POSITION VACANT: Assistant Principal (Operations and Student Learning) - 2018

Assistant Principal

(Operations and Student Learning)



Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for 800 Preschool-Year 12 students in our 21st Century Learning Facility at Orchard Hills.


Due to the retirement of our current Assistant Principal - Operations and Student Learning (APOSL), we are seeking applications from committed Christians, active in their local church, to join our team in 2018. We are looking to appoint an experienced and collaborative leader, able to lead the school with a passion for developing and maintaining operational systems and inspiring students’ love of learning. The successful candidate will inspire and lead the school community in the management of day to day functions and systems along with a sound knowledge of current research and practice in data driven instructional practices.


You will need to be able to demonstrate: 

  • recent experience up to and including the Assistant Principal level in a similar school

  • evidence of success in a senior leadership role 

  • evidence of collaborative, innovative and effective practice in a current teaching context

  • highly relational interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents

  • a demonstrated capacity to work as a team member particularly in a whole Preschool-Year 12 school context

  • excellent oral and written communication skills

  • flexibility, and interest in working in an innovative and dynamic environment

  • excellent ICT skills using a range of administrative and educational tools


Mandatory Requirements include:

  • BOSTES accreditation

  • a current Working With Children Check approval number 

  • an active Christian faith and current church involvement



CLICK HERE for a full job specification


Applications close 4.00pm Friday 18 August 2017.


How to apply:


Please download the Employment Application form HERE.


Please email your completed application and certified supporting documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Only applicants who complete the official school application form will be considered.