ACG Parnell - Deputy Principal  
ACG Parnell College is part of ACG, New Zealand’s largest private educational provider of school education, university foundation studies and tertiary training programmes.

The College, strategically positioned on the edge of Auckland’s CBD, is modern and purpose built and provides a world class learning and working environment. 

ACG Parnell College is a leading school offering an international curriculum with a clear and distinct emphasis on scholarship and personal excellence. The College provides an exceptional learning community that nurtures positive student attitudes of commitment to learning and a willingness to go the extra mile.

ACG Parnell College offers the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) at senior levels. Students consistently achieve outstanding results in these international examinations, including Top in the World and Top in New Zealand. Classes run on average for 70 minutes, allowing for more sustained learning in each subject, ICT and Thinking Skills are integrated into all classroom programmes.

 We are recruiting a Deputy Principal to join the Senior Management Team, to build on established success and lead the College forward. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate combinations of the following skills and attributes:
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills across Years 1 to 13  
  • Superior managerial and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Substantial experience in a school, having been responsible for one or more areas, such as academics or pastoral care.
  • Experience in Cambridge International Examinations would be an advantage but is not essential.
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ACG Parnell College
Full Time from May 1st, 2017
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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