MISSION STATEMENT : To improve learning outcomes by building a ‘Kind’ school through engaging our whole community to value learning, themselves and others.


Deputy Principal

Full time, Permanent Primary (Years 1-6) 4MU

An amazing opportunity exists for an inspiring, energetic and high performing individual to join our leadership team as one of our deputy principals. We are looking for a keen leader aiming to step up and develop their leadership skills as a deputy principal. The successful applicant will have an in-depth understanding of effective teaching and learning. They will be culturally responsive, encourage collaboration and innovative thinking. Current leadership experience, strength in pastoral care and student management, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a variety both orally and in writing audiences are essential. Recent SENCO experience preferred. A good sense of humour is a must.

Our awesome school seeks someone who has a range of personal and professional skills including:

  • A genuine passion for education.

  • A competent and confident user of digital technologies.

  • Has experience as an educational leader and a proven record of teaching excellence. Has the ability to initiate and lead change.

  • Ensures the well-being and education achievement of all students

  • Has knowledge of current Assessment practices and is confident in presenting school wide data.

  • Demonstrates and promotes the school vision/culture and values system. Is culturally aware and empathetic to students of diverse abilities and cultures.

  • Is approachable with very good interpersonal skills and communicates effectively with children, BOT, staff, and external agencies.

  • Possesses excellent organisational skills and is willing to go the extra mile in the best interest of the school.

  • Maintains a commitment to ongoing professional development for themselves and staff.

We offer the successful applicant a positive place to work and learn with enthusiastic people who are devoted to being part of an outstanding educational experience. If you are looking for a great career move then we welcome your application.

Phone calls and or/site visits to find out more about our school and the role are welcomed.

The Board of Trustees invites expressions of interest for the role.

The application pack can be found below this advert.

Please send your CV, Cover Letter and Application forms by 4.00pm Friday 4 September 2020.

Cosgrove School Deputy Principal Application Pack.pdf


Cosgrove School Application Form 2018.pdf