Principal (Level 3) - Rockville State School

$142,367 - $144,885 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Toowoomba QLD, Australia
  • 23 Jun, 2022

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled and experienced educational leader to join our leadership team at Rockville State School. The school is located in Toowoomba, a city in the Darling Downs South West Region of southern Queensland, 130km West of Brisbane. Rockville State School caters for students from Prep to Year 6 with current enrolment numbers at 198. The ideal principal will lead an improvement agenda built around innovation, quality teaching and learning, inclusive practices, a strong focus on the early years, and strong community partnerships

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 3
Workplace Location Toowoomba region
Job ad reference QLD/DSR427374/22T
Closing date 06-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $142367 - $144885
Fortnightly salary $5456.90 - $5553.40
Job duration Until 31 March 2023, unless otherwise determined
Contact person Graeme Lacey
Contact details (07) 4616 3719 /

About the School

Rockville State School provides a warm, supportive environment where all students and staff are given the best opportunity to reach their potential. Rockville State School operates in a multi age classroom setting. This allows for teacher directed, self paced and individualised learning. The learning environment caters for early, lower, middle and upper school students. We strive to meet the needs of the students as they progress through their education. The curriculum reflects current education trends as well as incorporating local community values.

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. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

Interested? To apply:

  • Attach a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities identified in the attached role description.
  • Please note: Engagement in this position is subject to the person fully satisfying the COVID-19 vaccination requirements outlined in the attached Candidate Information Fact Sheet 2022. Applicants are asked to submit evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination with their application.

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.