Primary Learning Leader- St Finbarr's School, Ashgrove, Ashgrove

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St Finbarr's Primary SchoolAshgrove
Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term:

The successful applicant will:


  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

St Finbarr’s School in Ashgrove is seeking a Primary Learning Leader (PLL) to support the engagement, learning progress and achievement of students in our school. This is a full time continuing teaching appointment, with an initial three-year appointment as PLL. A subsequent three-year appointment as PLL will be offered following a successful performance review. The position is 5 days per fortnight release in 2019 and attracts the appropriate PLL allowance. As this position requires classroom teaching of Religious Education, applicants must be Catholic. As PLL you will play a key role with leadership and staff in strategizing and achieving school learning goals. The role focus would include the following: overseeing the monitoring of learning progress and achievement of each student in the school against the Achievement Standards using relevant and appropriate learning and teaching data; initiating and coordinating enhancement in teaching using evidence based practices that improve the impact of teaching on each student’s learning progress and achievement; leading, coordinating and modelling curriculum implementation and development of pedagogy and assessment skills; promoting effective teaching and improved achievement across all curriculum areas, demonstrating knowledge, understanding and skill in the teaching of literacy and numeracy in alignment with the Australian Curriculum and BCE strategies.

St Finbarr's Catholic Primary School is located in the Brisbane suburb of Ashgrove and is an educational ministry of the Jubilee Catholic Parish. With an enrolment of 200+ students, the school provides a broad and inclusive curriculum which not only promotes the basics but also offers opportunities for the diverse range of interests and abilities of our student body. Most importantly students experience a curriculum that engages them in the process of life-long learning.

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Estimated Start Date:
 Commencing January 2019

Employment Tenure:   Full Time + Continuing

Tenure Duration (if "Fixed Term"):  

If Part Time, hours and/or days required:

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019 

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:   Ann Hall

Contact Telephone Number:   33661397

Contact Email:

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More about St Finbarr's Primary School
Address: Betheden Terrace, Ashgrove, Queensland, QLD 4060, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3366 1397