Principal (Level 4) - Bundaberg West State School

$150,197 - $152,854 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Bundaberg West QLD 4670, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022

Job Description

An opportunity is available to join Bundaberg West State School's Leadership Team as Principal for a temporary period until 16 September 2022. You will play a vital role in delivering the vision of the department within this community. The leadership role of a Principal is critical to improving the educational outcomes of students in their schools. The Principal has a major influence on developing the quality of teaching and learning and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 4
Workplace Location Wide Bay
Job ad reference QLD/NCR435660/22T
Closing date 17-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $150197 - $152854
Fortnightly salary $5757.00 - $5858.90
Job duration Until 16 September 22, unless otherwise determined
Contact person Lyal Giles
Contact details (07) 3203 9021

About the school

Bundaberg West State School is a Prep to Year 6 co-educational school with a student population of around 200 engaged in programmes offered in a variety of settings.  Our school is proudly an inclusive State School catering for all students regardless of race, culture, religion, skills, abilities or disabilities.  At Bundaberg West our vision is “Great Choices Bright Future". We believe making great choices will enable a bright future for all. We value kindness, honesty, confidence, resilience, organisation, persistence and pride. 

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.