Director of Primary

Peace Lutheran College - Kamerunga (see more jobs from this school)

KAMERUNGA, QLD 


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 26 August 2022


Peace is delighted to offer a rare and unique opportunity for a visionary leader to join the College as our Director of Primary. A generous package is available to support successful applicants who are looking to relocate to Cairns. Take a virtual tour of our wonderful College!

<p>Tenure: Five Year Contract </p><p>Commencing: Wednesday 11 January, 2023 </p><p>Peace Lutheran College (Peace) is a co-educational Kindy to Year 12 day and boarding school located in beautiful Cairns in tropical North Queensland. Peace provides an inclusive, multi-cultural educational environment where excellence is pursued, relationships are valued and where Christ is central. </p><p>Peace is delighted to offer a rare and unique opportunity for a visionary leader to join the College as our Director of Primary. The Director of Primary, as a member of the College Executive leadership team, will be an open minded, innovative and creative individual with a focus on continuous improvement of the culture, strategy and systems of the College. The Director of Primary has the overall responsibility for the effectiveness of the Primary School, including leadership of the Primary School teaching and learning support team and overall care of the student body, guided by pastoral care programs that encourage student development and wellbeing. </p><p>The Director of Primary will be able to demonstrate: </p><ul><li>Qualifications and/or experience in a similar role. </li><li>A willingness to engage with and support the Christian ethos of the College and the various relevant policies and regulations of the Lutheran Church of Australia. </li><li>A commitment to upholding the vision and mission of the College, and an ability to work effectively to achieve the strategic priorities and learning goals of the College. </li><li>Currency of professional knowledge within the local, national and global educational context as it influences pedagogy, policy and practice. </li><li>Experience in effective and efficient planning, day to day management and stewardship in a school setting, including educational programs, budget processes, staffing, functions and activities. </li><li>Professional composure, honesty and integrity in all situations, and an ability to communicate with clarity and purpose. </li><li>Proven experience in leading and mentoring teams. </li><li>An understanding of and commitment to restorative practices for responding to conflict. </li><li>Leading and representing the College to all members of the College community and at College events </li></ul><p>A Role Description is available for viewing on the <a href="https://www.plc.qld.edu.au/employment/director-of-primary" rel="nofollow">College website</a>.</p><p>A generous package is available to support successful applicants who are looking to relocate to Cairns. </p><p>Take a <a href="https://peacelutheran.youtour.com.au/" rel="nofollow">virtual tour</a> of our wonderful College! </p><p><b>Closing Date: </b>Friday 26 August, 2022 at 5:00 pm. </p><p><b>How to Apply: </b></p><p>Applications, including a cover letter, resume and the names of two current referees, should be addressed to the Principal and forwarded to applications&#64;plc.qld.edu.au.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>