Head of Primary

The Rockhampton Grammar School


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 9 November 2020

The Rockhampton Grammar School is seeking to employ a collaborative, passionate and dynamic leader to become the Head of our Primary School with commencement of duty at the start of Term 2 of 2021 or earlier through mutual agreement. The successful applicant will have highly effective leadership skills, outstanding communication skills, an ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships, a proven ability to implement and drive literacy, numeracy and well-being outcomes in the Primary School and be able to lead and engage in collaborative leadership, community engagement and partnerships within the wider community. We offer a competitive salary, supportive work environment and welcoming community. Rockhampton Grammar School is located in Central Queensland close to the Capricorn Coast. Rockhampton Grammar School was founded in 1881 and is an independent co-educational day and boarding school private school, educating and caring for students from Prep to Year 12, as well as the Early Learning Years. The School is the largest independent boarding school in Queensland and the second largest co-educational boarding school in Australia. It is a leading school in regional Queensland and one of the foremost schools in regional Australia. The Rockhampton Grammar School has achieved great success in the academic, cultural, sporting and vocational fields over the past 139 years. The School has a total enrolment of 1,568 students who are exposed to our broad curriculum, giving effect to our commitment of Grow in Character and Scholarship. Our Primary School has a total of 437 enrolments.

<p>The role of Head of Primary School is to support the daily organisation, administration and operations of the Primary School at The Rockhampton Grammar School. This includes the pastoral, academic and co-curricular life of the school connected with Primary students, staff, parents and links with the wider community. The Head of Primary reports directly to the Deputy Headmaster and is a member of the School’s Leadership Team. The Head of Primary has overall responsibility for managing the Primary School and taking leadership in key projects. The role works positively and collaboratively with the other members of the Leadership Team; offering support and seeking to ensure consistency and continuity of approach within the whole School. The Head of Primary holds the responsibility for pastoral, the curriculum and the academic progress and performance of students in the Primary School. With specific responsibility for academic matters, Prep to Year 6, there is also a responsibility to collaborate with counterparts in the Secondary School to enable continuity of curriculum development and appropriate personal academic progress of students through the primary years and into later years of schooling.</p>
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<p>Download the Position Description (containing full application details) from our School website: http://rgs.qld.edu.au/employment </p><p>Confidential enquiries and further information about this position may be obtained from headmaster&#64;rgs.qld.edu.au or by calling Ms Twigg Wolfenden, Executive Assistant to the Headmaster on &#43;61 7 4936 0615. </p><p>Closing date is by 4:00pm, Monday 9 November 2020.</p>