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Assistant Principal – Administration – Our Lady Help of Christians School, Earlville (QLD)

in Education , in Leadership
  • Queensland View on Map
  • Post Date : 16 May 2024
  • Apply Before : 14 June 2024
  • Salary: AU$141.17 - AU$148.10 / Yearly
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Job Description

Assistant Principal – Administration

Contract Period: 1 July 2024 – 30 June 2029
Employment Type: Full Time, Fixed Term, Senior Leadership Position for the 5 year contract period.
There is a permanent substantive teaching position attached to this role.

Salary Range: AP1-AP3 – $141,166 to $148,100 commensurate with experience 
Closing Date for Applications: 6:00pm, Tuesday 14th June 2024

Our Lady Help of Christians School, Earlville

Our Lady Help of Christians School, Earlville, has a long tradition of offering high-quality Catholic education. For 60 years, parents have sought an education for their sons and daughters at Our Lady Help of Christians School. The school’s students have gone on to achieve great success as a result of the foundation provided. A commitment to excellence in all aspects of school life continues to be a part of the culture in our school.

About the Role

The Assistant Principal – Administration, as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, has a leadership role within the school community providing general leadership in support of the Principal in the achievement of the acknowledged mission and goals of the community. Additionally, the Assistant Principal – Administration provides specific leadership in those areas delegated by the Principal, showing a high level of leadership, professionalism, competence, proficiency and organisation.

  • P-6 primary school
  • Current enrolments: approx. 490
  • Stream: 3 stream

Meet the Principal, Brendon Napier.

For more information about the role please see the Position Description Download File 240516 Position Description – APA OLHOC.pdf

Mandatory Qualifications and Requirements

  • Participation in and commitment to the sacramental life of the Catholic Church.
  • Understanding and commitment to education in the Catholic tradition.
  • Postgraduate (Master level) qualifications in Education and/or Religion as per Queensland Catholic Education Commission Position Statement for Senior Leadership Positions in Catholic Schools in Queensland.
  • Leadership experience:
    • Demonstrated ability in religious and education leadership.
    • Demonstrated administrative ability.
    • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary educational issues at state and national levels with particular reference to Religious Education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Pastoral Care of members of the school community.
  • Skills for building community including facilitation, delegation and consultation.
  • Registered or eligible to register with Queensland College of Teachers.
  • Promote child safety at all times.
  • Current drivers’ license.
  • A strong demonstrated commitment to the objectives, vision and ethos of Catholic Education.

Application Requirements

  • Complete the online Application Form.
  • Upload your Resume and Cover Letter and any other supporting documents.
  • Upload a written statement (up to 1,000 words), showcasing your impact of knowledge, skills and leadership capabilities on school improvement.

Eligibility Requirements

What we offer

  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary (Remserv or SPA)
  • Generous superannuation of 12.75%
  • 14 Weeks paid parental leave
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • Modern facilities, equipment and resources
  • Professional development support
  • Support and guidance with access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program Assure
  • Secure employment backed by a strong collective agreement, with yearly EBA increases


Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply

Select ‘Apply Now’ to submit your application.
For current employees, apply via the ‘Employee Login’ tab on the homepage of the Careers website.


Brendon Napier
[email protected]

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