Principal

Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School

CROYDON HILLS, VIC 


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 July 2022


The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School Board is seeking to appoint a highly interpersonal Principal who is an outstanding primary educator and leader. The appointment will commence in January 2023.

<p>The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School Board is seeking to appoint a highly interpersonal Principal who is an outstanding primary educator and leader. The appointment will commence in January 2023. </p><p>The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School Board has prepared a Principal Information Package which provides detailed information about the School, the Position and the Selection Process. To confidentially request a copy of the Principal Information Package, please email Lauren Hodges, Director of Business Services at lauren.hodges&#64;gslps.vic.edu.au. </p><p><br /></p><p><b>About the School </b></p><p>Established in 1979, Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School is a Prep to Year 6 School with a current enrolment of 580 students. The School’s enrolment is forecast to increase to 700 students by 2027 through the implementation of our Fourth Stream (currently in its second year). The School has strong enrolment demand and receives applications well in excess of available positions for each Prep intake. The School maintains waiting lists for each Year level. </p><p>Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School is a school of the Lutheran Church of Australia and operates with the guidance and support of Lutheran Education VIC, NSW &amp; TAS Region (LEVNT). The governance of the School is overseen by the Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School Board. </p><p>Students who attend Good Shepherd receive a high quality, comprehensive education within a Christian, caring environment. The School is well-resourced, with classroom teachers being supported by Specialist Programs in the areas of Visual Arts, Music, Drama, LOTE (German and Chinese), Digital Technologies, Physical Education, Learning Enhancement and Pastoral Care. </p><p>The School is situated in Croydon Hills, a leafy and attractive outer-eastern suburb of Melbourne. The School is well known for its beautiful, well-maintained grounds. Good Shepherd shares a large campus with Luther College (a Lutheran Secondary College). </p><p>Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School is very well-regarded within the community for its reputation of providing high quality learning programs and pastoral care. </p><p><b><i>To learn more about the School, please visit https://www.gslps.vic.edu.au/about/ </i></b></p><p><br /></p><p><b>About the Position </b></p><p>The Principal is the executive director of the School and is directly responsible to the School Board and its Chairman. The Principal is required to lead the School by upholding the School’s Vision, Mission, Aims, Core Values, Educational Philosophy and Strategic Objectives within the Christian foundations of the School. </p><p>The Principal’s primary purpose is to: </p><p>• Provide effective whole-of-School leadership </p><p>• Support and ensure high quality learning and teaching </p><p>• Uphold the mission and ministry of the School as a school of the Lutheran Church of Australia </p><p>• Support and ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students and staff of the School </p><p>• Ensure the School’s regulatory and legal obligations are met </p><p>• Manage and develop resources effectively (human, financial and physical resources, etc) </p><p>• Enhance the profile and standing of the School </p><p><b><i>To learn more about the position, please request a copy of the Principal Information Package.</i></b></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p><b>About the Selection Process </b></p><p><b><i>For more information about the Selection Process, the Selection Criteria and how to apply, please request a copy of the Principal Information Package. </i></b></p><p><br /></p><p><b><u>Applications close: 5.00pm on Friday 1st July 2022 </u></b></p><p><br /></p><p><i>Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to acting in children’s best interests and keeping them safe from harm. The School promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability, those who are from a culturally or linguistically diverse background or those who are of Aboriginal heritage. All applicants are to be aware that the School carries out appropriate checks to ensure candidates are suitable for working within a child safe school environment. </i></p><p><br /></p><p><b>For more information, please contact: </b></p><p>Dr Craig Benson<br />Chair<br />Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School Board<br />SchoolBoardChair&#64;gslps.vic.edu.au<br />Phone: (03) 9726 2900</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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<p>For more information about the Selection Process, the Selection Criteria and how to apply, please request a copy of the Principal Information Package.</p><p></p>

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