Principal - Charles Weston School
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 25 June 2019

Classification: School Leader A
Salary: $150,276 - $180,443
Position No: 35731
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 11 June 2019
Contact Officer: Julie Cooper on julie.cooper@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 3313

Details: The Education Directorate is seeking an influential and dynamic educational leader for Charles Weston P-6 School. The school is in the growing area of the Molonglo Valley, opened for the beginning of the 2016 school year and caters for students from the suburbs of Coombs, Wright and Denman Prospect. The focus for the Principal will be on the creation of capable, resilient and active school citizens who are embraced by a learning culture that places the students at the centre of the work, develops, supports and empowers the learning professionals to develop a strong sense of community, belonging, inclusion and equity for all. In the positive, contemporary learning environment of Charles Weston the leader will have a strong focus on and ability to deliver the goals of the Future of Education Strategy and the ACT ED Strategic Plan 2018-2021. You will be joining a collaborative network of principals who are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and ongoing school improvement. As a collaborative, innovative and inclusive environment you will have a strong focus on community, building positive relationships and the delivery of educational services to empower each child to learn for life.
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 in 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: Please submit your Curriculum Vitae, statement of claims based on the leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum five pages) and Application Coversheet with two referees. Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au
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