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Principal, St Joseph’s Primary School (SA)

in Education , in Leadership
  • South Australia View on Map
  • Post Date : 10 May 2024
  • Apply Before : 8 June 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

The Opportunity

St Joseph’s School is seeking a Principal to guide the school, parish, and local regional community towards excellence. We are looking for a passionate individual with a strong faith background and leadership skills to foster growth and development in our students and staff.

The Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead as a spiritual guide within the school, parish, and local community, nurturing a culture of inclusivity and faith-inspired values.
  • Drive continuous improvement in learning outcomes for all students through innovative strategies and effective leadership.
  • Facilitate the formation and professional growth of staff at all career stages, from early career to experienced professionals.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with the parish, school stakeholders, and the broader regional community.
  • Collaborate with regional Principal colleagues to contribute to system-wide and diocesan priorities.
  • Ensure responsible stewardship of financial and capital resources, optimising their utilisation for the benefit of the school and community.

About You

To successfully achieve the above, we are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates a strong faith background, embracing inclusivity and welcoming all members of the community.
  • Exhibits exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills to effectively engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Possesses an understanding of the unique strengths and challenges of living and leading in a small, regional community.
  • Capable of managing diverse roles across various aspects of the school and local community, demonstrating adaptability and resilience.
  • Shows creativity and flexibility in responding to the needs of both local and external stakeholders, fostering productive partnerships.

How to apply 

To apply, click quick apply with the following:

Maximum 2-page response to the following questions:

  • Your motivation for applying.
  • Share a recent example of professional learning that you have undertaken and how this has impacted your leadership and outcomes in your school?
  • How would you describe the way you lead and nurture a Catholic school community?
  • Describe areas of speciality or interest in your professional practice and how you might apply these at St Joseph’s School.

About Us

We are Catholic Education South Australia with almost 9,000 staff who are Raising Hearts and Minds of more than 52,000 students in 101 Catholic schools. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we provide dynamic, innovative, and personalised learning in a Catholic context, from Early Years to Year 12.

Our schools work in partnership with families to educate and nurture the whole person, helping them to be thriving people, capable learners and leaders for the world God desires.

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