Principal - Sacred Heart School Casterton

Catholic Education Office - Ballarat (see more jobs from this school)

Ballarat, VIC

Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 27 July 2020

The Catholic Education Office Ballarat (CEOB) provides governance and support to 64 diverse primary and secondary schools, across western Victoria from the Murray to the Sea. The CEOB partners with schools to promote Catholic identity, deliver quality learning, enable effective stewardship and nurture respectful and trusting relationships with the community. Sacred Heart School is located in the rural township of Casterton located 45 mins from Hamilton and Mt Gambier and 365km west of Melbourne. Sacred Heart School has provided education services to the people of Casterton and district since 1902. Small class sizes allow staff to develop close relationships with students and their families. The staff are committed to providing a stimulating, creative and challenging environment. With Christ as its centre, Sacred Heart School strives to engender in its students a sense of self-worth.

<p>The Principal models faith in action and inspires the school community to enact a shared vision that focuses on high-quality education for all students. The Principal leads the school community by personal and professional example to ensure the school:  <br /></p><ul><li>is recognised as an authentic Catholic school which promotes Gospel values and nurtures spiritual development </li><li>delivers a contemporary, high quality, and evidence-based learning experience for students </li><li>achieves a high standard of academic success </li><li>is collaborative and continuously develops and supports staff </li><li>is a learning community </li></ul><p>Working in partnership with the Catholic Education Office the Principal assumes operational and strategic responsibility for the effective leadership and stewardship of the school. </p><p> </p><p><b>Commencement Date </b></p><p>Term 1, 2021 (27 January 2021) </p><p> </p><p><b>Contract Options </b></p><p>The usual contract periods will be an initial contract of seven (7) years followed by the possibility of further contract periods of five (5) years. In this instance there is also an opportunity for an agreed negotiated 3 year secondment. </p><p> </p><p><b>Rural School Incentives Scheme </b></p><p>For Principals who accept a position in a rural school an additional annual allowance will be paid for the first three years of the appointment. This allowance will be added to the annual gross salary and taxed accordingly. </p><p> </p><p><b>Relocation costs </b></p><p>The successful person will be financially supported to relocate to the Casterton up to a mutually agreed amount. The successful person will also be offered the option to rent the presbytery in Casterton. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><b>Apply via our website </b></p><p>To apply, please visit the Catholic Education Office Ballarat website and download the position description and an application pack.</p><p> </p><p><b>For a confidential discussion about the position contact: </b></p><p>Michael Trainor, Human Resources Manager (03) 5337 7109 </p><p>Lee Schlooz, Education Consultant Southern Zone (03) 4333 5607 </p><p><br /></p>