Principal (Level 2) - Georgetown State School

$134,945 - $137,332 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022

Job Description

Applications are welcome for the position of Principal to join our leadership team within our school community. This is a PERMANENT, full time position. As the Principal, you will deliver the vision of the department, improve the educational outcomes of students in their school, and develop the quality of teaching and learning, while you nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 2
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNR435772/22P
Closing date 17-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $134945 - $137332
Fortnightly salary $5172.40 - $5263.90
Job duration  
Contact person Mandy Whybird
Contact details (07) 4037 3874

About the School

Georgetown State School is a warm and caring environment for students of all abilities to strive and succeed throughout their primary school years. The staff of Georgetown State School are determined and hard-working professionals who strive to ensure that their students achieve the best results possible in terms of both academic growth and personal growth. The students of Georgetown State School are also involved within a wide range of educational and sporting activities. These activities enable students to travel regionally and commit to a wide range of sporting events throughout Far North Queensland.

Explore our website to learn more about Georgetown State School.

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 under "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.