Deputy Principal (ACC Burnie)

Website Australian Christian College Tasmania Ltd (Burnie campus)

Providing Christian Education to Australia

About ACC

Australian Christian College (ACC) is a protestant non-denominational, Christian Education organisation, whose mission is to develop each and every student to be equipped spiritually, academically, socially and physically to flourish into their full potential, and be a positive influence on the world around them. ACC is wholeheartedly committed to excellence in education so that students are “well known, well loved, and well taught” by dedicated trained Christian staff.

ACC is part of Christian Education Ministries (CEM), with 13 schools in 5 states, and is also the largest non-government Distance Education provider in Australia.

About ACC Burnie

Our Burnie Campus in Tasmania is a K-10, co-ed, Christian school that is blessed with a spacious and modern campus. While the school community is small, the learning culture is strong and the potential to grow the school is great.

See a video of the Principal giving insight into the school here

About the role

Applications are sought from suitably qualified and experienced educational leaders for the position of Deputy Principal.

The Deputy Principal is responsible for maintaining and developing the positive culture and community of the school, ensuring students have access to high quality teaching and learning. The Deputy Principal reports directly to the Principal.

This full-time position (with teaching load) is soon as is practicable (open to negotiation).

The position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for identity, rights to work in Australia, and child protection in accordance with CEM policy.

About You

First and foremost, you will have a sincere and steadfast relationship with Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour. Out of this relationship, you will act graciously toward all members of the school community and think biblically through opportunities and challenges associated with being in a leadership role within a Christian school. You will be a spiritual and educational servant-leader who seeks the good of others.

More specifically, you will have:

  • a vibrant Christian faith, evidenced by service in your local church;
  • the ability to articulate your faith to others;
  • a commitment to the transformative power of the Gospel in the lives of students and staff alike; and,
    experience in educational leadership


  • Work within a school leadership and group executive leadership that has a clear Christian vision and a strong Christian culture.
  • Attractive salary package (including salary packaging options).
  • Play an active part in growing the school and providing quality Christian care to students.
  • Grow in your faith, skills, and experience as you received support from the Principal and CEM Executive Team and Head Office
    Relocation assistance may be available (depending on circumstances)

How to Apply

Applications should include:

  • Covering letter. In your letter please address these 6 key criteria and any experience you have in these areas:
    • Being a leader in Christian education
    • Being a leader of learning
    • Being a leader of curriculum and pedagogy
    • Being a leader of school culture
    • Having experience and understanding of administration, budgets, and governance
    • Having high interpersonal and communication skills with staff, students, parents and the wider community.
  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Certified copies of academic qualifications
  • Contact details for at least 2 referees (your referees need to be people whose knowledge of you as a leader is up-to-date. Referees are to include:
    • The senior pastor of your local church
    • If you hold a current leadership role, the principal of your school
    • If you hold a Principal’s position, your current chair of the school board

Applicants must:

  • Demonstrate an active Christian faith commitment
  • Hold suitable teaching qualifications
  • Be registered with the Teachers Registration Board (TRB) (or be eligible to register if coming from out of state)
  • Demonstrate evidence of performing successfully in leadership positions in Christian schools
  • Provide satisfactory referees

In addition, a comprehensive Information Pack is available by confidential request via

To apply for this job please visit

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