salary sacrificing, relocation assistance, housing and utilities!

About the Opportunity

Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation (NAC) currently has rewarding, full-time opportunity for a Deputy Principal based at their Yulara campus with some travel to Imanpa and Docker River. 

The Deputy Principal will be responsible for providing day to day leadership to the Yulara and Imanpa Campuses, while also taking responsibility of the Accelerated Literacy Program, NAPLAN coordination, and the Numeracy Portal.

Key duties of each role will include:

  • Performing Staff Appraisals/Performance Management of Yulara and Imanpa teaching staff;
  • Coordinating, developing and implementing the College’s timetable at Yulara and Imanpa, including classroom and specialist teacher movements;
  • Designing and implementing the College’s curriculum, with a specific focus on Literacy and Numeracy;
  • Complying with all policies and procedures of Nyangatjatjara College, contributing to maintaining a safe and harmonious working environment.

Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation (NAC) is seeking experienced candidates with tertiary qualifications in Education and ideally a background working with Aboriginal students in remote areas. Their next Deputy Principal will be an inspirational, engaging leader with a true passion for using education to support and advance Aboriginal communities.

You would be a good fit for this role if you have an adaptable personality along with progressive leadership skills. We encourage you to apply if you are able to think on your feet while making critical decisions. It is crucial that you also understand the importance of developing authentic connections, and are open to discovering new ways of working. 

You'll be enthusiastic about keeping up to date with developing your curriculum and resources, with an interest in ongoing professional development. Most importantly, you'll have a strong commitment to creating an environment of respect both within and outside of the classroom. This role will suit a passionate educational professional who demonstrates warmth, patience and a caring manner with children, and who is ready and willing to pitch in and drive the team at NAC.

To be considered, you must be willing to undergo a Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment and hold a driver’s licence.

About the Benefits

This is an incredible opportunity to become involved with a dynamic, supportive and social workplace, and get to experience the true Australian outback, something most people never get to experience!

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $120,000! Additionally, you'll be able to greatly increase your take home salary with access to up to $15,900 in salary sacrificing options!

Relocation assistance is available, and you'll be provided with your own private accommodation with all utilities, including internet, paid for by the organisation. Annual flights home to your city of repatriation will also be provided to allow you to stay in contact with family and friends. Additionally, you'll receive an annual retention allowance, as well as $1000 'air fare allowance', after 12 months.

Above all, you will benefit from joining a supportive and flexible organisation truly dedicated to supporting Anangu with education opportunities. You'll join a company with a friendly workplace, and work closely with a supportive and involved Leadership team. 

About the Organisation and Region

Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation (NAC)

NAC was established in 1993 with the goal of addressing the employment, educational and economic development needs of three closely related Aboriginal communities in the south-western area of the Northern Territory: Imanpa, Mutitjulu and Kaltukatjara (Docker River).

Today, the NAC functions as a single entity with the sole role of education provision for Anangu people in the Central Australian region. The enterprise arm operates as its own separate body.

Nyangatjatjara College (NC)

Nyangatjatjara College (NC) opened its doors for the first time on July 21st 1997. In the first five years of its life, the college grew from one building to multiple temporary buildings at four campuses based in the communities it serves. 

NC provides secondary education across three remote communities, and primary education in one (Docker River). All of their students are Anangu and all speak Pitjantjatjara as their first language. They are the only secondary education provider in the Northern Territory south of Alice Springs.

About the Region

This region of Australia is home to the real outback, with stunning countryside steeped in culture and history. You'll get to enjoy all this environment has to offer with magnificent national parks and all the space to enjoy the peace, tranquillity and beauty of the land and its people. This part of the country is where Uluru, one of the world's true natural wonders, can be found.

If you are looking for a role in which you can drive positive change - Apply Now!

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