Assistant Principal - Administration and Staff Development, Mt Isa

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Diocese of Townsville Catholic EducationMt Isa

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Principal - Administration and Staff Development

Job No: TCE264 Location: Good Shepherd Catholic College - Mount Isa

Salary Range: $115,910- $121,610

Incentives:  ITAS, IPRASS and Subsidised Accommodation

Tenure: Full-time 5 Year Contract

Commencing Date: 2020

Location: Mount Isa

Closing Date Friday 13th September 2019

Good Shepherd College (Mount Isa, QLD) is a co-educational Year 7 to 12 college of 500 students. Good Shepherd Catholic College is a community who journey together in faith with “Christ Our Light”. Our students, staff and parents are partners focused on holistic education within a welcoming and caring environment. Fostering faith and spirituality is our primary goal. We believe in the uniqueness and dignity of each individual. We endeavour to encourage each member of our community to be inner-directed, responsible, compassionate and just. Students, staff and parents learn best in situations of loving relationships and mutual respect.

Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff is recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 

This is a newly created position for Good Shepherd Catholic College due to a re-structure of the leadership team for 2020. 

A rewarding opportunity

The purpose of the Assistant Principal – Administration and Staff Development, is to exercise leadership and assist with management of the College in accordance with Catholic Education policy and in consultation with other stakeholders as appropriate and with due reference to Catholic Education structures, processes and practices.

The position will work closely with the Principal and the leadership team to oversee the development and administration of school processes that ensure compliance and adherence to regulations.

The Assistant Principal – Administration and Staff Development will be required to act as the point of contact for key senior school matters liaising where necessary with parents, students and teachers.

Key leadership qualities and capabilities

  • Displays confidence, curiosity, enthusiasm and optimism
  • Displays emotional intelligence in working with individuals and groups
  • Builds an inclusive, trusting community and cultivates productive working relationships
  • Is an effective coach and able to develop your staff using effective feedback 

What we offer

  • An attractive remuneration package including:
  • Competitive salary range: $115,910- $121,610 (depending on experience)
  • ITAS, IPRASS and Subsidised Accommodation
  • Salary packaging options via REMSERV
  • Modern facilities and equipment
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (if an employee co-contribution is made)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • 14 Weeks’ Paid Parental Leave
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate Health Insurance 
  • Induction and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Wellbeing programs

How to apply

  1. Please complete the application form below
  2. Upload a current resume with contact details of two referees (one being your current line manager and the other your Parish Priest)
  3. Upload a written response In no more than 2 pages to the following:
  4. What is your educational vision/philosophy?
  5. How will you foster the Catholic life and identity of the school?
  6. How will your leadership skills contribute to the success of the school

Please refer to the Position Description and Catholic School Leadership Framework to support your response. 

The successful applicant will be required to commence Term 1 2020. 

For a confidential conversation please contact Mary-Ellen Pattinson on 07 4773 0900

For further information regarding the remuneration package please contact TCEO Staffing Services

Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.

Application close 4pm Friday 13th September 2019

More about Diocese of Townsville Catholic Education
Type: International Schools & Colleges
Address: Townsville Catholic Education Office, 2 Gardenia Avenue, Kirwan, Queensland, QLD 4814, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 7 4773 0900