Principal - St Peter's Primary School, Port Macquarie

St Peter's Primary, Port Macquarie

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW 


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 15 August 2022


This position is available from the start of the 2023 school year

<p style="text-align: center"><img style="float: left" src="https://publicstorage.dc2.pageuppeople.com/1001/ProviderAsset/cc3d583a-647c-490e-be69-9fe9f95783b7.png" alt="" width="210" height="97" align=""></p> <p><img style="float: right" src="https://publicstorage.dc2.pageuppeople.com/1001/ProviderAsset/e54d0caa-4b9c-4207-93b1-577a540a8a85.PNG" alt="" width="113" height="114" align=""></p> <p style="text-align: center">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="color: #006a8e; font-size: 18pt; font-family: georgia, palatino, serif"><strong>Diocese of Lismore Catholic Schools Limited</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Catholic education in the Diocese of Lismore is a long standing provider of school education on the north coast of New South Wales. 46 Catholic primary and secondary schools, operate in all major urban centres and many smaller towns from Tweed Heads to Laurieton. All Catholic schools seek to provide a comprehensive, quality education in a welcoming and secure environment.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="color: #cb333b; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">__________________________________________________________________________________</span></p> <h3 style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: 18pt; color: #253746"><strong><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">PRINCIPAL</span> -<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000">&nbsp;St Peter's Primary School, Port Macquarie</span></strong></span></h3> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;" align="center"><em style="color: #253746; font-size: 14pt">5 year renewable contract commencing&nbsp;</em><em style="color: #253746; font-size: 14pt">27 January 2023</em></p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="color: #cb333b"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">__________________________________________________________________________________</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">The Catholic school Principal serves as a Christ centered leader who models the ‘Fullness of Life’ framework, “A framework to support our students in Christ to learn well and live well’. The Principal will lead across the school community to develop and shape a shared vision for Catholic education ‘focussed on providing pastoral care at its heart, influenced through leadership that nurtures an optimal learning environment; and promotes authentic family and school partnerships.’ The Principal has responsibility for supporting and monitoring the learning and growth of committed teachers and setting high standards for students and staff performance, enabling students to achieve the fullness of life.</span></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"><strong style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Work Requirements:</strong></p> <ul style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Compliance with <a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/2304/accreditation_to_work_teach_lead.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead</a> as prescribed by the Bishops of NSW</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Hold a valid clearance to work with Children (Working with Children Check).</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">A current/valid Australian Driver’s Licence and eligibility to work within Australia for the period of the appointment.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">A Criminal History check.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Current NESA accreditation</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Requirement to travel between locations.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Qualifications:&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Tertiary qualifications in Education with postgraduate qualifications at Masters level in Education Leadership (including four units of Religious Education or postgraduate studies in Theology or Religious Education).</span></li> </ul> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"><strong><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Work Experience:</span></strong></p> <ul style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Recent experience as a senior leader in a school.</span></li> </ul> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"><strong><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Key Capabilities:&nbsp;</span></strong></p> <ul style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Demonstrated high levels of organisation, communication, negotiation, collaboration with all in the school’s community.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Proven experience in leading initiatives that focus on improving learning, engagement and wellbeing outcomes for all students in a student-centred learning environment.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Demonstrated ability to create, maintain and support high-quality inclusive, supportive and safe learning environments.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of research into teaching, learning and child development and how to apply such research to the needs of the students in the school. This includes the management of performance in the school and strategies to improve practice.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Proven ability to apply knowledge and understanding of leadership, and management concepts and practice, to deliver with others effective strategic leadership and operational management.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Sound knowledge and understanding of Catholic education in Australia and demonstrated capacity to implement the Mission of the Church for Catholic Education. </span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Demonstrated ability to support school communities to be formed in the Mission of Jesus Christ.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Working knowledge of WHS and equity with a demonstrated capacity to apply related principles and policies.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church and by conduct and lifestyle, ability to give witness to the Church’s mission.</span></li> </ul> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Your application should address the above criteria including the nomination of two (2) referees,&nbsp;including a Parish Priest, Priest or Minister.</span></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Applicants are also required to organise two (2) references to be submitted prior to the advertisement closure date, one from their Parish Priest, Priest or Minister and the other a Professional reference (instructions and templates below).&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Additional information: </strong></span></p> <ul style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/4630/recruitment_brochure_hastings_st_peters_v3.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Applicant Information Package</a>&nbsp;</span></li> <li><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/3419/pd_principal.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Position Description – Principal</span></a></li> <li><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/1963/referee_report_instructions.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Referee Instructions</span></a></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/referee-report-parish-priest" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Referee Report - Parish Priest</a><br></span></li> <li><a href="https://csolismore.schoolzineplus.com/_file/media/3256/referee_report_ad_professional.doc" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Referee Report - Professional</span></a></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 14.6667px"><strong>For a confidential conversation, </strong>please reach out to<strong> Neil Thomas </strong>at <strong>YOUmanity </strong>on<strong> 0401 783 880.</strong></span></span></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Applications close:&nbsp;</strong>3pm, Monday 15 August 2022.</span></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center" align="left"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>Diocese of Lismore</em> C<em>atholic Schools Limited is committed to creating Child Safe Schools.</em></span></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;" align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.<br></em></span></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;" align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>An equal opportunity employer.</em></span></p><div class="video"><iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/422290440" style="max-width:560px; width:100%; height: 315px;" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></div>
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