Principal - Cloncurry State School (P-12)

$146,241 - $153,525 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cloncurry QLD 4824, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021

Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated individual who is passionate about delivering the vision of the department, improving the educational outcomes of students in the school and developing the quality of teaching and learning. You will achieve this by nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, apply now!

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 5
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/NQR387033/21P
Closing date 03-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $146241 - $153525
Fortnightly salary $5605.40 - $5884.60
Job duration
Contact person Dianne Neumann
Contact details 0476 853 434
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About the School:

Cloncurry State School P-12 is a Prep to Year 12 school located in the mineral-rich province of north-west Queensland, approximately 800kms west of Townsville and 121kms east of Mount Isa. The school itself lies at the centre of our town both geographically and socially.

Our students and staff enjoy the country atmosphere offered by smaller towns including the natural beauty of the Australian Outback and surrounds.

We strive to provide “Excellence in Education in the Outback” across all aspects of learning, including academic, sporting, musical and cultural activities.

About the Role:

As the Principal you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead the school community to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Uphold the principalship as a values based, ethical and moral activity.
  • Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
  • Set high standards for student and staff performance.
  • Active participants in life long learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, community groups, industry and business.
  • Futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling.
  • Manage resources to achieve goals.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. 
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. 

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to key capabilities 1 - 5 under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.