Principal - St Joseph Catholic Primary, Boorowa

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Work type: Fixed-Term
Location: St Joseph's Primary (Boorowa)
Categories: Leadership


Principal – St Joseph Catholic Primary, Boorowa

St Joseph Catholic Primary, Boorowa
Closing date: 11.55pm, Tuesday 14 July 2020
Student enrolments: 93 students
Contractual term: full-time, fixed-term
Commencing: January 2021


Who are we?

Catholic Education Archdiocese Canberra & Goulburn (CECG) is a leading education provider in the Canberra and southern NSW region. We have city, rural, coastal and remote schools in an area of 88,000 square kilometres from Pambula in the south to Goulburn and Crookwell in the north and west to Lake Cargelligo. The System is comprised of 29 schools and 8 early learning centres in the ACT and 27 schools in NSW. We educate approximately 21,000 students and have over 2000 staff.


About the role

Principals of Catholic schools are called to live and promote our Vision – to share and witness to our Catholic Faith and Traditions, build inclusive communities and deliver contemporary quality learning opportunities for every person.

St Joseph’s is a rich historical school founded by the order of the Sisters of Mercy located in the heart of Boorowa. St Joseph’s embodies the motto of “in virtue and learning” which celebrates the unique individuality of all students and forms the foundations of the schools four pillars of academic, creativity, social and spiritual dimensions. At St Joseph you will lead a staff of 18 in a school with student enrolments of 93*.

We are seeking candidates who can commit to the purpose of our schools: namely “To be faith filled Catholic learning communities of hope, joy and wonder where all are welcome and inspired to grow to their potential.”

*Numbers correct at time of publication.


Benefits and Opportunities

  • Belong to a supportive network of schools
  • Opportunities to further develop professionally as an educational leader
  • Make a positive difference to the lives of staff, students, parents and the broader community
  • Relocation support for candidates not within the local area
  • Attractive Remuneration Package


Essential Criteria

  • practising Catholic with a demonstrated commitment to Catholic education, and an understanding of the leadership role in Catholic education
  • have academic qualifications additional to initial teacher education (Master’s degree or five year equivalent)
  • demonstrated comprehensive understanding of curriculum, assessment and student welfare issues including child protection
  • experience in leading inclusive teaching and learning communities
  • demonstrated capacity to make data informed decisions to inform teaching and learning
  • demonstrated ability to integrate the use of Information and communication technologies to both engage students in their learning and prepare them for an increasingly technological society
  • demonstrated experience in building teacher capacity and managing performance of individuals and teams
  • demonstrated capacity to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to improve teaching and learning
  • strong interpersonal skills and effective change agent with the ability to influence across a wide range of stakeholders including parents, other systemic principals, Catholic Education personnel and external stakeholders
  • demonstrated ability to meet the five leadership practices of our Leadership Framework
  • be accredited, or willing to undergo accreditation, to teach Religious Education in a Catholic school.


Application process

Please apply via the link. Please note there is the option to indicate on the application form if you would like to express your interest in multiple principal positions as they arise. Only the one application is required for the multiple positions.

The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CEO policy.


Our Mission
To be faith filled Catholic learning communities
of hope, joy and wonder where all are welcome
and inspired to grow to their potential

Position Description

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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