Principal - Bungaree Parish Schools: St Mary’s and St Brendan’s Primary Schools

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

Ballarat, VIC


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 31 August 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. Bungaree Parish Schools: St Mary’s and St Brendan’s Primary Schools St Brendan’s and St Mary’s form the Bungaree Parish Schools. A number of our staff including the Principal, work across both schools and all teachers plan collaboratively together weekly. Two small school communities that value and strengthen the relationships between the students, teachers and families. The students are exposed to a broad curriculum in an environment that is inclusive, respectful and committed to passing on the Catholic Tradition.

<p><b>School Overview – St Mary’s Primary School, Clarkes Hill </b></p><p>St Mary’s is a small rural school located approximately 16 kilometres North East of Ballarat. Clarkes Hill is a farming area with much of the surrounding land being used to grow crops such as potatoes. St Marys school is made up of two learning units – Foundation to Year Two and Year Three to Year Six. </p><p><b>School Overview – St Brendan’s Primary School, Dunnstown </b></p><p>St Brendan’s is a small rural school located approximately 11 kilometres east of Ballarat. Today’s school is set amidst fertile farming lands with magnificent views to Mount Warrenheip and beautiful surrounding countryside. The class structure consists of two learning groups - Foundation to Year Three and Years Four to Six. </p><p><b> PRINCIPAL ROLE</b> </p><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><b> Role Commencing </b></p><p>Commencing immediately or by January 2021 </p><p> <b>For a confidential discussion about the position contact:  </b></p><p>Michael Trainor, Human Resources Manager (03) 5337 7109   <br /></p><p>Kim Butler, Education Consultant Central Zone (03) 5337 7170 </p>