Principal - Palmerston District Primary School
Closes: 29 March 2019
Classification: School Leader A
Salary: $150,276 - $180,443
Position No: 32601
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 March 2019
Contact Officer: School Leader A on
(02) 6205 3313
Details: The Education Directorate is seeking a dynamic, community focused principal with strong interpersonal skills to lead Palmerston District School. We are looking for an instructional leader who will deliver on the goals of future of Education. You will join a collaborative network of Principals committed to equity, inclusion and ongoing school improvement. You will be an effective leader with a strong a focus on community and building positive partnerships with all key stakeholders and be able to demonstrate high interpersonal and collaborative skills.
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. In your application, we want to learn about the impact your leadership has had on improving outcomes for students, and what makes you the best person to be the next Principal of Palmerston District School. 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