Assistant Principal, Grafton

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St Mary’s Primary School GRAFTONGrafton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

St Mary’s Primary School is a coeducational primary school serving years K-6.  It has a current enrolment of 180 students and a teaching staff of 12.9 FTE and 4.75 FTE non-teaching staff.

 The school has a vacancy for the role of Assistant Principal and the Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Lismore seeks applications from outstanding and faith committed Catholic educational leaders for this position.  

Applicants for the role of Assistant Principal will possess an informed, articulated and contemporary understanding of Catholic education.

St Mary’s Primary School is an important part of the Grafton community. The school promotes a strong sense of family and values contributions from everyone in the community. Students are actively involved with the community both academically and socially. This role is an exciting leadership opportunity in a vibrant and caring small primary school where the successful applicant will experience a strong sense of belonging and purpose.

The regional city of Grafton is a short drive from north coast beach towns of Yamba and Wooli and is located on the banks of the Clarence River. This combined with the nearby rugged mountains, magnificent National Parks, and waterways make Grafton and its surrounds a highly desirable and welcoming place to live.

To apply, please submit your full application including an application form, statement addressing the selection criteria, current resume, copies of qualifications and completed referee reports, including Parish Priest (referees may submit reports directly) to:

Recruitment Coordinator Email:

Applications close 9.00 am 13 September 2019.

Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.  Applicants must have legal right to work within Australia.

Information for teachers from interstate  

If you are moving to NSW from another Australian state or territory, and you want to work as a teacher in NSW, you will be required to be accredited by the National Education Standards Authority (NESA). Each employer in NSW may have their own employment criteria and you should ensure you are aware of any specific requirements such as tertiary study in specific areas.

Already registered with another Australian teaching body?  

If you hold current full registration from another Australian teacher registration body, your registration may be recognised by NESA.  You will still need to apply for Provisional or Conditional Accreditation in NSW. You can then apply to have your interstate registration recognised through a process called Mutual Recognition.

 Information on how to Register for Employment in the Lismore Diocese is available on the Catholic Schools Office website

More about St Mary’s Primary School GRAFTON
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 171 Turf Street, Grafton, New South Wales, NSW 2460, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 6642 2262
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St Mary's Primary School is an independent Roman Catholic primary school teaching pupils of mixed gender between kindergarten and year 6. It is located in the city of Grafton in New South Wales, Australia. Around 175 students are enrolled at the scho...