St Mary’s in Ararat


  • The requirements for principals in the Diocese of Ballarat include:
  • Membership of the Catholic Church and regular participation in the sacramental life of the faith community.
  • An understanding of and demonstrated commitment to Catholic Education
  • A period of recent experience in a leadership role within education
  • Academic qualifications additional to teacher training and/or successful participation in appropriate post‐graduate professional development activities. eg. Leadership, Theology/Religious Education.
  • Registration as a teacher with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. (For interstate applicants, demonstration that you meet the requirements and are pursuing this).
  • Normally a minimum of ten years relevant experience in education.
  • Accreditation to Teach Religious Education in a Catholic School (CECV Policy 1.7).
  • Completion of a successful criminal records check (this will be carried out, when required, by the CEO).
  • Completion of a declaration, according to the requirements of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority, regarding freedom from bankruptcy.
  • A demonstrated commitment to personal and professional development.


These requirements need to be evidenced in your application to be considered for a local selection panel.


For more information and application pack please visit:


Please mention “TES AUSTRALIA” When Applying for this role.


Closing Date: 1st November 2013


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