Permanent, full-time Deputy Principal 

We are currently seeking applications for the role of Deputy Principal at our school, a genuine number two position.  This is a rare opportunity to become a leader within our school community.  We are looking for an individual who can strategically deliver operational support to the Principal & Senior Leadership Team in addition to providing exceptional pastoral care to our students and teaching staff.  Experience with timetabling would be advantageous. 
Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position. Applicants must therefore have the right to work in New Zealand.
ACG Sunderland
Full Time from May 23rd, 2022
1.            To work with the Principal in providing effective, purposeful and professional management
2.            To provide support and guidance to staff, students and parents
3.            To provide sound and effective administration of school-wide systems
4.            To teach effectively    

The main responsibilities of the position will be tailored to strengths of the successful applicant and will include aspects of:
  •  Student Management        
  • Staff Management         
  • Programme Management 
  • Events Coordination    
  • Student Services     
  • Communications  

  • Attendance at all staff and management meetings   
  • Assistance to other senior staff at pressure times     
  • Maintain up-to-date professional and educational knowledge   
  • Teach as per the Teacher job description             

Professional Knowledge
  • To complete the teaching and assessment programmes at appropriate levels as required in the schemes and by the policies of the College
Professional Development
  • To remain current with educational developments within the subject and participate in related professional development programmes        
  • To take responsibility for being up-to-date with developments in technology and its use in the classroom       
  • To accept and/or participate in performance appraisals  

Teaching Techniques     
  • To take responsibility for the learning environment, including the quality of the physical environment and the conditions for orderly and effective teaching
  • To encourage the use of appropriate technology by students in the subject      
  • To prepare resource and assessment material as required     
  • To mark or otherwise assess work thoroughly according to the assessment schedules or other College policies and to record marks and assessment results       
  • To set appropriate projects and additional work for students to do outside normal College classes  

Student Management        
  • To provide learning experiences which maximise academic progress        
  • To manage student behaviour effectively       
  • To support the College standards in relation to student behaviour  

Motivation of Students ·      
  • To motivate each student to achieve their potential in the subject      
  • To encourage appropriate study and independent learning skills in students 
  • To provide additional academic and pastoral support as needed for students  

Effective Communication      
  • To report to and meet with parents as required       
  • To action promptly, thoroughly and accurately the completion of required returns, forms or procedures and to supply information as requested
  • To maintain an attendance record as required        
  • To adhere to such accounting procedures as may be applicable and requested       
  • To provide schemes of work and assessment schedules as required  

Contribution to the Wider School       
  • To attend and assist at College ‘Open Days’ as requested
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