Head of School (Primary) (Level 4) - Nambour State College

$150,197 - $152,854 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Sunshine Coast QLD, Australia
  • 03 Aug, 2022

Job Description

An opportunity is available to join Nambour State College's Leadership Team as Head of School (Primary). Nambour State College is a P-12 College located on the Sunshine Coast. The ideal candidate will lead the school community to develop the schools vision around innovation, quality teaching and learning, inclusive practices, and strong community partnerships. The Head of School has a major influence on developing the quality of teaching and learning and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 4
Workplace Location Sunshine Coast
Job ad reference QLD/NCR435323/22P
Closing date 16-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $150197 - $152854
Fortnightly salary $5757.00 - $5858.90
Job duration  
Contact person Anthony Green
Contact details (07) 5450 4122

About the school

Nambour State College is a Prep - Year 12 Independent Public School situated in the picturesque township of Nambour on the Sunshine Coast. Being a Prep - Year 12 College we offer the unique opportunity of a seamless transition from primary to secondary which allows our students to experience both supportive academic and social outcomes.  At Nambour State College our vision is to support students to excel in their chosen pathway, nurturing independence, compassion, innovation and global citizenship.

About the role

As the Head of School 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 3 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.