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Principal – St Joseph’s School, Clare, Catholic Education South Australia

in Education , in Leadership
  • South Australia View on Map
  • Post Date : 11 June 2024
  • Apply Before : 23 June 2024
  • Salary: AU$20,615,700.00 / Yearly
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Job Description

The Opportunity

St Joseph’s School is seeking a Principal to continue to build on the strong catholic identity and mission of the school and uphold the reputation of Catholic Education South Australia’s top performing school in NAPLAN literacy and numeracy.

The Role

Priority areas and responsibilities include:

Sustainability and Strategic Leadership

  • Strengthen the presence of our middle school, making it the school of choice until Year 9.
  • Maintain prudent fiscal management to support future capital acquisitions and increase the school’s footprint.
  • Develop business plans to ensure enrolment growth remains strong and an understanding of a workforce development strategy to optimise employment opportunities at the school.

Teaching and Learning

  • Develop leadership capability and foster a cohesive, professional culture focused on innovative, evidence-based best practices.
  • Ensure agile curriculum alignment with current teaching methodologies and student needs.
  • Create a distinct curriculum delivery for the Middle School years.

Community Engagement

  • Actively participate within the community to foster strong relationships and enhance the school’s presence.
  • Foster connections with the P&F and wider parent group to enhance community engagement and contribution.

About you

  • Is passionate about community and service to others.
  • Posses a sound educational knowledge around curriculum and pedagogical practices which elicit exceptional outcomes for young people
  • Is dedicated to advancing St. Joseph’s as the leading R-9 educational facility in the region.
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal skills and evidence of broad stakeholder engagement across community
  • Seek to participate within the community, including parish, families, local organisations, local industry persons etc.

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. 

How to Apply

To apply, please email the following to [email protected]

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.

Resume including Parish Priest’s contact details from your Sunday Eucharistic community.

If you would like further information, please visit our Positions Vacant page.

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