Principal (Level 5) - Goondiwindi State School

$158,458 - $161,261 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Queensland, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled and experienced educational leader to join the team at Goondiwindi State School. 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 Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream3/Level 5
Workplace Location Darling Downs - Maranoa
Job ad reference QLD/DSR435884/22P
Closing date 17-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $158458 - $161261
Fortnightly salary $6073.70 - $6181.10
Job duration  
Contact person Jonathan Druce
Contact details (07) 4616 3719

About the School

Goondiwindi State School provides state primary education for students in the Goondiwindi town area and the surrounding Queensland Shire of Waggamba. Approximately 120 students enrolled at our school travel across the state border each day from the adjacent New South Wales Shires of Moree Plains and Yallaroi and in particular from the communities of Boggabilla and Toomelah. Our state school is coeducational and offers educational programs, from Prep to Year Six.

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.