Acting Principal

Emerald Christian College

EMERALD, QLD


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 15 April 2021


As Acting Principal you are responsible to the Executive Chair for the management, good order and quality of performance of the College and the educational and pastoral welfare of the students and staff.

<p>Emerald Christian College is a co-educational college offering Prep to Year 12. </p><p>Current Enrollments: 225 students </p><p>Commencement: 10 May 2021. </p><p>Duration: It is envisaged that this position will run for approximately 3 to 6 months. </p><p>Reporting to: The Acting Principal will report to the Executive Chair Mr Tony Harrold, who is temporarily overseeing the company&#39;s operations during this time of transition to a new Executive Principal. </p><p>Governing Body: GEMS Christian Education Limited </p><p>Location: Emerald, in the heart of the Central Highlands, QLD Australia. </p><p>Emerald is the hub of the Central Highlands in Central Queensland, 90 minutes flight from Brisbane. It is the major services provider to all outer lying areas and is very diversified in its production, from cereal cropping, beef cattle production, extensive irrigation areas of cotton, citrus, grapes, and ever-increasing coal mining development to social support services and gemstone mining. </p><p>ECC was founded in 2001 by and remains in close association with Hopelands Church: www.hopelands.church </p><p><b>Exploring More about ECC </b></p><p>Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/emeraldchristiancollege </p><p>Website www.ecc.qld.edu.au </p><p><b>More About The Central Highlands </b></p><p>See the youtube links to discover more about our great region to work and live in. </p><p> Video promoting Emerald and the Central Highlands and it features an ECC family. </p><p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v&#61;PA9-BfAFiAQ </p><p>Another video featuring the agricultural aspects of the region. </p><p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v&#61;jKM9PA811lc </p><p><b>The Position </b></p><p>As Acting Principal you are responsible to the Executive Chair for the management, good order and quality of performance of the College and the educational and pastoral welfare of the students and staff. </p><p><b>The Role </b></p><p>Lead a teaching and learning environment that maximises the opportunities for each student to excel in accord with their God-given talents; </p><p>Recruit, develop and motivate a team of high-performing Christian teaching, administrative, support and co-curricular staff; </p><p>Facilitate the School’s culture that promotes the values of the organisation; </p><p>Maintain and encourage Christ-like care for all elements of the Community; </p><p>Work closely with Executive Board Chair to inspire and initiate development and adherence to the strategic plan; </p><p>Ensure the exercise of sound financial management and that the physical resources for teaching and learning are developed and maintained to the highest standard at all times; </p><p>Establish effective practices for enhancing the engagement with and participation of the community in the life of the college; </p><p>Promote, develop and maintain the reputation and standing in the community of the College and associated operations; </p><p>Ensure compliance with all legal obligations; </p><p>Act as the official spokesperson of the College and represent the College in the broader community. </p><p>Ability to live out the Christian values of the company. </p><p>The continued success of our company depends greatly on dedicated Christian staff members who integrate their faith into the values and behaviours of their personal and community life. A commitment to the Christian gospel and active regular church involvement is therefore expected. </p><p>The Acting Principal fulfils this role in accordance with Board-approved policies and objectives. </p><p>The College Community includes the Board, staff, students, students’ parents/carers and their family members, associated local churches and other bodies. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Applicants for the position of Acting Principal should include in their application the following information: </p><p>• Full name, address, telephone number and email address </p><p>• A full resume covering current position and areas of responsibility, plus a summary of prior experience </p><p>• Academic and professional qualifications </p><p>• A supporting statement outlining why the position is attractive to the applicant and in what ways the position is perceived as an appropriate congruence with skills and professional interests. </p><p>• The names and contact details of three referees who may be approached in confidence about the applicant should also be included. </p><p> </p><p><b>Applications marked ‘Confidential’ may be lodged via email by 15 April 2021 to:</b><br /></p><p>GEMS Christian Education </p><p>Attn: Tony Harrold, Chairperson </p><p>t.harrold&#64;ecc.qld.edu.au </p><p>The College reserves the right to fill the position by invitation, make an interim appointment or to re-advertise the position. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p>

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