Principal - Lyons Early Childhood School
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 29 March 2019

Classification: School Leader A
Salary: $150,276 - $180,443
Position No: 14751
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 March 2019
Contact Officer: Julie Cooper on julie.cooper@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 3313

Details: The Education Directorate seeks a dynamic leader who will enhance every opportunity for every young person every day to thrive and succeed at Lyons Early Childhood School. The Principal role encompasses the three interconnected dimensions of high-quality learning, integrated service delivery and strong and connected community partnerships. An inclusive culture that embeds models of learning that develop literacy and numeracy skills, inquiry, curiosity, dynamic play and positive dispositions. The new Principal must establish rich opportunities for a successful future through the provision of an inclusive environment that is both accessible and equitable. The new Principal will continue the investment in building proactive relationships with families and prioritise the value of a child’s learning from early childhood education and care through to preschool and on into their schooling. As the leader of the school’s executive you will work closely with your staff to develop and lead the implementation of the Education Directorate’s Strategic Plan and the LECS Improvement Plan. You will be an effective leader with a strong focus on developing professional learning communities, building positive relationships with all key stakeholders and able demonstrating a high level of interpersonal and collaborative skills.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: A minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification. Current professional teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (or eligibility to obtain). Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to –  https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804
How to Apply: If you are interested in leading this Canberra Public School please send your Curriculum Vitae (two pages) and statement of claims (no longer than six pages) addressing the five leadership capabilities. For more information about this opportunity, please contact the Contact Officer. Your Curriculum Vitae should also include the details of at least two referees.
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Career interest categories:

Education, Teaching and Training
Leaders and Senior Management