Principal (Level 1) - Forsayth State School

$127,910 - $130,172 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 01 Jul, 2022

Job Description

Applications are welcome for the position of Principal to join our leadership team within our school community at Forsayth State School. This is a TEMPORARY, full time position from 15 August 2022 until 09 December 2022. As the Principal, you will deliver the vision of the department, improve the educational outcomes of students in their schools, and develop the quality of teaching and learning, while you nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 1
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNR428998/22T
Closing date 15-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $127910 - $130172
Fortnightly salary $4902.80 - $4989.50
Job duration Until 9 December 2022, unless otherwise determined
Contact person Mandy Whybird
Contact details (07) 4037 3874

About the school

Our school is situated in a rural and remote setting 40km from Georgetown. We are well resourced with information and communicative technology (ICT) equipment including: computer desktops, laptops, an interactive whiteboard and other technology that enables our students to learn through a variety of different mediums. We also have an extensive library of literacy and numeracy resources, to engage and motivate all students. In addition we have a wide variety of sporting equipment to support our active after school care program including an undercover multi-purpose court.

Our vision statement, "Achieving Together" encapsulates the school and community spirit.

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.

For a full list of mandatory requirements please see the attached role description.

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.

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.